Experience

Education

  • Ph.D., Welding Engineering, Ohio State University (1989)
  • M.Sc., Welding Engineering, Ohio State University (1986)
  • Graduate Program at Technion, Haifa, Israel (1985)
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, TPI, Romania (1976)
  • American Welding Society Fellow (2015)
  • Research        

     

    Applied Research Total Funding: $4,500,000

    Select Topics:

  • Hydrogen Induced Cracking
  • Advanced High Strength Steel Weldability
  • Friction Stir Welding of Steels
  • Microwave Welding
  • Short-Circuit Transfer Gas Meal Arc Welding
  • Industry        

     
  • 1976-1980 - Griviza Rosie, Bucharest, Romania, Pressure Vessel Manufacturing
  • 1980-1981 - Israeli Shipyards, Haifa, Israel, Aluminum Coast Guard Shipping
  • 1981-1985 - Military Industries, Haifa, Israel, Aircraft & Weapons Systems
  • 1989-1996 - US Steel Research, Monroeville, PA, Steel Weldability