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Research Areas

  • Improvement of Ni-base superalloys used in commercial jet engine applications using first-principles calculations and CALculation of PHAse Diagrams (CALPHAD) modeling technique.
  • First-principles calculations of self-, dilute, and non-dilute diffusion coefficients in fcc and bcc metals.
  • Database development of Ni-base superalloy systems using the CALPHAD approach.

Education

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, French Minor, 2008

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