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Michael J. McNallan, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering


Building & Room:

3083 ERF


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

Office Phone:

(312) 996-2436


Research Interests

High temperature chemistry of materials, including:

Materials Processing and Characterization.

Oxidation and corrosion of metals and alloys.

High temperature corrosion in halogen containing environments.

Corrosion of ceramics.

Tribology and Tribochemistry of Ceramics.

Injection refining of liquid metals.

Selected Publications

Recent Books:

  1. McNallan, M. and Stott, F.H., “Influence of Halogens (especially Chlorine) on Oxidation and Oxide Morphology,” in Report of International Workshop on High Temperature Corrosion, D.L. Douglass, P. Kofstad, A. Rahmel and G.C. Wood, Eds, Oxidation of Metals, Vol. 45, pp.559-564, 1996.
  2. McNallan, M.J. and Park, Y.S., “High Temperature Corrosion of Alloys and Ceramics by Alkali Chlorides,” Paper No. 441, CORROSION/96, NACE, Houston, TX, 1996.

Notable Honors

1995, Best Advisor’s Award, Professional Engr. Societies Council


Ph.D. Metallurgy (1977)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.S. Chemical Metallurgy (1974)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S. Metallurgy and Materials Science (1970)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology