Thermodynamic and morphological stability of material interfaces and their implications for microstructural evolutions in various materials.
Honors and Awards
- Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2008-current
- Outstanding PhD Thesis Research Award, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, 2008
- Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award, gold medal, 2006 fall
Tang, M., Carter, W.C., Chiang, Y.-M., “Electrochemically Driven Phase Transitions in Insertion Electrodes for Lithium-ion Batteries: Examples in Lithium Metal Phosphate Olivines”, Annu. Rev. Mater. Res. 40, in press (2010).
Tang, M., Huang, H.-Y., Meethong, N., Kao, Y.-H., Carter, W.C., Chiang, Y.-M., “Model for the Particle Size, Overpotential, and Strain Dependence of Phase Transition Pathways in Storage Electrodes: Application to Nanoscale Olivines”, Chem. Mater. 21, 1557 (2009).
Tang, M., A. V. Ramos, E. Jud, S. Y. Chung, M. Gautier-Soyer, R. M. Cannon, W. C. Carter and Y.-M. Chiang, “Nanometer-scale wetting of the silicon surface by its equilibrium oxide,” Langmuir 24, 1891 (2008).
Dillon, S. J., Tang M., W. C. Carter, and M. P. Harmer, “Complexion: A new concept for kinetic engineering in materials science,” Acta Materialia 55, 6208 (2007).
Tang, M., W. C. Carter, and R. M. Cannon, “Grain boundary transitions in binary alloys,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 075502 (2006).
Tang, M., W. C. Carter, and R. M. Cannon, “Diffuse interface model for structural transitions of grain boundaries,” Phys. Rev. B 73, 024102 (2006).
Ph.D. - Materials Science and Engineering - MIT 2008
M.S. - Materials Science and Engineering - Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2002
B.S. - Materials Science and Engineering - Shanghai Jiao Tong University 1999