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

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).

Microstructural Evolution in Manganese Cobaltite Films Grown on Crofer 22 APU Substrates by Pulsed Laser Deposition, LV Gambino, NJ Magdefrau, M Aindow, Surf Coat Tech, 286: 206-214 (2016).

Extended Aging of Ag/W Circuit Breaker Contacts: Influence on Surface Structure, Electrical Properties and UL Testing, H Yu, MT Kesim, Y Sun, J Harmon, J Potter, SP Alpay, M Aindow, J Mater Eng Perf, 25: 91-101 (2016).

ALCHEMI Studies of Site Occupancies in Cr-, Ni- and Fe-substituted Manganese Cobaltite Spinels, LV Gambino, AB Freeman, NJ Magdefrau and M Aindow, J Mater Sci, 51: 158-170 (2016).

Preface to the 50th Anniversary Issue of the Journal of Materials Science, M Aindow, J Mater Sci, 51: 1-6 (2016).

Surface Degradation of Ag/W Circuit Breaker Contacts During Standardized UL Testing, H Yu, Y Sun, MT Kesim, J Harmon, J Potter, SP Alpay, M Aindow, J Mater Eng Perf, 24: 3251-3262 (2015).


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