Journal Publications

Ubong Eduok, Jerzy Szpunar, Eno Ebenso, Synthesis and characterization of anticorrosion zirconia/acrylic nanocomposite resin coatings for steel, Progress in Organic Coatings, 137 (2019) 105337.
Ubong Eduok, Enyinnaya Ohaeri, Jerzy Szpunar, Accelerated corrosion of pipeline steel in the presence of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans biofilm due to carbon source deprivation in CO2 saturated medium, Materials Science & Engineering C, 105 (2019) 110095.
Omar Faye, Ubong Eduok, Tanveer Hussain, Jerzy Szpunar, Aboubaker Beye, Boron-decorated Graphitic Carbon: An efficient sensor for H2S and NH3 capture, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (2019) 29513?29523.
Enyinnaya Ohaeri, Ubong Eduok, Jerzy Szpunar, Relationship between microstructural features in API 5L X80 pipeline steel and hydrogen assisted degradation, Engineering Failure Analysis, 96 (2019) 496–507.
L. Malakkal, A. Prasad, J. Ranasinghe, E. Jossou, D. Oladimeji, B. Szpunar, L. Bichler, J.Szpunar, The effect of SPS processing parameters on the microstructure and thermalconductivity of ThO2 , Journal of Nuclear Materials, 527 (2019) 151811.
A.A. Tiamiyu, S.T. Zhao, Z.Z. Li, A.G. Odeshi, J.A. Szpunar Thermal and mechanical stability of austenite in metastable austenitic stainless steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 50, pages 4513–4530(2019)
M.J. Rahman*, B. Szpunar and J.A. Szpunar, Molecular dynamics study of primary radiation damage in PuO 2 and (U 0.5 Pu 0.5 )O 2 , Computational Materials Science 166 (2019) 193-199.
E. Jossou*, L. Malakkal*, N.Y. Dzade, A. Claisse, B. Szpunar, J. Szpunar, DFT+U study of the adsorption and dissociation of water on clean, defective and oxygen-covered U 3 Si 2 {001}, {110}, and {111} surfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (2019) 19453- 19467.
E. Jossou*, M.J. Rahman*, D. Oladimeji, B. Beeler, B. Szpunar, J. Szpunar, Anisotropic thermophysical properties of U 3 Si 2 fuel: An attomic scal study, Journal of Nuclear Materials 521 (2019) 1–12.
L. Malakkal, A. Prasad, E. Jossou, J. Ranasinghe, B. Szpunar, L.Bichler, J. Szpunar, Thermal conductivity of bulk and porous ThO2 : Atomistic and experimental study, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 798 (2019) 507-516.
M. Chiba, S. Kobayashi, T. Murakami, J. Manjanna, J.A. Szpunar, Temperature dependence of magnetic first-order-reversal-curves for hollow Fe3O4 submicron particles AIP Advances 9 (2019) 035235-9.
A. A. Tiamiyu, U. Eduok, A.G. Odeshi, J.A. Szpunar, Effect of strain rate on the corrosion resistance of AISI 321 austenitic stainless steel under compression. Materials Science and Engineering A 745 (2019) 1–9
A.A. Tiamiyu, J.A. Szpunar, A.G. Odeshi, Strain rate sensitivity and activation volume of AISI 321 stainless steel under dynamic impact loading: grain size effect, Materials Characterization 154 (2019) 7-19.
A.A.Tiamiyu, U. Eduok, J.A. Szpunar, A.G. Odeshi, Corrosion behavior of metastable AISI 321 austenitic stainless steel: Investigating the efect of grain size and prior plastic deformation on its degradation pattern in saline media, Scientific Reports 9 (2019) 12116- 18.
U. Eduok, E. Ohaeri, J. Szpunar, Conversion of imidazole to N-(3- Aminopropyl)imidazole towards enhanced corrosion protection of steel in combination with carboxymethyl chitosan grafted poly(2-methyl-1-vinylimidazole), Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 58 (2019) 7179-7192.
K. M. Mostafijur Rahman, M.A. Mohtadi-Bonab, R. Ouellet, J. Szpunar, A Comparative Study of the Role of Hydrogen on Degradation of the Mechanical Properties of API X60, X60SS, and X70 Pipeline Steels, Steel Research Int. 90 (2019) 1900078-1900087.
M. Shamanian, J. Kangazian, M.A. Derakhshi, J.A. Szpunar, Microstructure and mechanical properties of Inconel 617/AISI 310 electron beam welds, Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A, 50 (2019) 3164–3173.
L. Malakkal, A. Prasad, D. Oladimeji, E. Jossou, J. Ranasinghe, B. Szpunar, L. Bichler, J. Szpunar, Atomistic and experimental study on thermal conductivity of bulk and porous cerium dioxide, Scientific Reports 9 (2019) 6326
K.M. Mostafijur Rahman, M.A. Mohtadi-Bonab, R. Ouellet, J. Szpunar, N. Zhu, Effect of electrochemical hydrogen charging on an API X70 pipeline steel with focus on characterization of inclusions, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 173 (2019) 147-155.
M. Song, Z.Q. Wei, B.Y. Wang, L. Chen, L. Chen, J.A. Szpunar, Study on copper protrusion of through-silicon via in a 3-D integrated circuit, Materials Science & Engineering A, 755 (2019) 66-74.
O. Faye, J.A. Szpunar, An Efficient Way To Suppress the Competition between Adsorption of H 2 and Desorption of n H 2 –Nb Complex from Graphene Sheet: A Promising Approach to H 2 Storage, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122 (2018) 28506–28517.
F. Harati1, M. Shamanian, M. Atapour, S. Hasani, J.A. Szpunar, The effect of microstructure and texture evolution on the hardness properties of the cold ?rolled AA7075- T6 aluminum alloy during the friction stir processing, Materials Research Express 6 (2019) 046559.
J.R. Zhong, T. Xu, K.S. Guan, J. Szpunar, A procedure for predicting strength properties using small punch test and finite element simulation, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 152 (2019) 228-235.
J.I. Omale, E.G. Ohaeri, J.A. Szpunar, M. Arafin, F.Fateh, Microstructure and texture evolution in warm rolled API 5L X70 pipeline steel for sour service application, Materials Characterization 147 (2019) 453-463.
W. Qin, A.K. Chauhan, J.A. Szpunar, Helium bubble nucleation at grain boundaries and its influence on intergranular fracture, Philosophical Magazine 99 (2019) 679–698.
Z. Xu, U. Eduok, J. Szpunar, Effect of annealing temperature on the corrosion resistance of MgO coatings on Mg alloy, Surface and Coatings Technology, 357 (2019) 691-697.
J.R. Zhong, W. Qin, X. Wang, E. Medvedovski, J.A. Szpunar, K.S. Guan, Mechanism of texture formation in iron boride coatings on low carbon steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 50 (2019) 58.
K.M Mostafijur Rahman, J. Szpunar, M.R. Toroghinejad, G. Belev, Characterization of aluminum/alumina/TiC hybrid composites in 3D produced by anodizing and accumulating roll bonding process using synchrotron radiation tomography, Journal of Composite Materials 53 (2019) 1215–1227.
M. Eskandari, M. A. Mohtadi-Bonab, M. Yeganeh, J. A. Szpunar & A. G. Odeshi, High- strain-rate deformation behavior of new high-Mn austenitic steel during impact shock- loading, Materials Science and Technology 35 (2019) 77–88.
M.J. Rahman, B. Szpunar B., J.A. Szpunar, Comparison of Thermomechanical Properties of (U x ,Th 1-x )O 2 , (U x ,Pu 1x )O 2 and (Pu x ,Th 1-x )O 2 System, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 513 (2019) 8-15.

Conference Publication

Ubong Eduok, Jerzy Szpunar, “Carbon deprivation in CO2 saturated SRB culture intensifies pipeline steel corrosion” presented during the 31st Canadian Materials Science Conference (CMSC 2019) at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, on June 10-13, 2019.
Ubong Eduok, Jerzy Szpunar, Conversion of imidazole to N-(3-Aminopropyl)imidazole using Raney®-Nickel catalyst towards enhanced corrosion protection of steel, presented during an SSSC Open House held at the Saskatchewan Structural Sciences Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5C9, Canada, on the 13th February 2019.
J. A. Szpunar, Microstructure in texture formation and failure of steels, Advanced Materials and Technologies, AMT 2019, The XXII Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science Conference, Bukowina Tatrzanska, Poland, June 9-12, 2019.
J.A. Szpunar (Plenary), Microstructure in service related failure of pipeline steels, Asia Pacific Pipeline Conference, Qingdao, China, May 15-19, 2019.
B. Szpunar, J.A. Szpunar, Structural Stability of SiC, 14th International Conference on CANDU Fuel, “Powering a Greener Future with Advanced Fuel Cycles, Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 2019 July 21-24.
J.I. Ranasinghe, L. Malakkal, B. Szpunar, E. Jossou, J.A. Szpunar, First Principles Study on Thermal Conductivity of U3O8 , 14th International Conference on CANDU Fuel,Powering a Greener Future with Advanced Fuel Cycles, Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 2019 July 21-24.
L. Malakkal, A. Prasad, J. Ranasinghe, E. Jossou, B. Szpunar, L. Bichler, J. Szpunar, The microstructure and thermal conductivity of spark plasma sintered ThO2 , (Abstract), Future with Advanced Fuel Cycles, Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 2019 July 21-24.
B. Szpunar, J.A. Szpunar, Application of state-of-the-art calculations in design of accident tolerant fuel for safe nuclear energy, (Abstract), APE’19: International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy, Oxford, UK, March 14-15, 2019.