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  1. Optimization under Uncertainty Tool for Modeling Porous Lithium-Ion Batteries

    22 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lefei Zhang

    The motivation of this tool is to optimize the performance of battery based on energy output. During the manufacturing process, several parameters such as cathode thickness, the volume concentration of cathode and radius of negative active materials are subject to uncertainty. To optimize...

  2. Designing an Experimentally Feasible Selective Thermal Emitter for a Thermophotovoltaic System

    22 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Namrata Vivek Raghavan, Peter Bermel, Enas Sakr, Haejun Chung

    More than 60% of the raw energy used in the US is dissipated as waste heat. Thermophotovoltaics (TPV) provide a means to capture this waste heat into electricity. Inefficiencies in TPV systems are due to various loss mechanisms, particularly a lack of spectral matching between the emission...

  3. Atomistic Configuration Interaction Simulation Tool for Semiconductor Based Quantum Computing Devices

    22 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jingbo Wu

    Atomistic Configuration Interaction (ACI) is a simulation tool for solid state quantum computing devices. It will allow user to obtain both donor and quantum dot electron wave function precisely by using configuration interaction method. Jingbo Wu is a senior year electrical...

  4. Microstructure Evolution During Powder Compaction

    26 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carlos E Fernandez-Caban

    The process of powder compaction consists of the synthesis of loose powders into a solid material. The applications of compaction of granular systems extend to pharmaceuticals, detergents, food, ceramic and metallurgical processes. It is indispensable to have a thorough understanding of the...

  5. Model Selection Using Gaussian Mixture Models and Parallel Computing

    22 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tian Qiu, Georgios Karagiannis, Guang Lin

    In recent years, model selection methods have seen significant advancement, but improvements have tended to be marked on its efficiency.  An effective model selection requires a robust feature extraction module. A model selection system is developed by using Finite Multivariate Generalized...

  6. Relative Contributions of Inelastic/Elastic Phonon Scattering to Thermal Boundary Conductance across Solid Interfaces

    26 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mengxi Zhao

    We investigate the relative contributions of inelastic/elastic phonon scattering to the thermal boundary conductance by running molecular dynamics (MD) simulation. The diffuse mismatch model (DMM) is extended to the phonon radiation limit (RL) to calculate the maximum interfacial thermal...

  7. Gaussian Process Regressions for Objective Surrogates in Stochastic Multi-Objective Optimization

    22 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Juan Sebastian Martinez

    Multi-objective optimization (MOO) problems arise frequently in science and engineering situations. In an optimization problem, we want to find the set of input parameters that generate the set of optimal outputs, mathematically known as the Pareto frontier (PF). Solving the MOO problem is a...

  8. Coarse Graining of Crystalline Cellulose

    29 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kuo Tian, Mehdi Shishehbor, Pablo Daniel Zavattieri

    Bio-inspired Crystalline Nano-Cellulose coarse graining toolkit

  9. Battery Optimization

    27 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Lefei Zhang, Guang Lin, Salar Safarkhani

    Tool for modeling Porous Lithium-Ion Batteries for optimization and uncertainty quantification.

  10. Electrostatic Desalting of Droplets for Biochemical Applications

    27 Jul 2016 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Piyush Dak, Muhammad A. Alam

    The MATLAB code determines the desalted ionic concentration when a droplet with a particular size and contact angle is placed on a pair of electrodes with a particular desalting bias. Droplet desalting can be useful for a number of applications, such as, overcoming screening limited...

  11. Model Selection Using Gaussian Mixture Models and Parallel Computing

    20 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Tian Qiu, Yiyi Chen, Georgios Karagiannis, Guang Lin

    Model Selection Using Gaussian Mixture Models

  12. 1D Moving Fin Model

    19 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Yudong Chen, Majed Abdullah Alrefae, Timothy S Fisher

    Simulate 1-D moving fin model for CVD roll-to-roll plasma system

  13. [Illinois] Chemical and Biological Detection for Diagnostic, Food Safety, and Drug Safety using the Internal Sensing Capabilities of Mobile Devices

    19 Jul 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham

    The overall objective of the 2015 BioNanotechnology Summer Institute is to enhance the ability to address challenges in Cancer Nanotechnology and Mechanobiology, offering expertise from interdisciplinary faculty in biology, engineering, materials science, and nanotechnology, through a...

  14. [Illinois] Microfluidic Design Enables Single-cell and Sub-cellular Protein Measurement

    19 Jul 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amy Herr

    The overall objective of the 2015 BioNanotechnology Summer Institute is to enhance the ability to address challenges in Cancer Nanotechnology and Mechanobiology, offering expertise from interdisciplinary faculty in biology, engineering, materials science, and nanotechnology, through a...

  15. ENBIOS-2D Lab

    18 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Aldi Hoxha, Paolo Scarbolo, Andrea Cossettini, Federico Pittino, Luca Selmi

    A tool to simulate Ion Sensitive Field Effect Transistors in two dimensions

  16. Breakdown Voltage & Current Density Calculator for meso scale gaps

    14 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sebastian Camilo Mendoza Rincon, Siva Sashank Tholeti, Alina Alexeenko

    Calculates breakdown voltage and Fowler-Nordheim current density for meso scale gaps

  17. Surprising Nanophotonic Phenomena in Nature and Photonic Modeling with S4

    13 Jul 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    I will show how S4sim, a transfer matrix-based optical simulation tool available on nanoHUB.org can be used to precisely calculate these behaviors. A few exciting real-world applications of this work will also be briefly discussed.

  18. Coupling of Quantum Emitters to Localized and Propagating Plasmons

    13 Jul 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi

    In this talk, I review our latest theoretical and experimental results concerning QE coupling to localized and propagating SP modes. In particular, influence of gap SP resonators on the decay rate of closely located QEs and different decay contributions are discussed as well as the dynamics of...

  19. Entrepreneurship: What You Need to Know

    13 Jul 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nathalie Duval-Couetil

  20. HoloViews Notebook Test

    07 Oct 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt

    HoloViews is a Python library that makes analyzing and visualizing scientific or engineering data much simpler, more intuitive, and more easily reproducible.