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Sara Kadkhodaei, PhD

Assistant Professor

Civil and Materials Engineering


Building & Room:

2095 ERF


842 West Taylor Street, MC 246, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-3441

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Research Interests

Developing quantitative tools in computational materials science

Ab-initio thermodynamics and kinetics

Developing fundamental understanding of new bulk and nano materials

Diffusion process in novel energy materials

Structure-property prediction with application to energy materials

Rational materials design

Selected Publications

Notable Honors

2014, Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Award, Materials Research Society

2010-2011, Graduate student fellowship (Prager fellowship) , Brown University


Doctor of Philosophy, Materials Science Engineering
Brown University

Master of Art, Physical Chemistry
Brown University

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran