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  • Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Professor, Metallurgical Engineering

Current Courses

Spring 2022

  • MET E 5300-001
    Alloy & Material Design
    Location: WEB L120 (WEB L120)
  • MET E 6300-001
    Alloy & Material Design
    Location: WEB L120 (WEB L120)

Fall 2021

Summer 2021

Professional Organizations

  • American Ceramic Society. 05/01/2017 - present. Position : Member.
  • Materials Research Society. 04/01/2016 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Materials International. 03/01/2010 - present. Position : Member.
  • The Minerals, Metals and Metallurgical Society (TMS). 02/01/2010 - present. Position : Member.

Teaching Philosophy

No one probably said better:

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge"

Albert Einstein

Courses I Teach

  • Met E 3530 - Excperimental Techniques in Metallurgy
    A course on principles and laboratory techniques of materials characterization methods including microscopy, material testing, X-ray diffraction, spectroscopy
  • Met E 5450 - Mechanical Metallurgy
    A foundational and quantitative course into mechanical behavior and properties of metals and alloys
  • Met E 6300 - Alloy and Material Design
    Evolutionary paradigms in the structure and properties of alloys such as steels, aluminum and titanium, nickel, shape memory materials, cermets and composites are covered (Taught in Fall of odd years)
  • Met E 6450 - Mechanical Metallurgy
    Same as for Met E 5450
  • Met E 6800 - Graduate Seminar
    In spring of alternate years

Teaching Projects

  • Alloy & Material Design Text Book Development. Project Lead: Ravi Chandran. none 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2022.
  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials Text Book Development. Project Lead: K. S. Ravi Chandran. none 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2022.
  • Principles and Practice in Materials Characterization (text Book Development). Project Lead: K. S. Ravi Chandran. 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2022.

Small Group Teaching

  • Electrochemistry of Li-ion Batteries.  09/2019  -  05/31/2022
  • CALPHAD Phase Diagram Modeling.  01/01/2019  -  12/31/2022
  • Computational Mechanical Behavior.  08/2014  -  06/30/2022
  • Physical Metallurgy of Titanium Alloys.  08/2013  -  07/2019
  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics Analysis.  08/2012  -  07/2019

Current Students

  • Madhu Jagannathan, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Thesis. Role: Chair.
  • Madhu Jagannathan, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Thesis. Role: Chair.

Undergraduate Students

Joshua Ramos, 2012-

Somnang Rou, 2013-