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Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Hugo F. Lopez
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 3200 N. Cramer Street, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
Tel. +01 414 229 6005; Fax: +01 414 229 6958
Interests: diffusional processes; hydrogen effects in solids; high temperature phase stability; solidification processing

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. John Campbell
Department of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, UK. 6 Old Market Court, Ledbury, HR8 2GE, UK

Managing Editor
Dr. Jane Zhang
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Houshang Alamdari
Aluminium Research Centre – REGAL and Dept of Mining, Metallurgical and Material Eng., Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: Atmosphere (Including Chemical Aspects), Ceramics and Glass, Metals and Alloys, Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles, Catalysts, Cathode, Ceramics, Mechanosynthesis, Sensors

Prof. Dr. Ian Baker
Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, 14 Engineering Drive, Hanover, NH 03755-8000, USA
Tel. +1 603 646 2184; Fax: +1 603 646 3856
Interests: microstructural characterization; phase transformations; mechanical properties; magnetic materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Manganese-based Permanent Magnets

Prof. Dr. K.C. Chan
Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Centre, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Interests: bulk metallic glasses, superplasticity, processing and properties of advanced materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Metallic Glasses

Prof. Dr. Xing-Qiu Chen
Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Sciences,Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China
Interests: First-principles calculations on metallic-based structural materials; intermetallics, phase transitions; thermodynamics; strongly correlated materials; electronic structures

Prof Dr. Chih-Ming Chen
Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Interests: microelectronic solders; microelectronic, optoelectronic, thermoelectric packaging; solar cells; electroplating

Prof. Dr. Marek Danielewski
Department of Solid State Chemistry, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
Tel. +48 12 6173296
Interests: transport phenomena; diffusion; stress; corrosion; electrochemistry; mechanochemistry; chemistry of solids

Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim
Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Fax: +351 234 370953
Interests: composites; polymers and metallic alloys; tribology; biotribology; machining; micromanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; mechanical engineering; manufacturing; materials

Prof. Dr. Tarasankar DebRoy
Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
Interests: metals processing; welding; steel processing; transport phenomena; numerical simulation in metallurgy

Prof. Dr. M. Samy El-Shall
Department of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284-2006, USA
Tel. +1 804 828 3518; Fax: +1 804 828 1280
Interests: molecular clusters; gas phase and cluster polymerization; nucleation phenomena and nanostructured materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Metal and Molecular Clusters
Special Issue: Nanostructured Metal and Metal Oxide Materials

Prof. Dr. Frank Ernst
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 414 White Building, Case Western Reserve University 10900, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7204, USA
Tel. +1 216 368 0611; Fax: +1 216 368 8932
Interests: transmission electron microscopy – applications and methodology; grain boundaries and interphase interfaces; surface engineering of alloys; phase transformations; micromechanisms of plastic deformation

Prof. Dr. Mario Fafard
Aluminium Research Centre - REGAL, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: Solid Mechanics ; Numerical Methods; Finite Element Method and XFEM; Thermo-electro-mechanical Contact; Multi-physic Modelling ; Thermodynamic of irreversible processes applied to porous medium; thermo-mechanical behaviour of refractory materials; Hall-Héroult process

Dr. Vincent Fournée
Jean Lamour Institut, CNRS - Université de Lorraine, Parc de Saurupt, CS 50840, 54011 Nancy cedex, France
Interests: Quasicrystals, Complex metallic alloys, Intermetallic compounds, Surface Science, 3D printing technologies

Dr. Nong Gao
Materials Research Group, School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Interests: severe plastic deformation; microstructural characterization; aluminium alloys; micro alloyed steels

Dr. Gregory Guisbiers
University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Physics & Astronomy, One UTSA Circle, 78249 San Antonio, Texas, USA
Interests: nanoalloys; nanothermodynamics; phase; diagrams; synthesis of nanoparticles; laser ablation in liquids

Dr. Manoj Gupta
Materials Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS, 9 Engineering Drive 1, 117576 Singapore
Tel. +65 6516 6358; Fax: +65 67791459
Interests: microwave processing; solidification processing; powder processing; light weight materials (aluminum and magnesium); composites/nanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Magnesium Technology
In other journals:
Special Issue: Microwave Energy Applications

Prof. Dr. Gilbert Henaff
Laboratoire de Mécanique et de Physique des Matériaux, UMR CNRS No.6617, ENSMA, 86961 Futuroscope Chasseneuil, France
Interests: fatigue resistance of structural alloys; fatigue crack propagation; corrosion fatigue; creep-fatigue; intermetallics; hydrogen embrittlement

