Citrine CSO Bryce Meredig highlights five research areas in materials informatics

January 20, 2020
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We think this article pinpoints the challenges and ongoing trends in MI. 1) Bryce pointed out the need for experimental/computational validation when using MI for materials development, and it aligns with some skepticism on MI we observed from chemical and material companies. 2) He emphasized the need for more and better data with various approaches, including physics-based simulation and generative models. 3) He addressed the importance of integrating MI into the materials approach, which we think is inevitable. We agree with Bryce's take and wanted to highlight a few additional areas: 1) building the right data infrastructure; 2) incorporating R&D data with data from processing, qualification, and lifetime behavior; 3) better notations.

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