Mikhail I. Mendelev

Associate Scientist
Address
207 Metals Development
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-2795
Fax 515-294-8727
Email mendelev@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Phase Transformations:
    • Molecular dynamics simulation of melting/solidification, vitrification/devitrification and solid-solid transformations
  • Grain boundary and interface motion:
    • Evaluation of the impurity drag effect
    • Molecular dynamics simulation of grain boundary migration
    • 2-d and 3-d Ising model for pure and impure systems
  • Structure of Solid and Liquid Materials:
    • Development of interatomic potentials suitable for describing liquid and crystalline metals including crystal defects and solid-liquid interface properties
    • Computer simulation of the structure of non-crystalline materials
    • Calculation of the partial pair potential functions from incomplete sets of diffraction data
  • Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Solid and Liquid States:
    • Evaluation of diffusion coefficients in solid, liquid and amorphous metals
    • Calculation of mechanical properties
    • Calculation of vibration spectra

        Project Affiliations:

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Moscow Steel and Alloys Institute, Russia, 1995
  • M.S. Moscow Steel and Alloys Institute, Russia, 1993

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2004 - present Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • 2000 - 2004 Research Staff, Princeton University
  • 1999 - 2000 Visiting Research Staff, Princeton University

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2014
Zhang F; Mendelev M I; Zhang Y; Wang C Z; Kramer M J; Ho K M . 2014. Effects of sub-T-g annealing on Cu64.5Zr35.5 glasses: A molecular dynamics study. Applied Physics Letters. 104:061905. abstract
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2013
Mendelev M I; Deng C; Schuh C A; Srolovitz D J . 2013. Comparison of molecular dynamics simulation methods for the study of grain boundary migration. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering. 21:045017. abstract
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Mendelev M I; King A H . 2013. The interactions of self-interstitials with twin boundaries. Philosophical Magazine. 93:1268-1278. abstract
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Moorthy S K E; Mendelev M I; Howe J M . 2013. The influence of spatial and temporal averaging on interpretation of HRTEM images of solid-liquid interfaces. Ultramicroscopy. 124:40-45. abstract
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2012
Mendelev M I; Kramer M J; Hao S G; Ho K M; Wang C Z . 2012. Development of interatomic potentials appropriate for simulation of liquid and glass properties of NiZr2 alloy. Philosophical Magazine. 92:4454-4469. abstract
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Mendelev M I; Kramer M J; Hao S G; Ho K M; Wang C Z . 2012. Computer simulation of the structure of MZr2 liquid and amorphous alloys. Philosophical Magazine. 92:4098-4112. abstract
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Mendelev M I . 2012. Molecular dynamics simulation of solidification and devitrification in a one-component system. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering. 20:045014. abstract
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2011
Fang X W; Wang C Z; Hao S G; Kramer M J; Yao Y X; Mendelev M I; Ding Z J; Napolitano R E; Ho K M . 2011. Spatially Resolved Distribution Function and the Medium-Range Order in Metallic Liquid and Glass. Scientific Reports. 1:194. abstract
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Gordon P A; Neeraj T; Mendelev M I . 2011. Screw dislocation mobility in BCC Metals: a refined potential description for alpha-Fe. Philosophical Magazine. 91:3931-3945. abstract
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Mendelev M I; Rodin A O; Bokstein B S; Bokstein B S; Rodin A O; Straumal B B . 2011. Computer Simulation of Fe Diffusion in Liquid Al and along Al Grain Boundaries. Grain Boundary Diffusion, Stresses and Segregation, DSS 2010 Moscow. 309-310:223-230. abstract
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