Lauren Smith

  • Program Year: 2
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Field of Study: Materials Science
  • Academic Advisor: Irene Beyerlein
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2021)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Materials Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018


Smith, L. T. W., Su, Y., Xu, S., Hunter, A., & Beyerlein, I. J. (2020). The effect of local chemical ordering on Frank-Read source activation in a refractory multi-principal element alloy. International Journal of Plasticity, 102850.

Xu, S., Su, Y., Smith, L. T. W., & Beyerlein, I. J. (2020). Frank-Read source operation in six body-centered cubic refractory metals. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 141, 104017.

Xu, S., Smith, L., Mianroodi, J. R., Hunter, A., Svendsen, B., & Beyerlein, I. J. (2019). A comparison of different continuum approaches in modeling mixed-type dislocations in Al. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 27(7).


Harvey H. Jordan Award, University of Illinois, 2018