Mark Aindow

Mark Aindow
Ph.D., University of Liverpool (1989), England

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: IMS-204
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

Corrosion, Oxidation, Erosion and Performance of Ag/W-Based Circuit Breaker Contacts: A Review, MT Kesim, H Yu, Y Sun, M Aindow and SP Alpay. Corros Sci 135, 12-34 (2018).

Defect Structures in Solution-Grown Single Crystals of the Intermetallic Compound Ag3Sn, H Yu, Y Sun, WR Meier, PC Canfield, CR Weinberger, S-W Lee and M Aindow, J Mater Sci 53: 5317-5328 (2018).

The Effects of Powder Recycling on Ti-6Al-4V Feedstocks for Additive Manufacturing, Y Sun, M Aindow, RJ Hebert. Mater High Temp 35: 217-224 (2018).

Microstructure and preparation of an ultra-fine-grained W-Al2O3 composite by hydrothermal synthesis and spark plasma sintering, C Wang, L Zhang, S Wei, K Pan, M Aindow, Y Yang, Int. J. Refract. Met. Hard Mater. 72: 149-156 (2018).

Non-Metallic Inclusions in 17-4PH Stainless Steel Parts Prepared by Selective Laser Melting, Y Sun, RJ Hebert, M Aindow. Mater Des 140: 153-162 (2018).

Graphene Aerogel Supported Pt Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction by Supercritical Deposition, FE Sarac Oztuna, SB Barim, SE Bozbag, H Yu, M Aindow, U Unal and C Erkey, Electrochim Acta 250: 174-184 (2017).

Superelastic and Micaceous Deformation in the Intermetallic Compound CaFe2As2, JT Sypek, CR Weinberger, S Vijayan, M Aindow, SL Bud’ko, PC Canfield, S-W Lee. Scripta Mater 141: 10-14 (2017).

Characterization of Sputter Deposited IrO2/Pt Bottom Electrodes for PiezoMEMS Applications, DM Potrepka, M Rivas, H Yu, RG Polcawich, M Aindow and GR Fox, Thin Solid Films 638: 127-137 (2017).

High-Pressure Torsion Induced Phase Transformations and Grain Refinement in Al/Ti Composites, Y Sun, M Aindow, RJ Hebert, TG Langdon and EJ Lavernia. J Mater Sci 52: 12170-12184 (2017).

Cold Spray Deposition of an Icosahedral-Phase-Strengthened Aluminum Alloy Coating, TJ Watson, A Nardi, AT Ernst, I Cernatescu, BA Bedard and M Aindow. Surf. Coat. Tech. 324: 57-63 (2017).


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