Assistant Professor

Contact InformationElliot

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

Phone: (519) 888-4567, ext. 33339

Office: E5-3048

Biographical Information

2000: BASc (Welding Specialization) – University of Waterloo

2001: MASc – University of Waterloo, 2001

2014: PhD – McMaster University, 2014

Research Interests

  • ·  Metallurgical Transformations During Welding

    ·  Post-weld Properties

    ·  Improving Weld Process Robustness (increasing Manufacturability)

    ·  Effect Of Microstructure And Mechanical Property Hetrogenity On Weld Performance

    ·  Physical Simulation Of The Welding Process

    ·  Weld Defect Formation

    ·  Welding Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS)

    ·  Dissimilar Material Welding


  • H. Ghassemi-Armaki, E. Biro, S. Sadagopan,, Advanced Characterization of HAZ Softening of AHSS for Crash Modeling, ISIJ International, 57(8), 2017, 1451 - 1460
  • D.C. Saha, E. Biro, A.P. Gerlich, N.Y. Zhou, Effects of tempering mode on the structural changes of martensite, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 673, 2016, 467 - 475
  • D.C. Saha, E. Biro, A.P. Gerlich, N.Y. Zhou, Fusion zone microstructure evolution of fiber laser welded press-hardened steels, Scripta Metallurgica, 121, 2016, 18 - 22
  • OL Ighodaro, E Biro, YN Zhou, Comparative effects of Al-Si and galvannealed coatings on the properties of resistance spot welded hot stamping steel joints, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 236, 2016, 64 - 72
  • E. Biro, J.R. McDermid, S. Vignier, Y.N. Zhou, Decoupling of the softening processes during rapid tempering of a martensitic steel, Material Science and Engineering A, 615, 2014, 395 - 404
  • E. Biro, S. Vignier, C. Kaczynski, J. McDermid, E. Lucas, J.D. Embury, Y. Zhou, Predicting Transient Softening in the Sub-Critical Heat-Affected Zone of Dual-Phase and Martensitic Steel Welds, ISIJ International, 53(1), 2013, 110 - 118

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