Teaching Experience

1. Instructor, "Ferrous Physical Metallurgy", Pennsylvania State University, Allentown Extension, 1969 - 1977.

2. Adjunct Faculty Member, "Optical Metallography", (Met 319), Lehigh University, Spring 1981.

3. Adjunct Faculty Member, ASM Metals Engineering Institute/Materials Engineering Institute, 1977 -

a. "Metallographic Techniques"

  • July 10-14, 1978
  • April 23-27, 1979
  • June 4-8, 1979
  • September 17-21, 1979
  • June 2-6, 1980
  • September 15-19, 1980
  • July 31-August 4, 1983 (Aramco, Saudi Arabia)

b. "Applied Interpretation of Microstructure"

  • October 23-27, 1978
  • March 15-19, 1982

c. "Applied Interpretation of Ferrous Microstructure"

  • October 22-26, 1979
  • October 13-17, 1980
  • March 9-13, 1981
  • May 11-15, 1981
  • October 12-16, 1981

d. "Metallographic Interpretation of Ferrous and Nonferrous Microstructures"

  • April 2-6, 1984

e. "Principles of Failure Analysis"

  • August 7-11, 1983 (Aramco, Saudi Arabia)
  • June 11-15, 1984
  • September 10-14, 1990
  • September 9-13, 1991

f. "Elements of Metallurgy"

  • November 15-19, 1982

g. "Metallographic Interpretation"

  • November 14-18, 1977
  • August 11-15, 1986
  • May 11-15, 1987
  • February 1-5, 1988
  • February 6-10, 1989
  • March 26-30, 1990
  • October 18-24, 1999
  • March 27-31, 2000
  • October 23-26, 2000 (Lake Bluff, IL)March 19-23, 2001 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • October 22-26, 2001
  • April 15-19, 2002 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • April 7-11, 2003
  • June 2-6, 2003 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • July 26-30, 2004 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • July 18-22, 2005 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2005 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • June 5-9, 2006 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • Oct. 23-27, 2006 (Lake Bluff)
  • June 4-8, 2007 (Lake Bluff)
  • June 16-20, 2008 (Lake Bluff)
  • November 16-20, 2009 (Lake Bluff)
  • November 16-20, 2009 (Lake Bluff)
  • July 11-15, 2011 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • July 9-12, 2012 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • May 6-9, 2013 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • December 9-12, 2013 (Materials Park)
  • May 19-22, 2014 (Materials Park)
  • November 10-13, 2014 (Materials Park)

h. "Principles of Metallography"

  • June 6-10, 1988 (Rockwell Intl., New Castle, PA)
  • June 13-17, 1988 (Rockwell Intl., New Castle, PA)

i. "Stainless Steels"

  • June 26-30, 1989
  • September 16-18, 1992 (Ford Electronics, Bedford, IN)

j. "Advancements in Sample Preparation and Materials Characterization"

  • September 16-20, 1996 Buehler Ltd., Lake Bluff, IL

k. “Advanced Metallographic Techniques”

  • July 19-23 1999 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • June 19-22, 2000, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 14-17, 2000, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • February 26-March 1, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 20-23, 2001, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • February 4-8, 2002, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 4-7, 2002, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 18-22, 2003, (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 23-27, 2004 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 22-26, 2005 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 21-25, 2006 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 20-24, 2007 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • August 25-29, 2008 (Lake Bluff)
  • November 3-7, 2008 (Lake Bluff)
  • April 20-24, 2009 (Lake Bluff)
  • May 3-7, 2010 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • April 4-8, 2011 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • November 7-11, 2011 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • April 30-May 3, 2012 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • November 4-7, 2013 (Westlake, Ohio)
  • April 14-17, 2014 (Westlake, Ohio)

l. “Advanced Metallographic Techniques in Color”

  • February 28 – March 4, 2005 (Lake Bluff, IL)
  • February 20-24, 2006 (Lake Bluff)
  • October 22-26, 2007 (Lake Bluff)

m. “Metallographic Techniques and Interpretation of Microstructure”

