Journal Publications

A.A. Tiamiyu, J.A. Szpunar, A. Odeshi, I.N. Oguocha, M. Eskandari, Development of ultra-fine-grained structure in AISI 321 austenitic stainless steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, (Submitted)
J.I. Omale, E.G. Ohaeri, A.A. Tiamiyu, M. Eskandari, K.M. Mostafijur, J.A. Szpunar, Microstructure, texture evolution and mechanical properties of X70 pipeline steel after different thermomechanical treatments, Materials Science & Engineering A, (In Press).
W. Qin, J.A. Szpunar, A general model for hydrogen trapping at the inclusion-matrix interface and its relation to crack initiation, Philosophical Magazine, (Submitted).
M. Karimi, M.R. Toroghinejad, H. Asgari, Jerzy Szpunar, Texture evolution and plastic anisotropy of commercial purity titanium/SiC composite processed by accumulative roll bonding and subsequent annealing, Journal of Materials Science (Submitted)
L. Malakkal, D. Oladimeji, A. Prasad, E. Jossou, J. Ranasinghe, B. Szpunar, L. Bichler, J. Szpunar, Nature Scientific Report, Thermal Conductivity and Mean Free Path of CeO2. (Submitted)
E. Jossou, D. Oladimeji, L. Malakkal, S. Middleburgh, B. Szpunar, J.A. Szpunar, First-principle study of defects and fission product behaviour in uranium diborid, Journal of Nuclear Materials, (In Press).
G.M. Hua C.S. Li, X.N. Cheng, X.L. Zhao, Q. Feng, Z.J. Li, D.Y. Li, J. Szpunar, First-Principles Study on Influence of Molybdenum to Acicular Ferrite Formation on TiC Particles in Microallyed Steels, Journal of Alloys and Compounds Corresponding (submitted).
E. Tolouei, H. Asgari, H. Monajati, F. Ashrafizade, J.A. Szpunar, P. Bocher, Texture development and microstructure investigation in aluminum-3% brass composite produced through accumulative roll bonding, Metallurgical and Materials Transations A (submitted).
E. Tolouei, H. Asgari, H. Monajati, F. Ashrafizadeh, A. Rezaeiana, J.A. Szpunar, P. Bocher, Texture development and microstructure investigation in aluminum-3% brass composite produced through accumulative roll bonding, Materials and Design (submitted)
N. Nadammal, S. Kailas, J.A. Szpunar, S. Suwas, Microstructure and Texture Evolution during Single and Multiple Pass Friction Stir Processing of Heat Treatable Aluminium Alloy 2024, Metallurgical and Materials Transations A (In Press)
E. Haro, J.A. Szpunar (authors, uncompleted)), The effects of addition of micro- and nano-fillers on the dynamic impact response of hybrid composite plates made of HDPE reinforced with Kevlar short fibers, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering (Submitted).
L.Q. Guo, H. Lu, D.Y. Li, Q.X. Huang, X. Wang, J. Szpunar, Probing surface properties of different crystallographic planes of brass with electron work function, Applied Physics Letters (Submitted).
U. Eduok, O. Faye, A. Tiamiyu, J. Szpunar, Fabricating protective Epoxy-silica derived CeO2 films for steel: Correlating physical barrier properties with material content, Materials and Design, 124 (2017) 58-68.
L.Q. Guo, H. Lu, D.Y. Li, Q.X. Huang, X. Wang, J.A. Szpunar, Probing surface properties of different crystallographic planes of brass with electron work function, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Submitted).
E. Jossou, L. Malakkal, B. Szpunar, D. Oladimeji, J.A. Szpunar, A first principles study of the electronic structure, elastic and thermal properties of UB2, Journal of Nuclear Materials, ., 490 (2017) 41-48.
Guomin Hua, Changsheng Li, Dongyang Li, Jerzy Szpunar, Molybdenum Segregation Induced Phase Transformation on Precipitated TiC particles in Microallyed Steels, Scripta Materialia, (Under Review)
D. Oladimeji, L. Malakkal, B. Szpunar, E. Jossou, J. A. Szpunar, First principles study of thermal transport properties of gallium phosphide, Journal of Applied Physics, (Under Review).
F. Harati, M. Shamanian, M. Atapour, J.A. Szpunar, Microstructure, texture, and mechanical properties of friction stir processed 7075 aluminum alloy, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Under review).
A. Rezaeian, V.Y. Mehr, M.R. Toroghinejad, H. Asgari, J.A. Szpunar, Texture investigation of nanostructured Al-Cu multi-layered composite produced via the accumulative roll bonding (ARB) process, Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Under review).
U. Eduok, E. Jossou, A. Tiamiyu, J. Omale, and J. Szpunar, Ceria/Acrylic polymer microgel composite: synthesis, characterization, and anticorrosion application for API 5L X70 substrate in chloride-enriched medium, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (Accepted).
