Metals — Editors


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
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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 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
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
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Special Issue: Manganese-based Permanent Magnets
Prof. Dr. Janice Barton
Professor of Experimental Mechanics, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, Mechanical Engineering, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
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Interests: non-destructive evaluation; Infra-red techniques for materials assessment; fatigue and damage assessment; residual stress assessment
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 Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: fatigue of advanced and traditional materials; surface roughness; tribology; fracture mechanics; solid mechanics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Fatigue Damage
Special Issue: Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue: The Brittle Failure of Different Materials
Special Issue: Fracture Behaviour of Innovative Materials under Different Enviromental Conditions
Special Issue: Mechanical Behaviour of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue: Deformation, Fatigue and Fracture of Materials
Prof. Javier S. Blázquez Gámez
Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
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Interests: amorphous and nanocrystalline alloys; mössbauer spectroscopy; mechanical alloying; soft magnetic properties; magnetocaloric effect
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. Miguel Cervera
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Catalonia-BarcelonaTech, Building C1 Campus Nord, Barcelona 08034, Spain
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Interests: Continuum Mechanics; Computational Mechanics; Thermo-Mechanical Processes; Advanced Manufacturing Technologies; Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing); Friction Stir Welding
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Special Issue: Computational Mechanics of Cohesive-Frictional Materials
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
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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
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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. Guido Crisponi
Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato - Cagliari, Italy
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Interests: metal ion toxicity; medicinal bioinorganic chemistry; complex formation equilibria
Prof. Dr. Marek Danielewski
Department of Physical Chemistry and Modeling, 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. George S. Dulikravich
Mechanical and Materials Engineering, MAIDROC Lab., Florida International University, 10555 W. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33174, USA
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Interests: direct and inverse multi-objective design optimization of chemistry of multicomponent metallic alloys; nondestructive inverse determination of spatially varying macroscopic properties
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
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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 Civil and Water Eng., 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
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
Prof. Dr. Michael L. Free
Department of Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah, 135 S. 1460 E. Room 412, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
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Interests: chemical metallurgy; corrosion; metal purification/refining; recycling
Dr. Nong Gao
Materials Research Group, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
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Special Issue: Aluminum Alloys
Dr. Gunter Gerbeth
Institute of Fluid Dynamics, Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf (HZDR), Bautzner Landstraße 400, 01328 Dresden, Germany
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Interests: liquid metal flows; solidification of metals and alloys; heat and mass transfer in liquid metals; measurement techniques for liquid metals; material data of liquid metals and alloys; flow control by magnetic fields; electromagnetic processing of materials; metal-matrix composites; applications in metal casting or semiconductor crystal growth; high-temperature applications of liquid metals
Assoc. Prof. Reza Ghomashchi
School of Mechanical Engineering, University Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
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Interests: solidification and casting; powder metallurgy; additive manufacturing; energy converting materials; metallurgy of aluminum and steel alloys; advanced composites
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Special Issue: Semi-solid Processing of Alloys and Composites
Prof. Dr. Mathias Göken
Chair of Institute I, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU Martensstrasse 5, D-91058 Erlangen, Germany
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Interests: nanomechanical testing; nanoindentation; micro-cantilever testing, bulge-testsp; co-based superalloys, accumulative roll bonding
Prof. Dr. Tarun Goswami
Department of Biomedical, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435-0001, USA
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Interests: application of biomaterials; biomechanics; wear and fatigue related research in medical devices; mathematical modeling
Dr. Gregory Guisbiers
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, ETAS Building, 3rd floor, Room 300N, 2801 South University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
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Interests: nanoalloys; nanothermodynamics; phase; diagrams; synthesis of nanoparticles; laser ablation in liquids
Assoc. Prof. Manoj Gupta
Materials Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS, 9 Engineering Drive 1, 117576 Singapore
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Interests: processing; characterization; lightweight materials; nanocomposites
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Special Issue: Magnesium Technology
Special Issue: Microwave Energy Applications
Special Issue: 3D Printing of Metals
Special Issue: Metal Matrix Composites
Special Issue: 3D Printing of Metals
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ing. Badis HADDAG
Institut Mines-Telecom (IMT) – Lorraine University Laboratory for the study of Microstructures and Mechanics of Materials, LEM3 -UMR CNRS 7239 InSIC, 27 Rue d'Hellieule, 88100 Saint-Dié-des-Vosges - France
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Interests: Materials forming; Machining processes, Modeling/experimental aspects; Material behavior; Tribological behavior; Tool Wear; Surface integrity
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Special Issue: Metals Machining – Recent Advances in Experimental and Modeling of the Cutting Process
Dr. Håkan Hallberg
Division of Solid Mechanics, Lund University, P.O. Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
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Interests: material mechanics; recrystallization; grain growth; phase transformations; texture evolution
