Materials Science & Technology Conference 2019

Materials Science & Technology Conference 2019

Dates: September 29th – October 3rd 2019

Place: Portland, Oregon


Members who attended:


Danielle Cote, Richard Sisson, Jianyu Liang, Diana Lados,  Brajendra Mishra, Sneha Narra


Graduate Students:

Jack Andre Grubbs, Christopher Massar, Kyle Tsaknopoulos, Deborah Oyewole, Matthew Gleason, Vanessa Uzonwanne






Awards Received: 

Dr. Danielle L. Cote, Recipient of the Bronze Medal Award

Established in 2014, the honor of Bronze Medal of the Society recognizes ASM members who are in early-career positions, typically, 0 to 10 years of experience, for their significant contributions in the field of materials science & engineering through technical content and service to ASM and the materials science profession.

 “For commendable and significant research in the areas of computational thermodynamics, thermal processing, and alloy design, together with leadership in promoting diversity in STEM education.”


Dr. Diana Lados, Alpha Sigma Mu Lecture 

A Comparative Study of Ti-6Al-4V Alloys Fabricated by Three Powder-based Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Integrative Design for Fatigue Performance and New Methods for Rapid Material/Part Qualification


“Investigation of Traditional vs. Designer Feedstock Powders for Additive Manufacturing”

Jack Andre Grubbs, Danielle Cote

“Increasing Retention in Women in STEM Professions”

Danielle Cote

"Characterization of Titanium Powder Produced from Battlefield Scrap for Additive Manufacturing"

Christopher Massar

"Analysis of Metallic Feedstock Powder for Solid-state Additive Manufacturing"

Kyle Tsaknopoulos, Victor Champagne, Danielle Cote

"Impact of Process Control on Product Quality by Ceramic Robocasting Technique"

 Zhaolong Zhang,Richard Sisson, Jianyu Liang,

"Characterization of Gas Atomized Aluminum Alloy Powder for Additive Manufacturing Applications"

 Kyle Tsaknopoulos, Victor Champagne, Danielle Cote

"The Role of Additive Manufacturing in Industry 4.0: From Integrated Design and Fabrication to Structural Performance and Qualification"

Diana Lados

"Sustainable Technology for Bauxite Residue Processing"

Brajendra Mishra, Sumedh Gostu 

"From Waste Steel to Materiel: Agile Production Enabled by Additive Manufacturing"

Karl Sundberg, Jianyu Liang, Diran Apelian, Brajendra Mishra, Richard Sisson, Jian Yu, Brandon McWilliams

"Multiscale Area Analysis of Surfaces Produced in a Laser Powder Bed Fusion Process" 

Nathaniel Rutkowski, Matthew White, Timothy Horn, Christopher Brown, Sneha Prabha Narra

"Blister Formation and the Degradation of Organic Light Emitting Devices"

 Oluwaseun Oyewole; Jaya Cromwell; Deborah Oyewole,  Reisya Ichwani, Winston Soboyejo1 

"In-vitro Prodigiosin Kinetics Release Studies from Polylactide-coglycolide (PLGA) and Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) blend Microparticles for Controlled and Targeted Drug Delivery"

 Sandra Jusu. John Obayemi, Chukwudalu Nwazojie, Ali Salifu, Vanessa Uzonwanne, Olushola Odusanya, Winston Soboyejo

"Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Superparamagnetic Magnetitepolycaprolactone Nanocomposites for Laser Hyperthermia and Ablation" 

John Obayemi, Maria Chinyere Onyekanne, Jingjie Hu, Vahid Rahneshin, Ali Salifu, Kwabena Kan-Dapaah,Winston Soboyejo

"Integrated Heat Transfer and Material Model to Predict Magnetic Fieldinduced Strain in an Additively Manufactured Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy" 

Yao Xu, Sneha Narra

"Effects of Pressure on the Photoconversion Efficiencies of Perovskite Solar Cells"

Oluwaseun Oyewole, Omolara Oyelade, Deborah Oyewole, Sharafadeen Adeniji, Winston Soboyejo

"Effect of Thermal Annealing and Pressure Enhancement of the Efficiency of Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells"

 Deborah Oyewole, Oluwaseun Oyewole, Kenneth Evans-Lutterodt, Winston Soboyejo

"Microstructural Evolution Simulation for Property Prediction in Solid State Additive Manufacturing"

 Danielle Cote, Chris Massar, Bryer Sousa, Kyle Tsaknopoulos, Victor Champagne

"Development of a Technique to Evaluate the Bond Strengths of Cold Sprayed Single Particle Impacts"

Matthew Gleason

"Investigation of Traditional vs. Designer Feedstock Powders for Additive Manufacturing"

Jack Grubbs, Kyle Tsaknopoulos, Danielle Cote

"Additive Manufacturing Materials and Processes"

David L. Bourell, Sudarsanam Suresh Babu,  Sneha P. Narra, Kirk Rogers,