Hugo Lopez

Hugo Lopez

  • Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Education

  • PhD, Metallurgical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1983
  • MS, Metallurgical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1982
  • BS, Engineering (Metallurgy) Saltillo I. Technology, 1975

Research Interests

  • Diffusional processes.
  • Hydrogen effects in solids.
  • High temperature phase stability.

Publications

  • W. Deqing, J. Neumann, and H. F. López,  “Reactive Synthesis of In-Situ ZrAl3-Al2O3-Al Composites.” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 34A (6), 2003, pp. 1357-1360.
  • M. M. Cisneros, H. López, N. Salas, J. V. Valdés, M.A. Cisneros, and U. Figueroa, “Hydrogen Permeability in a Plasma Nitrided API X52 Steel, Materials Sci. Forum, Vol. 442, 2003, pp. 85-90.
  • H. F. Lopez, S. Wierzbiński, and E. Fraś, “Plastic Flow Properties of “In Situ” TiCp Reinforced Aluminum Composites.” Materials Sci. Forum, Vol. 442, 2003, pp. 7-16.
  • E. Fraś, K. Wiencek, M. Górny, H. F. López, “A Theoretical Model For the Heterogeneous Nucleation of Grains During Solidification, Materials Science and Technology, Vol. 19, 2003, pp. 1653-1660.
  • E. Fras, M. Gorny, H. F. Lopez, “A Dependency Between Undercooling and Eutectic Grain Density in Nodular Cast Iron-Modeling Research and Their Experimental Verification,” Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, No. 1, Vol. 49, 2004, pp. 93-111.
  • E. Fraś, M. Górny, H. F. López and H. Tartera, “Nucleation and grain density in gray cast iron-A theoretical model and experimental verification, I. J. of Cast Metals Research, 2003, Vol 16, pp. 99-104.
  • J. Saldivar-Garcia and H. F. Lopez, “Temperature Effects on the Lattice Constants and Crystal structure of a Co-27Cr-5Mo Low Carbon Alloy,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 35A, No. 8, 2003, pp. 2517-2524.
  • M. M. Cisneros, H. F. López, H. Mancha, E. Rincón, D. Vázquez, M. J. Perez and S.D. De La Torre, “Processing of Nanostructured High Nitrogen Stainless Steel by Mechanical Alloying,” Metall and Matter Trans A, Vol. 36A, 2005, pp. 1309-1316.
  • J. Saldivar-Garcia and H. F. Lopez, “Microstructural Effects on the Wear Resistance of Wrought and As-Cast Co-Cr-Mo-C Implant Alloys,” Biomedical Mats Research A, Vol. 74A, 2005, pp. 269-274.
  • E. Fras, M. Gorny and H. F. Lopez, “The Transition from Gray to White Cast Iron During Solidification:  Part I-Theoretical Background,” Metall & Matter Trans A, Vol. 36A, No. 11, 2005, pp. 3075-3082.
  • E. Fras, M. Gorny and H. F. Lopez, “The Transition from Gray to White Cast Iron During Solidification:  Part II-Experimental verification,” Metall & Matter Trans A, Vol. 36A, No. 11, 2005, pp. 3083-3092.
  • E. Fras, M. Gorny and H. F. Lopez, “The Transition from Gray to White Cast Iron During Solidification:  Part III-Thermal Analysis,” Metall & Matter Trans A, Vol. 36A, No. 11, 2005, pp. 3093-3101.
  • E. Fras, K. Wiencek, M. Gorny and H. F. Lopez, Nodule Count in Ductile Iron:  Theoretical Model based on Weibull Statistics, I. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol. 18, no. 3, 2005, pp. 156-162.
  • Fras Glownia, Guzik, and H. F. Lopez, “Synthesis of nanoparticles of vanadium carbide in the ferrite of nodular cast iron,” Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 101-102, 2005, pp. 325-328.  TransTech Publications, Switzerland.
  • E. Fras, M. Gorny, K. Wiencek and H. F. Lopez, “Density of Eutectic Cells in Castings of Gray Cast Iron: A Theoretical Model and Experimental Verification,” Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, No. 4, Vol. 50, 2005, pp. 805-826.
  • E. Fras, M. Gorny, K. Wiencek and H. F. Lopez, “The transition of Gray to White Cast Iron During Solidification,” Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, No. 1, Vol. 51, 2006, pp. 127-136.