Aerospace & Mechanical
Engineering

Megumi Kawasaki

Address:
Hanyang University
Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Seoul 133-791
South Korea

Tel. +81-2-2220-0404
email: megumi@hanyang.ac.kr

Academic rank: Adjunct Research Associate Professor

Education:

2007 Ph.D., Materials Science, University of Southern California
2004 M.S., Materials Science, University of Southern California
2002 B.S., Metallurgy and Materials Science, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

USC Academic Positions:

2015-: Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
2012-2015: Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
2009-2012: Research Assistant Professor, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
2007-2009: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

Other Professional Positions:

2015-Present: Associate Professor, Division of Materials Science and Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea
2012-2015: Assistant Professor, Division of Materials Science and Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea

Research Interests:

Processing of ultrafine-grained and nano-structured materials through severe plastic deformation, creep properties, tensile properties and the deformation mechanisms of ultrafine-grained materials, superplasticity and cavity development in metallic materials, investigating microstructural evolution using electron microscopy, mico-/nano-mechanics of ultrafine-grained materials

Selected Publications:

B. Ahn, A.P. Zhilyaev, H.-J. Lee, M. Kawasaki, T.G. Langdon, "Rapid Synthesis of an Extra Hard Metal Matrix Nanocomposite at Ambient Temperature," Materials Science and Engineering A 635, pp. 109-117, 2015.
H.-J. Lee, S.K. Lee, K.H. Jung, G.A. Lee, B. Ahn, M. Kawasaki, T.G. Langdon, "Evolution in Hardness and Texture of a ZK60A Magnesium Alloy Processed by High-Pressure Torsion," Materials Science and Engineering A 630, pp. 90-98, 2015.
I.C. Choi, D.H. Lee, B. Ahn, K. Durst, M. Kawasaki, T.G. Langdon, J.I. Jang, "Enhancement of Strain-Rate Sensitivity and Shear Yield Strength of a Magnesium Alloy Processed by High-Pressure Torsion", Scripta Materialia 94, pp. 44-47, 2015.
T.S. Cho, H.J. Lee, B. Ahn, M. Kawasaki, T.G. Langdon, "Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Properties in a Zn-Al Eutectoid Alloy Processed by High-Pressure Torsion," Acta Materialia 72, pp. 67-79, 2014.
M. Kawasaki, "Different Models of Hardness Evolution in Ultrafine-Grained Materials Processed by High-Pressure Torsion," Journal of Materials Science 49, pp. 18-34, 2014.
M. Kawasaki, R.B. Figueiredo, & T.G. Langdon, "An Investigation of Hardness Homogeneity Throughout Disks Processed by High-Pressure Torsion," Acta Materialia 59, pp. 308-316, 2011.
M. Kawasaki, B. Ahn, & T.G. Langdon, "Microstructural Evolution in a Two-Phase Alloy Processed by High-Pressure Torsion," Acta Materialia 58, pp. 919-930, 2010.
M. Kawasaki, Z. Horita, & T.G. Langdon, "Microstructural Evolution in High Purity Aluminum Processed by ECAP," Materials Science and Engineering A 524, pp. 143-150, 2009.
M. Kawasaki, I.J. Beyerlein, S.C. Vogel, & T.G. Langdon, "Characterization of Creep Properties and Creep Textures in Pure Aluminum Processed by Equal-Channel Angular Pressing," Acta Materialia 56 pp. 2307-2317, 2008.
M. Kawasaki & T.G. Langdon, "Principles of Superplasticity in Ultrafine-Grained Materials," Journal of Materials Science 42 pp. 1782-1796, 2007.
More publications at http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-1872-2010

Courses Taught:

AME 559, Creep

Megumi Kawasaki