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Juried Conference Proceedings (2011)


  • A. Hekmat-Ardakan, F. Ajersch, X.-Grant Chen, and M. Tebib, “ Development of Hypereutectic Al-Si Alloys with variable Mg Content”, Proc. Light Metals Symposium, COM 2011, Metallurgical Society of CIM, Oct. 2-5, 2011.(11pages)

  • A Ilbagi, P Delshad Khatibi1, H Henein1, R Lengsdorf, D M Herlach, “Microstructural analysis of rapidly solidified particles of Al-Ni alloys”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, in review, 12 pp.

  • C. Koutsaris, F. Ajersch, F. Ilinca, F. E. Goodwin, “ Experimental Simulation of Dross Generation for GA and GI Operations”, Proc. Galvatech 2011, Genoa, Italy, June 21-24, 2011, (8 pages)

  • D. M. Herlach, S. Klein, P. Galenko, Ch-A. Gandin, D. Tourret, H. Henein, A. Ilbagi, A. Garcia-Escorial, “Non-equilibrium solidification, modeling for microstructure engineering of industrial alloys (NEQUISOL)”, IAC IAC-11.A2.4.12, 2011, 14 pp.

  • D. Li, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Direct Observations and Modelling of Metals Flows in the Meniscus Region, of the Horizontal Single Belt Casting Process”, Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp445-452

  • D. Li, M. Isac, and R.I.L. Guthrie, “Studies of Ca-based Amorphous Strips via the Horizontal Single Belt Casting Process”, Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp 441-445.

  • D. Li, J. Gill, M. Isac, R.I.L Guthrie, “Studies of Fluid Flow and Meniscus Behaviour during Horizontal Single Belt Casting (HSBC) of Thin Metallic Strips”, accepted for publication in the TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2011 Proceedings, San Diego, California, February 27-March 3, 2011.

  • F. Ajersch, C. Koutsaris, F. Ilinca and F. E. Goodwin,” Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Dross Generation in Continuous Galvanizing Baths”, Proc. 103rd Galvanizers Association Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama, 2011. (12 pages)

  • F. Ajersch, F. Ilinca and F. E. Goodwin, “ Numerical Investigation of Dross Formation and Minimization in Continuous Galvanizing Baths”, Proc. Galvatech 2011, Genoa, Italy, June 21-24, 2011.( 8 pages)

  • F. Ajersch, “Development and Challenges of Continuous Galvanizing of Steel”, Roderick Guthrie Honorary Symposium, Montreal, Canada, June 6-9, 2011.

  • F. Bernier, P. Lemieux, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, Y. Thomas, “Sintered lamellar soft magnetic composites: Shaping and Magnetic Properties”, Thermec 2011, Quebec City, Qc, Canada, August 1-5, 2011.

  • F. Chiesa, N. Giguère, B. Duchesne, "Distribution of the Quality Index in AlSiMg Castings Produced by Different Processes; Reality vs Predictions", Proceeding of the 5th Light Metals Technology Conference, Luneburg (D)., July 19-22, 2011, in Materials Science Forum Vol. 690, Light Metals Technology V. p 238-241

  • F. Chiesa, “Achieving Quality via Fluid Flow and Solidification Modelling in the Shape Casting of Light Metals (Al, Mg. Ti)", Proceeding of Roderick Guthrie Honorary Symposium, Mc Gill Metals Processing Center Editorial and Business Office, p 182-187, Château Vaudreuil, Oct 6-9, 2011

  • S. Ge, M. Isac. R.I.L. Guthrie, “Review of the History and Recent Development of Strip Casting Technology”, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp 533-556.

  • H. Henein: “An Efficient Method to Measure Physical Properties of Melts,” Proceedings of the Roderick Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, Mihaiela Isac, Editor, McGill Metals Processing Centre, Montreal, 2011, pp 196-201

  • H.J. McQueen, N.D. Ryan and E.V.Konopleva, “Austenite Hot Substructure Essential Basis of Steel TMP”, Guthrie Symp. Proc. Metallurgy, M.Isac, ed.,McGill Metal Proc. Center, Montreal (2011)pp.205-211

  • H.J. McQueen and E. Evangelista, “Hot Working Defines Thermomechanical Processing (TMP) for Aluminum Alloys and Composites”, Thermec 2011,(Quebec City, T. Chandra, et al., eds.) Mat. Sci. Forum (in press)

  • H.J. McQueen, “Behavior of Pearlite in Thermo Mechanical Processing and Service - Historical Perspective”, Thermec 2011, (Quebec City, T. Chandra, et al., eds.) ibid 475 (in press)

  • H.J. McQueen, M.E. Kassner, S. Spigarelli and E. Evangelista, “Hot Deformation and Processing of AL Alloys”, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2011. 

  • K. Chattopadhyay, Mihaiela Isac, "Dimensionless Numbers for Tundish Modelling and the Guthrie Number (Gu)" Guthrie Honorary Symposium, Montreal, Canada, June 6-9, 2011, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp.501-508

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, "Effect of Flow Control Devices on Liquid Steel Cleanliness in a Tundish" Guthrie Honorary Symposium, Montreal, Canada, June 6-9, 2011, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp.501-508, pp 484-492.

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, "Numerical Modelling of Non-Isothermal Melt Flows in a Delta Shaped Four Strand Tundish" Guthrie Honorary Symposium, Montreal, Canada, June 6-9, 2011, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp.501-508, 476-483.

  • K. Morales Higa, R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, R.D. Morales, “Fluid Flow Behavior delivered to a Tundish via a Dissipative Ladle Shroud (DLS)” accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 2011 Iron and Steel Technology Conference and Exhibition”, May 2-5, 2011, Indianapolis, USA

  • K. Morales-Higa, L. E. Calzado, R.I.L.Guthrie, M. Isac, R.D.Morales; "Fluid Flow Behaviour during Refilling in a Delta-shaped Four Strand Tundish, 2011, Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp.501-508.

  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, K. Chattopadhyay; “Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics to Enhance Liquid Steel Quality in Steelmaking Vessels” Proceedings of the Richard J. Fruehan Symposium: Physical Chemistry of Sustainable Metals, June 1-2, 2011, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA,USA

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L.Guthrie; “The Concept of micro-bubbles within a tundish- physical and mathematical modelling”, METEC, STEELSIM, 2011, June 27- July 1, Dusseldorf, Germany.

  • L.E. Calzado, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Modeling of Shrouding of a Supersonic Oxy-Fuel Burner System”, Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp. 452-460.

