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

Strong, ductile and thermally stable Cu-based metal-intermetallic nanostructured composites, KJ Dusoe, S Vijayan, TR Bissell, J Chen, AM Dongare, M Aindow and SW Lee, Sci Rep 7, 40409 (2017).

Regenerative Electroless Etching of Silicon, KW Kolasinski, NJ Gimbar, H Yu, M Aindow, E Mäkilä, and J Salonen. Angew Chem Int Ed. 56: 624-627; ibid, Angew Chem 129: 639-642 (2017).

Microstructural Stability, Defect Structures and Deformation Mechanisms in a Ag3Sn / Cu3Sn Alloy, Y Sun, H Yu, MT Kesim, SP Alpay and M Aindow, J Mater Sci. 52: 2944-2956 (2017).

Metallo-Organic Solution Deposition of Ferroelectric Films onto Additively Manufactured Aerospace Alloys, T Patel, H Khassaf, S Vijayan, N Bassiri-Gharb, M Aindow, S. P. Alpay and R. J. Hebert, Acta Mater. 122: 352-358 (2017).

Switchable and Tunable Film Bulk Acoustic Resonator Fabricated using Barium Strontium Titanate Active Layer and Ta2O5/SiO2 Acoustic Reflector, NM Sbrockey, TS Kalkur, A Mansour, H Khassaf, H Yu, M Aindow, SP Alpay, and GS Tompa, Appl Phys Lett 109: 052902 (2016).

Structure and Mechanical Properties in a Powder-Processed Icosahedral-Phase-Strengthened Aluminum Alloy, TJ Watson, MA Gordillo, I Cernatescu and M Aindow, Scripta Mater 123: 51-54 (2016).

Synthesis of Ru/PDMS Nano-Composites via Supercritial Deposition, M-L Ge, SE Bozbag, CJ Ayala, M Aindow and C Erkey, Materials Chemistry and Physics 180: 1-4 (2016).

Solidification Microstructures in Ag3Sn-Cu3Sn Pseudo-Binary Alloys, H Yu, Y Sun, SP Alpay, M Aindow, J Mater Sci 51: 6474-6487 (2016).

Modified Mesoporous Silica for Efficient Siloxane Capture, T Jafari, T Jiang, W Zhong, N Khakpash, B Deljoo, M Aindow, P Singh, S Suib, Langmuir 32: 2369-2377 (2016).

Electrostatically Driven Dielectric Anomaly in Mesoscopic Ferroelectric-Paraelectric Bilayers, H Khassaf, N Khakpash, S Vijayan, M Aindow, SP Alpay, Acta Mater, 105: 68-74 (2016).

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