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Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

Studying at Cambridge

 

Enrique Galindo-Nava

Enrique Galindo-Nava

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow


Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 334371

Biography:

2013 PhD Materials Science - Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

2009 BSc Mathematics - National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

2008 BSc Engineering - Panamerican University, Mexico

Research Interests

- Integrated Computational Materials Engineering

- Advanced Metals Processing

- Alloy design for resource efficiency

- Understanding hydrogen embrittlement in engineering alloys

- Computational Materials Science and physics-based modelling

- Superalloys, steels, Ti, Mg and Cu alloys

- Microstructure evolution during thermomechanical processing

- Deformation and damage mechanisms

Keywords

  • plasticity
  • titanium alloys
  • modelling
  • thermodynamics
  • High-temperature alloys
  • microstructure
  • deformation twinning
  • steels
  • light alloys

Key Publications

M.A. Galindo-Fernández, K.  Mumtaz, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, E.I. Galindo-Nava, H. Ghadbeigi. A microstructure sensitive model for deformation of Ti-6Al-4V describing Cast-and-Wrought and Additive Manufacturing morphologies, Materials and Design 160  (2018) 350-362

A. Turk, D. San Martín, P. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, E.I. Galindo-Nava, Correlation between vanadium carbide size and hydrogen trapping in ferritic steel. Scripta Materialia 152 (2018) 112-116

E.I. Galindo-Nava, On the prediction of martensite formation in metals. Scripta Materialia 138 (2017) 6-11

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Understanding martensite and twin formation in austenitic steels: A model describing TRIP and TWIP effects. Acta Materialia 128 (2017) 120-134

E.I. Galindo-Nava, L.D. Connor, C.M.F. Rae. On the prediction of the yield stress of unimodal and multimodal γ′ Nickel-base superalloys. Acta Materialia. (2015) 377-390

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. A model for the microstructure behaviour and strength evolution in lath martensite. Acta Materialia (2015) 81-93

E.I. Galindo-Nava, C.M.F. Rae, Microstructure evolution during dynamic recrystallisation in polycrystalline nickel superalloys. Materials Science and Engineering A 636 (2015) 434-445

Other Publications

A. Turk, D. Bombač, J. Jelita Rydel, M. Ziętara, P. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, E.I. Galindo-Nava, Grain boundary carbides as hydrogen diffusion barrier in a Fe-Ni alloy: a thermal desorption and modelling study, Materials and Design (2018) in press

O. Barrera, E.I. Galindo-Nava, et al., Understanding and mitigating hydrogen embrittlement of steels: a review of experimental, modelling and design progress from atomistic to continuum, Journal of Materials Science 53 (2018) 6251-6290

H. Fu, W. Song, E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Strain-induced martensite decay in bearing steels under rolling contact fatigue: modelling and atomic-scale characterisation, Acta Materialia 139 (2017) 163-173

H. Fu, E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Modelling and characterisation of stress-induced carbide precipitation in bearing steels under rolling contact fatigue. Acta Materialia 128 (2017) 176-187

E.I. Galindo-Nava, W.M. Rainforth, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Predicting microstructure and strength of maraging steels: elemental optimisation. Acta Materialia 117 (2016) 270-285

E.I. Galindo-Nava, C.M.F. Rae, Microstructure-sensitive modelling of dislocation creep in polycrystalline FCC alloys: Orowan theory revisited. Materials Science and Eng. A 651 (2016) 116-126

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Understanding the factors controlling the hardness in martensitic steels. Scripta Materialia 110  (2016) 96-110

E.I. Galindo-Nava, Modelling twinning evolution during plastic deformation in hexagonal close-packed metals. Materials and Design 83 (2015) 327-343

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, Grain size evolution during discontinuous dynamic recrystallization. Scripta Materialia 72 (2014) 1-4

I. Toda-Caraballo, E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, Understanding the factors influencing yield strength on Mg alloys. Acta Materialia 75 (2014) 287-296

E.I. Galindo-Nava, G. Torres-Villaseñor, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, Engineering grain boundary sliding and cavitation effects in superplastic alloys employing thermodynamics. Materials Science and Technology 31 (2015) 677-687

E.I. Galindo-Nava, A. Perlade, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. A thermostatistical theory for solid solution effects in hot deformation of alloys: An application to low alloy steels. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering 22 (2014) 015009

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, Thermostatistical modelling of deformation twinning in HCP metals. International Journal of Plasticity 55 (2014) 25-42

S. Neelakantan, E.I. Galindo-Nava, D. San Martin, J. Chao, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Modelling and design of transformation-induced-plasticity of a β titanium alloy. Materials Science and Engineering A 590 (2014) 140-146

I. Toda-Caraballo, E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, Unravelling the materials genome: symmetry relationships in alloy properties. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 566 (2013) 217-228

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, Thermostatistical modelling of hot deformation in FCC metals, International Journal of Plasticity 47 (2013) 202-221

P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, K. Hayashi, E.I. Galindo-Nava, Design and modelling of nanostructured steels, Materials Science and Technology 29 (2013) 1206-1211

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, Modelling multiscale plasticity: a thermostatistical approach, Scripta Materialia 67 (2012) 915-918

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Modelling plastic deformation in BCC metals: dynamic recovery and cell formation effects. Materials Science and Engineering A 558 (2012) 641-648

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo, A thermodynamic theory for dislocation cell formation and misorientation in metals, Acta Materialia 60 (2012) 4370-4378

E.I. Galindo-Nava, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. A thermostatistical theory of low and high temperature deformation in metals. Materials Science and Engineering A 543 (2012) 110-116

E.I. Galindo-Nava, J. Sietsma, P.E.J. Rivera-Díaz-del-Castillo. Dislocation Annihilation in plastic deformation: II. Kocks-Mecking Analysis. Acta Materialia 60 (2012) 2615-2624

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