Team

Danielle Cote

danielleAsstistant Research Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Phone: 508-831-5000
Email: dbelsito@wpi.edu
BS, Chemical Engineering
PhD, Materials Science & Engineering
Research Areas:

  • Computational thermodynamic and kinetic modeling
  • Powder metallurgy: modeling and characterization
  • Cold gas-dynamic spray: modeling and characterization

Pamir Alpay

PamirProfessor and Department Head, Materials Science and Engineering
University of Connecticut
Phone: 860-486-4621
Email: pamir.alpay@uconn.edu
BS, Metallurgical Engineering
MS, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
PhD, Materials Science & Engineering
Research Areas:

  • Materials modeling
  • Functional materials
  • Electronic materials

Diran Apelian

diranAlcoa-Howmet Professor of Engineering
Director, Metal Processing Institute
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
BS Metallurgical Engineering
ScD Materials Science and Engineering
Phone: 508-831-2883
Email: dapelian@wpi.edu
Research Areas:

  • Light Metals: Al, Mg, Ti
  • Resource Recovery and Recycling
  • Metal Processing

Lawrence Berardinis

larrySenior Manager, Computational Materials Data Network
ASM International
Phone: 440-338-5562
Email: larry.beradinis@asminternational.org
BS, Electrical Engineering, Physics Minor
MS, Solid-State Microelectronics.
Technical Interests

  • Materials data development, management, and networking
  • Program development, outreach, and communications for collaborative projects

Rainer Hebert

rainerCastleman Term Associate Professor for Engineering Innovation
Director, Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center (in partnership with Pratt & Whitney)
University of Connecticut
Phone: 860-486-3155
Email: rainer.hebert@uconn.edu
Diploma, Physics
PhD, Materials Science & Engineering
Research Areas:

  • Rapid solidification: metallic glasses, additive manufacturing
  • Deformation-driven phase transformations

Scott Henry

scottSenior Content Engineer
ASM International
Phone: 440-338-5706
Email: scott.henry@asminternational.org
BA, English Literature
MA, English Literature
Technical Interests:

  • Content structures and taxonomies for materials information
  • Concept development, design, and implementation of materials data programs

Krishna Rajan

krishnaErich Bloch Chair, Department of Materials Design and Innovation
University at Buffalo – The State University of New York
Phone: 716-645-1380
Email: krajan3@buffalo.edu
BASc Metallurgy and Materials Science
ScD, Materials Science
Research Areas:

  • Materials Informatics
  • Microstructural characterization