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Graduate Students

Doctoral Theses

Ashley Paz y Puente-Ewh <pazypuae@ucmail.uc.edu>
Northwestern University, 2016
"Transforming Gas-Phase-Alloyed, Ni-Based Wires into Microtubes via the Kirkendall Effect"
Current position: Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department, University of Cincinnati.

Daniel Sauza
Northwestern University, 2016
"Influence of Alloying Additions on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Gamma-prime-strengthened Cobalt-base superalloys"
Currently at Arconic

Matthew Glazer
Northwestern University, 2015
"In-operando phase change and strain evolution in Li-ion batteries"
Currently at Exponent

Michael Rawlings
Northwestern University, 2015
"Ferritic superalloys for land-based turbine applications"
Currently a postdoctoral researcher at Northwestern University

Peter Bocchini
Northwestern University, 2015
"Design of novel g+g'-strengthened Co-based superalloys for high-temperature applications"
Currently at Boeing Corporation

Catherine Bewerse (Tupper)
Northwestern University, 2014
"Processing and Mechanical Properties of NiTi-Nb Porous Structures with Microchannels"
Currently at Boston Consulting Group

Peiqi (Paige) Zheng
Northwestern University, 2013
"Processing and Characterization of Nickel-Manganese-Gallium Shape-Memory Fibers and Foams"
Currently at Stryker Corporation

Fang Yuan
Northwestern University, 2012
"Finite Element Simulation of the Mechanical Properties of Mineralized Biomaterials"
Currently Product Design Engineer at Apple.

Anjali Singhal
Northwestern University, 2012
"Synchotron X-ray Diffraction of Bovine Bone"
Currently at GE Global Research, Metals Division

Alix Deymier-Black
Northwestern University, 2012
"Study of the Elasto-plastic properties of mineralized biomaterials via synchrotron high-energy x-ray diffraction"
Currently at Columbia University

Karen Yu-Chen Chen
Northwestern University, 2011
"X-ray Imaging of Nanoporous Gold: Evolution of Morphology and Internal Strain during Dealloying and Coarsening""
Currently a Research Associate, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Marie Cox
Northwestern University, 2011
"Mechanical Properties of Open Celled Bulk Metallic Glass Foams Processed by Equal Channel Angular Extrusion"
Currently at Air Force Research Laboratory

Matt Krug
Northwestern University, 2011
"Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Properties in Al-Sc Alloys With Li and Rare Earth Additions"
Currently at Arconic

Justin Scott
Northwestern University, 2010
"Processing and Properties of Metallic Foams for Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Interconnects"
Currently at TMS

Ampika Bansiddhi
Northwestern University, 2008
"Processing and Properties of Porous NiTi"
Department of Materials Engineering Faculty at Kasetsart University (Bangkok, Thailand)

John DeFouw <jdefouw(@u.northwestern.edu)>
Northwestern University, 2007
"Processing and Properties of Superconducting Metal/MgB2 Composites"
Currently at Honda (Ohio)

Rick Karnesky
Co-advised with David Seidman
Northwestern University, 2007
"Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Al-Sc with Rare-Earth Element or Al2O3 Additions"
Sandia National Laboratory

Marsha van Dalen
Co-advised with David Seidman
Northwestern University, 2007
Director of Research & Development at Eye Care & Cure Corp (Tuscon, AZ)

Scott Oppenheimer
"Processing and Characterization of Porous Ti-6Al-4V and NiTi"
Northwestern University, 2007
Currently at GE Global Research

Alan Brothers
Northwestern University, 2006
"Processing and Properties of Advanced Cellular Metals”
Manager for Cleaning and Corrosion Development at Western Digital (Bangkok, Thailand)

Marcus Young
Northwestern University, 2006
"Strain Measurements and Imaging of Metal Matrix Composites using High-Energy X-Rays"
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas

Keith Knipling
Co-advised with David Seidman
Northwestern University, 2006
"Development of a Nanoscale Precipitation-Strengthened Creep-Resistant Aluminum Alloy Containing Trialuminide Precipitates"
Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.)

Andrea Hodge <ahodge(@usc.edu)>
Northwestern University, 2002
"Processing and High Temperature Behavior of Open-Cell NiAl Foams"
Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Southern California

Emmanuelle Marquis <emannuelle.marquis(@materials.ox.ac.uk)>
Co-advised with David Seidman
Northwestern University, 2002
"Microstructural Evolution and Strengthening Mechanisms in Al-Sc and Al-Mg-Sc Alloys"
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan

Christian Fuller <christian.fuller(@ge.com)>
Co-advised with David Seidman
Northwestern University, 2002
"Temporal Evolution of the Microstructure of Al(Sc,Zr) Alloys and their Influences on Mechanical Properties"
Metallurgical Engineer with the Imaging Subsystems-X-Ray Tube division at GE Healthcare (Wisconsin)

Naomi Davis Murray <naomi.murray(@stryker.com)>
Northwestern University, 2002
"Enhancement of Solid State Foaming of Titanium by Transformation Superplasticity"
Stryker Orthopaedics (New Jersey)

Dorian Balch <dkbalach(@sandia.gov)>
Northwestern University, 2002
"X-Ray and Neutron Diffraction Studies of Syntactic Metal Foams and Metal Matrix Composites"
Sandia National Laboratories, Materials and Engineering Sciences Center (California)

Christopher Schuh <schuh(@mit.edu)>
Northwestern University, 2001
"Mechanisms and Mechanics of Transformation-Mismatch Plasticity in Titanium Alloys and Composites"
Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rajan Vaidyanathan <raj(@mail.ucf.edu)>
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
"Neutron Diffraction Study of Mechanical Deformation of NiTi and NiTi-TiC Composites"
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Central Florida (Orlando)

T. A. Venkatesh <tav(@tulane.edu)>
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
"Reactive Infiltration Processing and Compression Creep of NiAl and NiAl Composites "
Professor at Stony Brook

Peter Zwigl
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
"Transformation Superplasticity of Metals and Metal Matrix Composites"
Intel (California)

Ann Jansen <ann.m.jansen(@grace.com)>
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996
"The Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Aluminum Containing 25 vol.% of 0.3 µm Alumina Particles"
W.R. Grace, Commercial Development Manager for Residential Structures

Masters Theses

Aaron Yost <AaronYost2016@u.northwestern.edu>
"Shape memory NiTi wire"
Northwestern University, 2016
Currently at SiNode System

Jeffrey Douglas Lin <jeffreydouglaslin@(gmail.com)>
"Microstructure and aging resistance of a modified dilute Al-Sc-Zr alloy"
Northwestern University, 2015
Currently at Applied Thin Films (ATFI), Inc.

Amelia (Amy) Plunk <amelia.plunk@(gmail.com)
"Tailoring the microstructure and mechanical properties of iron scaffolds for hydrogen storage applications using directional freeze-casting"
Northwestern University, 2015
currently MS student of Secondary Science Education in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University

Tianyu (Judy) Zhu <zhutianyu0503@(gmail.com)>
"Microstructure and aging resistance of a modified dilute Al-Sc-Zr alloy"
Northwestern University, 2013
Quality and Reliability Engineer at Applied Materials

Anselm Neurohr <a.neurohr@(gmail.com)>
"The Processing and Characterization of Nickel Titanium with Orthogonal Micro-channels for Orthopedic Implants"
Northwestern University, 2010
Coming Soon!

Danny Jorgensen <djjorgs(@gmail.com)>
"Ti-6Al-4V with Micro and Macropores Produced by Powder Sintering and Electrochemical Dissolution of Steel Wires"
Northwestern University, 2009
Boston Scientific (Minneapolis, MN)

Jessica Li <jessli(@u.northwestern.edu)>
Northwestern University, 2008
attending medical school at The Ohio State University

Hipolito Gonzalez <hjg(@nrc.gov)>
Northwestern University, 2005
"Transformation Superplasticity in Zircadyne 705"
Materials Engineer at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Catherine Noble <cnoble(@tri-austin.com)>
Northwestern University, 2002
"Transformation Mismatch Plasticity of Titanium through Hydrogen Cycling and Cobalt through Thermal Cycling"
TRI/Austin

Megan Frary <MeganFrary(@boisestate.edu)>
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
Northwestern University, 2001
"Biaxial Transformation Superplasticity of Titanium Alloys and Composites"
Associate Professor at Boise State University

