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Dr. Jane Zhang

Managing Editor
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China


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
Interests: diffusional processes; hydrogen effects in solids; high temperature phase stability; solidification processing
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

Dr. Heinz Werner Höppel

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Institute I Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Martensstrasse 5 91058 Erlangen, Germany
Interests: fatigue mechanisms of metallic materials; mechanical properties and their correlation to microstrcuture; in-situ deformation
Contribution: Special Issue: Processing and Properties of Bulk Nanostructured Materials
Special Issue: Ultrafine-grained Metals
Prof. Dr. Peter K. Liaw

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 37996-2100, USA
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials
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. 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
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. 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
Interests: Computational Vision, Image Processing and Analysis, Computational Methods, Biomechanics, Product Development, Non-Destructive Testing
Contribution: Special Issue: Non-Destructive Metallic Materials Testing—Recent Research and Future Perspectives
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. 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
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. 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
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Metallization of Non-Conductive Substrates
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. Mario Fafard

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. 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. 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. 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
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
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
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue: System-Integrated Intelligence and Intelligent Systems
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
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
Dr. Nong Gao

Materials Research Group, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Contribution: Special Issue: Aluminum Alloys
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 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
Contribution: Special Issue: Metals Challenged by Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation
In other journals:
Special Issue: Facilities
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. Houshang Alamdari

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina&Aluminium 2015
Prof. Dr. Khaled Morsi

Department of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-1323, USA
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
Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim

Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: composites; polymers and metallic alloys; tribology; biotribology; machining; micromanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; mechanical engineering; manufacturing; 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
Dr. Marta Ziemnicka-Sylwester

Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita 18, Nishi 8, 060- 8628, Sapporo, Japan
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
Prof. 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. Ian Baker

Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, 14 Engineering Drive, Hanover, NH 03755-8000, USA
Interests: microstructural characterization; phase transformations; mechanical properties; magnetic materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Manganese-based Permanent Magnets
Prof. Dr. Marek Danielewski

Department of Solid State Chemistry, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
Interests: transport phenomena; diffusion; stress; corrosion; electrochemistry; mechanochemistry; chemistry of solids
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
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
Interests: transmission electron microscopy – applications and methodology; grain boundaries and interphase interfaces; surface engineering of alloys; phase transformations; micromechanisms of plastic deformation
Dr. Manoj Gupta

Materials Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS, 9 Engineering Drive 1, 117576 Singapore
Interests: microwave processing; solidification processing; powder processing; light weight materials (aluminum and magnesium); composites/nanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Magnesium Technology
Special Issue: 3D Printing of Metals
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
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. Andrew Kennedy

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
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
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
Interests: fatigue and fracture; phase; transformations; fatigue damage sensing; strength of metals and alloys from the metallurgical point of view.
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
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
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. Hideo Nakajima

Director, The Wakasa Wan Energy Research Center, 64-52-1 Nagatani, Tsuruga, Fukui, 914-0192, Japan
Interests: porous metals; porous materials; nano-porous materials; solidification; pores; porosity; lightweight materials; cellular materials; foamed metals; diffusion; interdiffusion; atomic transport
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. Sridhar Seetharaman

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

Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Limerick, Plassey Park, Limerick, Ireland
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Experimental Assessment of Residual Stress in Engineering Materials Components
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