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J. Ernesto Indacochea, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Civil and Materials Engineering

Contact

Building & Room:

3075 ERF

Address:

842 West Taylor Street, MC 246, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-5283

About

Research Interests

Joining and Welding Science.

Surface Modification and Coatings.

Corrosion and Materials Degradation.

Materials Characterization and Failure Analysis.

Advanced Non-Destructive Evaluation and Remaining Life Assessment of Structural Materials.

New Materials Development for Fuel Cells.

Selected Publications

  1. A. Polar, J.E. Indacochea, M.L. Wang, V. Singh, and G. Lloyd, “Measurement and Microstructural Evaluation of Creep – Induced Changes in Magnetic Properties of a 410 Stainless Steel”. ASME J. of Engineering Materials and Technology. Accepted, December 2003.
  2. G. Lloyd, V. Singh, M.L Wang, and J.E. Indacochea. “Simulation of Surface Heating Effects and Effective Permeabilities Using a Jiles/Atherton Model”. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. Accepted, December 2003.
  3. Liming Ke, Li Xing, and J.E. Indacochea, “Material Flow Patterns and Cavity Model in Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Alloys”. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. In Press. (2003).
  4. J.E. Indacochea, “Joining and Processing in Engineering Ceramics to Metallic Materials, in BiomorphicSiC Ceramics, and in Bioactive & Bioinert Ceramics”. Materials Science Forum, Vol. 439, pp. 23-29 (2003).

Recent Books:

  1. Proceedings of the International Conference on Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials V. ASM-International Materials Solution 2003. Eds. J.E. Indacochea, J.N. DuPont, T.J. Lienert, W. Tillmann, N. Sobczak, W.F. Gale, and M. Singh, Columbus, OH. October 7-10 (2002).
  2. Proceedings of the International Conference on Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials IV. ASM-International Materials Solution 2002. Eds. J.E. Indacochea, J.N. DuPont, T.J. Lienert, W. Tillmann, and . M. Singh, Indianapolis, IN. November 5-8 (2001).

Notable Honors

2001, Adams Memorial Award, American Welding Society

Education

Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering (1982)
Colorado School of Mines

M.S. Metallurgical Engineering (1978)
Colorado School of Mines

M.S. Physics (1974)
Marquette University

B.S. Physics (1972)
Loyola University of Chicago