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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
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Interests: diffusional processes; hydrogen effects in solids; high temperature phase stability; solidification processing
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. John Campbell
Associate Editor
Department of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, UK. 6 Old Market Court, Ledbury, HR8 2GE, UK

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Houshang Alamdari
Aluminium Research Centre - REGAL, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina&Aluminium 2015
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium 2016
Prof. Dr. Ian Baker
Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, 14 Engineering Drive, Hanover, NH 03755-8000, USA
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Interests: microstructural characterization; phase transformations; mechanical properties; magnetic materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Manganese-based Permanent Magnets
Prof. Dr. Emin Bayraktar
Mechanical & Manufacturing engineering, Supmeca/Paris School, 3 rue Fernand Hainaut 93407 St Ouen Cedex, France
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Interests: Advanced manufacturing processes (sinter forging, thixoforming, etc.); Damage mechanisms of materials (metallic, intermetallics, rubber & epoxy based composites); Design of new composites and damage characterization
Prof. Dr. Tilmann Beck
Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Gottlieb-Daimler-Str. 44, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Interests: Isothermal fatigue (LCF, HCF and VHCF) of metals and compounds, Thermomechanical fatigue, High temperature deformation, Steel, Al-Alloys, Ni-base alloys, Metal Matrix composites
Dr. Tiziano Bellezze
SIMAU Department, Engineering Faculty, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
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Interests: corrosion science, electrochemical techniques, localized corrosion, uniform corrosion, galvanic corrosion, corrosion in concrete, stainless steels, zinc alloys, conversion coatings, cathodic protection.
Prof. Dr. Filippo Berto
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: steel; functional materials; fracture; fatigue; finite element; strain energy density; notch; weld; structures; scale effect
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Fatigue Damage
Special Issue: Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue: Fracture Behaviour of Innovative Materials under Different Enviromental Conditions
Associate Professor Dr. Peng Cao
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
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Interests: Light metals; Powder Metallurgy; energy-related materials; glass ceramics
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
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Interests: bulk metallic glasses, superplasticity, processing and properties of advanced materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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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
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Interests: microelectronic solders; microelectronic, optoelectronic, thermoelectric packaging; solar cells; electroplating
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Metallization of Non-Conductive Substrates
Prof. Dr. Daolun Chen
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada
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Interests: mechanical properties; fatigue; fracture; deformation; microstructural characterization; welding and joining; lightweight materials (magnesium alloys, aluminum alloys, titanium alloys); advanced materials (bio- and nano-materials, composites)
Prof. Dr. Volodymyr A. Chernenko
Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao, Spain
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Interests: Magnetic shape memory effect; shape memory alloys; martensitic transformations in alloys and compounds; multicaloric effects
Prof. Dr. Marek Danielewski
Department of Solid State Chemistry, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
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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
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Interests: composites; polymers and metallic alloys; tribology; biotribology; machining; micromanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; mechanical engineering; manufacturing; materials
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckert
Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and Department Materials Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben, Jahnstraße 12, A-8700 Leoben, Austria
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Interests: metallic materials, metastable phases (including amorphous, nanostructured, nanocrystalline, ultrafine-grained, quasicrystalline materials), structural and functional properties, structure-property correlations, advanced materials characterization, phase transformations, solidification, solid state processing, powder metallurgy
Prof. Dr. M. Samy El-Shall
Department of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284-2006, USA
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Interests: molecular clusters; gas phase and cluster polymerization; nucleation phenomena and nanostructured materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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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 and Dept of Mining, Metallurgical and Material Eng., Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
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Interests: Atmosphere (Including Chemical Aspects), Ceramics and Glass, Metals and Alloys, Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles, Catalysts, Cathode, Ceramics, Mechanosynthesis, Sensors
Dr. Vincent Fournée
Jean Lamour Institut, CNRS - Université de Lorraine, Parc de Saurupt, CS 50840, 54011 Nancy cedex, France
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Interests: Quasicrystals, Complex metallic alloys, Intermetallic compounds, Surface Science, 3D printing technologies
Dr. Nong Gao
Materials Research Group, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
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Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Aluminum Alloys
Dr. Gregory Guisbiers
University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Physics & Astronomy, One UTSA Circle, 78249 San Antonio, Texas, USA
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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
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Interests: microwave processing; solidification processing; powder processing; light weight materials (aluminum and magnesium); composites/nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Magnesium Technology
Special Issue: Microwave Energy Applications
Special Issue: 3D Printing of Metals
Special Issue: Metal Matrix Composites
Prof. Dr. Håkan Hallberg
Division of Solid Mechanics, Lund University, P.O. Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
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Interests: Plasticity across length-scales; Numerical modeling of microstructure evolution in metals; Finite element methods; Crystal plasticity; Metal thin film mechanics; Grain boundary mechanics; Texture evolution; Recrystallization and grain growth; Martensitic phase transformation; Microstructure and property correlations in metals; Numerical modeling of metals processing
Prof. Dr. Gilbert Henaff
Laboratoire de Mécanique et de Physique des Matériaux, UMR CNRS No.6617, ENSMA, 86961 Futuroscope Chasseneuil, France
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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
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Interests: metals; metallography; microstructure evolution and control; high temperature oxidation; metals for conventional power plant; electron backscatter diffraction; SEM/TEM; aluminium; steel; stainless steel
Dr. Heinz Werner Höppel
Department of Materials Science and Engineering Institute I Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Martensstrasse 5 91058 Erlangen, Germany
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Interests: fatigue mechanisms of metallic materials; mechanical properties and their correlation to microstrcuture; in-situ deformation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Processing and Properties of Bulk Nanostructured Materials
Special Issue: Ultrafine-grained Metals
Prof. Evangelos Hristoforou
Laboratory of Electronic Sensors, National TU of Athens,Zografou Campus, Athens 15780, Greece
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Interests: magnetism and magnetic materials; magnetostriction and magnetostrictive sensors; magnetometers, magnetic steel heath monitoring; magnetically aided production of hydrogen; selective magnetic separation; magnetic powders; magnetic particle imaging; magnetic theragnostics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Materials and Applications for Sensors and Transducers
Special Issue: Advanced Non-Destructive Testing in Steels
Prof. Dr. Anders E. W. Jarfors
Department of Materials and Manufacturing, School of Engineering, Jönköping University, P.O. Box 1026, SE-551 11, Jönköping, Sweden
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Interests: solidification processing; semisolid processing; light weight materials (aluminum and magnesium); metals mechanical behaviour; thermo-physical properties of metals
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Casting Alloy Design and Modification
Special Issue: Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Novel Microstructures and Components Shapes
Prof. Dr. Zhengyi Jiang
School of Mechanical, Materials and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
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Interests: contact and computational mechanics in metal manufacturing, tribology in materials manufacturing, micro manufacturing of metals, numerical simulation of materials processing process
Prof. Dr. Mieczyslaw Jurczyk
Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Poznan University of Technology, M.Sklodowska-Curie 5 Sq., 60-965 Poznan, Poland
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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
Prof. Dr. Haluk E. Karaca
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 263 RGAN Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0503, USA
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Interests: shape memory alloys, shape memory polymers, Composition-processing-microstructure-mechanical property relationships, phase transformations, mechanical properties, microstructural characterization
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Karaman
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, 235 Reed McDonald Building, College Station, TX 77843-3123, USA
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Interests: Shae Memory Alloys; Martensitic Transformation; Ultrafine Grain Materials; Nanocrystalline Materials; Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys; Microstructural Design
Dr. Megumi Kawasaki
Advanced Materials & Chemical Engineering Building # 429, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul 133-791, South Korea
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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
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Interests: powder processing of ferrous materials; extrusion and casting of Al alloys; metal matrix composites; cermets; aluminium foams; porous metallic materials
Prof. Dr. Leo A.I. Kestens
Ghent University, Metal Science and Technology Group, EEMMeCS Department, Tech Lane Ghent Science Park – Campus A, Building 903, B-9052 Ghent, Belgium
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Interests: Texture control in metal sheet production, crystallographic aspects of metal science, microstructure, scanning electron microscopy, EBSD, electrical steels, advanced high strength steels, aluminium sheet, recrystallisation, plastic deformation, structure-properties relations
Prof. Dr. Georges J. Kipouros
1. Professor Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan, 57 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A9, Canada2. Adjunct Professor,Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University, 6299 South St, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
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Interests: Molten salts; powder metallurgy; electrochemistry; corrosion; coatings; thermodynamics; slag modification; light metals; reactive metals; rare earth metals
Prof. Dr. Yoshitsugu Kojima
Institute for Advanced Materials Research (IAMR), Hiroshima University, Japan
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Interests: hydrogen storage materials; metal hydride; chemical hydride; nano-composite; catalyst; energy storage materials
Prof. Dr. Sergey Kustov
Departament de Física, Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Interests: Linear and non-linear anelasticity of solids, dynamics of lattice defects, magnetomechanical damping, magnetoelastic coupling, thermodynamics and kinetics of magnetostructural transitions and martensitic transformations, shape memory alloys
Prof. Dr. Campbell Laird
Wild Iris Farm, 144 Maple St, Stockbridge, Michigan 49285-9732, USA
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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
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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
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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)
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 1st International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue: Metal Foams: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue: System-Integrated Intelligence and Intelligent Systems
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 3rd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Prof. Dr. Peter K. Liaw
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 37996-2100, USA
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Interests: mechanical behavior, fatigue and fracture behavior, nondestructive-evaluation, and neutron/synchrotron studies of advanced materials, including bulk-metallic glasses, nano-structural materials, high-entropy alloys, superalloys, steels, and intermetallics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials
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
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Interests: in-situ, time-resolved scattering; structural and functional materials; metals; semiconductors; thermo-mechanical processing; phase transformations; ferroics; kinetics and dynamics; extreme conditions; texture analysis; plasticity; materials development; metallic glass; light metals; TiAl intermetallics; steels; diffraction optics; interferometry; ultra-short time scales; synchrotrons; neutrons; free-electron lasers
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Metals Challenged by Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation
Topical Collection: Facilities
Prof. Dr. Enrique Louis
Instituto Universitario de Materiales de Alicante, Departamento de Física Aplicada, Universidad de Alicante, Ap. 99, E-03080 Alicante, Spain
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Liquid Metals
Prof. Dr. Juan Martínez-Pastor
Institut de Ciencia dels Materials, Universitat de València, PO Box 22085, 46071, VALENCIA, Spain
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Interests: fundamentals and approximations of the density functional theory of atoms, molecules, and solids
Prof. Dr. Elena Pereloma
Professor of Physical Metallurgy, Director of UOW Electron Microscopy Centre, AIIM, Squires Way, Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong, North Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia NSW 2500, Australia
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Interests: physical metallurgy, steels, phase transformations, Ti alloys, atom probe tomography, mechanical behaviour, recrystallization.
