The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials

James R. Morris

James R. Morris

Senior R&D Staff
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Associate Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

PhD, Physics
Cornell University

Research Interests

  • Theory and atomistic modeling of thermodynamic and mechanical properties
  • Defects and deformation in structural materials
  • Absorption in porous media
  • Phase transformations in materials
  • Metallic liquids and glasses

Selected Publications

J. R. Morris, H. Bei, G. M. Pharr and E. P. George, “Size Effects and Stochastic Behavior of Nanoindentation Pop In,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 165502 (2011).

J. Guo et al., “Topological Defects: Origin of Nanopores and Enhanced Adsorption Performance in Nanoporous Carbon,” Small (2012).

V. A. Levashov, J. R. Morris, and T. Egami, “Viscosity, Shear Waves, and Atomic-Level Stress-Stress Correlations," Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 115703 (2011).

L.J. Peng and J. R. Morris, “Structure and hydrogen adsorption properties of low density nanoporous carbons from simulations,” Carbon 50, 1394-1406 (2012).

Contact Information

Jamie Morris
Materials Science and Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN 37831

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