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2010

# Dr. Asfaw Beyene received an award for the Enhanced Industrial Assessment, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Department of Energy, $440,000, 2010 - 2011

Dr. Asfaw Beyene received an award for Energy Saving Potential for navy Complex, US Navy, $40,000, 2010

Dr. Kee Moon was introduced in the Spring 2010 issue of SDSU 360 Magazine, “Walls That Sparkle and Blink”.

Dr. Kee Moon received the 2010 Top 25 Award from the SDSU President, Dr. Stephen Weber

Dr. Eugene Olevsky received a SDSU Presidential Leadership Award: 2010.

 

Publications

Hoogedoorn E., Jacobs G., Beyene A., Aero-elastic Behavior of a Flexible Blade for Wind Turbine Application: A 2D Computational Study, Energy, Volume 35, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 778-785.

J. L. Johnson, L. G. Campbell, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “The Effect of Volume Fraction on Grain Growth During Liquid Phase Sintering of Tungsten Heavy Alloys,” Advances in Sintering Science and Technology, vol. 209 Ceramic Transactions, R. K. Bordia and E. A. Olevsky (eds.), Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2010, pp. 71-82.

# A. Moitra, S. Kim, S. G. Kim, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Atomistic Scale Study of Effect of Crystalline Misalignment on Densification during Sintering Nanoscale Tungsten Powder,” Advances in Sintering Science and Technology, vol. 209 Ceramic Transactions, R. K. Bordia and E. A. Olevsky (eds.), Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2010, pp.149-160.

R. M. German, “Materials for Microminiature Powder Injection Molded Medical and Dental Devices,” International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 15-18.

R. Urval, S. Lee, S. V. Atre, S. J. Park, R. M. German, “Optimisation of Process Conditions in Powder Injection Moulding of Microsystem Components Using Robust Design Method Part 2 – Secondary Design Parameters,” Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 53, pp. 71-81.

J. L. Johnson, S. J. Park, Y. S. Kwon, and R. M. German, “The Effects of Composition and Microstructure on the Thermal Conductivity of Liquid Phase Sintered W-Cu,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 2010, vol. 41A, pp. 1564-1572.

A. Moitra, S. Kim, S. G. Kim, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Investigation on Sintering Mechanism of Nanoscale Tungsten Powder Based on Atomistic Simulation,” Acta Materialia, 2010, vol. 58, pp. 3939-3951.

R. M. German, “Alternatives to Powder Injection Moulding: Variants on Almost the Same Theme,” Powder Injection Moulding International, 2010, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 31-40.

S. G. Laddha, C. Wu, S. J. Park, S. Lee, S. Ahn, R. M. German, and S. V. Atre, “Characterization and Simulation of Macroscale Mold-Filling Defects in Microminiature Powder Injection Molding,” International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 49-58.

S. J. Park, S. Ahn, T. G. Kang, S. T. Chung, Y. S. Kwon, S. H. Chung, S. G. Kim, S. Kim, S. V. Atre, S. Lee, and R. M. German, “A Review of Computer Simulations in Powder Injection Molding,” International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 37-46.

R. Bollina, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Master Sintering Curve Concepts Applied to Full Density Supersolidus Liquid Phase Sintering of 316L Stainless Steel Powder,” Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 53, pp. 20-26.

K. Lu and R. M. German, “Microstructure Analysis of Samples Sintered at Different Gravitational Conditions,” Journal of Materials Science, 2010, vol. 45, pp. 4454-4461.

A. Moitra, S. Kim, S. G. Kim, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Investigation on Sintering Mechanism of Nanoscale Tungsten Powder Based on Atomistic Simulation,” Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference - NUMIFORM 2010 Pohang Korea, F. Barlet, Y. H. Moon, and M. G. Lee (eds.), American Institute of Physics, Washington, DC, 2010, pp. 1176-183.

A. Arockiasmy, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Viscoelastic Behaviour of Porous Sintered Steel Compacts,” Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 53, pp. 107-111.

