Department of Mechanical & Aerospace
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace


Funded Research and Projects
 
Agency Title Amount Period
Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX (PI) Processing of Nanocrystalline Stainless Steel-Al Composites $15, 000 September 16, 2007 to February 25, 2008
Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX (PI) Processing of Nanocrystalline Stainless Steel-Al Composites $10, 000 July 16, 2007 – September 15, 2007
Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX (PI) Characterization of Stainless Steel Coatings $6, 000 July 2006
Office of Naval Research (ONR) DURIP Program, Co-PI Acquisition of Plasma Processing Unit for Consolidation of Nanomaterials to Bulk Components $476, 597
(with $90,073 match)
July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2006
United States National Science Foundation (NSF), PI Mechanically Alloyed Iron-Based Bulk Metallic Glasses and Their Characterization $308, 907 (with $15,797 match) August 1, 2003 – July 31, 2007
United States National Science Foundation (NSF), PI High-Volume Fraction Nanocomposites with Optimized Microstructures $112, 140 (with $16,020 match) July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2006
Office of Naval Research (ONR), PI Consolidation of Mechanically Alloyed Nanocrystalline MoSi2+Si3N4 Powders $50, 030 January 15, 2002 – December 31, 2003
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through KSC, Co-PI Quasicrystalline Materials for Hydrogen Recovery and Purification $80, 000 July 1, 2002 – September 30, 2004
United States National Science Foundation (NSF), PI High-Strength Wear-Resistant Nanocomposite Al-Base Alloys by Rapid Solidification Processing $18, 708 January 15, 2001 – December 31, 2003
University of Central Florida In-House Research, PI Development of Inexpensive Cu-Ga and Cu-In-Ga-S (or Se) Targets for Solar Cell Applications $7, 481 May 1, 2002 – April 30, 2003
Chungnam National University, Daejon, South Korea, PI Synthesis of Advanced Materials by Rapid Solidification Processing $10, 000 May 1, 2000 – April 30, 2001
United States National Science Foundation (NSF), PI The International Conference, THERMEC 2000 $10, 000 May 1, 2000 – April 30, 2001
United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), PI The International Conference, THERMEC 2000 $10, 000 September 1, 2000 – April 30, 2001
Technology International, Inc., PI Novel Methods of Brazing Dissimilar Materials $67, 000 January 1, 2000 – December 31, 2000
StorageTek/Colorado Advanced Materials Institute, PI Improved Wear-Resistant Alloys for Tape Head Applications $20, 000 July 1, 1998 –June 30, 2000
NADET/Technology International, Inc., PI Development of New Brazing Processes for Attachment of TSP Diamonds to Drag Bits $39, 000 May 1, 1998 – July 31, 2000
Gas Research Institute (GRI)/Technology International, Inc., PI Multilayer Brazing of TSP Diamonds $10, 000 February 1, 1999 – April 30, 2000
Federal Energy Technology Center (FETC)/Technology International, Inc., PI A Finite Element Modeling of Thermal Residual Stresses during Brazing of TSP Diamond to Tungsten Carbide $63, 000 November 1, 1998 – May 31, 1999
University of Central Florida