Professor Matthew Krane's Former Graduate Students
Master of Science:
Thesis: "Influence of CuAlO2 on Strength of Eutectically Bonded Copper/Alumina Interfaces"
Marc Yap - December 1999
Thesis: "Design and Processing of Spinal Implants Using Powder Metallurgy."
Employer after Purdue: GE Medical Systems Division
Shawn Cefalu - December 2001
Thesis: "Predictions and Measurements of Microsegregation in Ni-Cr-Mo Alloys"
Employer after Purdue: Metaltek, Inc. (Milwaukee, WI)
Rui Shao - August 2003 (co-advised by Prof. K. Trumble).
Thesis: "Infiltration and Directional Solidification of Superalloy-Ceramic Composites"
Enrolled in Ph.D. program, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue.
Thomas Y. M. Morillon - December 2004
Thesis: “Predictions of Secondary Phase Dissolution During Heat Treatment of a Ni-Cr-Mo Alloy”
Employer after Purdue: Cezus Research Center (Ugine, France)
Stephanie Janicek - August 2005
Thesis: “Effects of Composition and Fluid Flow on Solidification Grain Growth”
Employer after Purdue: Rolls- Royce (Indianapolis, IN)
Kent VanEvery - December 2005
Thesis: “Modeling Macrosegregation During the Vacuum Arc Remelting of a Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al Alloy”
Enrolled in Ph.D. program, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue
Thesis: “Laser transformation heating and laser nitriding of Ti-6Al-4V”
Employer after Purdue: Boeing (Seattle, WA)
Thesis: “Multi-track laser hardening of AISI 4140 steel"
Employer after Purdue: Corning, Inc. (Corning, NY)
Doctor of Philosophy:
Igor Vusanovic - (University of Montenegro, Podgorica) - March 2002
Dissertation: "Analysis of Phase Change Phenomena in Multicomponent Systems with Aspects of Technical Applications" (in Serbo-Croatian).
Employer after Graduation: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro, (Podgorica, Montenegro).
Srinivasan Raghavan - May 2005 (co-advised by Prof. D Johnson)
Dissertation: “A Numerical Model For Dendritic Growth In Binary Alloys”
Employer after Purdue: Tata Research Development & Design Center (Pune, India)
Dmytro Zagrebelnyy - May 2007
Dissertation: “Modeling macrosegregation during the vacuum arc remelting of Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al alloy”
Employer after Purdue: Republic Special Metals (Canton, OH)