V. P. Onbattuvelli, W. E. Rochefort, J. Simonsen, S. J. Park, R. M. German, and S. V. Atre, “Studies on the Thermal Stability and Degradation Kinetics of PC/PC Nanocomposites,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010, vol. 118, pp. 3602-3611.  DOI 10.1002/app.32403.

B. Ozkal, A. Upadhyaya, M. L. Ovecoglu, and R. M. German, “Comparative Properties of 85W-15Cu Prepared using Mixing, Milling, and Coating Techniques,” Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 53, pp. 236-243. DOI 10.1179/003258909x396565.

W. Li, W. M. Daoush, A. Bothate, Z. Abdel-Hamid, R. Yamanoglu, E. A. Olevsky, S. Moustafa, and R. M. German, “Influence of Powder Preparation on Consolidation Behavior and Properties of Tungsten-Copper Alloys,” Advances in Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials - 2010, Metal Powder Industries Federation, Princeton, NJ, 2010, pp. 2.45-2.57.

M. R. Raza, F. Ahmad, M. A. Omar, and R. M. German, “Mechanical Properties and Corrosion of Vacuum Sintered Powder Injection Molded 316L Stainless Steel,” Advances in Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials - 2010, Metal Powder Industries Federation, Princeton, NJ, 2010, pp. 4.37-4.45.

R. M. German, “Conceptual Optimization of Titanium Powder Injection Molding,” Advances in Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials - 2010, Metal Powder Industries Federation, Princeton, NJ, 2010, pp. 4.67-4.77.

S. J. Park, Y.-S. Kwon, S. Lee, J. L. Johnson, and R. M. German, “Thermal Management Application of Nano Tungsten-Copper Composite Powder,” PM2010 CD Proceedings, PM2010 Powder Metallurgy World Congress and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 10-14 October 2010.

S. J. Park, S.-T. Chung, Y.-S. Kwon, and R. M. German, “Press-Sinter Simulation Tool and Its Applications,” PM2010 CD Proceedings, PM2010 Powder Metallurgy World Congress and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 10-14 October 2010.

S.-T. Chung, S. Ahn, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Simulation Tool for Powder Injection Molding and Its Applications,” PM2010 CD Proceedings, PM2010 Powder Metallurgy World Congress and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 10-14 October 2010.

R. M. German, “Coarsening During Sintering,” PM2010 CD Proceedings, PM2010 Powder Metallurgy World Congress and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 10-14 October 2010.

R. M. German, “Market and Technology for Titanium Metal Powder Injection Molding,” PM2010 CD Proceedings, PM2010 Powder Metallurgy World Congress and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 10-14 October 2010.

W. Li, P. J. Blau, J. Qu, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Tribological Behaviour of Die Tool Materials Used for Die Compaction in Powder Metallurgy,” Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 53, pp. 251-259.

M. G. Bothara, S. V. Atre, S. J. Park, R. M. German, T. S. Sudarshan, and R. Radhakrishnan, “Sintering Behavior of Nanocrystalline Silicon Carbide Using a Plasma Pressure Compaction System: Master Sintering Curve Analysis,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 2010, vol. 41, pp. 3252-3261. DOI 10.1007/s11661-010-0378-0

R. M. German, “Status of Metal Powder Injection Molding of Titanium,” International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, 2010, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 11-17.

S. Ahn, S.-T. Chung, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Modeling and Simulation of Metal Powder Injection Molding,” ASM Handbook – Metals Process Simulation, Volume 22B, edited by D. U. Furner and S. L. Semiatin, ASM International, Materials Park, OH, October 2010, pp. 343-357.

S. H. Chung, Y.-S. Kwon, S. J. Park, and R. M. German, “Modeling and Simulation of Press and Sinter Powder Metallurgy,” ASM Handbook – Metals Process Simulation, Volume 22B, edited by D. U. Furner and S. L. Semiatin, ASM International, Materials Park, OH, October 2010, pp. 323-334.

