Mark Aindow

Mark Aindow
Ph.D., University of Liverpool (1989), England

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
25 King Hill Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: SCI-1 1024
Phone: (860) 486-2644


 Research Interests

  • Conductive oxide coatings for metallic SOFC interconnects
  • Novel alloys for electrical contact applications
  • Microstructural stability in nanocomposite ceramic materials
  • Development of ultra-high strength aluminum alloys
  • Microstructural development in heteroepitaxial thin films
  • Application of lasers to materials processing
  • Catalytic nanomaterials

Recent Publications

Thermal Stability of Laser Track Microstructures in an Al-Cr-Co-Mn-Zr I-Phase Alloy, MX Li, S Rommel, HR Leonard, C Hung, TJ Watson, CL Benson, RJ Hebert, M. Aindow, Mater Charact 203: 113123 (2023). [doi: 10.1016/j.matchar.2023.113123]

Characterization of Cold-Sprayed Material Consolidations, BC Sousa, M Aindow, S-W Lee, D Lados, AG Spangenberger, CM Sample, DL Cote, In “Advances in Cold Spray: A Coating Deposition and Additive Manufacturing Process” Eds. VK Champagne, D Helfritch, MH Gangaraj, 2nd Edition, pp. 205-298 (2023) [doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-103015-8.00002-5]

Effects of Rhodium Doping on Dislocation Nucleation in a [001] SrNi2P2 Single Crystal Under Spherical Nanoindentation, SY Xiao, S Rommel, KA Burns, AA Buswell, V Borisov, J Schmidt, R Valenti, PC Canfield, M Aindow, S-W Lee, J Mater Res 38: 3491–3503 (2023). [doi: 10.1557/s43578-023-01073-y]

Grain Size Effect on the Mechanical Properties of Nanocrystalline Magnesium Aluminate Spinel, JM Maita, S Rommel, JR Davis, H Ryou, JA Wollmershauser, EP Gorzkowski, BN Feigelson, M Aindow, S-W Lee. Acta Mater 251: 118881 (2023). [doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2023.118881]

Laser Glazing of a Quasicrystal-Reinforced Al-Cu-Fe-Cr Alloy: Implications for Use in Additive Manufacturing, B Yavas, CJ Hung, SK Nayak, SP Alpay, M Aindow, Scripta Mater 226: 115249 (2023). [doi: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2022.115249]

Quasicrystal Stability in Complex Aluminum Alloys: Insights from First Principles Models on Structural Motifs in Crystalline Approximants, B Yavas, CJ Hung, SK Nayak, M Aindow, SP Alpay, Scripta Mater 222: 115046 (2023). [doi: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2022.115046]

The Role of Corrosion Product Layers in the Pitting Resistance of Powder-Processed Al–Cr–Co–Mn–Zr Alloys Containing Icosahedral Quasicrystalline Dispersoids, S Rommel, HR Leonard, MX Li, TJ Watson, T Policandriotes, M Aindow, J Mater Sci 57: 20850-20866 (2022). [doi: 10.1007/s10853-022-07914-1]

Polyamide Aerogel-Derived N-Doped Carbon Aerogel Decorated with Platinum Nanoparticles as Highly Active and Stable Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction, SB Barım, G Raptapoulos, S Rommel, M Aindow, P Paraskevopoulou, C Erkey, Electrochim Acta. 434: 141251 (2022). [doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2022.141251]

Use of Laser Glazing to Evaluate an Al-Cr-Co-Mn-Zr Alloy Containing Icosahedral Quasicrystalline Dispersoids as a Candidate Material for Additive Manufacturing, MX Li, HR Leonard, S Rommel, C Hung, TJ Watson, T Policandriotes, RJ Hebert, M Aindow, Addit Manuf 59: 103114 (2022). [doi: 10.1016/j.addma.2022.103114]

A Promising Catalyst for the Dehydrogenation of Perhydro-Dibenzyltoluene: Pt/Al2O3 Prepared by Supercritical CO2 Deposition, P Modisha, R Garidzirai, H Güneş, S Rommel, SE Bozbag, E Uzunlar, M Aindow, C Erkey, D Bessarabov, Catalysts 12: 489 (2022). [doi: 10.3390/catal12050489]

Heterogeneous Distribution of Mechanical Properties of Single Particle Cold Spray Impacts, AA Hemeda, A Mishra, J Xu, CT Wu, D Cote, M Siopis, IM Nault, VK Champagne, S-W Lee, M Aindow, A Nardi, JW Palko, Y Ma, J Therm Spray Technol 31: 498-507 (2022). [doi: 10.1007/s11666-022-01334-y]

Preparation of Pt- and PtPd/Al2O3 Catalysts by Supercritical Deposition and Their Performance for Oxidation of Nitric Oxide and Propene, H Gunes, DŞ Yıldız, B Özener, G Hisar, S Rommel, M Aindow, SE Bozbağ, C Erkey, Catal. Today 388-389: 70-78 (2022). [doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.013]


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