Effective altruism

This blog starts with “If you’re lucky enough to live without want, it’s a natural impulse to want to try and help others.” It is a good read and includes the related presentation.   “**Too often, we try to alleviate the suffering of those immediately in front of us by giving in a “Knee-Jerk” fashion.**Instead, we […]

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Phil Agre’s 66000 words–Networking on the Network

“Networking on the Network: A Guide to Professional Skills for PhD Students” written by Philip E. Agre is an excellent resource to make Ph.D. students and graduates understand the academia and market needs.  Here is the link, also check his other stuff.   Posted 11th September 2013 by Ozgur Keles

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ICMR Summer School on Materials in 3D at UCSB

I spent two weeks in University of California, Santa Barbara, for the Summer School on Materials in 3D. Everything was great except for the duration of the lectures, 90 minutes. All the people in the picture below survived, though. For me, Allosphere demonstration was the most exiting part of the summer school. Allosphere offers a unique platform to combine […]

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New publication in Acta Materialia: Deviations from Weibull statistics in brittle porous materials

Here is the link for my recent publication in Acta Materialia. Co-authors are also my co-advisors without whom this work would not be possible. Deviations from Weibull statistics in brittle porous materials Özgür Keleş, R. Edwin García, Keith J. Bowman Abstract: Brittle porous materials (BPMs) are used for battery, fuel cell, catalyst, membrane, filter, bone graft and […]

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