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Current Research Projects

1.      Study of residual stresses and micro-texture effects on the fatigue properties of Ti alloys,
Sponsor: Department of Defense

2.      Effects of surface enhancement on the fatigue properties of Ti alloys
Sponsor: Kentucky Science and Technology

3.      Study of Sm-Co permanent magnets
Sponsor: Kentucky Science and Technology, and Semicon Associates

4.      Effects of micro- and marco-texture on the fatigue properties of AA 2026 and 2099 alloys
Sponsor: Alcoa

5.      Refractory metal welding (Mo-Re alloy)
Sponsor: Semicon Associates

6.      Development of 2xxx series continuous cast Al alloys, texture evolution, and formability prediction
Sponsor: Department of Defense