Harold Brody

Harold D. Brody
Emeritus Professor
Sc.D., MIT (1964)

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
25 King Hill Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: 1007
Phone: (860) 486-0853
Email: brody@engr.uconn.edu   



 Current Research

  • Casting and solidification
  • Computer aided design of materials processing
  • Engineering education: teaching design, university-industry partnerships
  • Thermally stable structural steels


Awards & Honors

2009 Bruce Chalmers Award, Solidification Science, TMS
2004 Citation, Engineering Education & Economic Development, Pennsylvania Lt. Governor
1997 Citation, Engineering Education & Economic Development, Connecticut Legislature
1997 Metallurgist of the Year, Connecticut Professional Materials Societies
1981-1984 Engineering Faculty Award for Sustained Merit, U of Pittsburgh
1978-1991 Foundry Educational Foundation Professor, U of Pittsburgh 1970: Sauveur Memorial Award, Boston Chapter, American Society for Metals


 Selected Publications

X. Pan, J.E. Morral, H.D. Brody, Q-phase in Al-Cu-Mg-Si alloys Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Springer, Boston, April, 2010) 144-148.

D. Zhang, J.E. Morral, and H.D. Brody, Measurements for Cu and Si Diffusivities in Al-Si-Cu Alloys by Diffusion Couples, Mat. Sci. and Eng. A (2007) 217-221.

Yong Ma, Jian Fang, Harold D. Brody, Structure, Property, Processing Relations in Cast, Solutionized, and Aged Al-Si-Cu-Mg and Al-Si-Mg Alloys, Shape Casting: 2nd International Symposium, Edited by Paul N. Crepeau, Murat Tiryakioğlu and John Campbell, TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2007.

B. Li, H. D. Brody and A. Kazimirov, Real Time Observation of Dendrite Coarsening in Sn-13%Bi Alloy by Synchrotron Microradiography, Met. Mat Trans A, 38 (3) (2007) 599-605.

J. Fang & H.D. Brody, An Empirical Model for Tensile Strength of Cast and Aged Al-Si-Cu-Mg Alloys, Proceedings, ASM Heat Treating Conference (Metals Park, 2006).

H. D. Brody et al, An Innovative Industry/University Partnership for Engineering, Proceedings ABET (November 1996).

M. J. Cima, M. C. Flemings, A. M. Figuerdo, M. Nakade, H. Ishii , H. D. Brody, and J. S. Haggerty, Semi-solid Solidification of HTSC Oxides, J. Appl. Phys. 72, No 1 (July, 1992) 179-190. H. D. Brody and S. A. David, Controlled Solidification of Peritectic Alloys, Solidification and Casting of Metals, The Metals Society (London, 1979) 144-151.