  • L.E. Calzado, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Characterization of Co-Firing Combustion in a Pilot Scale Multi-Mode Combustor as a Single Burner Furnace”, Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp. 465-469

  • M. Isac, A. Chakraborty, L.E. Calzado, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Development of an Aqueous Particle Sensor (APSIII) System as a Research Tool for Studying the Behaviour of Inclusions in Water Models of Tundish Operations”, accepted for publication in the TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2011 Proceedings, San Diego, California, February 27-March 3, 2011, pp 27-34.

  • M. Isac; “An Exciting Journey on the Road of Process Metallurgy”; Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium, Montreal, Canada, June 6-9, 2011.

  • M. Isac (Keynote Speaker), R.I.L. Guthrie; "The development of Process Metallurgical Research at McGill University, and its Impact on Industry" Proc. Roderick Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, Library and Archives Canada, pp 3-16.

  • P. Lemieux, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “A New Direct Casting Process for Ribbon based Soft Magnetic Composites Modelling and Validation”, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp. 522-533

  • P. Lemieux, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Defining the Limits of the Sintered Lamellar Soft Magnetic Composite Technology Applied to Different Ferromagnetic Base Materials”, Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp 509-522.

  • P. Lemieux, Y. Thomas, D. Brassard, S. Pelletier, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Development and Shaping of Lamellar Soft Magnetic Composite”, Soft Magnetic Materials 2011, SMM2011, Kos Island, Greece.

  • P.Leo, E. Cerri, H.McQueen, Microstucture and Hot Workability of Al-Mg-Si Alloy in the AS-CAST and Homogenized State, Light Metals 2011, COM 50,Met. Mat Soc. CIM, Montreal, (2011), pp.583-595.

  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, K. Chattopadhyay; “A Review of some Applications of CFD Modelling to Enhance Liquid Steel Quality in Ladles and Tundishes”, METEC, STEELSIM, 2011, June 27- July 1, Dusseldorf, Germany

  • R.I.L.Guthrie (Invited Keynote), Mihaiela Isac, Kinnor Chattopadhyay "Some examples of the application of computational fluid dynamics to enhance liquid steel quality in tundishes" Proceedings of the Richard J. Fruehan Symposium, June1-2, 2011, Carnegie Mellon University, pp 153-162.

  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, keynote address “In-Situ Sensors for Liquid Metal Quality”, Symposium Sensors, and Simulation for Process Control, TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2011 Proceedings, San Diego, California, February 27-March 3, 2011, pp 3-14.

  • Z. Ghouleh, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Controlled-Crystallization Heat Treatment for the Attainment of a Glass-Ceramic Material from Unstable Incineration Residues”, Proceedings of the Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, MMPC, ISBN #978-0-986968-0-6, pp 484-493.


Juried Conference Proceedings (2013)


  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, “Near Net Shape Casting of Steels; the way forward?”, International Conference on Science and Technology of Ironmaking and Steelmaking (STIS-2013), Jamshedpur, India, pp. 1-15, (2013 December). Invited Keynote.

  • S. Ge, M. Celikin, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Mathematical Modeling and Validation of an Al-Mg-Sc-Zr Alloy Strip, Produced using Horizontal Single Belt Casting (HSBC)”, Materials Science & Technology 2013, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1113-1123, (2013 October).

  • M. Celikin, S. Ge, D. Li, L. Calzado, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Continuous Casting and Product Characterization of Al-Mg-Sc-Zr Alloys Strips Produced via Horizontal Single Belt Casting (HSBC)”, Materials Science & Technology 2013, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1243-1251, (2013 October).

  • A. Bogno, P.D. Khatibi, H. Henein and Ch.-A. Gandin: “Quantification of Primary and Eutectic undercoolings of Impulse Atomized Al-Cu droplets”, Light Metals for Transportation, MS&T 2013, Oct. 2013.

  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, X. Ren, “The fundamentals of gas bubbling into liquid metals”, Materials Science & Technology 2013, Montreal, Canada, pp. 343-357, (2013 October). Invited Keynote.

  • Guthrie, R., Isac, M.,"Fluid Flows in STEELMAKING VESSELS", Invited Keynote68th Association of Metallurgical, Materials, and Mining Internatinjal Congress, Minas Gerais, Brazil, (2013 August).

  • A. Hamid, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Analysis of residence time distribution (RTD) of fluid in a four strand delta-shaped tundish operaqting under isothermal and non-isothermal conditions”, Materials Science & Technology 2013, Montreal, Canada, pp. 439-447, (2013 October).

  • Ken Morales-Higa, R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, “Mathermatical Modelling for multiport nozzle optimization in a round billet mould”, Materials Science & Technology 2013, Montreal, Canada, pp. 448-460, (2013 October).

  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, “The prospects for NNSC processes being adopted by the steel industry”, 68th Association of Metallurgical, Materials, and Mining Internatinjal Congress, Minas Gerais, Brazil, pp. 31-40, (2013 August).

  • Ken Morales-Higa, R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, “A fluid flow and steel intermixing study of a round billet mould”, AISTech 2013, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pp. 1373-1384, (2013 May).

  • Ken Morales-Higa, R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, “The effects of fluid flow on flux entrainment in a square billet mould” AISTech 2013, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pp. 1461-1472, (2013 May).

  • A. Hamid, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Effect of an optimised impact pad on molten steel quality in a 4-strand delta-shaped tundish”, AISTech 2013, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pp. 2143-2154, (2013 May).

  • Mert Celikin, Donghui Li, Luis Calzado, Mihaiela Isac, Roderick IL Guthrie, “Horizontal Single Belt Strip Casting (HSBC) of Al-Mg-Sc-Zr Alloys”, TMS 2013, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 1037-1040, (2013 February).

  • Kinnor Chattopadhyay, S. Mostaghel, S. Kumar,“Thermodynamic analysis of inclusion formation and nozzle clogging during continuous casting of steel”, Presented in Advances in Metal Casting Technology, Materials Science & Technology (MS&T13), Montreal, Canada,2013

  • Kinnor Chattopadhyay, S. Kumar, S. Mostaghel,“Thermodynamic analysis for developing strategies for the production of low phosphorous steel grades”, Proceedings of the Advanced Steel Metallurgy: Design, Processing, and Technological Exploitation, Materials Science & Technology (MS&T13), Montreal, Canada, 2013 

  • Kinnor Chattopadhyay and Sunil Kumar “Application of Thermodynamic Analysis for Developing Strategies to Improve BOF Steelmaking Process Capability”, AISTech 2013, May 6-9th, 2013


Juried Conference Proceedings (2012)


  • D. Li, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie. "Improving Strip Surface Quality of AA6111 alloy using Different Casting Atmospheres for the Horizontal Single Belt Strip Casting (HSBC) Process" Light Metals 2012, Edited by Carlos E. Suarez, Proceedings of the 2012 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Diego, USA, pp. 1101-1105

  • D.Y. Pratt, L.D. Wilson, J.A. Kozinski, Preparation and Sorption Studies of Cross linked Chitosan-Glutaraldehyde Copolymers, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, June 2012.

