Students

 

MILAN AGNANI

Thesis Title: Effects of Retained Austenite on Fatigue Crack Growth in Carburized Steel Microstructures
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

TREVOR BALLARD

Thesis Title: Influence of Hot Rolling Conditions on the State of Microalloying Elements in Low Carbon Plate Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

ROHIT BARDAPURKAR

Thesis Title: Development of New Coating Alloys
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

DIPTAK BHATTACHARYA

Thesis Title: Liquid Metal Embrittlement of Zn-coated AHSS
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

CASEY BROWN

Thesis Title: NbC-Added High Carbon Steel Grinding Media with Increased Wear Resistance
Degree Plan: Master of Science, Doctorate of Philosophy

 

MICHAEL COX

Thesis Title: Reducing the Effects of Texture on Phase Fraction Measurement of Retained Austenite Using X-Ray Diffraction
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

CHRIS FINFROCK

Thesis Title: Austenite Stability in Advanced High Strength Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

JAMES FRISHKOFF

Thesis Title: Fe-Containing Multi-Principle Element Alloys For Armor Applications
Degree Plan: Master of Science

 

JACK GALUARDI

Thesis Title: Intercritical Annealing of HY Steel to Improve Fracture Toughness
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

CASEY GILLIAMS

Thesis Title: Optimization of Processing, Microstructure, and Performance of Q&P Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

KELSY HOLTGREWE

Thesis Title: Effect of Vanadium-Nitrides on Acicular Ferrite Formation and Toughness in the Heat-Affected Zone of HSLA Steel Plate
Degree Plan: Master of Science

 

ETHAN HOYT

Thesis Title: Hydrogen Embrittlement of High Strength Steel Fasteners
Degree Plan: Master of Science

 

MICHAEL JACOBS

Thesis Title: Induction Tempering of Induction Hardened Shafts
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

PAWAN KATHAYAT

Thesis Title: Microstructural Engineering to Achieve Low Cost, High Performance Solutions For Hydrogen Storage
Degree Plan: Master of Science

 

MICHELLE KENT

Thesis Title: The Effects of Thermal History on Crack Initiation and Growth of Precipitation Hardened Ni-Fe-Cr Alloys During In-Situ Hydrogen Charging in Downhole Oil & Gas Environments
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

YURAN “JASON” KONG

Thesis Title: Microstructural Engineering of Mn-Alloyed Duplex Steels For Hydrogen Storage and Delivery
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

TRAVIS MARSH

Thesis Title: Development of Quenching and Partitioning Plate Steel Intended for Wear and Toughness Applications
Degree plan: Master of Science

 

DAVID MARSHALL

Thesis Title: Investigation on the Paint Bake Effect in Resistance Spot Welds of Advanced High Strength Steels
Degree Plan: Master of Science, Doctorate of Philosophy

 

JOSH MUELLER

Thesis Title: Microstructure Evolution in Intercritical Annealed Medium-Manganese Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

MALAVIKHA RAJIVMOORTHY

Thesis Title: DFT Modeling of Solute Interactions at Grain Boundaries
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

CONNOR RIETEMA

Thesis Title: Development of Advanced 12Cr-1Mo Ferritic/Martensitic Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

MICHAEL RUPINEN

Thesis Title: The Effect of Ni, Mo, and V on Microstructure and Property Evolution in 0.28C, 0.75Mn, 0.25Si, 1Cr Steel
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

JORDAN SCHOOLS

Thesis Title: Effect of Chemical Composition and Heat Treatment Conditions on the Bendability of Martensitic Steels
Degree Plan: Master of Science

 

MATTHEW SCHREIBER

Thesis Title: Post-Processing Heat Treatments on Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of AM 316 Stainless Steel
Degree Plan: Master of Science

 

TOMÁS SCUSERIA

Thesis Title: Advanced Manufacturing of Low-Density Steels for Transportation Applications
Degree plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

DOUG SMITH

Thesis Title: Effect of Prior Microstructure on Quenched and Partitioned Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

 

MELISSA THRUN

Thesis Title: Controlling Austenite Stability in Advanced High Strength Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy