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Dr. Enrique Martinez Saez

Associate Professor

Office: 202 Fluor Daniel Building
Phone: (864) 656 -5640

Dr. Martinez Saez's website


Ph.D., Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain (2008)
Master Degree, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain (2003)
Bachelor Degree, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain (2000)

Research Interests

  • Microstructure evolution under extreme conditions
  • Thermodynamic and kinetics of Alloys
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Mechanical properties of heterogeneous solids
  • Elasticity and Plasticity
  • Defect Properties
  • Data Analytics and Machine Learning

Recent Awards

  • Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, 2010.
  • Spain Ministry of Science and Innovation “Juan de la Cierva” Fellowship 2009
  • Ph. D. Thesis awarded Cum Laude, 2008.

Selected Publications

  1. Point defect evolution under irradiation: Finite size effects and spatiotemporal correlations, Martinez, F. Soisson, M. Nastar, Journal of Nuclear Materials 539 (2020) 152233.
  2. Coherent phase decomposition in the Pd-H system, R. B. Schwarz, A. K. Khachaturyan, A. Caro, M. I. Baskes, and Martinez, Journal of Materials Science, 2020, DOI 10.1007/s10853-019-04179-z.
  3. Parallel replica dynamics simulations of reactions in shock compressed liquid benzene, Martínez, R. Perriot, E. M. Kober, P. Bowlan, M. Powell, S. McGrane and M. J. Cawkwell, J. Chem. Phys. 150, 244108 (2019).
  4. Strengthening of Al-Cu alloys by Guinier-Preston zones: predictions from atomistic simulations, Esteban-Manzanares, B. Bellón, E. Martinez, I. Papadimitriou, and J. Llorca, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 132 (2019) 103675.
  5. Solid-Liquid metal interface definition studies using capillary fluctuation method, T. Brown, E. Martinez, J. Qu, Computational Materials Science 168 (2019) 65-73.
  6. Outstanding Radiation Resistance of Tungsten-based High Entropy Alloys, El-Atwani, N. Li, M. Li, A. Devaraj, J. K. S. Baldwin, M. M. Schneider, D. Sobieraj, J. S. Wrobel, D. D. Nguyen-Manh, S. A. Maloy, and E. Martinez, Science Advances 2019; 5: eaav2002.
  7. Atomistic analysis of the {10-12} twin stability and growth in α-Ti, Martinez, L. Capolungo and C. N. Tomé, Physical Review Materials 2 (2018) 083603.
  8. Role of Sink Density in Nonequilibrium Chemical Redistribution in Alloys, Martinez, O. Senninger, A. Caro, F. Soisson, M. Nastar and B. P. Uberuaga, Physical Review Letters 120 (2018) 106101.
  9. Advanced atomistic algorithms in materials science, Martinez, D. Perez, V. Gavini, S. Kenny, J. Mat. Res. 33 (2018) 773-776.
  10. Thermostating extended Lagrangian Born-Oppenheimer molecular dynamics, Martinez, M. J. Cawkwell, A. F. Voter, A. M. N. Niklasson, Journal of Chemical Physics 142 (2015) 154120.
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