  • G. Sa, K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, " Mathematical Modelling of Transport Phenomena in Horizontal Single Belt Casting (HSBC)" Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking 2012, Dresden, Oct. 1-3, ICS 2012, pp 1-12.

  • G. Zheng, J.A. Kozinski, Structural Changes of Contaminated Biosludge Waste During Multi-Zone Thermal Remediation, Fuel Processing & Technology, April 2012. H.J. McQueen, Pressure Welding: Role of Hot Deformation, Materials - Innovations in Joining Advanced Materials, Met.Mat.Soc.,CIM, Montreal, (2011),Canadian Metal. Quart. 51 (2012) 239-249.

  • H. Lin, J. Szpunar, D. Fletcher, T. Whidden, D. Lister, J.A. Kozinski, Characterization of Carbon Nanoparticles, Including Nanotubes, Formed during CO2-Free Generation of Hydrogen via Non-Thermal Plasma, Energy & Fuels, July 2012.

  • J.A. Kozinski, S. Di Lalla, High-Temperature Treatment of Solid Wastes: Capture of Heavy Metals, Pollution Atmospherique (in French), February 2012.

  • K. Jonsson, D.G. Ivey, H. Henein, S. Nafisi and L. Collins: “The Effect of Microstrucutre on the Mechanical properties of X80 Microalloyed Steel”, Iron and Steel Technology, AIST, August 2012, pp 127-133.

  • K.-Y. Song, J. Kozinski, G.T.G. Seniuk, and M.M. Gupta, Excluded-Mean-Variance Neural Decision Processor for Qualitative Group Decision Making, Journal of Advances in Fuzzy Systems, Accepted July 2012.

  • L. Wilson, D.Y. Pratt, J.A. Kozinski, Preparation and Sorption Studies of β-Cyclodextrin-Chitosan-Glutaraldehyde Terpolymers, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, July 2012.

  • M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, " On-Line Sensors for Monitoring Steel Quality", Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking, ICS 2012, Dresden, Oct. 1-3, pp 1-12.

  • M.L. Thomas, I.S. Butler and J.A. Kozinski, In Situ X-ray Diffraction and Micro-Raman Study of Solid Materials at Hydrothermal Conditions, August 2012.

  • R.I.L Guthrie, M. Isac (Keynote Address): “Horizontal Single Belt Casting of Aluminum and Steel” Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking, ICS 2012, Dresden, Oct 1-3, pp 1-11.

  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, "In-Situ Sensors for the direct detection of inclusions in liquid steel”, Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Clean Steel, Budapest, Hungary, 14 – 16 May, 2012, MVAE Association of the Hungarian Steel Industry, pp 1-12

  • R. Vintila, D. Fletcher, T.Whidden, J.A.Kozinski, Generation of Carbon Nanostructures during Non-Thermal Plasma Processing of Natural Gas, Energy and Fuels, July 2012. S. Di Lalla, K. Rink, J.A. Kozinski, Transformations of Lubricating Motor Oil in Layered Combustion, Combustion Science and Technology, June 2012.

  • S. Nanda, P. Mohanty, K.K. Pant, S. Naik, J.A. Kozinski, A.K. Dalai, Characterization of North American Lignocellulosic Biomass and Biochars in terms of their Candidacy for Alternate Renewable Fuels, Bioresource Technology, April 2012.

  • S. Xu, J.A. Kozinski, Consumption and Evolution of Naphthalene and Its Intermediates During Oxidation in Subcritical/Supercritical Water, Environmental Science & Technology, August 2012.

  • T. Gancarz, W. Gąsior and H. Henein: “The Discharge Crucible Method for making measurements of the physical properties of melts: an overview”, International Journal of Thermophysics, in press, 2012.

  • X.H. Lian, J.A. Kozinski, Modeling of the Oxidation of 1-Metylnaphthalene, Archivum Combustionis, July 2012.

  • X.H. Liang, J.A. Kozinski, Modeling NOx Emissions from Cellulosic Biomass during Temperature-Programmed Combustion, Archivum Combustionis, June 2012.

  • X.H. Liang, J.A. Kozinski, Numerical Analysis of Volatiles and Char Ignition Temperature During Combustion of Cellulosic Biomass in a Thermogravimetric Furnace, Biomass & Bioenergy, May 2012

  • Chiesa, F., Grenier, J., Giguère, N., Lanicot, F.; Mechanical Strength at the Interface of a Steel Insert Embedded in an Aluminium Permanent Mold ", Proceedings of the Light Metals for Transportation Symposium, CIMM Publications, Montreal, Oct 2-6, 2013

  • ​Chiesa, F., Giguère, N., Tougas, B.; Practical Use of Fluid Flow and Solidification Modeling in the Shape Casting of Light Metals, Proceedings of the Light Metals for Transportation Symposium, CIMM Publications, Montreal, Oct 2-6, 2013  

  • Chiesa, F., Giguère, N.,.; "Casting a Very Unconventional Aluminum Alloy in Low Pressure Permanent Mold (LPPM)", INALCO conference, Montreal, Oct 21-22, 2013  

  • Chiesa, F., Levasseur, D., Baril, J..; "Comparing the SEED Semi-Solid Process to Low Pressure Permanent Mould in the Production of 4mm Thick Aluminum A356 Covers", Vol 765, 112, Proceedings of the 6th Light Metals Technology Conference, (UK). ,July 2013, in Materials Science Forum Vol. 765​​


Refereed Journal Publications (2011)


  • A. Hekmat-Ardakan, F. Ajersch, X.-Grant Chen, ”Microstructure modification of Al-17%Si Alloy by Addition of Mg”, J. Mater. Sci., Vol.46-7, pp.2370-2378, 2011.

  • A. Ilbagi, P. Delshad Khatibi, H. Henein, R. Lengsdorf, D. M. Herlach: “Microstructural Analysis of Rapidly Solidified Particles of Al-Ni alloys,” IOP Journal of Physics, 2011 in press, 2011.

  • D. Li, S. Guruvenket, S. Hassani, E. Bousser, M. Azzi, J.A. Szpunar, J. Klemberg-Sapieha, Effect of Cr interlayer on the adhesion and corrosion enhancement of nanocomposite TiN-based coatings deposited on stainless steel 410, Thin Solid Films, 519 (2011) 3128-3134.

  • D. Mazumdar, R.I.L. Guthrie, "Modeling Energy Dissipation in Slag-Covered Steel Baths in Steelmaking Ladles", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 2011, Vol 42B, pp. 976-989.

  • F. Tarasi, M. Medraj, A. Dolatabadi, C. Moreau and J. Oberste-Berghaus, "High-Temperature Performance of Alumina-Zirconia Composite Coatings Containing Amorphous Phases", Journal of Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 21, 4143-4151 (2011).

  • F. Tarasi, M. Medraj, A. Dolatabadi, C. Moreau and J. Oberste-Berghaus, “Structural Considerations in Plasma Spraying of the Alumina-Zirconia Composite”, Journal of Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 205, 5437–5443 (2011).

  • F. Tarasi, M. Medraj, A. Dolatabadi, J. Oberste-Berghaus, and C. Moreau, “Amorphous and Crystalline Phase Formation during Suspension Plasma Spraying of the Alumina-Zirconia Composite”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Vol. 31, Issue 15, 2903–2913 (2011).

  • H.J. McQueen, Y. Li, I. Rieiro, M. Carsí, O.A. Ruano, “Comparative Hot-Work Constitutive Analyses of C/HSLA and Stainless Steels with Linkage to Micro structural Evolution”, TMS 2011 Supl. Proc Vol. 2: Material Processing, Characterization, Computation, Modelling, (TMS electronic) John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken NJ (2011), pp. 921-929.

  • H. J. McQueen, “Estimating Response to Hot Rolling of Al-Mn-Mg Alloys from Hot Torsion Testing”, TMS 2011 Supl. Proc Vol. 2: Material Processing, Characterization, Computation, Modelling, (TMS electronic) John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken NJ (2011), pp.329-337

  • H. Nasery, M. Pugh, and M. Medraj, “Novel Fabrication Process of AlN Ceramic Matrix Composites at Low Temperatures”, Journal of Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, Vol. 18, 117-125 (2011).

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie; "Effect of submergence depth of the ladle shroud on liquid steel quality output from a delta shaped four strand tundish", Ironmaking & Steelmaking, Volume 38, Number 5, July 2011 , pp. 398-400

  • K. Chattopadhyay M. Isac, "Dimensionless Numbers for Tundish Modelling and the Guthrie Number (Gu)", IronMaking and Steelmaking, 2011, On-line publishing.

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, "Considerations in using the Discrete Phase Model (DPM)", Steel Research International, Published Online, DOI: 10.1002/srin.201000214

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie; “Physical and Mathematical Modelling to Study the Effect of Ladle Shroud mis-alignment on Liquid Metal Quality in a Tundish”, ISIJ International, Vol. 51 (2011), No. 5, pp. 759–768

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie; “Physical and Mathematical Modelling of Inert Gas Shrouding in a Tundish”, ISIJ International, Vol. 51, No. 4, (2011), pp 573-580

  • K. Chattopadhyay, L. Fengang, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie "Vertical alignment of ladle shroud affects transient steel quality output from a multi-strand tundish",Accepted in Ironmaking and Steelmaking, 38, (2011), pp. 112-118

  • M. Arafin and J.A. Szpunar, Effect of bainitic microstructure on the susceptibility of pipeline steels to hydrogen induced cracking, Materials Science and Engineering A, 528 (2011) 4927-4940.

  • M.N. Khan, M. Aljarrah, J. Wood and M. Medraj, “The effect of cooling rate on thermophysical properties of magnesium alloys”, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 26, No. 2, 974-982 (2011).

  • N.A.P. Kiran Kumar, J.A Szpunar, EBSD studies on microstructural and crystallographic orientation of δ-hydrides in Zircaloy-4, Zr-1%Nb and Zr-2.5 %Nb. Materials Science and Engineering A, 528 (2011) 6366-6374.

  • N.A.P. Kiran Kumar, J.A. Szpunar, Z. He, Microstructural studies and crystallographic orientation of different zones and δ-hydrides in resistance welded Zircaloy-4 sheets, Journal of Nuclear Materials 414 (2011) 341-351.

  • P. Leo, E. Cerri and H.J. McQueen, “Hot Workability Differences of 7000 Aluminum Alloys with and Without Copper Additions”, Light Metals 2011, COM 50,Met. Mat Soc. CIM, Montreal, (2011), pp. 553-565.

  • P. Leo, E. Cerri, H.J. McQueen, “Hot Tensile Behaviour and Constitutive Analysis of Al-5,5Zn-1,2Mg/Zr Alloys”, TMS 2011 Supl. Proc Vol. 2: Material Processing, Characterization, Computation, Modelling, (TMS electronic) John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken NJ (2011), pp. 157-165 P.

  • Leo, E. Cerri, H.J. McQueen, “Microstructural Characterization and Heat Treatments of Different Al-Zn-Mg/Zr Alloys”, TMS 2011 Supl. Proc Vol. 2: Material Processing, Characterization, Computation, Modeling, (TMS electronic) John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken NJ (2011), pp.339-345.

  • R. Hashaikeh, J. A. Szpunar, Electrophoretic fabrication of thermal barrier coatings, Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 8 (2011) 161-169.

  • R. Jamaati, M.R. Toroghinejad, J.A. Szpunar, D. Li, Tribocorrosion behavior of aluminum/alumina composite manufactured by anodizing and ARB processes, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 20 (2011) 1600.

  • R. Jamaati, M.R. Toroghinejad, J. Dutkiewicz, J.A. Szpunar, Investigation of nanostructured Al/Al2O3 composite produced by accumulative roll bonding process, Materials and Design, 35 (2011) 37-42.

  • R. Jamaati, M. Toroghinejad, M. Hoseini, J.A. Szpunar, Texture development in Al/Al2O3 MMCs produced by anodizing and ARB processes, Materials Science and Engineering A, 528 (2011) 3573-3580.

  • S. Ray, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie, “Modelling the performance of a 4 strand, 12 tonne, delta-shaped continuous casting tundish fitted with different flow modifying arrangements, for better steel quality” Ironmaking and Steelmaking, 2011, vol 38, No 3, pp 173-180. Y-N Zhang,

  • D. Kevorkov, J. Li, E. Essadiqi and M. Medraj, “Experimental investigation of the Ca-Mg-Zn system via diffusion couples and key alloys”, Journal of Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Vol. 12, No. 8, rec.No. 025003 (2011).

  • V.R. Surisetty, A.K. Dalai, and J. Kozinski, (2011) Alcohols as Alternative Fuels: An Overview, Applied Catalysis A: General, 404:1-11

  • V.R. Surisetty, J. Kozinski, A.K. Dalai, (2011) Effect of Operating Conditions for Higher Alcohols Synthesis for Synthesis Gas over Alkali-Modified Co-Rh-Mo Trimetallic Catalyst Supported on Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 9:2697-2707.

  • V.R. Surisetty, A.K. Dalai, and J. Kozinski, (2011) Influence of Porous Characteristics of the Carbon Support on Alkali-Modified Trimetallic Co-Rh-Mo Sulfide Catalysts for Higher Alcohols Synthesis from Synthesis Gas, Applied Catalysis A: General, 393:50-58.

  • V.R. Surisetty, A.K. Dalai, and J. Kozinski, (2011) Structural Characterization and Catalytic Performance of Alkali (K) and Metal (Co and Rh)-Promoted MoS2 Catalysts for Higher Alcohols Synthesis, Applied Catalysis A: General, 392:166-172.

  • V.R. Surisetty, A.K. Dalai, and J. Kozinski, (2011) Deactivation Studies of Alkali-Promoted Trimetallic Co-Rh-Mo Sulfide Catalysts for Higher Alcohols Synthesis from Synthesis Gas, Energy and Fuels, 25:580-590 .

  • W. Qin, N.A.P. Kiran. Kumar, J.A. Szpunar, J. Kozinski, (2011) Intergranular δ-Hydride Nucleation and Orientation in Zirconium Alloys, Acta Materialia, 59:7010-7021.

  • C. Calahoo, M.M. Barsan, M.L. Thomas, J.A. Kozinski and I.S. Butler, (2011) Hydrothermal Raman Microscopy Studies of Manganese Carbonyls, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 57:2-7.

  • U. Farooq, M.A. Khan, M. Athar, and J.A. Kozinski, (2011) Effect of Modification of Environmentally Friendly Biosorbent Wheat (Triticum aestivum) on the Biosorptive Removal of Cadmium (II) Ions from Aqueous Solution, Chemical Engineering Journal, 171:400-410.

  • S. Xu, I. Butler, I. Gokalp, J.A. Kozinski, (2011) Evolution of Naphathelene & Its Intermediates during Oxidation in Subcritical/Supercritical Water, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 33, 33:3185-3194.

  • W. Qin, J.A. Szpunar, Y. Umakoshi, Electron or ion irradiation-induced phase-change mechanism between amorphous and crystalline state, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 2221-2228.

  • W. Qin, K. Kumar, J.A. Szpunar, J. Kozinski, Intergranular δ-hydride nucleation and orientation in zirconium alloys, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 7010-7021.

  • Z.L. Shi, J.A. Szpunar, S.Q. Wu, Synthesis of palladium nanostructured materials for hydrogen production, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 24 (2011) 145-186.


Juried Conference Proceedings (2014)


  • Guthrie, R., Isac, M.,"Computational Fluid Dynamics and Experimental Results for the Horizontal SIngle Belt Casting (HSBC) of Aluminum Alloy Strips", 8th Pacific Rim International Congress on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM-8), 4-8 August, 2014, Waikoloa, Hawaii

  • Ken Morales-Higa, R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, “A comparative study of multiport nozzles in a square billet mold”, 8th European Continuous Casting Conference, Graz, Austria, (2014 June).

  • Kinnor Chattopadhyay and Sunil Kumar,“Thermodynamic Analysis for Enhancing Phosphorus Removal in Steelmaking”,AISTech 2014, May 4-8th, 2014.

  • Kinnor Chattopadhyay, S. Mostaghel, S. Kumar," Thermodynamic Evaluation of Inclusion Formation and Nozzle Clogging During Slab Casting" AISTech 2014, May 4-8th

  • Kinnor Chattopadhyay, Dale Johnson, Jack Young, Jaqueline Vieira, Steve Bachenheimer and Sunil Kumar, " Evaluation of Air Emissions in Steel Plants with Focus on Heavy Metals Emission" AISTech 2014, May, 2014, 4-8th


Refereed Journal Publications (2013)


  • Sa Ge, Mert Celikin, Mihaiela Isac, Roderick Ian Lawrence Guthrie, (2014) Mathematical Modeling and Microstructure Analysis of Al-Mg-Sc-Zr Alloy Strips Produced by Horizontal Single Belt Casting (HSBC), ISIJ International, 54, No. 2:294-303.

  • Ken Morales-Higa, RIL Guthrie, M Isac, RD Morales, (2013) Ladle Shroud as a Flow Control Device for Tundish Operations,Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 44, No.1:63-79.

  • Sa Ge, Mihaiela Isac, Roderick Ian Lawrence Guthrie, (2013) Progress in Strip Casting Technologies for Steel; Technical Developments, ISIJ International, 53, No.5:729-742.

  • J. Lu, H. Henein and D. G. Ivey: “A review of methods to quantify nanoscale precipitates in microalloyed steels - Part I,” AIST Transactions, Vol 10 (1), Jan, 2013, pp 232-244.

  • J. Lu, H. Henein and D. G. Ivey: “A review of methods to quantify nanoscale precipitates in microalloyed steels - Part II,” AIST Transactions, Vol 10 (2), Feb 2013, pp 197-203.

  • T. Gancarz, W. Gąsior and H. Henein: “Physicochemical properties of Sb, Sn, Zn and Sb-Sn system,” International Journal of Thermophysics, v34, 2013, 250-266.

  • S. J. A. Shah, H. Henein and D. G. Ivey: “Microstructural characterization of ferrotitanium and ferroniobium,” Materials Characterization, v78, 2013, pp 96-107.

  • T. Gancarz, J. Pstruś, W. Gąsior and H. Henein: “Physicochemical properties of SnZn and SAC+Bi alloys,” Journal of Electronic Materials, v42 (2), 2013, pp 288-293.

  • J. Chen, R. Lengsdorf, H. Henein, D. M. Herlach, U. Dahlborg and M. Calvo-Dahlborg: “Microstructure Evolution in Undercooled Al-8wt%Fe Melts: Comparison between Terrestrial and Parabolic Flight Conditions,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, v556, April 2013, pp 243-251.

  • S. J. A. Shah, D. G. Ivey and H. Henein: “Microstructural Evolution and Characterization of a Commercial Grade Ferroniobium Alloy,” Emerging Materials Research, v2 (EMR2), March 2013, pp 79-89.

  • T. B. Wolfe and H. Henein: “Characterization of the arc in plasma transfer arc welding during hardfacing,” 43 pages, in review.

  • A. Ilbagi and H. Henein: “3D quantitative characterization of rapidly solidified Al-36 wt% Ni,” Metallurgical Transactions A, Feb. 21, 2013, accepted, 28 pages.

  • Chiesa, F, Morin, G., Tougas, B, Corriveau, J F.; Overcasting Steel Rods and Copper Tubes in Low Pressure Permanent Mold, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 120, paper 13-1186 (9 p), 2013

  • A. Mostafa, A. E. Gheribi, M. Mezbahul-Islam, D. Kevrokov, and M. Medraj, "Experimental Investigation and First-Principle Calculations Coupled with Thermodynamic Modeling of the Mn-Nd Phase Diagram", Calphad, Vol. 42, 27-37 (2013).

  • ​J. Yi, M. Gharghouri, P. Bocher and M. Medraj, "Distortion and Residual Stress Measurements of Induction Hardened AISI 4340 Discs", Journal of Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 142, Issue 1, 248-258 (2013)

  • M. Mezbahul-Islam and M. Medraj, “Experimental study of the Cu-Ni-Y system at 700°C using diffusion couples and key alloys”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 561, Issue 5, 161-173 (2013)

  • M. Shamekh, M. Pugh and M. Medraj, “Processing and Characterization of In-situ (TiC-TiB2)p/AZ91D Magnesium Matrix Composites”, Advanced Engineering Materials, Volume 15, Issue 8, 708–717 (2013)

  • P. Ghosh and M. Medraj, “Thermodynamic Calculation of the Mg-Mn-Zn and Mg-Mn-Ce Systems and Re-optimization of their Constitutive Binaries”, CALPHAD, Vol. 41, 89-107 (2013).

  • Y.N. Zhang, X.D. Liu, Z. Altounian and M. Medraj, “Coherent nano-scale ternary precipitates in crystallized Ca4Mg72Zn24 metallic glass”, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 68, 647-650 (2013).

  • L. Jin, D. Kevorkov, M. Medraj, P. Chartrand, "Thermodynamic evaluations and optimizations of Al–Mg–RE (RE: La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm) systems coupled with key experiments and Miedema’s model estimations", Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, Vol. 58, 166-195 (2013).

  • A.S.H. Kabir, X. Cao, P. Wanjara, J. Cuddy, A. Birur and M. Medraj, “Use of filler wire for laser welding of Ti–6Al–4V”, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, Vol. 51, Issue 3, 320-327 (2012).

  • G. Arzpeyma, A.E. Gheribi, M. Medraj, "On the prediction of Gibbs energy of mixing of binary liquid alloys", Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. Vol. 57, 82-91 (2013).


Refereed Journal Publications (2012)


  • A. Bastani, F. Haghighat, J. Kozinski, (2012) Contaminant Source Identification within a Building: Toward Design of Immune Buildings, Building and Environment, 51:320-329.

  • A. Hedayat, J. Szpunar, N.A.P. Kiran Kumar, R. Peace, H. Elmoselhi, and A. Shoker, Morphological Characterization of the Polyflux 210H Hemodialysis Filter Pores, International Journal of Nephrology, 2012 (2012) 1-6.

  • A.S.H. Kabir, X. Cao, J. Gholipour, P. Wanjara, J. Cuddy, A. Birur, M. Medraj, "Effect of post-weld heat treatment on microstructure, hardness, and tensile properties of laser welded Ti-6Al-4V”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, (Accepted, April 2012).

  • D. Li, S. Hassani, S. Poulin, J.E. Klemberg-Sapieha, L. Martinu and J.A. Szpunar, Effect of Si and C concentration on microstructure and mechanical, tribological and electrochemical behaviors of nc-TiC/a-SiCx:H/a-C:H coatings synthesized by PECVD, Journal of Applied Physics, 111 (2012) 043512.

  • F. Chiesa, B. Duchesne, G. Morin, J,F. Corriveau, “Overcasting steel rods and copper tubes in Low Pressure Permanent molds”, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 120, paper 1186 (9 p), 2013

  • F. Chiesa, B. Duchesne, G. Morin, J. Baril, “Hot Tearing in Magnesium AZ91E Bell Housings Produced by the Low Pressure Permanent Mold Casting”, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 119, paper 12-022 (15 p), 2012

  • F. Chiesa, B. Duchesne, N. Giguère, J. Baril, “Measuring Mold Cavity Filling Time in Low Pressure Permanent Mold Casting of Aluminum Parts”, International Foundry Research, Giessereiforschung, World Foundry Organisation, Vol 2, pp 14-21, 2012

  • S. Ge, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie; “Progress of Strip Casting Technology for Steel; Historical Developments”, Iron and Steel Institute of Japan, Vol. 52 (2012), No. 12, pp. 2109–2122.

  • H.J. McQueen, E. Evangelista, M.E. Kassner, C.S. Lee, J., THERMAL & MECHANICAL TREATMENTS OF AL, AL ALLOYS & OTHER LIGHT WEIGHT METALS, Metallurgy, Vol. 2012 article ID 294874.

  • J.A. Szpunar, J. Kozinski, (2012) Hydride-Induced Degradation of Hoop Ductility in the Textured Zirconium-Alloy Tubes: a Theoretical Analysis, Acta Materialia, 60:4845-4855.

  • J.A. Szpunar, W. Qin, H.L. Li, N.A.P. Kiran Kumar, Roles of texture in controlling oxidation, hydrogen ingress and hydride formation in Zr alloys, Journal of Nuclear Materials 427 (2012) 343.

  • J. Pepin, C. Penniston, H. Henein, D. G. Ivey, L. Collins and D. Boyd: “Using Semi-penetration ratio to characterize the effects of waveform variables on bead profile and heat affected zone (HAZ) in single electrode SAW welding,” Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, v51(3), 2012 (Jul), pp 284-293.

