Graduate Researchers

Meet the Masters and PhD students in CANFSA!

Mike Kaufman

Adam Freund

PhD

Project: Aluminum for H2 Service
Amy Clarke

Adira Balzac

PhD

Project: Thermomechanical Processing of Refractory Multi-Principal Element Alloys For Ultrahigh Temperature Performance
Pete Collins

Albert Monty Ostlind

Masters

Project: Correlating TMP Models With Shop Floor Processing Data Feedback
Mike Kaufman

Brian Rodgers

PhD

Project: In-Situ Characterization of Microstructural Evolution During Simulated Additive Manufacturing in Model Alloys
Amy Clarke

Gus Becker

PhD

Project: Development of Cabinet Based Computed Tomography Methods for Studies of Microstructures and Defects in Metals
Pete Collins

Charles Smith

Masters

Project: Data Driven Qualification Framework For Metals Additive Manufacturing
Mike Kaufman

Chris Jasien

PhD

Project: Microstructure and Processing Links in Beta-Titanium During Additive Manufacturing
Amy Clarke

Daniel McConville

Masters/PhD

Project: TBD
Pete Collins

David Loyola

Masters

Project: Development & Characterization of Thick Electron Beam Welded Commercial Al Cu Alloy
Mike Kaufman

Emily Pittman

PhD

Project: Thermomechanical Characterization and Dynamic Deformation of the TWIP Ti Alloy, Ti-15Mo
Amy Clarke

Finn Bamrud

Masters

Project: Microstructure Control of Additively Manufactured Metals of Interest to the NNSA Complex
Pete Collins

Henry Geerlings

PhD

Project: Maximizing Scrap Recycling By Designing Cu Tolerant Steel Compositions
Mike Kaufman

James Frishkoff

PhD

Project: Fe-Containing Multi-Principal Element Alloys for Armor
Amy Clarke

Jamie McIntyre

PhD

Project: Aluminum Recycling Through Wire Additive Manufacturing
Pete Collins

Jesus Vazquez

PhD

Project: PVD Coatings to Eliminate Lubricant Use During Forging
Mike Kaufman

Jesus Vazquez Gonzales

Masters

Project: High Temperature Mechanical Properties of Wire Arc Additively Manufactured Alloys
Amy Clarke

Lionel Promel

Masters

Project: Maximizing Scrap Recycling by Designing  Cu Tolerant Steel Compositions
Pete Collins

Megan Le Corre

PhD

Project: Additive Manufacturing of Refractory Multi-Principal Element Alloys (RMPEAs)
Mike Kaufman

Nadria Surghani

Masters

Project: Casting Modeling and Quality of Metallic Alloys
Amy Clarke

Oliver Hesmondhalgh

PhD

Project: In-situ Visualization of Microstructure Evolution in Metallic Alloys Under Additive Manufacturing Conditions
Pete Collins

Ruben Ochoa

PhD

Project: Control of Microstructure During Additive Manufacturing of Ni Alloys
Mike Kaufman

Sophie Hill

PhD

Project: Understanding Microstructure Evolution and High Temperature Mechanical Properties of a High Deposition Rate Additively Manufactured Ni Based Alloy to Enable the Future of Clean Energy
Amy Clarke

Spencer Hunt

PhD

Project: U-10Mo Casting Modeling/Al Oxide Melt Interactions
Pete Collins

Tara Mitra

Masters

Project: Microstructure Control of Additively Manufactured Inoculated Al Alloys
Mike Kaufman

Valava Sambandam Rani

Masters

Project: Quenching and partitioning of Ti-6Al-4V and novel heat treatments of β-Ti alloys to design microstructures and properties
Pete Collins

Will Waliser

PhD

Project: Fundamentals of Recrystallization Temperature in Binary Nb Alloys

Postdoctoral Researchers

Mike Kaufman

Adriana Eres-Castellanos

Postdoc

Focus: Additive Manufacturing of Nickel and Aluminum Alloys

Pete Collins

Alec Saville

Postdoc

Focus: Additive Manufacturing of Titanium, Aluminum, and Stainless Steel Alloys

Amy Clarke

Benjamin Ellyson

Postdoc

Focus: High Strain-Rate Deformation of Titanium, Refractory, and High Entropy Alloys

Amy Clarke

Nathan Peterson

Postdoc

Focus: High Strain-Rate Deformation of Metallic Alloys and X-ray Radiography of Polymers/Metals