Sammy Tin

  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Finkl Chair Professor
  • Director of the Thermal Processing Technology Center

Education

University of Michigan, Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University, M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
California Polytechnic State University, B.S., Materials Engineering

Research Interests

Analytical and computational solutions of partial differential equations.

Physical metallurgy of metals and advanced engineering materials, including structure, composition, mechanical properties and processing.

Understanding the fundamental limitations controlling various material properties and incorporating engineering solutions to overcome these deficiencies.

Development, validation and implementation of numerical models to simulate and predict microstructural transformations during processing and deformation.

Awards

Fellow, ASM International, 2018

American Society of Materials Marcus A Grossmann Award, 2007

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Cook/Ablett Award, 2006

Rolls-Royce Mark Shipton Patent Award for the development of innovative materials technology, 2004

Publications

Expertise

Solidification, thermo-mechanical processing, mechanical behavior, corrosion and microstructural characterization of Ni-base superalloys and other high performance structural materials systems.