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Wei Cai

Wei Cai

Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Materials Science and Engineering
PhD, MIT, Nuclear Engineering (2001)


(650) 736-1671

Predicting mechanical strength of materials through theory and simulations of defect microstructures across atomic, mesoscopic and continuum scales. Developing new atomistic simulation methods for long time-scale processes, such as crystal growth and self-assembly. Introducing magnetic field in quantum simulations of electronic structure and transport.