Prof. Dr. Umberto Prisco
Department of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering, University of Napoli Federico II, piazzale Tecchio, 80, 80125 NAPOLI, Italy
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Interests: mechanical properties, mechanical testing, metal forming, plasticity, processing of materials
Prof. Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7910, USA
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Interests: 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 and novel classes of materials and alloys
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Metal Foams
Special Issue: Metal Foams 2013
Special Issue: Porous Metals and Metallic Foams
Dr. Jeremy S. Robinson
Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Limerick, Plassey Park, Limerick, Ireland
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Interests: residual stress measurement using diffraction and mechanical strain relief methods; prediction and management of residual stresses arising in heat treated aerospace aluminium alloys; fracture of high strength aluminium alloys; measurement of mechanical properties at elevated temperatures
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Experimental Assessment of Residual Stress in Engineering Materials Components
Prof. Dr. Sridhar Seetharaman
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
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Interests: steel; processing; refining; oxidation; casting
Dr. Yugang Sun
Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 USA
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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
Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial, Departmento de Engenharia Mecânica, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
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Interests: Computational Vision, Image Processing and Analysis, Computational Methods, Biomechanics, Product Development, Non-Destructive Testing
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Non-Destructive Metallic Materials Testing—Recent Research and Future Perspectives
Prof. Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu
Director, School of Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
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Interests: Cast Aluminum alloy metallurgy; Heat treatment of aluminum alloys; Deformation behavior; Quench sensitivity (including Quench Factor Analysis); Pore formation; Hot tearing; Weibull statistics; Metal Fatigue
Prof. Dr. Judith A. Todd
Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building, University Park, PA 16802-6812, USA
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Interests: advanced materials, additive manufacturing processes, laser-sustained plasma, laser-materials interactions, mechanical behavior, nondestructive evaluation of materials, archaeometry.
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Vedani
Dipartimento di Meccanica, Politecnico di Milano, Via Giuseppe La Masa 1, 20156 Milano, Italy
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Interests: metallurgy of light alloys;plastic deformation of steels and non-ferous metals; thermomechanical and surface treatments of metals
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Light Weight Alloys: Processing, Properties and Their Applications
Prof. Dr. Patricia Verleysen
Metals Science and Technology, Ghent University, Tech Lane Ghent Science Park - Campus A, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 903, B-9052 Gent, Belgium
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Interests: Dynamic material behaviour, mechanical properties, mechanical characterization, damage and fracture, advanced high strength steels, severe plastic deformation
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
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Interests: nanocrystalline alloys, metallic glasses, metallic films and patterned structures, nanomechanical properties, magnetic behaviour, phase transformations, modeling
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Metallic Glasses
Dr. Chunsheng Wang
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-2115, USA
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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
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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
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Interests: high entropy and amorphous alloys, serration and noise in materials, metamaterials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials
Prof. Dr. Laichang Zhang
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering, Edith Cowan University, Australia
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Interests: additive manufacturing (3D printing), titanium alloys; metallic materials, metastable phases (including amorphous, nanostructured, ultrafine-grained materials), structure-property correlations, advanced materials characterization, phase transformations, solidification, powder metallurgy, corrosion
Dr. Marta Ziemnicka-Sylwester
Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita 18, Nishi 8, 060- 8628, Sapporo, Japan
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Interests: ultra-high temperature materials; cermets; strengthening; hardness and fracture toughness; wear and corrosion resistance; combustion synthesis; sintering; powder metallurgy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Cermets

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