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

2012 Doctoral Theses

Benjamin Anglin
Investigation and Characterization of Thermoelastic Eigenstresses Near Microstructural Features and the Application to Tin Whisker Growth
Advisor: Anthony Rollett

Patrick Callahan
Quantitative Characterization and Comparison of Precipitate and Grain Shape in Ni-based Superalloys using Moment Invariants
Advisor: Marc DeGraef

Kelvin Cheung
The Effect of Mold Flux on Reheat Scale Austentic Stainless Steel Slabs
Advisor: Chris Pistorius

Hyeon Jeong Cho
Rate Determining Steps of the Oxidation of Natural Magnetite Concentrates and Magnetite Pellets
Advisor: Chris Pistorius

Lin Hu
Crystal Plasticity Based Constitutive Modeling of Plastic Deformation Under Complex Strain Paths in AA 5754
Advisor: Anthony Rollett

Nicholas Jones
A Study of the Oxidation of Fe1-xCox Alloys and their resulting Magnetic Properties
Advisor: Michael McHenry

Debashis Kar
Correlating Grain Boundary Properties to Distributions During Anisotropic Grain Growth - An Interface Field Study in Two and Three Dimensions
Advisor: Gregory Rohrer & Anthony Rollett

Samuel Kernion
High Flux Density and Mechanically Processed (Co, Fe)-based Nanocrystalline Alloys for High Frequency Power Conversion
Advisor: Michael McHenry

Jonathan LeDonne
Characterization of Bulk Lamellar Accumulative Roll Bonded (ARB) Cu-Nb Composities Across the Length Scale
Advisor: Anthony Rollett

Li Li
Photocatalytic Activity of Heterostructed Powers: Nanostructured TiO2 Shell Surrounding Microcrystalline Cores
Advisor: Greg Rohrer & Paul Salvador

Wen Li
Activation of Stainless Steel Corrosion in Acid Solutions by Thiocyanate
Advisor: Chris Pistorius

Fang Liu
Microstructural and Compositional Investigations of InGaN/GaN and AlGaN/GaN Structures for Light Emitting Diodes
Advisor: Lisa Porter

Yimeng Lu
Identification and Characterization of Localized Conductivity Changes in Resistive Switching Devices
Advisor: Marek Skowronski & Paul Salvador

Aymeric Moinet
The Free Meniscus Problem in the Continuous Casting of Steel: A Computational Model of Cast Surface
Advisor: Alan Cramb

Satyajeet Ojha
Fabrication of Transparent Composites With High Inorganic Concentration: An Enthalpic Approach
Advisor: Michael Bockstaller

Debdutta Roy
Effect of Silicon on the Desulfurization of Al-killed Steels
Advisor: Richard Fruehan & Chris Pistorius

Andrew Schultz
The Growth and Photochemical Activity of Hematite Films on Perovskite Substrates
Advisor: Greg Rohrer & Paul Salvador

Joseph Tucker
Sythetic Microstructure-Based Lifing of Ni-Based Superalloys
Advisor: Anthony Rollett

Yiling Zhang
Visible-light Photocatalytic Activity of Ti02/BiFeO3 Heterostructures
Advisor: Greg Rohrer & Paul Salvador