Department of Mechanical & Aerospace
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace

Dissertations and Theses Supervised
Image Name Year Dissertation Title Affiliation
Dr. Sastry G.V.S. Sastry 1981 Electron Microscopic Studies on Rapidly Quenched Aluminum Alloys Professor and former Head of the Department
Department of Metallurgical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)
Varanasi-221 005, India
Dr. Chaudhury Z.A. Chaudhury 1983 Structure of Rapidly Quenched Aluminum Alloys Senior Advanced Materials Engineer
Eaton's Crouse Hinds Business
Syracuse, NY
Dr. Rao M. Hanumantha Rao 1985 Rapid Solidification of Commercial Aluminum Alloys Retired Principal
Engineering College
Hyderabad, India
Dr. Singh Sheojee Singh 1987 Rapid Solidification Studies of Aluminum-Transition Metal Alloys Retired Director, Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri -828123 Dhanbad, Jhanchand, India
Dr. Menon Jyothi Menon 1988 Characterization of Metastable Crystalline and Quasicrystalline Structures in Rapidly Solidified Al-Co Alloys St. Clair College
Windsor, CANADA
Dr. Singh C.D. Singh 1989 Texture Analysis in Cold Rolled Austenitic Stainless Steels
Dr. Pandey S.K. Pandey 1990 Thermodynamics and Electron Microscopy of Rapidly Solidified Aluminum-Base Alloys
Dr. Upadhyaya Deepak Upadhyaya 1995 Development of a Superior Coating System for Continuous Silicon Carbide Fibers for Use in Titanium-Based Metal Matrix Composites
Dr. Mukhopadhyay D.K. Mukhopadhyay 1996 Development of Low Activation Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Ferritic Steels for Fusion Reactor
Dr. Hixson Earl Hixson 2003 The Effect of Intrinsic Stress on the Crystallization of an Amorphous Diffusion Barrier Layer with Applications to Refractory Metals
Dr. Sharma Satyajeet Sharma 2008 Amorphous Phase Formation in Mechanically Alloyed Fe-based Systems Materials Scientist, Global Materials R&D, Sulzer, 1101 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590
Dr. Seelam U.M.R. Seelam 2010 Structural Characterization of Sputter-Deposited SS304+xAl (x = 0, 4, 7 and 10 wt.%) Coatings and Mechanically Milled Ti, Zr and Hf Powders National Institute for Materials Science
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba 305-0047
Dr. Liu Jinling Liu 2013 High Volume Fraction Mg-based Nanocomposites: Processing, Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xi'an, China
Ph.D. Thesis Committee Member of
Image Name Year Dissertation Title Affiliation
Dr. Sinha Praveen Sinha 1995 Point Defects in Quenched and Mechanically Alloyed Intermetallic Compounds
Dr. Sinha Deepak Upadhyaya 1995 Development of a Superior Coating System for Continuous Silicon Carbide Fibers for Use in Titanium-Based Metal Matrix Composites
Dr. Mukhopadhyay D.K. Mukhopadhyay 1996 Development of Low Activation Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Ferritic Steels for Fusion Reactor
Dr. Lomness Janice K. Lomness 2001 An Investigation into the Relationship Between the Hydrogen Storage Properties and the Microstructure of Mechanically Alloyed Mixtures of Titanium, Magnesium, and Nickel
Dr. Hong Soon-Jik Hong 2001 Nanocrystallization Behavior and Consolidation of Rapidly Solidified High Strength Al Alloys Associate Professor
Division of Advanced Materials Engineering
Kongju National University
275, Budae-dong, Cheonan, Chungnam, 330-717
Dr. Kim Hong-Moule Kim 2001 Microstructures and Wear Properties of High Functional Al Composite Materials
Dr. Maeng D.Y. Maeng 2001 Consolidation and Strength of Rapidly Solidified and Extruded Al Matrix Alloy Composites
Dr. Kempshall Brian W. Kempshall 2001 Effects of Bi Grain Boundary Impurity Segregation on the Grain Boundary Diffusion of Ni into <100> Cu Symmetric Twist Grain Boundaries
Dr. Shukla Satyajit Shukla 2002 Synthesis and Characterization of Sol-Gel derived Nanomaterials and Nanocrystalline Electroless Metal Coatings
Dr. Schwarz Stephen M. Schwarz 2002 Diffusion of Ni through Cu Twist Grain Boundaries and Influence of Diffusion-Induced Recrystallization on Volume Diffusion in Cu-Ni Couples
Dr. Salama Islam A. Salama 2003 Laser Doping and Metallization in Wide Bandgap Materials: SiC, GaN, and AlN
Dr. Rathod Chandrasen Rathod 2005 Diffraction Studies of Deformation in Shape Memory Alloys and Selected Engineering Components
Dr. Rajagopalan Sudhir Rajagopalan 2005 Deformation Studies of NiTi Shape Memory Alloys Using Instrumented Indentation
Dr. Tian Zhaoxu Tian 2005 Laser Metallization and Doping of SiC and Their Applications on Fabrication of SiC Diodes and Endotaxial Layer
Dr. Balakrishnan Vinu Balakrishnan 2007 Low Temperature NiTiFe Shape Memory Alloys: Actuator Engineering and Investigation of Deformation Mechanisms using in-situ Neutron Diffraction at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Dr. Zhao Yue Zhao 2008 Self-Assembled Lipid Tubules: Structures, Mechanical Properties, and Applications
Dr. Yao Bo Yao 2008 [Fe,Pt]n Multilayer Thin Film Reactions to form L10 FePt and Exchange Spring Magnets
Dr. Yao Sachin Kulkarni 2008 Effect of Composition, Morphology and Semiconducting Properties on the Efficiency of CuIn1-xGaxSe2-ySy Thin-film Solar Cells Prepared by Rapid Thermal Processing
Dr. Garimella Narayana Garimella 2008 Multicomponent Interdiffusion in Austenitic Ni-, Fe-Ni-Base Alloys and L12-Ni3Al Intermetallic for High Temperature Applications
Dr. Mohanty Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty 2008 Phase Field Simulation of Microstructural Development Induced by Interdiffusion Fluxes under Multiple Gradients
Dr. Manjeri R. Mahadevan Manjeri 2009 Processing-Structure-Properties Correlations in Low Temperature NiTiFe Shape Memory Alloys
Dr. Perez Emmanuel Perez 2011 Interdiffusion Behavior of U-Mo Alloys in Contact with Al and Al-Si Alloys
Dr. Bera Tanmay Bera 2012 Developing Surface Engineered Liquid Crystal Droplets for Sensing Applications
Dr. Warren Andrew P. Warren 2013 X-ray Scattering Investigations of Metallic Thin Films
Dr. Keller Scott G. Keller 2013 Creep-Fatigue Crack Initiation and Propagation of a Notched Stainless Steel
Bo Li Bo Li Study of Ionomer Degradation within PEMFC Electrode (in progress)
Sara Shmalo Sara Shmalo In-Situ Neutron Diffraction Investigation of NiTiFe Shape Memory Alloys during Mechanical Loading at Cryogenic and Room Temperatures (in progress)
Image Name Year Dissertation Title Affiliation
A. Ranga Rao A. Ranga Rao 1975 Age Hardening Studies in Magnesium
S.K. Tiwari S.K. Tiwari 1976 Structure of a Rapidly Solidified Al-30%Mg Alloy
L.R.K. Rao L.R.K. Rao 1978 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Melt-Quenched Al-Cu Alloys
G. Sridhar G. Sridhar 1982 Studies on Rapidly Solidified Aluminum Alloy RR 58
D.K. Gangopadhyay D.K. Gangopadhyay 1984 Structure of Rapidly Solidified Al-Zr Alloys
Subash Chandra Subash Chandra 1987 Electron Microscopy of Quasicrystalline Mg32(Al,Zn)39
D.K. Mukhopadhyay D.K. Mukhopadhyay 1993 Structural Evolution in Mechanically Alloyed Al-Fe Alloys
Guo-Hao Chen Guo-Hao Chen 1993 Mechanical Alloying of Ti3Al-Based Alloys
Zhixue Peng Zhixue Peng 1993 Mechanical Alloying of Niobium-Aluminum Based Powders
Enhong Zhou Enhong Zhou 1995 Development of Low Density Ti-Mg Alloys by Mechanical Alloying
Marilyn V. Kuehn Marilyn V. Kuehn 2002 Electron Microscopy of Carbon Nanotube Paper
Devender Singh Devender Singh 2003 Metastable Phases in Mechanically Alloyed Al-Mg Powders
Rajesh Neelakantan Rajesh Neelakantan 2003 Study of Defects Associated with Implantation of High Dose Vanadium and Chromium into (100) Single Crystal Silicon
Pushkar Katiyar Pushkar Katiyar 2004 Processing, Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of Mechanically Alloyed Al-Al2O3 Nanocomposites
Balaji Prabhu Balaji Prabhu 2005 Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of Al-Al2O3 Nanocomposites Synthesized by High-Energy Milling Project Manager, Global Operations
Stryker Orthopaedics
325 Corporate Dr., Mahwah, NJ 07430
Umesh S. Patil Umesh S. Patil 2005 Structural Evolution in Mechanically Alloyed Fe-Based Powder Systems
Satyajeet Sharma Satyajeet Sharma 2006 Glassy Phases in Mechanically Alloyed Powders
M.S. Thesis Committee Member of
Image Name Year Dissertation Title Affiliation
Mrs. Sutapa Bhaduri Mrs. Sutapa Bhaduri 1995 Synthesis and Consolidation of Alumina-Based Nanoceramics
Mr. Kedar Sapre Mr. Kedar Sapre 2001 Absorption Behavior of Imidazoline Inhibitor and Corrosion Product Layer (CPL) Evolution in 1018 C-Steel Exposed to Multiphase Environment
Mr. Vivek S. Gade Vivek S. Gade 2002 Development of Copper Indium Gallium Disulfide, CuIn1-xGaxS2 (CIGS2) Thin Film Solar Cells on Large Area Ultra Lightweight Titanium Foils Coated with SiO2 Barrier Layers
Chandrasen Rathod Chandrasen Rathod 2003 An In-Situ Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Study of Stress-Induced Transformations in NiTi
Sachin S. Kulkarni Sachin S. Kulkarni 2003 Development of Scrubber, Optimization of Deposition Parameters for Large Area CIGS2 Solar Cells
Adrian L. Little Adrian L. Little 2004 An In-Situ Neutron Diffraction Study of Shape-Memory NiTi During Tensile and Compressive Loading
Jennifer Lemanski Jennifer Lemanski 2005 Shape Memory Alloy Actuators for Spaceport Technologies: Materials Characterization and Prototype Testing
Nidhi Mahajan Nidhi Mahajan 2005 Self-Assembled Supramolecular Structures of Chiral Phospholipids: Structures, Mechanical Properties and Patterning
Himesh Bhatt Himesh Bhatt 2005 Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite Powder and the Effects of Oxide-Based Sintering Additives on Tricalcium Phosphate
Subhaashree Sridharan Subhaashree Sridharan 2006 A Methodology for Instrumented Indentation Studies of Deformation in Bulk Metallic Glasses
Sarah Brennan Sarah Brennan 2011 Impurity and Interdiffusion in the Mg-Al System
Melan N. Jansz Melan N. Jansz 2011 Effects of Thermo-Mechanical Loading from in-situ Studies of EB-PVD Thermal Barrier Coatings
Joshua Bush Joshua Bush 2012 Phase-Field Modeling of Thermotransport in Multicomponent Systems
Joshua Bush Ashley Ewh 2012 Effects of Allotropic Transformations on Interdiffusion Behavior in Binary Systems
Dongho Shin Dongho Shin 2012 Microstructural Characteristics of Magnesium Metal Matrix Composites
Catherine C. Kammerer Catherine C. Kammerer 2013 Interdiffusion and Impurity Diffusion in Magnesium Solid Solutions
University of Central Florida