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie; “Modelling of Non- isothermal Melt Flows in a Four Strand Delta Shaped Billet Caster Tundish Validated by Water Model Experiments; ISIJ International,Vol. 52 (2012) No. 11, pp 2026 – 2035

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac; "Dimensionless Numbers for Tundish Modelling and the Guthrie Number (Gu)" Accepted in Steel World 2012.

  • K. Chattopadhyay, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie:" Effect of Flow Modifiers on Liquid Metal Cleanliness in a Four Strand Delta Shaped Billet Caster Tundish" Ironmaking and Steelmaking, 2012,Volume 39, Number 6, pp.454-462

  • K. Morales, R.I.L.Guthrie, M. Isac; “Ladle shroud as a flow control device for tundish operations”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Vol.44, (2013), pp.63-79.

  • K. Morales-Higa, R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, R.D. Morales; “Ladle Shroud as a Flow Control Device for Tundish Operations”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, October 2012.

  • K.R. Sriraman, H.W. Strauss, S. Brahimi, R.R. Chromik, J.A. Szpunar, J.H. Osborne, S. Yue, Tribological behavior of electrodeposited Zn, Zn-Ni, Cd and Cd-Ti coatings on low carbon steel substrates, Tribology International, 56 (2012) 107-120.

  • M. Arafin, J. Lu, J.A. Szpunar, A multi-scale modeling approach to simulate intergranular crack propagation in textured polycrystalline materials, Materials Science Forum, 702-703 (2012) 932-938.

  • M. Brochu, Y. Verreman, F. Ajersch and D. Bouchard, “Propagation of short fatigue cracks in permanent and semi-solid mould aluminum 357 alloy”, Int. J. of Fatigue, Vol. 36, pp.120-129, 2012.

  • M. Hoseini, M. Hamidpourian, F. Bridier, H. Vali, J.A. Szpunar, P. Bocher, Thermal stability and annealing behavior of ultrafine grained commercially pure titanium, Materials Science and Engineering A 532 (2012) 58.

  • M. Hoseini, P. Bocher, F. Azari, H. Vali, J.A. Szpunar, Effects of grain size and texture on the biocompatibility of commercially pure titanium, Materials Science Forum, 702-703 (2012) 822-825.

  • M.R. Toroghinejad, F. Ashrafizadeh, R. Jamaati, M. Hoseini, J.A.Szpunar, Textural evolution of nanostructured AA5083 produced by ARB, Materials Science and Engineering A, 556 (2012) 351-357.

  • P. Ghosh, Md. Mezbahul-Islam and M. Medraj, "Critical assessment and thermodynamic modeling of Mg–Zn, Mg–Sn, Sn–Zn and Mg–Sn–Zn system", CALPHAD (Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry), Vol. 36, 28-43 (2012).

  • M. Song, K.S. Guan, W. Qin, J.A. Szpunar, Comparison of mechanical properties in conventional and small punch tests of fractured anisotropic A350 alloy forging flange, Nuclear Engineering and Design 247 (2012) 58.

  • P. Lemieux, R.I.L Guthrie, M. Isac; “Optimizing Soft Magnetic Composites for Power Frequency Applications and Power-Trains”, Journal of Metals, JOM, March 2012, Volume 64, Issue 3, pp 374-387.

  • R.I.L. Guthrie, M. Isac, “In-Situ Sensors for Liquid Metal Quality” Journal of High Temperature Materials and Processes (HTMP), 2012, Vol. 31,No.4/5 pp.633-643.

  • R. Jamaati, M.R. Toroghinejad, M. Hoseini, J. A. Szpunar, Development of texture during ARB in metal matrix composite, Materials Science and Technology, 28 (2012) 406.

  • S. Nafisi, M.A. Arafin, L. Collins, J.A. Szpunar, Texture and mechanical properties of API X100 steel manufactured under various thermomechanical cycles, Materials Science and Engineering A, 531 (2012) 2.

  • S. Raygan, M. Pourabdoli, H. Abdizadeh, M. Medraj, “Synthesizing Nanostructured Ni75Mg16.66Y8.34 (at. %) Powder by Solid State Reaction and Mechanical Milling", J. of Mat. and Mfg Processes, (Accepted Jan. 2012).

  • T. Nagase, T. Sanda, A. Nino, W. Qin, H. Yasuda, H. Mori, Y. Umakoshi, J.A. Szpunar, MeV electron irradiation induced crystallization in metallic glasses: atomic structure, crystallization mechanism and stability of an amorphous phase under the irradiation, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 358 (2012) 502.

  • U. Farooq, Misbahul Ain Khan, M. Athar, J. Kozinski, (2012) Biosorption of Pb(II) and Cr(III) from Aqueous Solutions: Breakthrough Curves and Modeling Studies, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, DOI: 10.1007/s10661-012-2595-z. V.R. Surisetty, E. Epelde, M. Trépanier, J. Kozinski, A.K. Dalai, (2012) The Role of Catalytics Site Deposition on Cobalt Catalysts Supported on Carbon Nanotubes for Fisher-Trospch Synthesis, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 10, DOI: 10.1515/1542-65802793:

  • V.R. Surisetty, J. Kozinski, and A.K. Dalai, (2012) Biomass, Availability in Canada, and Gasification: an Overview, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2: 73-85.

  • W. Qin, J.A. Szpunar, J. Kozinski, Hydride-induced degradation of hoop ductility in the textured zirconium-alloy tubes: a theoretical analysis, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012) 4845.

  • Y.N. Zhang, D. Kevorkov, X.D. Liu, F. Bridier, P. Chartrand and M. Medraj, “Homogeneity range and crystal structure of the Ca2Mg5Zn13 compound”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 523, 75-82 (2012).


PUBLISHED THESES (2011)


  • Chattopadhyay, Kinnor, PhD Thesis 2011, “Modelling of transport phenomena for improved steel quality in a delta shaped for strand tundish”

  • Morales-Higa, Ken, M. Eng. Thesis 2011, “Ladle Shrouds as Flow Control Devices for Tundish Operations”


Refereed Journal Publications (2014)


  • Roderick IL Guthrie, Mihaiela Isac, (2014) Horizontal Single Belt Casting of Aluminum and Steel, Steel Research International, 85, No.7.

  • Chiesa F, Levasseur D., Tougas, B, Duchesne, B.; Experience in the Direct Pour Casting of an Aluminum A356 Blade, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 121, paper 14-03 (7 p), 2014.

  • Chiesa F., Levasseur, D, Tougas, B., Duchesne B.; "Low Pressure Permanent Mold Overcasting Optimizes Part Characteristics", Modern Casting, February 2014, pp.48-55.

