Reza Alizadeh

Assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering

 

 

Previous professional positions:

Research Associate (06/2017-02/2019)

Madrid institute of advanced studies- IMDEA materials- Madrid, Spain.

 

Postdoctoral Researcher (05/2016-06/2017)

University of Tehran (UT), Tehran, Iran.

 

Visiting PG Student Scholarship (01/2015-07/2015)

The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong

 

Education:

Ph. D.: Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tehran (Iran), 2015.

M. Sc.: Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tehran (Iran), 2010.

B. Sc.: Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tehran, (Iran), 2008.

 

Research interests:

 

1. Micro- and Nano-mechanics

 

2. Deformation mechanisms of single crystals and polycrystalline materials

 

3. Studying the relation between microstructure and physical/mechanical properties of materials

 

4. Advanced localized testing techniques of materials

 

 

Publications:

ISI papers

1. J.-Y. Wang, N. Li. R. Alizadeh, M.A. Moncls, Y.W. Cuic, J.M. Molina-Aldaregua, J. LLorca, Effect of solute content and temperature on the deformation mechanisms and critical resolved shear stress in Mg-Al and Mg-Zn alloys, Acta Materialia, 2019, V. 170, pp. 155-165.

2. T.R. Bieler, R. Alizadeh, M. Pea-Ortega, J. LLorca, An analysis of (the lack of) slip transfer between near-cube oriented grains in pure Al, International Journal of Plasticity, 2019, Vol. 118, pp. 269290.

3. M.J. Esfandyarpour, R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, Applicability of shear punch testing to the evaluation of hot tensile deformation parameters and constitutive analyses, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2018.02.014, 2018.

4. S.A. Torbati-Sarrafa, Reza Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, T.G. Langdon, Evaluating the flow properties of a magnesium ZK60 alloy processed by high-pressure torsion: a comparison of two different miniature testing techniques, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2017, Vol. 708, pp. 432-439.

5. A. Movahedi-Rad, R. Alizadeh, Dependence of strain rate sensitivity on the slip system: A molecular dynamics simulation, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2017, Vol. 26, pp.  51735179.

6. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, O.A. Ruano, A.H.W. Ngan, Constitutive analysis and hot deformation behavior of fine-grained MgGdYZr alloys, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2017, Vol. 48, pp. 5699-5709.

7. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, A.H.W. Ngan, T.G. Langdon, Microstructural evolution during hot shear deformation of an extruded fine-grained MgGdYZr alloy, Journal of Materials Science, 2017, Vol. 52, pp. 78437857.

8. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, P.H.R. Pereira, Y. Huang, T.G. Langdon, Microstructural evolution and superplasticity in an MgGdYZr alloy after processing by different SPD techniques, Materials Science & Engineering A, 2017, Vol. 682, pp. 577585.

9. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, A.H.W. Ngan, Y. Huang, T.G. Langdon, Microstructure, texture and superplasticity of a fine-grained Mg-Gd-Zr alloy processed by equal channel angular pressing, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2016, Vol. 47A, pp. 60566069.

10. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, A.H.W. Ngan, T. G. Langdon, An unusual extrusion texture in Mg-Gd-Y-Zr alloys, Advanced Engineering Materials, 2016,Vol. 18 (6), pp. 10441049.

11. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, A.H.W. Ngan, Y. Huang, T. G. Langdon, Superplasticity of a nano-grained MgGdYZr alloy processed by high-pressure torsion, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2016, Vol. 651, pp. 786794.

12. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, A.H.W. Ngan, T.G. Langdon, Microstructural stability and grain growth kinetics in an extruded fine-grained MgGdYZr alloy, Journal of Materials Science, 2015, Vol. 50, pp. 49404951.

13. H.R. JafariNodooshan, Wencai Liu, Guohua Wu, R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, Wenjiang Ding, Microstructure characterization and high-temperature shear strength of the Mg-10Gd-3Y-1.2Zn-0.5Zr alloy in the as-cast and aged conditions, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2015, Vol. 619, pp. 826833.

14. R.  Alizadeh, R.  Mahmudi, T.G. Langdon, Superplasticity of a fine-grained Mg9Gd4Y0.4Zr alloy evaluated using shear punch testing, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 2014, Vol. 3(3), pp. 228232.

15. R. Alizadeh, R.  Mahmudi, Microstructural Characterization and High‐Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Cast Mg4ZnxSi Alloys, Advanced Engineering Materials, 2014, Vol. 16, pp. 11601166.

16. R. Mahmudi, R. Alizadeh, Sh. Azhari, Strain rate sensitivity of equal-channel angularly pressed Sn5Sb alloy determined by shear punch test, Materials Letters, 2013, Vol. 97, pp. 4446.

17. R.  Alizadeh, R.  Mahmudi, T.G. Langdon, Creep mechanisms in an Mg4Zn alloy in the as-cast and aged conditions, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2013, Vol. 546, pp. 423430.

18. R. Alizadeh, F. Rashchi, E. Vahidi, Recovery of zinc from leach residues with minimum iron dissolution using oxidative leaching, Waste Management & Research, 2011, Vol. 29(2), pp. 165171.

19. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, Effects of Sb addition on the modification of Mg2Si particles and high-temperature mechanical properties of cast Mg4Zn2Si alloy, Journal of alloys and compounds, 2011, Vol. 509, pp. 91959199.

20. R. Mahmudi, R. Alizadeh, A.R. Geranmayeh, Enhanced superplasticity in equal-channel angularly pressed Sn5Sb alloy, Scripta Materialia, 2011, Vol. 64, pp. 521524.

21. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, M.J. Esfandyarpour, Shear punch creep test: A novel localized method for evaluating creep properties, Scripta Materialia, 2011, Vol. 64, pp. 442445.

22. R.  Alizadeh, R.  Mahmudi, Effect of Sb additions on the microstructural stability and mechanical properties of cast Mg4Zn alloy, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2010, Vol. 527, pp. 53125317.

23. R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, Evaluating high-temperature mechanical behavior of cast Mg4ZnxSb magnesium alloys by shear punch testing, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2010, Vol. 527, pp. 39753983.

 

 

International papers

1. Sh. Molaei, R. Alizadeh, M. Attarian, Y. Jaferian, A failure analysis study on the fractured connecting bolts of a filter press, Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis, 2015, Vol. 4, pp. 2638.

2. A. Movahedi-Rad, R. Alizadeh, Simulating Grain Boundary Energy Using Molecular Dynamics, Journal of Modern Physics, 2014, Vol. 5, pp. 627632.

 

International conferences

1.      T.R. Bieler, H. Phukan, Y. Su, C. Edge, M. Pea-Ortega, R. Alizadeh, S. Haouala, M.A. Crimp, P. Eisenlohr, C.J. Boehlert, J. Molina, J. Seguardo, J. Llorca, Comparison between experiments and modeling for slip transfer across grain boundaries, Materials Science and Technology (MS&T), September 2019, Oregano, USA. (Oral presentation)

2.      R. Alizadeh, T. Bieler, J. Llorca, Slip transfer at grain boundaries in pure Al, TMS, March 2019, USA. (Oral presentation)

3.      N. Li, J. Wang, R. Alizadeh, J. Llorca and J.M. Molina-Aldareguia, High-throughput investigation of strength and creep in Mg alloys through micromechanical testing, TMS, March 2019, USA. (Oral presentation)

4.      R. Alizadeh, J. Llorca, Effect of precipitates on the critical resolved shear stress for basal slip in Mg-4 (wt. %) Zn alloy, SES, October 2018, Madrid, Spain. (Oral presentation)

5.      R. Alizadeh, S. Haouala, T. Bieler, J. Segurado, J. Molina-Aldareguia, J. Llorca, Slip transfer at grain boundaries in Al: experimental analysis and numerical simulations, ESMC, July 2018, Bologna, Italy. (Oral presentation)

6.      A. Movahedi-Rad, R. Alizadeh, Molecular dynamics simulation of the grain boundary energy, UFGNSM, 2013, Tehran, Iran. (Poster)

