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Eva Zarkadoula

R&D Staff

Dr. Eva Zarkadoula studied Physics in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.  In 2013, she was awarded her PhD in Physics from Queen Mary University of London. Eva joined the Materials Science and Technology Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a Postdoctoral Associate in 2014, and in 2016 she was employed at ORNL as staff in the Materials Science and Technology Division. As of December 2022, Eva is R&D Staff in the Center for Nanophase Materials Science of ORNL. 

Her research interests include material modification and functionalization, the materials' behavior in extreme conditions, the interactions of radiation with matter, microstructure alterations and evolution, structural materials and mechanical properties, material modification and functionalization, nuclear energy, behavior of disordered systems such as liquids and glasses. 

Eva is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of her life, including her workplace and STEM.

  • R&D Staff, 2022 – present,  Center for Nanophase Materials Science, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA

  • R&D Staff, 2021 – 2022, Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA

  • R&D Associate – Atomistic Modeling, 2016 – 2020, Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2014 – 2016, Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA

  • Post-bachelor's Project, Feb. 2010 – July 2010, Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece.

  • Ph.D. Physics, 2013, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

  • B.Sc. Physics, 2009, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece 

Editorial Boards

  • Guest editor, Special Issue “Interface Engineering and Property Functionalization”, JOM (The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), under preparation, issue date August 2024
  • Nuclear Materials and Energy, Early Career Board member, December 2022-present
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue “Machine Learning and New Paradigms in Computational Materials Research,” JOM (The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), September 2022
  • Energy Frontiers in Research Centers Newsletter, Editorial Board member, Department of Energy, 2016-2017

Organizing 

  • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 2023 Symposium “Computational Thermodynamics & Kinetics,” 2023
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory Women’s Leadership Workshop, 2022
  • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 2022 Symposium “Computational Thermodynamics & Kinetics,” 2022
  • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 2021 Symposium “Computational Thermodynamics & Kinetics,” 2021
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory Women’s Leadership Workshop, 2021
  • Hermes 2012 - London Summer School in Materials Simulation, 2012