Derby featured speaker at inaugural Johns Hopkins University event

July 18, 2016 - Professor Jeffrey J. Derby delivered three, one-hour lectures on modeling of bulk crystal growth processes at the first annual Johns Hopkins University summer school on the growth and design of bulk crystalline materials held on July 10-15, 2016. The school featured a combination of hands-on experience and lectures by internationally recognized crystal growth specialists, covering a range of topics including: the history of crystal growth and its applications, the floating zone and Bridgman crystal growth methods, the modeling of materials processing, and the characterization of defects in real materials. The school was held under the auspices of the NSF-funded “Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, and Discovery of Interface Materials,” PARADIM (

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