General areas of research interest

  • Coatings for aerospace and automotive high temperature applications (diffusion coatings, overlay coatings, thermal barrier coatings)
  • Cavitation resistant coatings and wear resistant coatings for power energetics
  • Functional and/or decorative electro-chemical coatings
  • Coatings for biological/biomedical applications
  • Bulk metallic alloys surface interaction studies
  • Powder processing techniques
  • Development of unique or uncommon testing techniques
  • Wear resistant and corrosion resistant materials for energy applications