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Researcher: Dane Morgan

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Areas of Expertise
  • Ceramics
  • Corrosion
  • Metals
  • Nanomaterials
  • Semiconductors
  • Thin films
  • Computational materials science for materials design 
  • Ab initio electronic structure methods and multiscale techniques for modeling of large time / length scales and thermodynamics 
  • Statistical and data mining techniques for materials property prediction 
  • Physics of nanoscale phenomena in ceramic and biochemical systems 
  • Battery and fuel cell electrodes
  • Spin transition ceramics
  • Crystal structure prediction
  • Earth mantle materials
Web Site Dane Morgan's Department of Materials Science and Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,240,612 - Layered materials with improved magnesium intercalation for rechargeable magnesium ion cells, issued January 2016.
  • 9,172,111 - Layered materials with improved magnesium intercalation for rechargeable magnesium ion cells, issued October 2015.
  • 7,292,958 - Systems and methods for predicting materials properties, issued November 2007.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20140106214 - Layered materials with improved Magnesium intercalation for rechargeable Magnesium ion cells, published April 2014.
  • 20130260238 - Layered materials with improved Magnesium intercalation for rechargeable Magnesium ion cells, published October 2013.
  • 20130260225 - Layered materials with improved Magnesium intercalation for rechargeable Magnesium ion cells, published October 2013.
  • 20060074594 - Systems and methods for predicting materials properties, published April 2006.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Ag diffusion in sic high-energy grain boundaries: Kinetic Monte Carlo study with first-principle calculations. Ko H, Deng J, Szlufarska I, Morgan D. Computational Materials Science. 2016 Aug;121(1):248-257. doi: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2016.04.027.

  • Response to letter electron correlation and relativity of the 5f electrons in the U-Zr alloy system. Xie W, Marianetti CA, Morgan D. Journal of Nuclear Materials. 2016 Aug 1;476(1):110-112. doi: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.04.043.

  • Catalytic activity and stability of oxides: the role of near-surface atomic structures and compositions. Feng Z, Hong WT, Fong DD, Lee Y-L, Y Yacoby, et al. Accounts of Chemical Research. 2016 May 17;49(5):966-973. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00555.

  • Effect of carbon ion irradiation on Ag diffusion in SiC. Leng B, Ko H, Gerczak TJ, Deng J, AJ Giordani, et al. Journal of Nuclear Materials. 2016 Apr 1;471(1):220-232. doi: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.11.017.


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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-5879
Current University UW–Madison
Department Materials Science and Engineering
Title Professor
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Address Line 1 1509, 244 Materials Science and Engineering Building
Address Line 2 1509 University Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.A., Swarthmore College, Physics, 1992
Master's Degree M.A., University of California- Berkeley, Physics, 1994
PhD Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, Physics, 1998
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