• Corrosion and electrochemical behavior of metals (e.g. steel, orthopedic  alloys, electronic devices)
  • Corrosion modeling
  • Durability and sustainability of materials
  • Interaction between materials, micro-structures and loads
  • Health monitoring systems and NDE techniques


Example of projects, Clemson University:

  • Corrosion of Ti/TiN and Cu/Nb nanolaminates
  • Nb based electrochemical sensor
  • Adaptive coating for steel in alkanile environments
  • Using Scannig Electrochemical Microscopy to study passivation and localized corrosion
  • Finite element modeling of concrete based on Quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT)
  • Effect of shear key on the corrosion of the steel reinforcement
  • Durability of the steel reinforced concrete incorporating crushed brick as aggregate
  • Passivation and corrosion behavior of carbon steel in  concrete environment under tensile and compressive stresses
  • Semi-conductive behavior of the passive film on carbon steel in concrete environment
  • The impact of fire and fire extinguishing method on the corrosion behavior of the steel bars in concrete environment
  • The influence of waste crumb rubber and crushed brick  in reducing the Alkali-Silica Reaction in mortar bars
  • Electrical Resistance/Impedance Tomography
  • Corrosion of Shape Memory Alloys (SMA) in concrete environment
  • Impact of cracks and crack repair method in on the corrosion of the steel  in concrete
  • Impact of temperature on corrosion in concrete environment
  • The impact of using crumb rubber in concrete on the corrosion activity of the reinforcing steel bars
  • Assessment of coefficient of thermal expansion of concrete
  • Evaluation of H-pile corrosion rates for bridges located in aggressive subsurface environments
  • Using data fusion to evaluate the corrosion status of the steel reinforced concrete
  • Corrosion behavior of medical-grade Ti-6Al-4V exposed to tensile loads


Poursaee, 2018