Ananya Renuka Balakrishna
"Microstructural engineering of energy-related materials", Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Seminar, University of Oxford, 2019,
"Phase-field modeling of phase transformation microstructures" (poster), Workshop on Mathematical Models for Pattern Formation, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Center for Nonlinear Analysis, 2019.
“Intercalation induced mechanical failure of olivine compounds”, MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Oral presentation, Boston, MA, 2018.
"Modeling Phase Transition in Battery Electrodes Using the Coupled Cahn-Hilliard– Phase-Field-Crystal Methods", 233rd ECS meeting Seattle, WA, 2018.
"Phase field crystal modeling of nanoscale electrodes", American Physical Society (APS), March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 2018.
"Modeling Phase Transition in Lithium Batteries Using Multi-Scale Continuum Models", Batteries Gordon Research Conference and Seminar, Ventura, CA, 2018,
Invited Discussion leader.
"Phase Field Crystal Modeling of Coherent Interfaces in Lithium Batteries", 231st Electrochemical Society meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2017.
"Phase Field Crystal Modeling Using Transformation Matrices – an Application to Lithium Battery Electrodes", MRS Fall Meetings and Exhibits, Boston, MA, 2017.
"Phase-field Modeling of Material Microstructures", Solid Mechanics Research Seminar, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, MN, 2017,
"Phase field crystal modeling of lithium batteries", Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, 2017,
"Stability of laminate patterns in ferroelectrics" (poster), From Grain Boundaries to Stochastic Homogenization: PIRE Workshop, Leipzig, 2015,
NSF student travel grant
"Phase-field modelling of polarization patterns in ferroelectrics", 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Madrid, 2015,
Santander travel award.
"A conceptual design of a ferroelectric energy harvester", MRS Spring Meetings and Exhibits, San Francisco, USA, 2015,
Brasenose College travel award.
"Nano-actuator concepts", Falling-Walls London-Lab, London, 2015,
– represented UK in the finals held in Berlin, funded by AT Kearney.
"A conceptual design of a ferroelectric energy harvester", ASME SMASIS Spring Meetings and Exhibits, Utah, USA, 2014,
Best Student Paper Award
"Working principle of a nano-actuator based on ferroelectric switching", Proceedings of ECCOMAS conference on Smart Struct. Mat., Turin, 2013.
"Modelling and analysis of resonant beam micro-pressure sensor", National Conference on MEMS and Smart Materials, Coimbatore, India, 2012,
Best Paper – ISSS Undergraduate Award
"Sound energy harvesting using macro-fibre composites", 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Graz, Austria, 2012.