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Special Issue: Recrystallization of Metallic Materials
Prof. Dr. Martin Heilmaier
Materials Science & Engineering, Metallic Materials, Institute for Applied Materials (IAM), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
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Interests: high temperature allloys; intermetallics; high entropy alloys; strengthening mechanisms; creep; directional solidification; powder metallurgy
Prof. Dr. Robert B. Heimann
Am Stadtpark 2A, D-02826 Goerlitz, Germany
Interests: surface modification of metals by thermal spraying; materials for medical application; protective coatings of metals for space-based structures; wear-resistant hard metal coatings
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
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Special Issue: Processing and Properties of Bulk Nanostructured Materials
Special Issue: Ultrafine-grained Metals
Prof. Dr. Evangelos Hristoforou
Laboratory of Electronic Sensors, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), 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
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Special Issue: Materials and Applications for Sensors and Transducers
Special Issue: Advanced Non-Destructive Testing in Steels
Special Issue: Magnetic Sensors
Prof. Mohammad Jahazi
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Research Chair in Forming Technologies of High Strength Materials, CM2P, École de Technologie Supérieure, ETS, 1100, rue Notre-Dame West, H3C 1K3, Montréal, Canada
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Interests: Forming and joining of high strength materials; Thermomechanical processing; Hot deformation; Heat treatment; Microstructure modeling; Phase transformation in metallic systems; Recrystallization; Precipitation; Finite Element Modeling; Friction Stir and Linear friction welding of aerospace alloys; Failure analysis
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; additive manufacturing; tool materials
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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, Australia
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Interests: rolling; micro forming; manufacturing of composites; tribology in materials manufacturing; contact mechanics; computational contact mechanics; numerical simulation of metal manufacturing; novel lubricants in rolling; oxidation in metal manufacturing
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Special Issue: Tribology in Metal Forming
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
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Special Issue: Nanostructured Surfaces in Metallic Biomaterials
Special Issue: Metallic Scaffolds for Medical Applications
Dr. Anna H. Kaksonen
CSIRO Land and Water, 147 Underwood Avenue, Floreat, WA 6014, Australia
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Interests: biomining; bioleaching; biooxidation; bioreduction; bioprecipitation; biocorrosion; biogeochemistry; bioflotation; biofouling; biohydrometallurgy; biotechnical treatment
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Special Issue: Advances in Biohydrometallurgy
Special Issue: Microorganisms for Environmental and Industrial Applications
Topical Collection: Bioleaching
Special Issue: Microbes Meet Metals
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: Shape Memory Alloys; Martensitic Transformation; Ultrafine Grain Materials; Nanocrystalline Materials; Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys; Microstructural Design
Dr. Megumi Kawasaki
School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Oregon State University 204 Rogers Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-6001, USA
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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
Metal Science and Technology Group, Ghent University, EEMMeCS Department, 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; recrystallization; plastic deformation; structure-properties relations
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Microstructure, Texture and Properties Control in Alloys
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
Natural Science Center for Basic Research and Development (N-BARD), Hiroshima University, Japan
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Interests: hydrogen storage materials; metal hydride; chemical hydride; nano-composite; catalyst; energy storage materials
Prof. Dr. Henryk Kozłowski
Public Higher Medical Professional School in Opole, Katowicka 68, 45060 Opole, Poland
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Interests: structure and function of biomolecules and their interaction with metal ions; thermodynamic, structure and biological properties of the systems containing metal ions; the effect of metal ions on the chemistry and biochemistry of drugs; mechanisms of neurodegeneration; metal homeostasis in bacteria; the role of poly-histidine sequences in metal ion binding
Prof. Dr. Pavel Krakhmalev
Department of Engineering and Physics, Karlstad University, SE-651 88, Karlstad, Sweden
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Interests: microstructure property relationships in advanced metallic materials; wear and failure analysis; additive manufacturing; new titanium alloys for medical applications; additive manufacturing of ferrous materials
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Special Issue: Additive Manufacturing of Ferrous 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. Jae-chun Lee
Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM)& Korea University of Science and Technology (KUST), Korea
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Interests: leaching, separation and purification of metals from primary and secondary resources; material preparation by aqueous processing; recycling of valuable metals from industrial waste and waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) by hydrometallurgical routes
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Special Issue: Valuable Metal Recycling
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)
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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
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 4th 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
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Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Liss
Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT), 241 Daxue Lu, Jinping Qu, Shantou, Guangdong Province, China
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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
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Special Issue: Metals Challenged by Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation
Topical Collection: Facilities
Special Issue: Selected Reviews in Quantum Beam Science
Special Issue: Strain, Stress and Texture Analysis with Quantum Beams
Special Issue: Magnetic Materials and Magnetism
Prof. Dr. Luis Miguel Llanes Pitarch
1. CIEFMA-Departament de Ciència dels Materials i Enginyeria Metal.lúrgica, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, EEBE—Campus Diagonal Besòs, Barcelona 08019, Spain
2. Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona 08019, Spain
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Interests: Hard Materials; Fracture; Fatigue; Toughness; Damage Tolerance; Surface Integrity; Hard Coatings; Surface Modification; Micomechanics; Mechanical Contact Response
