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Steels Processing Group Members

Academic Staff


Prof Claire Davis

Professor Claire Davis

Professor in Thermo-mechanical Processing
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Email: Claire dot Davis at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Professor Barbara Shollock

Tata Steel Research Chair in Coatings
International Automotive Research Centre
Email: B dot Shollock at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Dr Zushu Li

Principal Research Fellow / EPSRC Manufacturing Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Z dot Li dot 19 at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Dr Michael Auinger

Assistant Professor, Materials Modelling and Computation
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot Auinger at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Dr Prakash Srirangam

Assistant Professor, Metals Processing
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
P dot Srirangam at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Researchers


Dr. Geoff West

Dr Geoff West

Senior Research Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
G dot West at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Dr Hiren Kotadia

Senior Research Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
H dot Kotadia at warwick dot ac dot uk

Alireza Rahnama

Dr Alireza Rahnama

Research Fellow
Phase transformation and precipitation of carbides in duplex and austenitic steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
A dot Rahnama at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Anup Mandal

Dr Anup Mandal

Research Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
A dot Mandal at warwick dot ac dot uk
Carl Slater

Dr Carl Slater

Research Fellow
Simulation of the Rapid Solidification Rates seen in Thin Slab and Strip Casting of Steel
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
C dot D dot Slater at warwick dot ac dot uk
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D Proprentner

Dr Daniela Proprentner

Research Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
D dot Proprentner at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Dr Frank Zhou

Research Fellow
Product Uniformity Control - electromagnetic sensors
EM sensor modelling for prediction of phase transformation fractions
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Lei dot Zhou at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Dr Jialong Shen

Research Fellow
Rolling contact fatigue cracks in railway rails
EM sensor modelling for prediction of phase transformation fractions
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Jialong dot Shen at warwick dot ac dot uk

Jun Liu

Dr Jun Liu

Research Fellow
Non-Destructive Evaluation of Steel Microstructures using EM Sensors
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
J dot Liu dot 2 at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Maria Balart

Dr Maria Balart

Research Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot Balart-Murria at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Morteza

Dr Morteza Ghasri Khouzani

Research Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot Ghasri-Khouzani at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Dr Scott Taylor

Research Fellow
Development of a Hot Gas Formable AA7XXX Alloy & Hybrid SPF/Warm Forming Technology for Light-Weight Automotive Structures in Niche Vehicle Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Scott dot Taylor dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Dr Stephen Spooner

Research Fellow
Quantifying the Transient Interfacial Area During Slag-Metal Reactions
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
S dot Spooner at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Dr Samuel Marks

Scientific Officer
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
S dot Marks at warwick dot ac dot uk

Visiting Academic and Industrial Staff

 
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Dr Yongjun Lan

Honorary Research Fellow (Tata Steel)
Micro-alloyed high strength steel featuring non-metallic precipitate
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Yongjun dot Lan at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Dr Martin Strangwood

Visiting Academic
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot Strangwood at bham dot ac dot uk
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Dr Xinjiang Hao

Honorary Research Fellow (Liberty Steel)
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Xinjiang dot Hao at specialityuk dot com

Technical Support


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Stephen Hewitt

Technical Support for Advanced Maunfacturing & Materials Centre
S dot Hewitt dot 2 at warwick dot ac dot uk


PhD and EngD Students

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Akalya Raviraj

EngD Candidate
Study on Inclusions Causing Clean Steel Defects
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
A dot Raviraj at warwick dot ac dot uk

A Betzou

Antonia Betzou

PhD Candidate
Thermophysical properties of low-density steels under microgravity conditions
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
A dot Betzou at warwick dot ac dot uk

A Sengupta

Arunava Sengupta

PhD Candidate
A multiscale approach for fluid flow effect on microstructure and segregation
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
A dot Sengupta at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Aurash Karimi

PhD Candidate
Modelling of Nitrogen Transport in Iron Lattices with Point Defects
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
A dot Karimi at warwick dot ac dot uk

Balaguru

Balaguru Balasubramaniam

PhD Candidate
Next generation Aerospace alloys
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Balaguru dot Balasubramaniam at warwick dot ac dot uk

bharath

Bharath Bandi

PhD Candidate
Influence of heat treatment on structure property relationships in DP 900 steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
B dot Bandi at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Cameron Bee

PhD Candidate
Development of Improved Hot Rolled S960 AHSS for Improved Strength and Ductility
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
C dot J dot Bee at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Darbaz Khasraw

PhD Candidate
Fundamental understanding of the use of carbon sources in a novel low carbon, low energy alternative iron making process
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
D dot Khasraw at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Edosa Osarogiagbon

PhD Candidate
Residual stress analysis using electromagnetic (EM) sensors caused by manufacturing processes in sheet steel
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Edosa dot Osarogiagbon at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Fanfu Wu

PhD Candidate
The effect of microstructure, stress, and temperature on the magnetic properties of electrical steel
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
F dot Wu dot 4 at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Gabriel Ekoja

PhD Candidate
Through Process Modelling from Casting to Mechanical Properties for Line Pipe Steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
G dot Ekoja at warwick dot ac dot uk

Ian Moore

Ian Moore

PhD Candidate
Coal Characterisation for Blast Furnace Pulverised Coal Injection
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
I dot A dot Moore at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Ishwar Kapoor

