PhD Student

Affiliations

Tirdad Niknejad Centre for Advanced Materials Joining
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo

Contact Information

Phone: (519)-888-4567, ext. 35625
Office: E3-3110
Email: snikneja@uwaterloo.ca

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

Biographical Information

2008: MASc, Materials Engineering, Specializing in Welding, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
2006: BASc, Materials Engineering, Specializing in Industrial Metallurgy, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Research Projects

Resistance Spot Welding of Magnesium Alloys

Project sponsor(s)

  • MagNET (Magnesium NETwork)

Project supervisor(s)

  • Professor S. Esmaeili
  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou

Research Interests

  • Resistance spot welding of magnesium alloys
  • Laser welding and processing
  • Finite element analysis in materials processing
  • Process/structure/property relationships

Selected Publications

  • S.T. Niknejad, S.A.A. Akbari Mousavi, “Investigation on microstructure and mechanical properties of Nd:YAG laser beam weld of copper beryllium alloy”, published in Journal of Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol 40, pp 1469-1478, June 2009
  • S.T. Niknejad, S.A.A. Akbari Mousavi, “Study on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Nd:YAG pulsed laser beam weld of UNSC17200 copper beryllium alloy”, published in Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol210(11), pp 1472-1481, Aug 2010

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Professor S. Esmaeili
  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo