Jonas Kaufman

  • Program Years: 2017-2021
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Field of Study: Computational Materials Science
  • Academic Advisor: Anton Van der Ven
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Physics, Harvey Mudd College, 2017
    Ph.D. Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2022

Current Status

  • Research Area: Computational Materials Science


J. L. Kaufman and A. Van der Ven. Antiphase boundary migration as a diffusion mechanism in a P3 sodium layered oxide. Physical Review Materials 5, 055401 (2021). Editors' Suggestion. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.5.055401

E. Hwang, E. Cuddy, J. Lin, J. L. Kaufman, A. Shaw, P. L. J. Conway, A. Pribram-Jones, K. J. Laws, and L. Bassman. Predicting ductility in quaternary B2-like alloys. Physical Review Materials 5, 033604 (2021). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.5.033604

J. L. Kaufman and A. Van der Ven. Ordering and Structural Transformations in Layered KxCrO2 for K-Ion Batteries. Chemistry of Materials 32, 6392-6400 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c01460

J. L. Kaufman, J. Vinckeviciute, S. K. Kolli, J. G. Goiri, and A. Van der Ven. Understanding intercalation compounds for sodium-ion batteries and beyond. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 377, 20190020 (2019). DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2019.0020

M. Y. Toriyama, J. L. Kaufman, and A. Van der Ven. Potassium ordering and structural phase stability in layered KxCoO2. ACS Applied Energy Materials 2, 2629 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b02238

J. L. Kaufman and A. Van der Ven. NaxCoO2 phase stability and hierarchical orderings in the O3/P3 structure family. Physical Review Materials 3, 015402 (2019). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.015402

J. L. Kaufman, S. H. Tan, K. Lau, A. Shah, R. G. Gambee, C. Gage, L. MacIntosh, A. Dato, P. N. Saeta, R. C. Haskell, and T. C. Monson. Permittivity effects of particle agglomeration in ferroelectric ceramic-epoxy composites using finite element modeling. AIP Advances 8, 125020 (2018). DOI: 10.1063/1.5053442

J. L. Kaufman, G. S. Pomrehn, A. Pribram-Jones, R. Mahjoub, M. Ferry, K. J. Laws, and L. Bassman. Stacking fault energies of nondilute binary alloys using special quasirandom structures. Physical Review B 95, 094112 (2017). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.094112


Best Oral Presentation Award, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, 2021
Jon A. Wunderlich Prize for Creative Achievement in Physics, Harvey Mudd College, 2017
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2016
Laspa Fellowship in Applied Mechanics, Harvey Mudd College, 2015-2017