Prof. Dr. Jörg F. Löffler
Laboratory of Metal Physics and Technology, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 4, HCI J 492, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: metallic glasses; metallic biomaterials; magnetic alloys; nanostructured materials; thermodynamics; metastable phase formation; phase transformations; advanced materials characterization
Prof. Dr. Luis Norberto López de Lacalle
Centre of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Aeronautics CFAA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of the Basque Country; EIB, Alameda de Urquijo s/n, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
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Interests: machining of superalloys; additive manufacturing; welding; coatings; machining; manufacturing of aeroengine components; vibrations in manufacturing processes
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Special Issue: Surface Preparation and Treatments for Enhancing the Coating Performance
Special Issue: Machining—Recent Advances, Applications and Challenges
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
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Special Issue: Liquid Metals
Prof. Dr. Knut Marthinsen
Professor/Deputy Head of Department, Materials Science and Engineering, NTNU, Alfred Getz 2, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: Aluminium alloys; phase transformations; recrystallization; work hardening; precipitation and age hardening; microstructure characterization; scanning and transmission electron microscopy; texture characterization and modelling; structure-property relationships; microstructure modelling and simulations, including the use of first principles methods
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. Giovanni Meneghetti
Department of Industrial Engineering, Universitá di Padova, Via Marzolo 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
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Interests: local approaches for the analysis of structural durability; fracture mechanics of metallic materials; infrared thermography applied to materials assessments; fatigue of additively manufactured materials; finite element analysis for structural durability; fatigue design
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. Manuel Morcillo
National Centre for Metallurgical Research (CENIM-CSIC), Avda Gregorio del Amo 8, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Interests: atmospheric corrosion, anticorrosive protection by surface coatings
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Special Issue: Fundamental and Research Frontier of Atmospheric Corrosion
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
Prof. Dr. José L. Ocaña
1. Depto. Física Aplicada e Ingeniería de Materiales, E.T.S. de Ingenieros Industriales, Polytechnical University of Madrid (UPM), C/ José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
2. Centro Láser UPM, Campus Sur UPM. Edificio "La Arboleda", Ctra. de Valencia, km 7,3, 28031 Madrid, Spain
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Interests: Laser-Matter Interaction, High-Intensity Lasers, Laser Shock Processing, Mechanical Properties, Material Behavior Models, Fatigue, Laser Processes Simulation
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. 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
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Special Issue: Deformation-Induced Phase Transformations in Steels and Non-Ferrous Alloys
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
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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
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Special Issue: Experimental Assessment of Residual Stress in Engineering Materials Components
Dr. Sergio Scudino
Solidification Processes and Complex Structures, Institute for Complex Materials, IFW Dresden e.V., Helmholtzstraße 20, D-01069 Dresden, Germany
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Interests: Metallic materials, bulk metallic glasses, powder metallurgy of metal matrix composites, mechanical alloying of metastable materials
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
Prof. Dr. Dieter Georg Senk
Department of Ferrous Metallurgy, RWTH Aachen University, Intzestraße 1, 52072 Aachen, Germany
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Interests: steelmaking; ironmaking; continuous casting
Prof. Dr. Yung C. Shin
School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 585 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
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Interests: deformation, microstructure prediction, additive manufacturing, synthesis of alloys, machining, composites, laser welding
Prof. Dr. Marc Singer
Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology, Ohio University, 342 West State St., Athens, OH 45701, USA
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Interests: corrosion of mild steel; transport phenomena; material science; surface chemistry; corrosion inhibition
Prof. Stefano Spigarelli
Department of Industrial Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Brecce Bianche I-60131, Ancona, Italy
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Interests: creep; high-temperature deformation and hot working; steels; aluminum alloys; metal matrix composites
Prof. Boris Straumal
1-Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ac. Ossipyan str. 2, 142432 Chernogolovka, Russia
2-National University of Science and Technology (MISiS), Leninskii prosp. 4, 119049 Moscow, Russia
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Interests: severe plastic deformation; phase transformations; grain boundaries; phase diagrams
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
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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. Eric D. van Hullebusch
Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Technology, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education Westvest 7, 2611 AX Delft, PO Box 3015, 2601 DA Delft, The Netherlands
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Interests: biogeochemistry of heavy metals and metalloids in engineered ecosystems; biohydrometallurgy; minerals bioweathering; biomineralogy; selenium biogeochemistry
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; additive manufacturing of metals; plastic deformation of steels and non-ferrous alloys; thermomechanical and surface treatments of metals
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Special Issue: Light Weight Alloys: Processing, Properties and Their Applications
Special Issue: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Metallic Alloys Produced by Additive Manufacturing
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
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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 Theory 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 alloys; phase formation rules; alloys design; serration and noise behaviors; high-entropy films; high-entropy ceramics; large fluctuation and collective phenomena; plastic flow and flow units
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Special Issue: Serration and Noise Behavior in Advanced Materials
Special Issue: New Advances in High-Entropy Alloys
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
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Special Issue: Advances in Cermets
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