  • August 30-September 3, 2010 (Amarillo, Texas)

4. Metals Engineering Institute Courses Taught for the Lehigh Valley ASM Chapter:

  • "Heat Treatment of Steels" 6 lessons, Fall 1972
  • "Metallographic Interpretation" 5 lessons, Spring 1974
  • "Tool Steels" 8 lessons, Spring 1982
  • "Interpretation of Microstructure" 10 lessons, Spring 1985

5. Course Taught for Buehler Ltd.:

  • “Microstructural Analysis of Materials” 29 Septemebr - 2 October 1997
  • “Materials Characterization,” October 26-29, 1998.
  • “Materials Characterization,” March 30- April 2, 1999
  • “Metallographic Interpretation,” May 8-11, 2000, Coventry, UK
  • “Metallographic Interpretation,” April 30-May 3, 2001, Coventry, UK
  • “Metallographic Interpretation,” June 18-21, 2001, Prague, Czech Republic
  • “Interpretation of Microstructure and Introduction to Image Analysis,” Ustron, Poland, March 18-22, 2002
  • “Interpretation of Microstructure,” November 4-8, 2002, Coventry, UK
  • “Metallography of Aerospace Materials and Coatings,” December 11-13, 2002, Boeing Co., Renton, Washington
  • “Metallography for the New Millennium,” for Jebsen and Jessen Marketing, Bangkok, Thailand, January 31, 2003
  • “Metallography: Specimen Preparation and Interpretation of Microstructure,” for Biolab Ltd., at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, March 17-19, 2003.
  • “Metallographic Interpretation,” for RVS Co., Ltd, at the State Polytechnical University of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 14-16, 2003.
  • “Contemporary Concepts in Metallographic Specimen Preparation,” Cleveland, April 22 and 23, 2003.
  • “Contemporary Specimen Preparation,” Pittsburgh ASMI Chapter, Pittsburgh, May 15, 2004.
  • “Buehler?s Guide to Materials Preparation,” for Instrumental Instrumentos de Medicao LDTA, Federal University of São Carlos, July 15, 2003.
  • “Metallographic Specimen Preparation,” for Instrumental Instrumentos de Medicao LDTA, at Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, July 16-18, 2003.
  • “Modern Concepts in Metallographic Specimen Preparation,” Worcester Polytechnic University, Worcester, MA, September 9-10, 2003.
  • “Specimen Preparation and Interpretation of Microstructure,” for Testing, Zakopane, Poland, 20-24 October 2003.
  • Six 2-3 hour seminars given at customers of MicroTech in Isreal, 12-16 January 2004.
  • “Buehler?s Guide to Specimen Preparation and Interpretation of Microstructure,” University of Tennessee, 20-21 January 2004.
  • “Introduction to Quantitative Metallography, Stereology and Image Analysis, State Polytechnical University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2-4 February 2004.
  • “Buehler?s Guide to Specimen Preparation,” “Microstructure of Fe, Ti and Cu Alloys,” for Apollo Scientific, Midrand, South Africa, March 3 and 4, 2004.
  • “Microstructure of Ferrous Metals,” Portland State University, 17 March 2004.
  • “Modern Concepts in Metallographic Specimen Preparation,” “Metallography of Aerospace Alloys,” and “Microstructure of Iron-Base Alloys”, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 23-24 March 2004.
  • “Buehler?s Guide to Specimen Preparation,” “Microstructure of Fe-Based Allosy,” “Microstructure of Nonferrous Metals,” “Microstructure of Welds,” World Trade Center talk, Drexel University, 30-31 March, 2004.
  • “Modern Sample Preparation and Colour Etching,” “Microhardness Testing,” Singapore, 5 April 2004, Kuala Lumpur, 7 April 2004 and Bangkok, 9 April 2004.
  • “Buehler?s Guide to Specimen Preparation,” “Microstructure of Ferrous Metals,” “Microstructure of Nonferrous Metals” for Hanyko Praha s.r.o., Liberec, Czech Republic, 4-6 May 2004.
  • “Microstructure of Ferrous Alloys,” “Microstructure of Nonferrous Alloys,” Modern Concepts in Metallographic Specimen Preparation,” University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 10-11 May 2004.
