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Collaboration of Prof. M. J. Kaufman from Colorado School of Mines with the DEMa-UFSCar and SSM/EESC-USP research groups in metals

Grant number: 12/12574-9
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: September 24, 2012 - October 06, 2012
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Materials and Metallurgical Engineering - Physical Metallurgy
Principal researcher:Claudio Shyinti Kiminami
Grantee:Claudio Shyinti Kiminami
Visiting researcher: Michael J. Kaufman
Visiting researcher institution: Colorado School of Mines, United States
Home Institution: Centro de Ciências Exatas e de Tecnologia (CCET). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


Professor. Dr. Michael J. Kaufman is the head of the Department of metallurgical and Materials Engineering Colorado School of Mines, CSM, located in Golden - USA, Fellow of the American Society for Metals, ASM, possesses extensive experience in Relation Structure-Property-Processing of Metals, Composites and Intermetallic, Physical Metallurgy and Phase Transformation, conventional and rapid solidification, characterization by X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy. The activities of 15 days of his coming will be with two research groups, one of DEMa / UFSCar and one of the SMM / EESC-USP including four projects financed by FAPESP and CNPq in the themes "Properties of amorphous alloys, metastable and nano-structured", "Development of new alloys based on titanium and nickel with high tendency to form amorphous structure", "Experimental evaluation of the microstructure, microsegregation, and mechanical properties of non-ferrous alloys during unidirectional solidification with and without induction convection" and "Formulation of new metallic glasses". Specifically the activities to be developed will be lectures, visits to laboratories, technical discussions, mini-course. (AU)

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