Hiroaki Mori



Centre for Advanced Materials Joining

Department of Management of Industry and Technology
Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

Contact Information

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

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

Biographical Information

Since 2008: Associate Professor, Department of Management of Industry and Technology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

1997: Assistant Professor, Manufacturing Science Course, Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

BASc, MASc, PhD (Osaka University, Japan)

Research Projects

Magnesium alloy welding and joining

  • Study of the feasibility of spot welds in Magnesium alloy with resistance spot welding
  • Optimized selection of process parameters
  • Metallurgical and properties analysis on the welds

Project supervisor(s)

  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou

Research Interests

  • Hot cracking in laser welds of austenitic stainless steels and nickel-base superalloys
  • Stress corrosion cracking in welds of austenitic stainless steels
  • Metallurgical behaviour during solidification in weld metal of austenitic stainless steels

Selected Publications

  • Hiroaki Mori, Kazutoshi Nishimoto and Rinzo Kayano, “Effect of Hydrogen Concentration at Overlay/Base Metal Interface on Repair Weldability of Petroleum Pressure Vessel”, Materials Science Forum, vol. 580-582, pp. 5-8, 2008
  • Tomokazu Sano, Hiroaki Mori, Etsuji Ohmura and Isamu Miyamoto,, “Femtosecond laser quenching of the epsilon phase of iron”, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 83, no. 17, pp. 3498-3500, 2003
  • Kazutoshi Nishimoto and Hiroaki Mori, “Hot Cracking Susceptibility in Laser Weld Metal of High Nitrogen Stainless Steels”, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, vol. 5 no. 1-2, pp. 231-240, 2004
  • Hiroaki Mori, Jinya Katsuyama, Masahito Mochizuki, Kazutoshi Nishimoto and Masao Toyoda, “Study on the Mechanism of Intergranular Stress Corrosion Cracking and Analysis of Residual Stress and Work Hardening in Welds of Low-carbon Austenitic Stainless Steel with Hard Surface Machining”, Corrosion Engineering, vol. 56, no. 12, pp. 757-770, 2007