Mikko P. Haataja

Home Department: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
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D214 Engineering Quad

Research Interests:  Theoretical and computational materials science, physics of materials, and biophysics; Evolving microstructures from materials to biology; Studies of microstructure formation during solid-solid phase transformations and solidification, dislocation dynamics, recrystallization kinetics, signaling pathways in cells, self- assembly of surfactants and lipids, and thermodynamics and kinetics of spatial heterogeneities ("lipid rafts") in the plasma membrane of mammalian cells