S. Hasani, M. Shamanian, A. Shafyei, M. Nezakat, H. Mostaan, J.A. Szpunar, Effect of recrystallization and phase transitions on the mechanical properties of semihard magnetic FeCo-7.15V alloy during the thermomechanical process, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A (Accepted).
Chunyu Zhou, Yongfeng Hu, Xu Wang, Fan Fan, Jerzy A. Szpunar. Novel synthesis of Pd/graphene nanocomposite for hydrogen storage. Carbon, (Under review).
L.N. Zhang, J.A. Szpunar, J.X. Dong, M.C. Zhang, X. Wang: Influence of crystallographic orientation on pitting corrosion behavior of nickel-iron-chromium alloy, Materials Science & Engineering A. (Under review)
M.R. Rezaei, F. Ashrafizadeh, H. Asgari, J.A. Szpunar, Textural evolution of 6061 Aluminum alloy processed by accumulative roll-bonding process, Materials and Design, (Under review).
N.A.P. Kiran Kumar, M.S. Islam, J.A. Szpunar, Hydride Reorientation under Hoop Stress in Zircaloy-4 Cladding, Journal of Nuclear Materials (Under review).
N.A.P. Kiran Kumar, J.A. Szpunar, Evaluation of oxides formed during high temperature corrosion of Zr-2.5Nb pressure tubing, Journal of Materials Science (Under review).
M.A. Mohtadi-Bonab, M. Eskandari, J.A. Szpunar, Effect of grain refinement on hydrogen induced cracking susceptibility in pipeline steel, International Journal of Hydrogen energy, (Under Revision).
M.J. Rahman, B. Szpunar, J. Szpunar, The induced anisotropy in thermal conductivity of thorium dioxide and cerium dioxide, Materials Research Express, 4 (2017) 075512.
M. A. Mohtadi-Bonab, M. Eskandari, R. Karimdadashi, J. A. Szpunar, Effect of Different Microstructural Parameters on Hydrogen Induced Cracking in an API X70 Pipeline Steel, Metals, Materials International, (In Peress), doi: 10.1007/s12540-017-6691-z.
U. Eduok, E. Jossou, J. Szpunar, Enhanced surface protective performance of chitosanic hydrogel via nano-CeO2 dispersion for API 5L X70 alloy: Experimental and theoretical investigations of the role of CeO2, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 241 (2017) 684–693.
Kaishu Guan, Jerzy Szpunar, Karel Matocha, Duwei Wan, Study on Temper Embrittlement and Hydrogen Embrittlement of Hydrogenation Reactor by Small Punch Test, Materials, 10 (2017) 671.
X Wang, J.A. Szpunar, Effect of CeO2 coating on the isothermal oxidation behaviour of Ni-based alloy 230, Oxidation of Metals, (accepted).
Ubong Eduok, Omar Faye, Jerzy Szpunar, Recent developments and applications of protective silicone coatings: a review of PDMS functional materials, Progress in Organic Coatings 111 (2017) 124-163
O. Fayea, J.A. Szpunar, B. Szpunar, A.C. Beyeb, Hydrogen adsorption and storage on Palladium -functionalized graphene with NH-dopant: A first principles calculation. Appl. Surf. Sc. 392 (2017) 362-374,
L. Malakkal, B. Szpunar, R.K. Siripurapu, J. Zuniga, J.A. Szpunar, Thermal conductivity of wurtzite and zinc blende cubic phases of BeO from ab initio calculations, Solid State Sciences 65 (2017) 79-87.
M. Shamanian, H. Mostaan, M. Safari, J.A. Szpunar, Friction stir modification of GTA 7075-T6 Al alloy weld joints: EBSD study and microstructural evolutions, Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 17 (2017) 574-585.
S. Tiwari, S. Mishra, A. Odeshi, J.A. Szpunar, M. Chopkar, Evolution of texture and microstructure during high strain rate torsion of aluminium zinc magnesium copper alloy, Materials Science & Engineering A 683 (2017) 94–102
L. Malakkal, B. Szpunar, R.K. Siripurapu, J.A. Szpunar, Thermal conductivity of bulk and nanowire of cubic-SiC from ab initio calculations, Journal of Computational Material Science, 128 (2017) 249-256.
U. Eduok, O. Faye, J. Szpunar, Corrosion inhibition of X70 sheets by a film-forming imidazole derivative at acid pH, RSC Advances (accepted) DOI: 10.1039/C6RA23099G
S.A. Lajevardi, T. Shahrabi, J.A. Szpunar, Tribological properties of functionally graded Ni-Al2O3 nanocomposite coating, Surface and Coating Technology (accepted)
O. Faye, U. Eduok, J. Szpunar, B. Szpunar, A. Samoura, A. Beye, Hydrogen Storage on bare Cu atom and Cu-functionalized boron-doped graphene: a first Principles study, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (accepted)

Conference Publication

J. Ranasinghe, B. Szpunar, E. Jossou, L. Malakkal and J.A. Szpunar, “Composite versus Dispersed Accident Tolerant Nuclear Fuels”, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE25, May 14-18, 2017, Shanghai, China, accepted.
B. Szpunar, L. Malakkal, E. Jossou, J. Ranasinghe, J. A. Szpunar “First Principles Investigations of Alternative Nuclear Fuels” accepted for publication in TMS San Diego USA 2017.
L. Malakkal, B. Szpunar, J. A. Szpunar “Comparative study of thermal conductivity of SiC and BeO from ab initio calculations” accepted for publication in TMS San Diego USA 2017.