7.      R. Alizadeh, R. Mahmudi, T.G. Langdon, Superplasticity of a finegrained Mg9Gd4Y0.4Zr alloy assessed using shear punch testing, UFGNSM, 2013, Tehran, Iran. (Oral presentation)

8.      R. Mahmudi, R. Alizadeh, Sh. Azhari, Strain rate sensitivity of equal-channel angularly pressed Sn-5Sb alloy determined by shear punch test, UFGNSM, 2011, Tehran, Iran. (Oral presentation)

9.      R. Alizadeh, E. Vahidi, F. Rashchi, Leaching optimization for using solvent extraction to recover zinc from zinc leach residues, Environmental and water resources, Thailand, 2009. (Oral presentation)

10.  R. Mahmudi, R. Alizadeh, A.R. Geranmayeh, Enhanced superplasticity in equal channel angularly pressed Sn-5Sb alloy, UFGNSM, 2009, Tehran, Iran. (Poster)

 

Organization of international conferences

1.      SES, 2018, Madrid, Spain.

 

 

 

Courses taught

Mechanical properties of Materials

Principles of Materials Science and Technology

 

 

Prizes and awards

         Best international PhD student of the University of Tehran, 8th International festival of the University of Tehran, 2018.

         Ranking first in the "Comprehensive Exam" of the PhD students, which is held at the second year of PhD after passing all courses, 2012.

         Member of Iranian National Foundation of Elites and using its supports, since 2011.

         Awarded the Ph.D. scholarship of the University of Tehran without taking the entrance exam because of outstanding records, 2010.

         Ranked first among all graduated Master students, University of Tehran, 2010.

         Awarded the M.Sc. scholarship of the University of Tehran without taking the entrance exam because of outstanding records, 2008.

         Ranked third among all graduated Bachelor students, University of Tehran, 2008.

         Awarded the first prize of 4th Iran heat treatment competitions (steel part), 2006.

         Awarded the annual prize of the Faculty of Engineering (FOE), University of Tehran, 2005.

         Ranked top 0.2% in the Iran's national university entrance exam (Konkoor), among more than 1.5 million of applicants, 2004.  

 

  

Obtained grants and scholarships

 

1.      Juan de la Cierva fellow

Awarding entity: Ministry of economy, industry and competitiveness of Spain

Conferral date: 01/2018

End date: 12/2019

Entity where activity was carried out: IMDEA materials

 

2.      AMAROUT II Europe secretariat

Awarding entity: AMAROUT II Europe selection committee

Conferral date: 06/2017

End date: 12/2017

Entity where activity was carried out: IMDEA materials

 

3.      Postdoctoral scholarship, (Grant No. 94028861)

Awarding entity: Iran National Science Foundation (INSF)

Conferral date: 05/2016

End date: 05/2017

Entity where activity was carried out: University of Tehran

 

4.      Research Fund, as co-researcher, (Grant No. 94013486)

Awarding entity: Iran National Science Foundation (INSF)

Conferral date: 05/2015

End date: 05/2016

Entity where activity was carried out: University of Tehran

 

5.      Ph. D. scholarship

Awarding entity: Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran

Conferral date: 09/2010

End date: 12/2015

Entity where activity was carried out: University of Tehran

 

6.      Visiting PG student scholarship

Awarding entity: University of Hong Kong

Conferral date: 01/2015

End date: 07/2015

Entity where activity was carried out: University of Hong Kong

 

7.      Support for visiting PG student program

Awarding entity: Iranian National Foundation of Elites

End date: 07/2015

Entity where activity was carried out: University of Hong Kong

 

8.      Supports of PhD project, (Grant No. 100039)

Awarding entity: Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council

Conferral date: 2014

End date: 2015

 

9.      Support of PhD project

Awarding entity: Iranian National Foundation of Elites

Conferral date: 2010

End date: 2015

 

10.  M. Sc. scholarship

Awarding entity: Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran

Conferral date: 09/2008

End date: 09/2010

Entity where activity was carried out: University of Tehran

 

11.  B. Sc. scholarship

Awarding entity: Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran

Conferral date: 09/2004

End date: 08/2008

Entity where activity was carried out: University of Tehran