  • Y.N. Zhang, X. Cao, P. Wanjara and M. Medraj, “Tensile properties of laser additive manufactured Inconel 718 using filler wire”, Special issue: The Materials Science of Additive Manufacturing, Journal of Materials Research, (Accepted 2014).

  • T. Wang, D. Kevorkov, A. Mostafa, and M. Medraj, "Experimental investigation of the phase equilibria in the Al-Mn-Zn system at 400°C", Journal of Materials, vol. 2014, Article ID 451587, 13 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/451587

  • A. Mostafa and M. Medraj, "On the atomic interdiffusion in Mg-{Ce,Nd,Zn} and Zn-{Ce,Nd} binary systems", Journal of Materials Research, (Accepted, June 2014).

  • H.R. Bakhsheshi-Rad, E. Hamzah, M. Daroonparvar,M. Kasiri-Asgarani, M. Medraj, "Synthesis and biodegradation evaluation of nano-Si and nano-Si/TiO2 coatings on biodegradable Mg–Ca alloy in simulated body fluid", Journal of Ceramics International", (In-Press, June 2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.05.126

  • Ahmad Mostafa, and Mamoun Medraj, "Phase Equilibria of the Ce-Mg-Zn Ternary System at 300 °C", Metals 2014, 4(2), 168-195; doi:10.3390/met4020168.

  • Ahmad Mostafa, and Mamoun Medraj, "Experimental investigation of the Mg-Mn-Nd isothermal section at 450°C", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 608 (2014) 247-257.

  • H.R. Bakhsheshi-Rad, E. Hamzah, A. Fereidouni-Lotfabadi, M. Daroonparvar, M.A.M. Yajid, M. Mezbahul-Islam, M. Kasiri-Asgarani, M. Medraj, "Microstructure and bio-corrosion behavior of Mg–Zn and Mg–Zn–Ca alloys for biomedical applications", Materials and Corrosion, doi:0.1002/maco.201307588, (Available online, March 2014).

  • M. Mezbahul-Islam, Y.N. Zhang, C. Shekhar and M. Medraj, “Critical assessment and thermodynamic modeling of Mg-Ca-Zn system supported by key experiments”, CALPHAD: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry, Volume 46, pp 134–147 (2014).

  • Dmytro Kevorkov, Mamoun Medraj, Mohammad Aljarrah, Jian Li, Elhachmi Essadiqi, Patrice Chartrand, and Carl Fuerst, "Experimental study of the Al-Mg-Sr phase diagram at 400ºC", Journal of Metallurgy, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 690623, 6 pages, doi: 10.1155/2014/690623.

  • H. R. Bakhsheshi-Rad, E. Hamzah, M. Medraj, M. H. Idris, A. F. Lotfabadi, M. Daroonparvar and M. A. M. Yajid, "Effect of heat treatment on the microstructure and corrosion behaviour of Mg–Zn alloys", Materials and Corrosion, (February 2014)

  • Ahmad Mostafa, and Mamoun Medraj, Experimental investigation of the Ce-Mg-Mn isothermal section at 723K (450°C) via diffusion couples technique, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 45 (2014) 3144-3160.

  • Bolarinwa Komolafe and Mamoun Medraj, "Progress in Wettability Study of Reactive Systems”, Journal of Metallurgy, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 387046, 14 pages.

  • Md. Mezbahul Islam, Ahmad Mostafa, and Mamoun Medraj, "Essential Magnesium Alloys Binary Phase Diagrams and Their Thermochemical Data", Journal of materials, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 704283, 33 pages.

  • M. Mezbahul-Islam and M. Medraj, "Phase equilibrium in Mg-Cu-Y", Scientific Reports (Published by Nature Publishing Group), Vol. 3, (2013) Article number: 3033 doi:10.1038/srep03033.

  • Y.N. Zhang, X. Cao, P. Wanjara and M. Medraj, “Oxide Films in Laser Additive Manufactured Inconel 718”, Acta Materialia, Vol. 61, 6562-6576 (2013).

  • Md. I. Khan, A. Mostafa, M. Aljarrah, E. Essadiqi and M. Medraj, "Influence of cooling rate on microsegregation behavior of magnesium alloys", Journal of Materials, Vol. 2014, Article ID 657647, 18 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/657647

  • X. Cao, A. S. H. Kabir, P. Wanjara, J. Gholipour, A. Birur, J. Cuddy, M. Medraj, "Global and Local Mechanical Properties of Autogenously Laser Welded Ti-6Al-4V", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 1258-1272 (2014).

  • H.R. Bakhsheshi-Rad, E. Hamzah, M. Daroonparvar, R. Ebrahimi-Kahrizsangi, M. Medraj, "In-vitro corrosion inhibition mechanism of fluorine-doped hydroxyapatite and brushite coated Mg-Ca alloys for biomedical applications", Ceramics International, Volume 40, pp 7971–7982(2014)

  • A. Changizi, M. Medraj, and M. Isac, "Effect of Casting Parameters on the Microstructural and Mechanical Behavior of Magnesium Az31-B Alloy Strips Cast on a Single Belt Casting Simulator", Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 2014, Article ID 101872, 9 pages.

  • H.R. Bakhsheshi-Rad, M.H. Idris, M.R. Abdul-Kadir, A. Ourdjini, M. Medraj, M. Daroonparvara, E. Hamzaha, “Mechanical and bio-corrosion properties of quaternary Mg–Ca–Mn–Zn alloys compared with binary Mg–Ca alloys", Materials and Design, Vol. 53, 283-292 (2014)

  • J Wang, P Hudon, D Kevorkov, P Chartrand, IH Jung, M Medraj, "Experimental and thermodynamic study of the Mg–Sn–In–Zn quaternary system", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 588, 75–95 (2014).


PUBLISHED THESES (2013)


  • ​Lemieux,Patrick, Ph.D. Thesis, 2013,"Development of Sintered Lamellar Soft Magnetic Composites"

  • A.Hamid, M. Eng. Thesis 2013,"Effect of an Optimized Pad on Molten Steel quality in a 4 strand Delta-shaped Tundish"


PUBLISHED THESES (2014)


  • ​Morales-Higa, Ken, Ph.D. Thesis 2014,"Physical and Mathematical Modeling in Billet Molds for Steel Quality Improvement"

  • Aboutalebi, Mahdi, M. Eng. Thesis 2014,"Studies of Fluid Flow in Near Net Shape Casting Process with Magnetic Flow Control"