R. M. German, “Coarsening in Sintering: Grain Shape Distribution, Grain Size Distribution, and Grain Growth Kinetics in Solid-Pore Systems,” Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 2010, vol. 35, pp. 263-305.

A. Arockiasamy, R. M. German, P. Wang, M. F. Horstemeyer, P. Suri, and S. J. Park, “DSC Analysis of Al6061 Aluminum Alloy Powder by Rapid Solidification,” Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2010, vol. 100, pp. 361-366.

Kassegne, S.K., Arya, B., and Yadav, N., 2008, "Numerical Modeling of the Effect of Histidine Protonation on DNA Hybridization and pH Distribution in Electronically Active Microarrays,"  Sensors and Actuators B, Vol-143, pp:470-481 (2010).

John, Mantz, Rose and May-Newman. "Aortic valve pathophysiology during left ventricular assist device support", J Heart Lung Transplant 29(12):1321-9. 2010.

# May-Newman, Enriquez-Almaguer, Posuwattanakul, and Dembitsky. “Biomechanics of the aortic valve in the continuous flow VAD-assisted heart”, ASAIO J. 56(4):301-8, 2010.

May-Newman, K. “Computational fluid dynamics modeling of ventricular assist devices”, in Computational Cardiovascular Mechanics: Modeling and Applications in Heart Failure (Guccione, Kassab and Ratcliffe, eds.), 2010.

Massoudi,M. and Mehrabadi, M. M., “Implicit Continuum Mechanics Approach to Heat Conduction in Granular Materials,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.Vol. 49, pp 5215-5221, 2010.

M. J. Bresciani, K. Morsi, A. Duncan, M. Tucker, M. Siprut, K. Stewart, Exploring the Challenges in Designing and Implementing an Assessment Plan for a Virtual Engineering Materials Lab Eludamos. Journal for Computer Game Culture 4 (2), p. 277-285 (2010)

K.Morsi, A.M.K.Esawi, P.Borah, S. Lanka, A. Sayed, Characterization and spark plasma sintering of mechanically milled aluminum-carbon nanotube (CNT) composite powders, Journal of Composite Materials, v 44, n 16, p 1991- 2003, (2010)

A.M.K.Esawi, K.Morsi, A.Sayed, M.Taher S. Lanka, Effect of carbon nanotube (CNT) content on the mechanical properties of CNT- reinforced aluminium composites, Composites Science and Technology, 70 (16) pp. 2237- 2241 (2010). Reached top 25 hottest (most downloadable) articles for the journal.(sciencedirect).

K.Morsi, A.M.K.Esawi, P.Borah, S. Lanka, A. Sayed, M. Taher, Properties of single and dual matrix aluminum-carbon nanotube composites processed via spark plasma extrusion (SPE), Materials Science and Engineering A, v 527, n 21-22, p 5686-5690, (2010)

K.Morsi, A.M.K.Esawi, S. Lanka, A. Sayed, M. Taher, Spark plasma extrusion (SPE) of ball-milled aluminum and carbon nanotube reinforced aluminum composite powders, Composites Part A, v 41, n 2, p 322-326, (2010)

Frank, M., K.S. MoonS.K. Kassegne, “A PMMA Coated PMN-PT Single Crystal Resonators for Sensing Chemical Agents,” Journal of Smart Materials and Structure, vol. 19, no. 035015, pp 1-12, 2010.

E. Khaleghi, Y.-S. Lin, E. Olevsky, and M. Meyers, Spark plasma sintering of tantalum carbide, Scripta Mater., 63, 577-580 (2010)

J. McKittrick, P.-Y. Chen, L. Tombolato, E.E. Novitskaya, M.W. Trim, G.A. Hirata, E.A. Olevsky, M.F. Horstemeyer, and M.A. Meyers, Energy absorbent natural materials and bioinspired design strategies: A review, Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 30, 331-342 (2010)

W. Bradbury and E. Olevsky, Production of SiC–C composites by free-pressureless spark plasma sintering (FPSPS), Scripta Mater., 63, 77-80 (2010)  

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