Current Projects include:
- Microstructure Engineering for High Productivity Welding of Pipeline Steels. In collaboration with Evraz NA and TransCanada Pipelines
- Laser-Ultrasonics as an Innovative Sensor for Microstructure Control. In collaboration with Evraz NA
The first laser-ultrasonic system for metallurgy (LUMet) with programs primarily aimed at developing process models for advanced sheet metals. Collaborations with an international user group of researchers and industry from nine countries
- Run-out Table Bottom Jet Cooling. In collaboration with ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc.
- Accelerated Cooling Investigation at UBC Pilot Scale Run-out Table. In collaboration with Dillinger Hütte
- Microstructure development during extrusion of AA3xxx aluminum alloys. In collaboration with Alcan
- Deformation induced phase transformations in metastable austentitic stainless steels. In collaboration with ArcelorMittal Stainless Steel
- Simulation of Critical Interface Phenomena in Advanced Steel Processing
- STEM-in-SEM Characterization of Nanostructured Materials
- Precipitation Strengthening in Nb/Mo Low Carbon Steels. In collaboration with CBMM
- Through-process modelling for optimized electron beam additive manufacturing
- Coupling plasticity to phase transformations in metastable structural alloys
- Microstructure-mechanical property relationships for engineering alloys
- Mechanical Properties of Buckled Pipe Material. In collaboration with TransCanada Pipelines.
- Microstructure Engineering of AA6xxx Aluminum Extrusion Alloys. In collaboration with Rio Tinto Alcan.
- Microstructure/Property Relationships for 6xxx Extrusion Alloys. In collaboration with Ford and Rio Tinto Alcan.