Dr. Rebecca L. Higginson
Department of Materials, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
Tel. +44 1509 223161; Fax: +44 1509 223949
Interests: metals; metallography; microstructure evolution and control; high temperature oxidation; metals for conventional power plant; electron backscatter diffraction; SEM/TEM; aluminium; steel; stainless steel

Prof. Dr. Anders E. W. Jarfors
School of Engineering, Jönköping University, P.O. Box 1026, Gjuterigatan 5, 553 18, Jönköping, Sweden
Interests: Casting, aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys, Cast irons, Solidification, Thermodynamics, Microstructure, Heat treatment, Composites including nano- and micro-composites, Mechanical properties
Contribution: Special Issue: Casting Alloy Design and Modification

Prof. Dr. Mieczyslaw Jurczyk
Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Poznan University of Technology, M.Sklodowska-Curie 5 Sq., 60-965 Poznan, Poland
Interests: nanostructured materials; non-equilibrium processing and properties of advanced materials/nanomaterials; microstructural characterization; powder processing; composites/nanocomposites; porous metallic bionanomaterials/bionanocomposites; hydrogen storage materials/nanomaterials

Dr. Megumi Kawasaki
Advanced Materials & Chemical Engineering Building # 429, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul 133-791, South Korea
Interests: ultrafine-grained and nanostructured materials, severe plastic deformation, creep and superplasticity of metals

Dr. Andrew Kennedy
Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Tel. +44 1159 51 3744; Fax: +44 1159 51 3800
Interests: powder processing of ferrous materials; extrusion and casting of Al alloys; metal matrix composites; cermets; aluminium foams; porous metallic materials

Prof. Dr. Carl C. Koch
College of Engineering, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Campus Box 7907, Raleigh, NC, 27695-7907, USA
Interests: nanostructured materials; non-equilibrium processing

Prof. Dr. Yoshitsugu Kojima
Institute for Advanced Materials Research (IAMR), Hiroshima University, Japan
Tel. +81 82 424 3904
Interests: hydrogen storage materials; metal hydride; chemical hydride; nano-composite; catalyst; energy storage materials

Prof. Dr. Campbell Laird
Wild Iris Farm, 144 Maple St, Stockbridge, Michigan 49285-9732, USA
Tel. +1 517 851 7165
Interests: fatigue and fracture; phase; transformations; fatigue damage sensing; strength of metals and alloys from the metallurgical point of view.

Prof. Dr. Jae Myung Lee
Department of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, Pusan National University, 30 Jangjeon-Dong, Guemjeong-Gu, Busan 609-735, Korea
Interests: Finite Element Analysis; Experimental investigation of material behavior under extreme environment; Composites, Functional materials; Continuum Damage Mechanics; Material Nonlinearity Modeling; Simulation Based Design

Dr. Dirk Lehmhus
ISIS Sensorial Materials Scientific Centre, University of Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: porous and cellular metals, metal foams, syntactic foams, metal matrix syntactic foams, metal matrix composites, powder metallurgy, powder technology, finite element analysis, integrated computational materials engineering (ICME), smart structures, sensor integration, sensorial materials, structural health monitoring (SHM)
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 1st International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue: Metal Foams: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Liss
The Bragg Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Locked Bag 2001, Kirrawee DC, NSW 2232, Australia
Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: in-situ, time-resolved diffraction; thermo-mechanical processing; phase transformations; structural changes; texture analysis; extreme conditions; plasticity; metals; metallic glass; light metals; TiAl intermetallics; steels; synchrotrons; neutrons; free-electron lasers
Contribution: Special Issue: Metals Challenged by Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation

Dr. Enrique Louis
Instituto Universitario de Materiales de Alicante, Departamento de Física Aplicada, Universidad de Alicante, Ap. 99, E-03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: condensed matter theory; physical metallurgy; strongly correlated systems; organic conducting materials; model Hamiltonians; transport through molecules and nano-contacts; metal and graphite based composites showing high thermal performance; surface tension of metals and alloys
Contribution: Special Issue: Liquid Metals

Prof. Dr. Juan Martínez-Pastor
Institut de Ciencia dels Materials, Universitat de València, PO Box 22085, 46071, VALENCIA, Spain
Interests: metal nanoparticles; plasmonics and applications

Prof. Dr. R. Devesh K. Misra
Materials Science and Engineering Group, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, P.O. Box 44130, Lafayette, LA 70504-4130, USA
Tel. +1 337 482 6430; Fax: +1 337 482 1220
Interests: deformation and fracture of engineering materials; nanostructured materials (nanocrystalline ferrites and polymer nanocomposites); high strength structural steels; application of atomic force microscopy and electron microscopy techniques to materials science