Jeff Grabowski
Northwestern University, 1998
"Transformation Superplasticity of Bi2O3", June 1998 (NU).
Questek Innovations

Michael Whitney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
"Transformation Superplasticity of Ceramic Matrix Composites", June 1997 (MIT).
IBM (North Carolina)

Christian Lund
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
"A Study of Deformation in Metal Matrix Composites at Room- and Elevated Temperature Using Neutron Diffraction".
Seagate (Minnesota)

Kristi Fukami
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994
"Mechanical Behavior and Thermal Recovery Characterization of NiTi-TiC Shape Memory Composites"
Raychem (California)

Cynthia Bedell
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
"Creep and Thermal Cycling Behavior of Titanium and Titanium/Titanium Carbide Metal Matrix Composites"
US Army

Stéphane Thomin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
"Effect of Thermal Stresses and Environment on the Mechanical Properties and Structure of a Titanium/SiC Composite"
French Ministry of Defense (Paris, France)

Nathan Taylor
Co-advised with Prof. Andreas Mortensen
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992
"Initial Stage Hot Pressing of Titanium and Particle Reinforced Titanium"

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Christoph Kenel <christoph.kenel@northwestern.edu>
Northwestern University, March 2017- Current
"In-Situ X-ray Tomography and Diffraction"
Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland.

Dr. Jacques Perrin Toinin <jacques.perrintoinin@northwestern.edu>
Northwestern University, March 2017- Current
"Co- and Al-base Superalloys"
Institut Matériaux Microélectronique et Nanosciences de Provence, France.

Dr. James Coakley <james.coakley@northwestern.edu>
Northwestern University, 2015 - 2016
"Co- and Ni-base Superalloys"
University of Cambridge, UK.

Dr. Hunhui Cho <hhcho@hanbat.ac.kr>
Northwestern University, 2014 - 2016
"Finite Element / Finite Volume Modeling of Foam Structure"
Professor at Hanbat National University, South Korea

Dr. Cong Wang <wangc@(smm.neu.cn)>
Northwestern University, 2013 - 2014
"Vapor Phase Processing of Superalloys"
Professor of Materials and Metallurgy at Northeastern University, China

Dr. Nhon Vo <nvo@(nanoal.com)>
Northwestern University, 2010 - 2013
"Al-Sc-Zr Alloys"
CEO at NanoAl

Dr. Chris Booth Morrison
Northwestern University, 2010 - 2011
"Al-Sc-Zr Alloys"
Materials and Process Engineer Specialist at Rolls-Royce Canada

Prof. Bing Ye<nano2giga@(gmail.com)>
Northwestern University,
"Densification of titanium powders"
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. Marcus Young<nano2giga@(gmail.com)>
Northwestern University, September, 2007 - July, 2009
"Metallurgical Study of Bronze Pieces From the Art Institute"
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas

Dr. Yuttanant Boonyongmaneerat [Vee] <yuttanant.b(@chula.ac.th)>
Northwestern University, July, 2006 - July, 2007
"Ni-based Foams for SOFC Interconnects "
Chulalongkorn University, Metallurgy and Materials Science Research Institute (MMRI)

Dr. Qizhen Li <liqizhenwj(@yahoo.com)>
Northwestern University, January, 2005 - July, 2006
"Characterization of titanium-based materials"
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University

Dr. Olivier Couteau
Northwestern University, January, 2004 - August, 2005
"Processing and high temperature properties of syntactic Al foams"
Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (Belgium)

Dr. Heeman Choe <heeman(@gmail.com)>
Northwestern University, September, 2002 - August, 2004
"Processing and mechanical properties of Ni-base superalloy foams"
"Transformation superplasticity of titanium through thermochemical cycling"
"Comparability of the Ti-TiC-W alloy system as a biomaterial"
Professor at Kookmin University (Korea)

Dr. Chris San Marchi
Northwestern University, July, 2001 - July, 2002
"Processing of Bulk Metallic Glass Foams"
Sandia National Laboratories (California)

