Genomic materials design: The ferrous frontier

G. B. Olson*

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Our unique depth of scientific knowledge has allowed ferrous metallurgy to lead the development of a successful computational materials design methodology grounded in a system of fundamental databases. Expansion of this approach to embrace acceleration of the full development and qualification cycle has resulted in the flight of the first fully computationally designed and qualified material. The example of ferrous alloys provides a template for a general methodology of computational design for all materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)771-781
Number of pages11
JournalActa Materialia
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 2013


  • Ferrous metallurgy
  • Integrated computational materials engineering
  • Materials design
  • Materials genome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Metals and Alloys


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