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Xianming (David) Bai

Assistant Professor

Materials Science & Engineering

Virginia Tech

140 Randolph Hall (MS 0286)

460 Old Turner Street

Blacksburg, VA  24061

(540) 231-9881


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 Research Interests

  • Computational materials science (atomistic to mesoscale)
  • Radiation effects in nuclear materials
  • Defect and microstructural evolution in metals and oxides
  • Thermal transport in ceramics
  • Mechanical behavior of materials
  • Phase transformations
  • Granular materials modeling



  • B.S. Fudan University, China
  • M.S. Fudan University, China
  • M.S. Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology
   Honors and Awards
  • TMS Young Leader Professional Development Award, 2015
  • Exceptional Contributions Program Award, Idaho National Laboratory, 2014
   Professional Affiliations
  • Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
  • American Nuclear Society (ANS)
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