Carlos Castano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Castano specializes in tailoring surface properties of materials for applications in energy, transportation, and manufacturing.

Advanced Materials Characterization Corrosion Engineering Lightweight Alloys Plasma Physics Thin film deposition and characterization

Matt Siniawski

Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Engineering Education Design Surface Coatings

Brian L. Vlcek

Department Chair and Professor, Department of Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Brian L. Vleck is an expert in Tribology and Life & Failure of Jet Engine Turbine Hubs and Blades.

Monte Carlo Simulations of Fatigue Life Impact of Surface Coatings on Fatigue Failure Tribology - Fatigue Testing, Probabilistic Modeling and Weibull Analysis Life & Failure of Jet Engine Turbine Hubs and Blades Aluminum Fatigue Lifting