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Wei Cai

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor (By courtesy) of Materials Science and Engineering

Predicting mechanical strength of materials through theory and simulations of defect microstructures across atomic, mesoscopic and continuum scales. Developing new atomistic simulation methods for long time-scale processes, such as crystal growth and self-assembly. Introducing magnetic field in quantum simulations of electronic structure and transport.


PhD, MIT, Nuclear Engineering (2001)


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Building 520, Room 126