  • “Buehler?s Guide to Specimen Preparation,” “Microstructure of Ferous Metals,” “Microstructure of Nonferrous Metals,” “Microstructure of Welds,” “Introduction to Quantitative Metallography,” for BiometaTecnologia y Sistemas, S.A., Madrid, Spain, 18-20 May 2004.
  • “Metallographic Specimen Preparation and Interpretation,” Tampere, Finland, 31 May to 4 June 2004.
  • “Metallographic Specimen Preparation and Interpretation,” St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 7-11 June 2004.
  • “Color Metallography Workshop,” Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 15-17 September, 2004.
  • “ASTM standards for Metallography,” Praiatur Hotel, Praia dos Ingleses, Santa Catarina Island, Brasil, 7 October 2004
  • “ASTM Standards for Metallography,” PUC-Rio Grande, Porto Alegre, Brasil, 8 October 2004“General Theory and Practice of Specimen Preparation and Microstructure of Ni, Al and Cu Alloys, Politecnico di Milano and ASM Italy Chapter, Milan, Italy, November 24, 2004.
  • MicroTek 2004, “Microstructural Characterization of Advanced Materials” and “Standardization in Metallography,” Queretaro and Puebla, Mexico, December 5-9, 2004.
  • “Modern Concepts in Metallographic Specimen Preparation,” “Metallography of Aerospace Alloys,” and “Microstructure of Iron-Based Alloys,” Winter Lecture Series, Orlando, Florida, January 18-19, 2005.
  • Training Course in Metallography,” Technical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, January 31 – February 2, 2005.
  • “Color Metallography Worshop,” Ann Arbor, Michigan, Climax Materials Services, February 18-19, 2005.
  • “Materials Seminar,” Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 23-24, 2005.
  • “Seminario de Metalografia,” Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, April 27-29, 2005
  • “Materials Seminar” Clemson University, Anderson, South Carolina, April 5-6, 2005.
  • “Specimen Preparation, Interpretation of Microstructure of Al-Base and Fe-Based Metals, Metallography of Surface Treatments, Coatings and Platings, Tool Steel Microstructures and Welding Metallography ,” Györ, Hungary, 17-18 May 2005, and “Specimen Preparation” and Metallography of Surface Treatments, Coatings and Platings,” Miskolc, Hungary, 19-20 May 2005.
  • “Characterizing Metallic Microstructures” and Metallography and Microstructure of Historical Metallic Artifacts,” Metals Conservation Summer Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 2-3, 2005.
  • “Metallography of Fe-Based Alloys,” St. Petersburg State Politechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 5-9 July 2005.
  • “Buehler?s Guide to Specimen Preparation,” Korean University of Technology and Education, Cheonan City, Korea, 29 August 2005
  • “Using Metallography to Understand Heat Treatment Results,” POSCO, Pohang, Korea, 30 August 2005.
  • “Fractography and Failure Analysis,” RARC Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 31 August 2005
  • “Heat Treatment of Steel” and “Introduction to Quantitative Metallography, Stereology and Image Analysis,” Anshand Steel, Anshan, China, 2 Septmber 2005.
  • “Introduction to Quantitative Metallography, Stereology and Image Analysis” and “Microindentation Hardness Testing,” Wuhan Steel, Wuhan, China, 5 September 2005
  • “Metallography of Thermal and Plasma Spray Coatings,” “Microindentation Hardness Testing,” Microstructure of Titanium and its Alloys,” and Microstructure of Aluminum and Its Alloys,” Xian, China, 7 September 2005.
  • “Understanding Heat Treatment Results Using Metallography,” MicroTek ?05, in Monterey, Mexico City and Queretaro, Mexico, 24, 26 and 27 October 2005.
