Biographies

Included below are biographies of every student researcher currently part of the Center for Advanced Non-Ferrous Structural Alloys. Feel free to explore them, find out more about each researcher and how they came to join the center.

Graduate Students

Gus Becker

Thesis Title: Development of Cabinet Based Computed Tomography Methods for Studies of Microstructures and Defects in Metals

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Connor Campbell

Thesis Title: Characterization of Regions in Ti-6Al-4V Forgings with Diminished Ultrasonic Inspectability

Degree Plan: Masters of Science

University: Colorado School of Mines

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John Copley

Thesis Title: In-situ Studies of Strain Rate Effects on Phase Transformations and Microstructural Evolution in Multi-Principal Element Alloys

Degree Plan: Masters of Science

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Nelson Delfino de Campos Neto

Thesis Title: Advanced Engineered Coatings with Extended Die Life for Tooling

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Ben Ellyson

Thesis Title: In-situ Studies of Strain Rate Effects on Phase Transformations and Microstructural Evolution in Beta-Titanium Alloys

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

 

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Joe Jankowski

Thesis Title: Development of Novel High Temperature Aluminum Alloys

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

 

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Chloe Johnson

Thesis Title: Microstructural Evolution of Metallic Alloys During Rapid Solidification

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Kenji Koike

Thesis Title: Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Heavily Cold-rolled and Subsequently Heat-treated Cu-3wt.%Ti with Nano-lamellar Structure

Degree Plan: Master of Science

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Byron McArthur

Thesis Title: In-situ Observation of Phase and Texture Evolution Proceeding Abnormal Grain Growth in Ni-Based Aersopace Alloys

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Brady McBride

Thesis Title: Accumulative Roll Bonding of Aluminum and Titanium Sheets Toward Low Temperature Super Plasticity

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Michael Mendoza

Thesis Title: Characterization of Microstructures and Mechanical Properties in Linear Friction Welded and Electron Beam Additively Manufactured Ti-6Al-4V

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Iowa State University

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Brian Milligan

Thesis Title: Identification of Deformation Mechanisms of Thermally Stable Cast Al-Cu Alloys Via Neutron Diffraction

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Sean Mills

Thesis Title: Characterization of Microstructure Evolution in Nickel-Titanium-Hafnium Intermetallics

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Alec Saville

Thesis Title: Rationalization of Liquid/Solid and Solid/Solid Interphase Instabilities During Thermal – Mechanical Transients of Metal Additive Manufacturing

Degree Plan: Masters of Science and Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

 

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Postdoctoral Students

Yaofeng Guo

Project Title: In-situ studies of strain rate effect on phase transformation and microstructural evolution in β-Titanium and multi-principle element alloys.

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Jonah Klemm-Toole

Project Titles: In-Situ Studies of Strain Rate Effects on Phase Transformations and Microstructural Evolutions in Multi-Principal Element Alloys and Beta-Titanium Alloys, Microstructural Evolution of Metallic Alloys During Rapid Solidification, Rationalization of Liquid/Solid and Solid/Solid Interface Instabilities During Thermal – Mechanical Transients of Metal Additive Manufacturing

University: Colorado School of Mines

 

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