Tevis Jacobs Lab Highlights

Andrew attends the 2023 MRS Fall Meeting

Andrew attends the 2023 MRS Fall Meeting

Andrew was a part of the “Surface Interactions” section of the Advances in In Situ TEM Characterization of Dynamic Processes in Materials symposium.

Tevis and Manyu attend Tribology Frontiers Conference

Tevis and Manyu attend Tribology Frontiers Conference

Many fascinating research presentations ranging from biotribology to tribochemistry.

Manyu Completes Proposal Exam

Manyu Completes Proposal Exam

DOE Funding Approved

DOE Funding Approved

ACS Nano Publication

ACS Nano Publication

Meet the Machines: Apreo SEM

Meet the Machines: Apreo SEM

Nano Letters Publication

Nano Letters Publication

Research at Sandia National Lab

Research at Sandia National Lab

Meet the Machines: Atomic Force Microscope

Meet the Machines: Atomic Force Microscope

Meet the Machines: Hummingbird Nanomanipulator

Meet the Machines: Hummingbird Nanomanipulator

This nanomanipulator can be installed in the Titan TEM and enables us to use AFM probes in the transmission electron microscope.

Meet the Machines: Titan TEM

Meet the Machines: Titan TEM

Our most powerful microscope in use is the Transmission Electron Microscope. It can image with subatomic resolution by shooting a beam of electrons through the sample material.

MRS Webinar

MRS Webinar

MRS Webinar: Insights into tribology from in situ nanoscale experiments

Surface Topography Challenge

Surface Topography Challenge

We launched the Surface-Topography Challenge, an international cooperative effort to improve the way we measure surface roughness.

Shoe Floor Friction

Shoe Floor Friction

We’re trying to prevent slip-and-fall injuries by understanding shoe-floor friction.

Group Member: Manyu

Group Member: Manyu

Next group member intro! Vimanyu Chadha is a a second year PhD student studying shoe-floor topography.

Group Member: Ky

Group Member: Ky

Next group member intro! Ky Reifler is a fourth year undergrad studying Mechanical and Bio Engineering.

Bruker Hysitron Webinar

Bruker Hysitron Webinar

Stress-dependent Adhesion in Nanoscale Contacts: An in situ TEM Investigation

Group Member: Arushi

Group Member: Arushi

Arushi is a third year PhD student at the Jacobs Research Group working in macro-scale adhesion of hard materials.

Group Member: Felix

Group Member: Felix

Felix is a postdoc in our group, focusing on nano-scale adhesion, friction, and wear of crystalline materials.

Tevis Jacobs Lab Research

Tevis Jacobs Lab Research

The two sides of research in the Tevis Jacobs Lab: Atomic-scale Interactions & Device-scale Performance

Group member: Ruikang

Group member: Ruikang

Next group member introduction is Ruikang Ding! He is a PhD candidate from 2020 to 2025. Ruikang’s major is materials science and engineering, researching mechanical behavior of metal nanoparticles.

Surface Roughness Webinar

Surface Roughness Webinar

Surface Roughness Webinar

Group Member: Amit

Group Member: Amit

Next group member intro! Amit is a postdoc, focusing on the nanoscale surface roughness of crystalline materials to establish the relationship between surface roughness and surface properties.

Contact Engineering Website

Contact Engineering Website

 https://contact.engineering – organize, analyze, and optionally publish your surface measurements!

Special Thanks

Special Thanks

Thanks to Maggie Lindenberg for a great story about special issue of our MRS Bulletin.

New Publication

New Publication

New work reveals the role of surfaces in the deformation of nanoparticles.

Member Intro: Andrew

Member Intro: Andrew

Next group member intro! Andrew Baker is a fourth year PhD student studying the nanoscale adhesion of materials.

MRS Bulletin Webinar

MRS Bulletin Webinar

Tevis Jacobs hosted a webinar with authors from the recent MRS Bulletin. Live audience of more than 380; was also recorded.

Group Member: Cora

Group Member: Cora

Next group member intro! Cora Brown is one of the undergraduate members of the lab having joined Spring semester of her junior year.

Special Issue of MRS Bulletin

Special Issue of MRS Bulletin

Group Member: Tevis

Group Member: Tevis

Group member intro! My name is Tevis Jacobs; I lead the Jacobs Research Lab at Pitt. We study the science of surfaces and how they affect the world around us.