Recent Doctoral Theses-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

2009 Doctoral Theses

Abhilasha Bhardwaj
The Composition Dependence of the Photochemical Reactivity of SrxBa1-xTiO3
Advisor: Gregory Rohrer

Nina Burbure
Influence of Ferroelectric Substrates on the Photochemical Reactivity of TiO2 Thin Films
Advisor: Gregory Rohrer

Hui Du
Processing, Microstructure, and Microwave Dielectric Properties of Tunable (Ba,Sr)TiO3 Thin Films
Advisors: Paul Salvador & Marek Skowronski

Sarthak Havelia
Epitaxial Stabilization of Kinetically Frustrated Metastable Materials
Advisor: Paul Salvador

Piyamanee Komolwit
The Effect of Cobalt and Carbon on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Martensitic Precipitation Strengthened Stainless Steels
Advisor: Warren Garrison

Jianguo Long
FeCoB and FeZrSi-based Nanocomposite Soft Magnetic Alloys and Application
Advisors: Michael McHenry and David Laughlin

Paul Ohodnicki
Crystallization and Magnetic Field Processing of Co-Rich Co,Fe-Based Nanocrystalline and Amorphous Soft Magnetic Alloys
Advisors: Michael McHenry and David Laughlin

Charudatta Phatak
On the Use of Phase Reconstructed Vector Field Electron Tomography for the 3-D Study of Magnetic Materials
Advisor: Marc De Graef

Nicolaus Rock
Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Electrocatalysts and Supports for Use in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
Advisor: Prashant Kumta

Hua Yuan
Study of Composite Thin Films for Applications in High Density Data Storage
Advisor: David Laughlin

Cong Wang
A Study of Transient Ladle Reactions Involving Aluminum, Titanium and Oxygen in Molten Iron
Advisor: Sridhar Seetharaman

Wei Wang
Silicon Based Nanocomposites as Lithium-ion Battery Anodes
Advisor: Prashant Kumta