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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Summer Camerlo

Thesis Title: TBD

Degree Plan: Masters

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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Christopher Jasien

Thesis Title: TBD

Degree Plan: PhD

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Chloe Johnson

Thesis Title: Mechanisms of Grain Refinement in Laser Powder Bed Fusion of In-Situ Metal Matrix Composite 6061 Aluminum Alloys

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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David Loyola

Thesis Title: Development & Characterization of Thick Electron Beam Welded Commercial Al-Cu Alloy

Degree Plan: Masters

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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Abigail Miklas

Thesis Title: TBD

Degree Plan: Masters

University: Colorado School of Mines

 

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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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Robert Puerling

Thesis Title: Thermodynamics of Refractory Alloys

Degree Plan: Masters

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Brian Rodgers

Thesis Title: In-Situ Characterization of Microstructural Evolution During Simulated Additive Manufacturing in Model Alloys

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Alec Saville

Thesis Title: Microstructural Evolution in Titanium Alloys Under Additive Manufacturing Conditions

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

 

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Jeremy Shin

Thesis Title: Characterizing Additively Manufactured Inconel 718/738

Degree: Doctorate of Philosophy

School: Colorado School of Mines

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Stuart Shirley

Thesis Title: Evaluation of Processing Path Effects on Microstructure and Properties of Powder AL-TM Alloy

Degree Plan: Masters

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Gillian Storey

Thesis Title: Solute and Precipitate Effects on Magnesium Recrystallization

Degree Plan: Doctorate of Philosophy

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Meagan Wheeler

Thesis Title: Role of Solidification on Microstructure Evolution in Au65Zn30Al5

Degree Plan: Masters

University: Colorado School of Mines

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Postdoctoral Students

Sri Ranga Jai Likith

University: Colorado School of Mines

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