Research

Thornton’s group focuses on computational and theoretical investigations of the evolution of microstructures and nanostructures during processing and operation. These investigations facilitate the understanding of the underlying physics of materials to aid us in designing advanced materials with desirable properties and in developing manufacturing processes that are the most cost-effective. The topics include evolution of topologically complex systems in three dimensions, simulations of electrochemical systems, and new model development for two-dimensional materials.     

Brochure

Resources

Coverage in News and Popular Media