  • “Fractography and Failure Analysis,” IIM Student Chapter – Mumbai, Indian Institute of Technology, OneDay Workshop on Failure Analysis and Metallography, November 11, 2005, Mumbai, India
  • “Advanced Metallographic Techniques,” John F. Welch Technology Center, General Electric, Bangalore, India, November 17, 2005
  • “Advanced Metallographic Techniques,” Dept. of Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, November 17, 2005
  • “Advanced Metallographic Techniques,” Dept. of Mechanical Eng., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, November 18, 2005
  • “Advanced Metallographic Techniques” and “Microstructure of Historic Fe-Based Objects,” Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, November 19, 2005
  • “Introduction to Metallography,” Covenrty, England, December 5, 2005
  • “MetWorld (Specimen Preparation, Welding Metallography, Understanding Heat Treatment Using Metallography, Fractography, Quantitative Metallograhy, Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys, Microstructure of Ti Alloys), Coventry, UK, December 6-8, 2005.
  • “Metallography and Microstructures” (Specimen Preparation, Microstructure of Aerospace Alloys, Microstructure of Precious Metals, Microstructures of Alloys used in Medical Devices, Microstructure of Medical Devices), Florida International University, Miami, FL, 23-24 January 2006
  • “Microstructure of Precious Metals and Composites,” Harris Corp., Palm Bay, FL, 25 January 2006
  • “Practical Metallography „06” (Praktická Metalografia ?06), Technical University of Košíce, Košíce., Slovakia, 1-3 February 2006.
  • “Metallography and Microstructure of Medical Devices,” Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 28 February – 2 March 2006.“Metallographic Specimen Prepartion and Interpretation,” University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, 7-8 March 2006
  • “Metallography and Heat Treatment and Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys,” Liberec and Prague, Czech Republic, 25 and 27 April, 2006
  • “Metallography of Tool Materials” Tool 2006, Torino, Italy, 1 May 2006
  • “Preparation and Microstructure of Historical Artifacts,” Higgins Armory and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, June 6 and 7, 2006
  • “Advances in Metallography,” Florianopolis, Brasil, 8-12 October 2006
  • “Introduction to Metallography,” IIT – Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, November 17, 2006
  • “Safety in the Metallographic Lab,” Mittal Steel, East Chicago, IN, 8 January, 2007
  • “Specimen Preparation and Interpretation,” Technical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 29 January – 2 February, 2007
  • “Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys,” Scot Forge, Spring Grove, IL, February 9, 2007
  • “Specimen Preparation, Color Metallography and Microhardness,” Ho Chi Ming City and Hanoi, Vietnam, 19-20 March 2007
  • “Etching to Reveal Microstructure & Analyzing Microstructure,” Bangkok, Thailand, 22-23 March 2007
  • “Microstructure of Titanium and Its Alloys,” Federal University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil, April 16, 2007
  • “Advances in Metallography,” Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil, April 18, 2007
  • “Microstructure of Metals,” T. U. Liberec, Czech Republic, 25 April 2007
  • “Failure Analysis,” CVUT Praha, Czech Republic, 26 April 2007
  • “Color Metallography,” Korea University of Technology & Education, Cheonan City, South Korea, 7 May 2007.
  • “Failure Analysis and Reliability,” RARC, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, 8 May 2007
  • “Specimen Preparation and Interpretation,” Ustron, Poland, 25-29 June 2007
  • “Quantitative Metallography, Stereology & Image Analysis,” St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2-6 July 2007
