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CORE CORROSION RESEARCHERS

Dr David Martinez Bastidas

Dr. David M. Bastidas

Research interests:

Corrosion prevention and its inhibition, corrosion processes and mech­anisms, corrosion of steel in concrete, smart cor­rosion inhibitors, stainless steel corrosion, electro­chemical impedance spectro­scopy, electro­chemistry, stress corrosion cracking, welding, micro­structural studies, metallurgy, materials perfor­mance in service.

Dr Hongbo Cong

Dr. Hongbo Cong

Research interests:

Corrosion, pitting and passivity. Full profile.

Dr Rajeev Kumar Gupta

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Gupta

Research interests:

Passivity, corrosion relationships, novel metallic and ceramic coatings and high temperature corrosion. Full profile.

Dr Robert S Lillard

Dr. Robert S. Lillard

Research interests:

Localized corrosion, passivity, atmospheric corrosion, hydrogen interactions, stress corrosion cracking and water radiolysis in reactor. Full profile.

Dr Qixin Zhou

Dr. Qixin Zhou

Research interests:

Coatings performance and degradation processes, self-healing coatings, water treatment and biodegradation. Full profile.

 

CORROSION CENTER FACULTY AND STEERING COMMITTEE

Name Discipline Research Interests
Lillard, Scott
Carboline Chair Corrosion Engineering
Corrosion Engineering
  • Localized corrosion
  • Passivity
  • Stress corrosion cracking and hydrogen damage
Bastidas, David M. Corrosion Engineering
  • Corrosion prevention and its inhibition, corrosion processes and mech­anisms, corrosion of steel in concrete, smart cor­rosion inhibitors, stainless steel corrosion, electro­chemical impedance spectro­scopy, electro­chemistry, stress corrosion cracking, welding, micro­structural studies, metallurgy, materials perfor­mance in service.
Cong, Hongbo Corrosion Engineering
  • Corrosion
  • Pitting
  • Passivity
Gupta, Rajeev Kumar Corrosion Engineering
  • Novel metallic and ceramic coatings
  • Passivity
  • High temperature corrosion
Zhou, Qixin Amelia Corrosion Engineering
  • Coatings performance and degradation processes
  • Self-healing coatings
  • Water treatment and biodegradation
Doll, Gary
Timken Professor of Surface Engineering
Surface  Engineering
  • Surface engineering of materials
  • Tribology
  • Nanocomposite materials
Foster, Mark D.,
Thomas A. Knowles Professor
Polymer Science
  • Microstructure and dynamics of polymer systems
  • Thin films and near interfaces
  • Novel x-ray and neutron scattering techniques
Gao, Xiaosheng Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of materials and structures
  • Fatigue and fracture mechanics
  • Multi-scale modeling of damage
Huang, Qindan Civil Engineering
  • Risk analysis
  • Structural reliability
  • Performance assessment of deteriorating structures
  • Damage detection methods
Ida, Nathan, Distinguished Professor Electrical Engineering
  • NDE and sensors
  • AC corrosion
  • Antennas
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
Ju, Lu-Kwang,
Distinguished Professor
Chemical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Biofilms and MIC
  • Fast characterization of pitting corrosion
Patnaik, Anil Structural Engineering
  • Corrosion damage to reinforced concrete and steel structures
  • Lifecycle analysis and condition assessment
  • Structural engineering  and bridge design and construction
Ramsier, Rex Physics
  • Surface interactions (metals),
  • Surface science
Soucek, Mark Polymer Engineering
  • Polymer coatings
  • Inorganic/organic hybrid coatings
  • Plasma deposition of high performance coatings
  • Kinetic and reaction mechanism studies  
Young, Gerald Applied Mathematics
  • Computational mathematical models of corrosion damage
  • Galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, biofilms
Zhe, Jiang John Mechanical Engineering
  • MEMS/NEMS and lab-on-a-chip devices,
  • Micro/nano actuators, microfluidics and nanofuidics,
  • Smart materials and structures
  • Online health monitoring of rotating machinery

NCERCAMP AFFILIATED FACULTY

Name Discipline Research Interests
Lillard, Scott Corrosion Engineering Localized corrosion, Passivity, Atmospheric corrosion, Hydrogen interactions, stress corrosion cracking, water radiolysis in reactor
Bastidas, David M. Corrosion Engineering Corrosion prevention and its inhibition, corrosion processes and mech­anisms, corrosion of steel in concrete, smart cor­rosion inhibitors, stainless steel corrosion, electro­chemical impedance spectro­scopy, electro­chemistry, stress corrosion cracking, welding, micro­structural studies, metallurgy, materials perfor­mance in service.
Cong, Hongbo Corrosion Engineering Corrosion, pitting, passivity
Gupta, Rajeev Kumar Corrosion Engineering Passivity, Corrosion relationships, Novel metallic and ceramic coatings, High temperature corrosion
Hernandez Maya, Roberto Corrosion Engineering Electrochemistry, Batteries and Fuel Cells, Materials Characterization
Rosas Camacho, Omar Corrosion Engineering Coatings performance, cathodic protection, stress corrosion cracking, MIC
Zhou, Qixin Amelia Corrosion Engineering Coatings performance, and degradation processes, self-healing coatings, water treatment, biodegradation
Cheng, Gang Chemical Engineering Biomolecular engineering, antimicrobial and antifouling hydrogels
Clemons, Curtis Mathematics Mathematical models of corrosion damage, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, biofilms
Dhinojwala, Ali Polymer Science Adhesion, friction, and wetting. His group has developed light-based spectroscopic techniques, bio-adhesion
Doll, Gary Surface  Engineering Surface engineering of materials, Tribology, Nanocomposite materials, Lubrication strategies
Evans, Edward Chemical Engineering High temperature materials and coatings
Foster, Mark D Polymer Science Polymers, structure and dynamics of polymer interfaces, X-ray and neutron scattering and scanning probe microscopy methods.
Gao, Xiaoshen Mechanical Engineering Models for Prediction of Ductile Fracture, Fatigue
Golovaty, Dimitry Mathematics Mathematical models of corrosion damage, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, biofilms
Huang, Qindan Civil Engineering Risk analysis, structural reliability, performance assessment of deteriorating structures, damage detection methods
Ida, Nathan Electrical Engineering NDE, sensors, AC Corrosion
Ju, Lu-Kwang Chemical Engineering Microbiology, Biofilms, MIC
Kreider, Kevin Mathematics Mathematical models of corrosion damage, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, biofilms
Menzemer, Craig Structural Engineering Steel Bridge Superstructures, Aluminum alloys, Bridge Repair Methods
Miller, Chris Civil Engineering Water quality modeling and management, chemical oxidation processes, hydraulic modeling, water source management-sustainability strategies
Mimoto, Nao Statistics Statistics, Mathematical models of corrosion damage
Monty, Chelsea Chemical Engineering Advanced electrochemical techniques for corrosion prevention and mitigation, monitoring MIC
Morscher, Gregory Mechanical Engineering High temp stress-oxidative/corrosion behavior, ceramic matrix composites, thermal environmental barriers, turbines
Newby, Bi-min Zhang Chemical Engineering Surface modification/patterning, Polymeric materials, Antifouling, biofilm, microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)
Patnaik, Anil Civil Engineering Corrosion of reinforced concrete and steel structures, Structural engineering design, Bridge design and construction, Structural health assessment
Ramsier, Rex Physics Surface interactions (metals), surface science
Sastry, Shivakumar Electrical Engineering Systems Analysis and Engineering, Wireless Monitoring Systems, and Large-scale Real-time Systems
Senko, John Geosciences Microbial Corrosion
Shiller, Paul Surface  Engineering Surface engineering of materials, Tribology, Nanocomposite materials, Lubrication strategies
Soucek, Mark Polymer Engineering Polymer coatings
Srivatsan, Tirumalai Mechanical Engineering Mechanical behavior of materials, environmental effects, materials processing and characterization, analysis: influences on structural response
Young, Gerald (Jerry) Mathematics Mathematical models of corrosion damage, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, biofilms
Zhe, Jiang John Mechanical Engineering Sensors, wear, lubrication, integrated lubricant oil conditioning