Ronald Gibala

Professor Emeritus

2028 HH Dow

T: (734) 936-0178




Past Projects

First Principles Calculations of Defect Interactions in Metallic Materials

This program addresses the problem of understanding the structure of atomic-level imperfections (e.g., point defects, dislocations, grain boundaries) in metals, how they interact and how the interactions affect mechanical properties. A major topic involves the interaction of hydrogen as an...