  • “Microstructure of Aerospace Alloys,” Queretaro, Mexico (Technologia de Monterey), October 2, 2007, and Mexico City (Federal Autonomous University of Mexico), October 4, 2007.
  • “Color Metallography and Specimen Preparation for EBSD” at POSCO, Korea, March 11, 2008; at RIST, Seoul, South Korea, March 12, 2008 and at Sankei, Tokyo, Japan, March 14, 2008.
  • “Specimen Preparation for EBSD,” Oxford Instruments Seminar on Electron Backscatter Diffraction,” Concord, MA, March 17, 2008.
  • “Interpretation of Microstrcuture,” University of Birmingham, England, 21-25 April 2008.
  • “Specimen Preparation for EBSD,” EBSD Techniques and Applications Workshop, Microscopy Society of Canada, Montreal, May 20, 2008.
  • “Advances in Metallography,” “Aluminum Microstructures,” “Selective Etching of Carbides in Steels,” “Metallography of Precious Metals,” and “Fractography” University of Maribor, Sloveia, June 9, 2008.
  • “Color Metallography,” Color Tint Etching,” “How to Conduct the Failure Examination,” “Fractography,” and “Failures Due to Materials Problems,” University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 10, 2008.
  • “Microstructure of Surface Treatments, Coatings and Platings,” University of Miskolc, Hungary, June 12, 2008.
  • “Microstructure of Historic Cu-based Metallic Objects,” “Microstructure of Meteorites,” “Microstructure of Historic Fe-based Metallical Objects,” University of Miskolc, Hungary, June 12, 2008.
  • “Specimen Preparation and Interpretation of Microstructure,” St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia, June 30-July 4, 2008.
  • “Metallography and Failure Analysis for the Oil Industry,” Edmonton Canada ASM Chapter, 19-20 February 2009.
  • “TSC and PSC Metallography” and Metallography of Sintered Carbides” for Innovator Surface Technologies Co., Ltd. And Sigma Innovation Technology Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, April 13, 2009
  • “Microstructure of Medical Implant Device Alloys,” “Microstructure of Medical Implant Devices” and Metallographic Specimen Preparation of Medical Implants and Alloys,” Taipei Medical University, Research Center for Biomedical Implants and Microsurgery Devices, Taipei, April 13 and 14, 2009.
  • “Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys,” “Metallography and Failure Analysis,” “Metallography of Ti and Alloys,” “Specimen Preparation for EBSD” and “Grain Size Measurement by EBSD,” Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, April 16 and 17, 2009.
  • “Innovations in Metallography” and “Specimen Preparation for EBSD” at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, May 5, 2009
  • “Metallography of Nickel and Co Based Alloys,” at the Universidad Federal de São Carlos, Brazil, May 7, 2009
  • “Metallography of Surface Engineering,” International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering, Dubrovnik-Cavtat, Croatia, June 9, 2009.
  • “Microstructural Interpretation,” University of Birmingham, UK, July 6-10, 2009
  • “Seminars” in Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas, August 10-14, 2009
  • “EBSD Specimen Preparation,” Instituto de Ciências Exatas, Federal University of Minas Gerias, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Oct. 4, 2009
  • “Specimen Preparation for EBSD,” with EDAX, Draper, UT, Oct. 12, 2009
  • “Specimen Preparation for EBSD,” 10th Inter-American Congress of Electron Microscopy, Rosario, Argentina, Oct. 25, 2009
  • Materials Seminar: Microstructure of Surface Treatments, Coatings and Platings, Microstructure of Medical Devices, Specimen Preparation for EBSD, Microstructure of Al and AlAlloys, Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys, Contrasting SEM and LOM Images, Case-western Reserve University, Cleveland, November 10 and 11, 2009

