Former PhD Candidate

Contact InformationAbdelBaset

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Phone: (226) 700-5152
Graduated May 2018

Biographical Information

2008: MASc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Garyounis, Benghazi-Libya

2004: BSc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Garyounis, Benghazi-Libya

Research Interests

  • ARC welding processes such as GMAW and GTAW.
  • Physical metallurgy and welding metallurgy of engineering alloys
  • Micro/Nano instrumented Indentation
  • Material Characterization (Microstructure and Mechanical Properties)
  • Nonlinear finite element modelling

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Professor A. Gerlich

Select Publications

  • A. R. H. Midawi, C. H. M. Simha , M. A. Gesing , A. P. Gerlich, “Elastic-plastic Property Evaluation Using A Nearly Flat Instrumented Indenter”, International Journal of Solids and Structures (IJSS), March 2016.
  • A.R.H. Midawi, C.H.M. Simha and A.P. Gerlich, Novel techniques for estimating yield strength from loads measured using nearly-flat instrumented indenters, Materials Science & Engineering A (2016).
  • Abdelbaset Midawi, Y. Kisaka, E.B.F. Santos, A.P. Gerlich, “Characterization of Local Mechanical Properties of X80 Pipeline Girth Welds Using Advanced Techniques”, Accepted at International Pipeline Conference 2016, IPC2016-64238, September 26-30th, Calgary, AB, Canada. (Peer reviewed paper).
  • A.R.H. Midawi , E.B.F. Santos, N. Huda, A. K. Sinha, R. Lazor, A.P. Gerlich. (2015) Microstructures and Mechanical Properties in Two X80 Weld Metals Produced Using Similar Heat Input. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 226(September): 272-279.

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