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Dr. Michel Barsoum

A.W. Grosvenor Distinguished Professor
Office Lebow 445

Phone 215.895.2338
Email (reveal)

Faculty Profile

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The Research Team




Graduate Students


Babak Anasori
PhD Candidate
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2007
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Sharif Univ. of Technology, 2004
Office: Bossone 105
Email (reveal)
Research Focus: Processing and characterization of mechanical properties and microstructure of MAX Phase-reinforced Mg composites.
Deformation mechanisms of different single crystals via nanoindentation.
Grady Bentzel
PhD Student
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, 2012
Office: LeBow 340
Email (reveal) | Webpage
Research Focus: Diffusion and chemical compatibility of the MAX phases for advanced reactor fuel and component design.
Michael Ghidiu
PhD Student
B.S. Chemistry, University of Delaware, 2013
Office: Bossone 105
Email (reveal)
Research Focus: Processing and characterization of novel MXene compounds; exfoliation mechanisms of MAX phases.
Justin Griggs
PhD Candidate
M.A. Mathematics, Temple University, 2010
B.A. Mathematics, Univ. of Calif., Santa Cruz (UCSC), 2007
Office: Bossone 105
Email (reveal)
Research Focus: Kinking and twinning in hexagonal single crystals and MAX phases.
Joseph Halim
PhD Student
M.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 2011
B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 2009
Office: Bossone 105
Email (reveal) | CV
Research Focus: Processing and electrical characterization of monolayered novel MAX-phase related compounds.
Michael Naguib
PhD Student
M.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 2009
B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 2007
Office: Bossone 105
Email (Reveal) | CV
Research Focus: Processing and characterization of novel MAX-phase related compounds.
Mohamed Shamma
PhD Candidate
M.S. Materials & Manufacturing Engineering, American University in Cairo
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, American University in Cairo (AUC)
Office: Bossone 105
Email (reveal)
Research Focus: Characterization of strain fields in MAX phases through in-situ neutron diffraction and ultrasonic acoustic coupling techniques.
Darin Tallman
PhD Candidate
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, 2009
Office: LeBow 340
Email (reveal) | CV
Research Focus: Creep analysis, and characterization of neutron irradiation damage via TEM analysis of MAX phases.


Undergraduate Students


Matthias Agne
B.S./M.S. Student
Materials Engineering
Email (reveal) | Webpage
Research Area: MAX-MET synthesis through infiltration of Mg.
Matt Nelson
B.S./M.S. Student
Materials Engineering
Email (reveal)
Research Area: Processing and characterization of mechanical properties and microstructure of MAX Phase-reinforced Mg composites.
Ryan Demott
B.S./M.S. Student
Materials Engineering
Email (reveal)
Research Area: Synthesis of Mg2GaC.
Laura Allan
B.S. Student
Materials Engineering
Email (reveal)
Research Area: Geopolymer development and testing.
Abraham Crook
B.S. Student
Materials Engineering
Email (reveal)
Research Area: Alkalai-activated cement (AAC).


Researchers


Derya Kapusuz
Visiting Scholar
Ph.D. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, METU, Ankara/Turkey, (2009-ongoing)
M.S. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, METU, Ankara/Turkey, 2009
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Anadolu University, Eskisehir/Turkey, 2006
Office: Bossone 105
Email (reveal)
Research Focus: Processing, characterization and applications of MXENE-polymer composites.
Jian Yang
Visiting Scholar
Ph.D. Ferrous Metallurgy, Northeastern University, China, 2003
B.S. Ferrous Metallurgy, Northeastern University, China, 1997
Office: AEL 176
Email (reveal)
Research Focus: Processing and characterization of novel MXene compounds; Processing and characterization of microstructure and properties of quaternary layered carbide-matrix composites oriented to application in extreme environments.
Limei Pan
Visiting Scholar
M.S. Materials Processing Engineering, Institute of Metals, Chinese Academy of Science, China, 2004
B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Northeastern University, China, 2001
Office: AEL 176
Email (reveal)
Research Focus: Microstructure design, processing and characterization of MAX ceramics; MAX coatings.

Summer Researchers


Go here to learn about the researchers joining the group for summer 2011.

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