6. Workshops

  • "Applied Digital Image Analysis" (with G.S. Cole, Ford Motor Co), July 25, 1988, Toronto
  • "The Basics of Optical Microscopy" September 27, 1988 and September 28, 1988, Chicago
  • "Quality and Reproducibility of Image Analysis Data," 22nd IMS Meeting, Charlotte, NC, July 24, 1989
  • "Quantitative Metallography and Image Analysis," 1989 ASM Materials Congress, Indianapolis, October 3, 1989
  • "Practical Introduction to Failure Analysis," 1990 ASM Materials Week '90, Detroit, MI, October 8 and 9, 1990.
  • "Methodology of Failure Analysis," in "Failure Analysis: Principles and Applications," 1991 IMS Monterey Meeting, 30 July 1991.
  • "Introduction to Quantitative Microscopy and Image Analysis," 1991 IMS Monterey Meeting, 30 July 1991.
  • "Failure Analysis, An Introduction," 25th IMS Meeting, Denver, CO, August 3, 1992 (with Richard Zipp).
  • "Applied Image Analysis," 25th IMS Meeting, Denver, CO, August 3, 1992.
  • "Quantitative Metallography," Commonwealth Aluminium Co. (COMALCO), Thomastown, Victoria, Australia, 16 September 1993.
  • "Quantitative Metallography," Institute of Metals and Materials Australasia, Sydney, Australia, 23 September 1993.
  • "The Design and Application of Light Microscopes," ASM Materials Week, Pittsburgh, PA, Monday 18 October 1993.
  • "Quantitative Metallography," 27th IMS Meeting, Montreal, Canada, August 1, 1994.
  • "Light Optical and Electron Microscopy of Metals," Valley Forge, PA (Polaroid), 1 December 1994."The Study of Microstructure by Light Microscopy," TMS Tutorial Luncheon Lecture, 1996 TMS Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 5 February 1996
  • "Selected Topics of Interest to Ferrous Metallographers," BHP Metallography Users Group, BHP Central Research Laboratory, Melbourne, Australia, 28 May 1996
  • "Light Optical Microscopy of Metals," Institute of Metals and Materials Australasia, Sydney, Australia, 29 May 1996
  • "Light Microscopy of Metals," Institute of Metals and Materials Australasia, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 4-5 June 1996
  • “ASTM E-4 Video/Digital Imaging Workshop,” St. Louis, MO, May 5, 1997
  • “Light Optical Microscopy,” Institute of Materials Engineering Australasia, Melbourne, Australia, July 9, 1998
  • “Metallography for Heat Treaters,” Chinese Society for Heat Treatment, Beijing, China, September 23, 1998.
  • “Micro-Tek ?98: ASTM and ISO Standards for Metallography,” March 23-29, 1998, Queretaro, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico, for Microanalisis S.A. de C.V.
  • “Image Analysis Theory and Advanced Applications,” IMAGING TECH „99, ASM Intl., Arlington Heights, Illinois, August 16, 1999 (with Matt Hoffmann and Janice Klansky).
  • “Micro-Tek 2001: Intrepretation of Fe-Based Alloy Microstructures,” November 26-29, 2002, Mexico City, Queretaro and Monterrey, Mexico, for Microanalisis S.A. de C.V.
  • “Micro-Tek 2003: Microstructure of Iron-Based Alloys,” September 30-October 3, 2003, Queretaro, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico, for Microanalisis S.A. de C.V.
  • “Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys,” October 28, 2008 and “Understanding Heat Treatment Through Metallography,” October 30, 2008, Special Educational Lectures, 17th IFHTSE Conference, Kobe, Japan.
  • “Specimen Preparation for EBSD,” EBSD course with Oxford Instruments at Lake Bluff, May 19-20, 2009
  • “Specimen Preparation for Image Analysis,” Young Stereologists School, Stermat 2012, Zakopane, Poland, 5 September 2012.

    “Metallography and Failure Analysis,” Short Course, Indian Institute bof Technology, Madras Campus, Chennai, India, 15 May 2013

6. Other Courses

  • "Metallography and Failure Analysis," United Technologies Research Center, E. Hartford, CT, December 4-8, 1989.
  • “DST-TAP Foundry Course on Metallography, Interpretation and Measurement of Microstructure and Fractures,” Mintek, Randburg, South Africa, June 6-10, 2011.
  • “Post Conference Metallography Workshop,” Ferrous 2012 – Ferrous and base Metals Development Network Conference, 5 lectures, October 18, 2012, South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Magaliesburg, South Africa, October 18, 2012

PowerPoint Presentations (used in teaching courses)