Prof. Dr. Farghalli A. Mohamed
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-2575, USA
Tel. +1 949 824 5807; Fax: +1 949 824 2541
Interests: mechanical behavior of engineering materials such as metals composites, and ceramics; the correlation between behavior and microstructure; creep and superplasticity; the mechanisms responsible for strengthening and fracture

Prof. Dr. Khaled Morsi
Department of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-1323, USA
Tel. +1 619 594 2903; Fax: +1 619 594 3599
Interests: processing-microstructure-properties relations in powder-based materials (metals, ceramics and composites); Sintering/Spark plasma sintering; current-activated processing; combustion synthesis and processing of nanostructured composites

Dr. Marek Muzyk
Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Woloska 141, 02-507 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: light alloys, nuclear materials, deformation mechanisms, phase stability of metallic alloys

Prof. Dr. Hideo Nakajima
Director, The Wakasa Wan Energy Research Center, 64-52-1 Nagatani, Tsuruga, Fukui, 914-0192, Japan
Tel. +81 6 6879 8435; Fax: +81 6 6879 8439
Interests: porous metals; porous materials; nano-porous materials; solidification; pores; porosity; lightweight materials; cellular materials; foamed metals; diffusion; interdiffusion; atomic transport

Dr. Sung-Soo Park
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), 100 Banyeon-ri, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan, 689-798, Korea
Interests: Alloy Design, Phase Transformations, Electron Microscopy, Processing Technology, Deformation Behavior, Corrosion, Joining

Prof. Dr. John P. Perdew
Department of Physics, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Interests: fundamentals and approximations of the density functional theory of atoms, molecules, and solids

Prof. Dr. Umberto Prisco
Department of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering, University of Napoli Federico II, piazzale Tecchio, 80, 80125 NAPOLI, Italy
Interests: mechanical properties, mechanical testing, metal forming, plasticity, processing of materials

Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7910, USA
Interests: reliability and non-destructive evaluation (NDE) of materials and structures; processing, characterization, and failure analysis of advanced materials such as: metallic foams, coatings and thin films, composites, materials for MEMS structures, shape memory alloys, bio-materials/ materials for biomedical applications, surface modification
Contribution: Special Issue: Metal Foams
Special Issue: Metal Foams 2013

Prof. Dr. Sridhar Seetharaman
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Interests: steel; processing; refining; oxidation; casting

Dr. Yugang Sun
Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 USA
Interests: metal nanostructures; plasmonic metal nanostructures; hybrid nanostructures; in-situ synchrotron x-ray techniques for nanoparticle research; photocatalysis; energy storage

Dr. João Manuel R. S. Tavares
Departmento de Engenharia Mecânica, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: computational vision, image processing and analysis, medical imaging; computer graphics, scientific visualization; biomedical engineering; modelling and simulation; product development

Prof. Dr. Maurizio Vedani
Dipartimento di Meccanica, Politecnico di Milano, Via Giuseppe La Masa 1, 20156 Milano, Italy
Interests: metallurgy of light alloys; plastic deformation of steels and non-ferous metals; thermomechanical and surface treatments of metals

Prof. Dr. Jordi Sort Viñas
Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) and Departament de Física, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: nanocrystalline alloys, metallic glasses, metallic films and patterned structures, nanomechanical properties, magnetic behaviour, phase transformations, modeling
Contribution: Special Issue: Metallic Glasses

Dr. Chunsheng Wang
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-2115, USA
Interests: rechargeable batteries; fuel cells; electrochemistry; nanomaterials

Dr. Shuwen Wen
Principal Scientist, Application & Engineering Department, Tata Steel R & D, Swinden Technology Centre, Rotherham S60 3AR, UK
Interests: Materials processing, casting, rolling, forming, welding; process and property characterisation; UOE linepipe manufacturing technology; numerical modeling

Prof. Dr. Yong Zhang
High-Entropy Alloys Research Center, State Key Laboratory for Advanced Metals and Materials, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: high entropy and amorphous alloys, serration and noise in materials, metamaterials
Contribution: Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials

Dr. Marta Ziemnicka-Sylwester
Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita 18, Nishi 8, 060- 8628, Sapporo, Japan
Website: http://
Interests: ultra-high temperature materials; cermets; strengthening; hardness and fracture toughness; wear and corrosion resistance; combustion synthesis; sintering; powder metallurgy
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Cermets

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