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An Informatics Infrastructure for the Materials Genome Initiative



Alden A. Dima, Sunil K. Bhaskarla, Chandler A. Becker, Mary C. Brady, Carelyn E. Campbell, Philippe J. Dessauw, Robert J. Hanisch, Ursula R. Kattner, Kenneth G. Kroenlein, Adele P. Peskin, Raymond L. Plante, Guillaume Sousa Amaral, Zachary T. Trautt, James A. Warren, Sharief S. Youssef, Sheng Yen Li, Pierre Francois Rigodiat, Marcus W. Newrock


A materials data infrastructure that enables the sharing and transformation of a wide range of materials data is an essential part of achieving the goals of the Materials Genome Initiative. We describe two high-level requirements of such an infrastructure as well as an emerging open-source implementation consisting of the Materials Data Curation System (MDCS) and NIST Materials Resource Registry (NMRR).
JOM Journal of the Minerals Metals and Materials Society


Materials Genome Initiative, Materials Data infrastructure, data curation, registry


Dima, A. , Bhaskarla, S. , Becker, C. , Brady, M. , Campbell, C. , Dessauw, P. , Hanisch, R. , Kattner, U. , Kroenlein, K. , Peskin, A. , Plante, R. , Sousa, G. , Trautt, Z. , Warren, J. , Youssef, S. , , S. , , P. and Newrock, M. (2016), An Informatics Infrastructure for the Materials Genome Initiative, JOM Journal of the Minerals Metals and Materials Society, [online], (Accessed July 21, 2024)


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Created July 6, 2016, Updated November 10, 2018