  • General Talks
  • Advances in Metallography
    Guide to Materials Preparation
    Guide to Preparation of Steels
    Characterization of Advanced Materials
    Innovations in Metallography
    Introduction to Metallography
    Metallography/Materialography: An Introduction
    History of Metallography
    Etching to Reveal Microstructure
    Etching to Reveal and Analyze Microstructure
    Interpretation of Microstructure
    Metallography of Fasteners
    Light Microscopy
    Microindentation Hardness Testing
    Microhardness vs. Macrohardness
    Indentation Size Effect Problem
    Precision of Vickers Microhardness Tests
    Factors Affecting Precision and Bias of Microhardness Data
    Microstructure of Metals and Alloys
    Microstructure of Advanced Materials
    Microstructure of Hot and Cold Worked Metals and Alloys
    Microstructure of Nonferrous Metals and Alloys
    Metallography of Powder Metallurgy Metals and Alloys
    Metallography of Precious Metals
    Metallography of Refractory Metals
    Metallography of Surface Treatments, Coatings and Platings
    Metallography of Thermal and Plasma Spray Coated Steels
    Weld Microstructures
  • Talks on Specific Metals/Alloys/Materials
  • Aerospace Alloys
    Al – Co – Cu – Ni Alloys
    Aluminum Etching Experiments
    Aluminum Microstructures
    Al – Si Alloys
    Carbon and Alloy Steels
    Characterization of Carburized Steels
    Cast Irons
    Ceramics
    Ceramics, Cermets, Nitrides, Carbides, Borides and Sintered Carbides
    Composites
    Copper Alloys
    Ductile Iron
    Duplex Stainless Steels
    Indium-Based Solders
    Lead-Tin and Lead-Free Solders
    Magnesium and its Alloys
    Microstructure of Alloys Used in Medical devices
    Metallographic Preparation of Medical Devices
    Microstructure of Carbon Steels
    Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys
    Microstructure of Fe-Based Alloys (emphasis on sheet steels)
    Microstructure of Heat Treated Gears
    Microstructure of Linepipe Steels
    Microstructure of Nitrided Steels
    Ni- and Co-based Alloys
    Pb-Sn and Pb-Free Solders
    Selective Etching of Carbides in Steels
    Sintered Carbides
    Solidification Structures
    Stainless Steels
    Titanium and its Alloys
    Tool Steels
    Wire Ropes
    Zinc Alloys
  • Archeometallurgy
  • Copper Alloys – Historical
    Preparation of Historical Metallic Objects
    Microstructure of Meteorites
    Meteorites and Historic Iron-based Objects
    Iron-Based Alloys – Historical
    The Lampshade Frame: A Study of Provenance
    Metallographic Examination of Bronze Bracelets from Hasanlu
    Examination of Fe-Based Knives Made in Poland (6th – 9th C)
  • Color Metallography
  • Color Metallography
    Color Metallography of Welds
    Color Tint Etching
  • Physical Metallurgy Topics
  • Hot and Cold Deformation of Metals
    Isothermally Transformed Steels
    Binary Phase Diagrams
    Solidification of Metals
    Using Metallography to Understand Heat Treatment
    The Al – Si Phase Diagram
    The Pb-Sn Binary Phase Diagram
  • Measurement of Microstructure
  • ASTM Standards for Metallography
    Introduction to Stereology – Principles, Volume Fractions, Spacings
    Introduction to Stereology – Grain Size
    Introduction to Stereology – Size and Shape
    Introduction to Stereology – ASTM E 1245
    Specimen Preparation for Image Analysis
    Stereology
    Comparison of All Grain Size Methods
    Measurement of Grain Size in Twinned FCC Metals
    Image Analysis Measurements of Graphite in Ductile Iron by E2567 and Modifications
    Revealing Prior-Austenite Grain Boundaries
    Specimen Preparation for Image Analysis
    Interlaboratory Program to Characterize Second-Phase Particles by Image Analysis (E1245)
  • Failure Analysis
  • How to Conduct the Failure Examination
    Fractography
    Failures Due to Materials and  Manufacturing Problems
    Failures Due to Service Problems
    Failure Examples
    Three Mile Island Unit 2 - Study of the Lower Head
    World Trade Center Materials – Heavy Erosion of Structural Steel
    Metallography and Failure Analysis
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Specimen Preparation for EBSD
    The SEM as a Metallographic Tool
    Grain Delineation and Measurement by EBSD
    Influence of Preparation Quality upon LOM and SEM Microstructure Images
    Improving SEM Images of Microstructure
    Nanoindentation and EBSD for the Examination of Heat Treated Metals
  • Other
  • Safety in the Metallography Lab

 

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