PhD Candidate
Design of Processing Parameters for Cold-Rolled-Annealed Micro-Alloyed Steels Utilising In-Situ Correlative Material Characterization
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
I dot Kapoor at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Jack Isaacs

PhD Candidate
Modelling the Diffusion/Counter-Diffusion of Oxidants and Solutes in Low Density Steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
J dot Isaacs at warwick dot ac dot uk

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James Mathew

PhD Candidate
Recyclability of aluminium and aluminium alloys
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
J dot Mathew at warwick dot ac dot uk

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James Whiston

PhD Candidate
Fluxing Behaviour – Reaction Between Iron Ore and Different Fluxing Agents in Cyclone Converter Furnace of HIsarna Process
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
J dot Whiston at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Jennifer Rolls

PhD Candidate
Physical Vapour Deposition of zinc onto Ultra-High Strength Steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
J dot Rolls at warwick dot ac dot uk


Jessica

Jessica Ariwa

PhD Candidate
Advancing Protocol on RDD Debris Analysis
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
J dot Ariwa at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Kateryna Hechu

Former PhD Student
Assessment of Solidification Behaviour of (Hyper-)Peritectic Steels

Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
K dot Hechu at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

 Leiws Yule

Lewis Yule

PhD Candidate
Scanning Electrochemical Cell Microscopy: A new method to carry out highly localised corrosion measurements on steel surfaces
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
L dot Yule at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Mario De Giovanni

PhD Candidate
Modification of Aluminium-Silicon alloys with rare earth additions
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot de-Giovanni at warwick dot ac dot uk

 Martin Olowe

Martin Olowe

PhD Candidate
Oxidation and Descalability of Electrical Steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot Olowe at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Mingwang Zhang

PhD Candidate
Development of through process texture measurement and control of electrical steel with NDT techniques

Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Mingwang dot Zhang at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Mo Ji

PhD Candidate
The effect of precipitation during recrystallisation of HSLA steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Mo dot Ji at warwick dot ac dot uk

Mohsen Aghadavoudi Jolfaei

Mohsen Aghadavoudi Jolfaei

PhD Candidate
Development of an electromagnetic sensor system for characterisation of advanced high strength steel strips
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot Aghadavoudi-Jolfaei at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Neil Hollyhoke

PhD Candidate
Direct Casting of High Al Steels
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
N dot D dot Hollyhoke at warwick dot ac dot uk

Raul Chinchilla Adell

Raul Chinchilla Adell

EngD Candidate
The Tribological performance of coated and non-coated materials for high temperature tribological applications
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
R dot F dot Chinchilla-Adell at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Sharhid Jabar

PhD Candidate
Metallurgical risk factors in power plant steel P91
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
S dot Jabar dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk

W Jacobs

Will Jacobs

PhD Candidate
Quantification of Microstructure in Plate Steels using EM sensor Technology
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
W dot Jacobs at warwick dot ac dot uk

Yuyi Zhu

Yuyi Zhu

PhD Candidate
Effect of internal oxidation in bendability of UHSS
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Yuyi dot Zhu at warwick dot ac dot uk

Administrative Staff


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Alisa Davletsina

Personal Assistant
International Digital Laboratory
A dot Davletsina dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk
Tel. 024 765 73309

Former Academic Staff


Prof Sridhar Seetharaman

Prof Sridhar Seetharaman

Professor at Colorado School of Mines and Honorary Professor at WMG
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
S dot Seetharaman at warwick dot ac dot uk

Former Researchers

 
Sumit Hazra

Dr Sumit Hazra

Senior Research Fellow
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
sumit dot hazra at warwick dot ac dot uk
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Dr Panos Efthymiadis

Principal Metallurgist at GKN Aerospace and Former Research Fellow at WMG
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
P dot Efthymiadis at warwick dot ac dot uk

Martha Indriyati

Dr Martha Indriyati

Research Scientist at Norsk Hydro ASA
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
M dot Indriyati at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Dr Juncheng Li

Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China
Former Research Fellow at WMG
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre

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Dr Vit Janik

Senior Lecturer at Coventry University and Honorary Research Fellow at WMG
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
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Former PhD Students


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Jialong Shen

Former PhD Student
Rolling contact fatigue cracks in railway rails
EM sensor modelling for prediction of phase transformation fractions
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Jialong dot Shen at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Prasun Chokshi

Former PhD Student
Machine Learning/Deep Learning - Advanced Research Engineer at Dyson
Artificial Neural Network (ANN) based microstructure modelling of 22MnB5 Boron steel during tailored hot stamping process
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre

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Samuel Clark

Former PhD Student
Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Manchester

Micro-structuring micro-alloyed steels via non-metallic precipitate formation
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre

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Scott Taylor

Former PhD Student
Development of a Hot Gas Formable AA7XXX Alloy & Hybrid SPF/Warm Forming Technology for Light-Weight Automotive Structures in Niche Vehicle Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
Scott dot Taylor dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Stephen Spooner

Former PhD Student
Quantifying the Transient Interfacial Area During Slag-Metal Reactions
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
S dot Spooner at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Tazdin Amietszajew

Former PhD Student
Molten Salts Metal Recovery
Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Centre
T dot Amietszajew dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk