Professor
University of North Texas

CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

  • Distinguished Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas
  • Director, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute
  • Site Director, NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Friction Stir Processing

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Friction stir welding and processing
  • Processing and properties of ultrafine grained materials (including nanocrystalline)
  • Superplastic forming
  • High temperature mechanical behavior of materials (particularly creep and superplasticity)
  • Discontinuously reinforced aluminum composites
  • Nanophase aluminum alloys
  • Bulk metallic glasses
  • Materials selection for alternative energy systems
  • Hydrokinetic energy

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