Students

Milan Agnani

Thesis Title: Interaction between Fatigue Cracks and Retained Austenite in Carburized Steel Microstructures
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Trevor Ballard

Thesis Title: Influence of Hot Rolling Condition on Precipitation and Segregation of Microalloy Elements in Low Carbon Plate Steel
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Rohit Bardapurkar

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

Julian Benz

Thesis Title: The Effect of Vanadium and other Microalloying Elements on the Microstructure and Properties of Bainitic HSLA-Type Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Diptak Bhattacharya

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

Brandon Blesi

Thesis Title: Bake Hardening Behavior of Multiphase and PHS Steel Grades
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Andrea Bollinger

Thesis Title: Determination of Hydrogen Embrittlement Characteristics in Next Generation TRIP Sheet Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Ethan Buchner

Thesis Title: Effect of Nitrogen and Processing Variations on the Contribution of Vanadium to Hardenability and Temper Resistance of Q&T Bar Steels
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Ian Buterbaugh

Thesis Title: Mechanical Property Effect of Microniobium Additions and Significant Manganese Reductions in Structural Plate Steels
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Alan Carter

Thesis Title: Assessment of Aging Degradation Mechanisms of Alloy 709 for Sodium Fast Reactors
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Caleb Felker

Thesis Title: Processing Effects on Interphase Precipitation in Ti-Mo-V Microalloyed Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Chris Finfrock

Thesis Title: Austenite Stability in Advanced High Strength Steels: Deformation Behavior During Forming and in Service
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Daniel Fridman

Thesis Title: Nb in Press Hardening Steel: Influence on Phase Transformation Kinetics and Mechanical Properties
Degree Plan: MS/PhD

Clarissa Gallardo

Thesis Title: Influence of Residual Stress and Texture on Crack Propagation in Flat Steel Wires
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Casey Gilliams

Thesis Title: Influence of Retained Austenite Stability on the Performance of QP-Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Alexandra Glover

Thesis Title: Double Soaking Response of Medium-Manganese TRIP Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Michele Godoy

Thesis Title: Characterization of carbon formation in Hot Briquetted Iron and Direct Reduced Iron
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Dane Hyer-Peterson

Thesis Title: Hydrogen Embrittlement of High Strength Fasteners
Degree Plan: MS

Virginia Judge

Thesis Title: Processing Effects on Mechanical Properties and Fracture of Quenched-and-Tempered 4340 Steel
Degree Plan: Master of Science/PhD

Brian Kagay

Thesis Title: Hydrogen Embrittlement of Nickel-Base Corrosion Resistant Alloys for Oil and Gas Applications
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Travis Marsh

Thesis Title: TBD (something related to Q&P Plate)
Degree plan: Master of Science

Emily Mitchell

Thesis Title: TBD
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Kayla Molnar

Thesis Title: Effect of Spot Welding Micro-Crack on Fatigue Durability and Crash Performance in TRIP Steel
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Josh Mueller

Thesis Title: Prediction of Microstructural Evolution in Intercritically Annealed Med-Mn TRIP Steels: A Modeling and Experimental Approach
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Nicholas Novack

Thesis Title: Effect of Nickel Content on the Rolling-Sliding Contact Fatigue of Carburized Steels
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Mary O’Brien

Thesis Title: The Effect of Microstructure on Hydrogen Induced Cracking in Pipeline Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Ryan Plessinger

Thesis Title: Characterization of Galvanized Sheet Steel Defects towards Enabling Defect Free Zinc Coatings
Degree Plan: Master of Science

Ty Porter

Thesis Title: Aging Degradation Mechanisms of Alloy 709
Degree Plan: Master of Science

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

Tomás Scuseria

Thesis Title: TBD (Low-Density Steels)
Degree plan: Master of Science

Doug Smith

Thesis Title: Effect is Prior Microstructure on Third Generation Advanced High Strength Steels
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

Larissa Vilela Costa

Thesis Title: Fatigue of Low-Pressure Carbonitrided Steel
Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy