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Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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 (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections
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 (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina&Aluminium 2015
Prof. Dr. Ian Baker (Website)

Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, 14 Engineering Drive, Hanover, NH 03755-8000, USA
Interests: microstructural characterization; phase transformations; mechanical properties; magnetic materials
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Manganese-based Permanent Magnets
Prof. Dr. K.C. Chan (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metallic Glasses
Prof. Dr. Xing-Qiu Chen (Website)

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 (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Interests: microelectronic solders; microelectronic, optoelectronic, thermoelectric packaging; solar cells; electroplating
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metallization of Non-Conductive Substrates
Prof. Dr. Marek Danielewski (Website)

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. J. Paulo Davim (Website)

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
Prof. Dr. Tarasankar DebRoy (Website)

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. Jürgen Eckert (Website)

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
Prof. Dr. M. Samy El-Shall (Website)

Department of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284-2006, USA
Interests: molecular clusters; gas phase and cluster polymerization; nucleation phenomena and nanostructured materials
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metal and Molecular Clusters
Special Issue: Nanostructured Metal and Metal Oxide Materials
Prof. Dr. Frank Ernst (Website)

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
Prof. Dr. Mario Fafard (Website)

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
Dr. Vincent Fournée (Website)

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 (Website)

Materials Research Group, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Aluminum Alloys
Dr. Gregory Guisbiers (Website)

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 (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Magnesium Technology
Special Issue: 3D Printing of Metals
Special Issue: Metal Matrix Composites
In other journals:
Special Issue: Microwave Energy Applications
Prof. Dr. Gilbert Henaff (Website)

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 (Website)

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. Heinz Werner Höppel (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Processing and Properties of Bulk Nanostructured Materials
Special Issue: Ultrafine-grained Metals
Prof. Dr. Anders E. W. Jarfors (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Casting Alloy Design and Modification
Prof. Dr. Mieczyslaw Jurczyk (Website)

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 (Website)

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 (Website)

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 (Website)

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 (Website)

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 (Website)

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. Jae Myung Lee (Website)

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 (Website)

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)
Special Issues and Collections: 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
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Liss (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metals Challenged by Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation
In other journals:
Special Issue: Facilities
Prof. Dr. Enrique Louis (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Liquid Metals
Prof. Dr. Juan Martínez-Pastor (Website)

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 (Website)

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 (Website)

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. Khaled Morsi (Website)

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
Dr. Marek Muzyk (Website)

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 (Website)

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
Dr. Sung-Soo Park (Website)

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 (Website)

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 (Website)

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 (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metal Foams
Special Issue: Metal Foams 2013
Dr. Jeremy S. Robinson (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Experimental Assessment of Residual Stress in Engineering Materials Components
Prof. Dr. Sridhar Seetharaman (Website)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Interests: steel; processing; refining; oxidation; casting
Dr. Yugang Sun (Website)

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 (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Non-Destructive Metallic Materials Testing—Recent Research and Future Perspectives
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Vedani (Website)

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 (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metallic Glasses
Dr. Chunsheng Wang (Website)

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-2115, USA
Interests: rechargeable batteries; fuel cells; electrochemistry; nanomaterials
Dr. Shuwen Wen (Website)

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 (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials
Dr. Marta Ziemnicka-Sylwester (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Cermets
Prof. Dr. Peter K. Liaw (Website)

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
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials
Prof. Dr. Volodymyr A. Chernenko (Website)

Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao, Spain
Interests: Magnetic shape memory effect; shape memory alloys; martensitic transformations in alloys and compounds; multicaloric effects

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