Mark Aindow

Mark Aindow
Professor and Associate Director of the Institute of Materials Science
Ph.D., University of Liverpool (1989), England

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: IMS-122
Phone: (860) 486-2644
Email: Web:


 Research Interests

  • Conductive oxide coatings for metallic SOFC interconnects
  • Novel alloys for electrical contact applications
  • Microstructural stability in nanocomposite ceramic materials
  • Development of ultra-high strength aluminum alloys
  • Microstructural development in heteroepitaxial thin films
  • Application of lasers to materials processing
  • Catalytic nanomaterials

Recent Publications

The stoichiometry of metal assisted etching (MAE) of Si in V2O5 + HF and HOOH + HF solutions, KW Kolasinski, WB Barclay, Y Sun and M Aindow, Electrochim Acta. 158: 219-228 (2015).

Microstructural Effects of the Reduction Step in the Reactive Consolidation of Manganese Cobaltite Coatings on Crofer 22 APU, LV Gambino, NJ Magdefrau, M Aindow, Mater High Temp. 32: 142-147 (2015).

Electrochemical Performance of Fuel Cell Catalysts Prepared by Supercritical Deposition: Effect of Different Precursor Conversion Routes, SE Bozbağ, T Gümüşoğlu, S Yilmaztürk, CJ Ayala, M Aindow, H Deligöz, and C Erkey, J Supercrit Fluids. 97: 154-164 (2015).

Microstructure Effects in Braze Joints Formed Between Ag/W Electrical Contacts and Sn-Coated Cu using Cu-Ag-P Filler Metal, HB Yu, Y Sun, SP Alpay and M Aindow, J Mater Sci. 50: 324-333 (2015).

Effect of Heat-Treatment on Phase Stability and Grain Coarsening in a Powder-Processed Al-Ni-Co-Zr-Y Alloy, MA Gordillo, B Bedard, TJ Watson and M Aindow, J Mater Sci. 49: 5866-5877  (2014).

Phase Stability in a Powder-Processed Al-Mn-Ce Alloy, MA Gordillo, I Cernatescu, TT Aindow, TJ Watson, M Aindow, J Mater Sci 49: 3742-3754 (2014).

The Effect of Mn1.5Co1.5O4 Coatings on the Development of Near Surface Microstructure for Haynes 230 Oxidized at 800˚C in Air, NJ Magdefrau, L Chen, EY Sun, M Aindow, Surf Coat Technol 242: 109-117 (2014).

Substrate Control of Anisotropic Resistivity in Heteroepitaxial Nanostructured Arrays of Cryptomelane Manganese Oxide on Strontium Titanate, AE Espinal, YG Yan, LC Zhang, L Espinal, A Morey, BO Wells, M Aindow, SL Suib, Small 10: 66-72 (2014).

Effects of Alloy Heat Treatment on Oxidation Kinetics and Scale Morphology for Crofer 22 APU, NJ Magdefrau, L Chen, EY Sun and M Aindow, J Power Sources 241: 756–767 (2013).

Thermodynamic Control of Metal Loading and Composition of Carbon Aerogel Supported Pt-Cu Alloy Nanoparticles by Supercritical Deposition, SE Bozbag, U Unal, MA Kurykin, CJ Ayala, M Aindow, C Erkey, J Phys Chem C 117: 6777–6787 (2013).


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