Dr. Aria Kouzeli
Northwestern University, July, 2001 - July, 2002
"Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Dispersion-Strengthened Composites"
University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Yoshihisa Harada
Northwestern University, July, 1998 - March, 2000
"Alloying Effects on Microstructures and Mechanical Properties of Al3Sc"
Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Dr. Bing Q. Han <bingqhan(@yahoo.com)>
Northwestern University, June, 1997 - October, 1998
"Creep Properties of Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Aluminum and Magnesium"
Wood Group ESP (Oklahoma)

Dr. Herman Holzer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, December, 1996 - June, 1997
"Cu-ZrW2O8 Composites"
Hilti AG, (Lichtenstein)

Dr. Christian Verdon
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March, 1996 - February, 1997
"Creep of Oxide Dispersion-Strengthened Aluminum"
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne, Switzerland)

Dr. Angeliki Lakki
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October, 1994 - December, 1995
"Creep of Dispersion-Strengthened NiAl-Mo"
European Patent Office, (Bruxelle, Germany)

Dr. Teruo Takahashi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, April, 1993 - September, 1993
"Reactive Processing of Dispersion-Strengthened NiAl-Mo and NiAl-W"
Hyogo Prefectural Institute of Industrial Research (Japan)

Dr. Daniele Mari
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January, 1992 - June, 1993
"Mechanical Properties of Shape-Memory Composites"
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne, Switzerland)

Visiting Scholars

Micha Calvi
Northwestern University, August 2016 - December 2016
"Ink-based 3D printing of tungsten"
ETH Zurich, visiting from Prof. Ralph Spolenak's research group

Maxime Garnier
Northwestern University, August 2016 - March 2017
"Freeze-casting of ceramic matrix composite"
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, visiting from Prof. Andreas Mortensen's research group

Rafael Ferreras
Northwestern University, September 2016 - December 2016
"Co based superalloys"
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, visiting from Prof. Monica Campos's research group

Pam Yipyintum
Northwestern University, Sep 2015 - Oct 2016
"Creep behavior of tin alloys"
visiting from Prof. Boonrat Lohwongwatana'?s research group, Chulalongkorn University

Sandra Haeberli
Northwestern University, January 2015 - August 2015
"Processing of directionally-solidified freeze-cast foams"
ETH Zurich, visiting from Prof. Ralph Spolenak's research group

Zilong Wang
Northwestern University, December 2014 - February 2015
"Ni-Mn-Ga wires"
Grirem Advanced Materials, Beijing, China

André Röthlisberger
Northwestern University, December 2014 - February 2015
"Processing of directionally-solidified freeze-cast foams"
ETH Zurich, visiting from Prof. Ralph Spolenak's research group

Nicholas Lippitz
Northwestern University, September 2014- December 2014
Technical University of Braunschweig

Philipp Okle
Northwestern University, March 2014 - September 2014
"Microstructure and creep resistance of a modified dilute Al-Sc-Zr alloy"
ETH Zurich

Hyeji Park
Northwestern University, March 2014 - August 2014 and June 2016 - July 2016
"Directionally Solidified Freeze Casting of Co Foams" and "3D printing of Co superalloys"
Visiting from Prof. Heeman Choe's research group, Kookmin University

Prof. Liqiang Wang <wang_liqiang(@sjtu.edu.cn)>
Northwestern University, July 2012 - October 2013
"Bonding NiTi wires with Ni-Ti-Nb eutectic phase"
Associate Professor epartment of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sevilla (Spain)

Prof. Ranier (Ray) Sepúlveda Ferrer
Northwestern University, July 2012 - October 2013
"Freeze-cast Ti with graded porosity"
Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sevilla (Spain)

Hyungyung Jo
Northwestern University, May 2013 - August 2013
"Directionally Solidified Freeze Casting of Ni-Cu Foams"
Visiting from Prof. Heeman Choe's research group, Kookmin University

Prof. Paloma Trueba
Northwestern University, July 2012 - August 2013
"Freeze-cast Ti with graded porosity"
Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sevilla (Spain)

Prof. Noam Eliaz
Northwestern University, July 2012 - July 2013
"Co-based superalloys"
Department Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tel Aviv University (Israel)

Myounggeun Choi
Northwestern University, October 2012 - May 2013
"Directionally Solidified Freeze Casting of Ni-Cu Foams"
Visiting from Prof. Heeman Choe's research group, Kookmin University

Dr. Bin Yuan
Northwestern University,
"Cu-Al-Ni Shape Memory Foams"
Associate Professor, Department of Metallic Materials Science & Engineering, South China University of Technology (Guangzhou, China)

Dr. Zhiping Guan
Northwestern University,
"Creep Properties of Bi2Te3"
Director, Basic Properties Lab in Superplastic & Plastic Research Institute, Jilin University (Changchun, China)

Dr. Xuexi Zhang<xxzhang(@hit.edu.cn)>
Northwestern University, January, 2008 - February, 2009
"Magnetic Shape-Memory Alloy Foams"
Harbin Institute of Technology

Christian Monachon <Christian.Monachon@gmail.com>
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2008
"Study of Precipitation in Al-Li-Sc-Yb Alloys"
visiting from Prof. Andreas Mortensen's research group

Jan Frenzel
Northwestern University, July - September, 2007
"Cast NiTi(Cu) Alloys"

Dr. Yasumasa Chino
Northwestern University, 2006
"Development of new processing methods for porous titanium with controlled cell structure via powder metallurgy methods"
Now at AIST

Dr. Ofer Beeri
Northwestern University, 2005-2006
"Hydrogen induced superplasticity in metal wires"
"Aging resistance Al-Sc-RE (RE = rare earth) alloys"
Nuclear Research Center Negev (Israel)

Dr. Yoshihisa Matsumoto
Northwestern University, 2005
"Corrosion Characteristics and Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Foams"
Oita National College of Technology, Japan

Christian Greiner
University of Stuttgart, 2004
"Superelastic NiTi Foams"
University of Stuttgart (Germany)

Dr. Liang Meng
Northwestern University, 2002
"Strengthening in Al-Sc-Al2O3 alloys"
Zhejiang University, China.

Dr. John O'Dwyer
Northwestern University, 2001: "Tomography of Aluminum Foams"
Northwestern University, 2003: "Superelastic NiTi Foams"
Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Dr. Safak Yilmaz
Northwestern University, 1998-1999
"Neutron-Diffraction Study of Deformation in Metal Matrix Composites"
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Dr. Alex Wanner
Northwestern University, 1997-1998
"Measurement of Internal Stresses in Metal Matrix Composites using Synchrotron Radiation"
Universität Karlsruhe , Professor

Dr. Ali Miserez
Northwestern University, 1997
"Metal matrix composites"?
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, visiting from Prof. Andreas Mortensen's research group.
Now Professor at Nanyang Tech University, Singapore.

Mr. Jean-Marc Lefeuvre
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October, 1995 - September, 1996
"Thermal Shock Curvature of Ti-SiC Composites"
French Defense Ministry (Paris)

Mr. Jacques Teisen <Teisen.Jacques(@synthes.com)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July-October, 1995
"Superplastic Foaming of Titanium"
Synthes (Switzerland)

Undergraduates

Robert Schuld
Working with Peter Bocchini and Daniel Sauza, 2011-2014
"Designing novel high-temperature Co-base superalloys"
Oilgear (Milwaukee, WI)

Angelina Lu
Working with Dinc Erdeniz, 2014
"Processing of woven Ni-Al superalloy wires"

Justin McMath
Working with Peiqi Zheng, 2011
"Powder Metallurgy Replication of Ni-Mn-Ga Shape Memory Alloy"

Marco Diaz
Working with Chris Booth-Morrison, 2011
"The Effects of the Addition of Si to Al-Sc-Zr Alloys on Precipitation Hardening"

Anthony Tan
Working with Catherine Tupper, 2010
"Fe-based Shape Memory Alloys"
Northwestern University

Matthew Chastain
Working with Alix Deymier-Black, 2010
"Metallurgical Analysis of Copper Artifacts from Cahokia"

Andrew Ball
Working with Peiqi, 2009
"Powder Metallurgy Fabrication of Low-Cost Titanium Foams with Sodium Chloride Placeholder"

Phoebe Harpainter
Working with Peiqi, 2009
"Prehistoric Mississippian Pyrotechnology at Cahokia, Illinois"

 

January 3, 2017