Awards & Scholarships

Matthew R. Barnett

Matthew R. Barnett (TMS)

AIME Rossiter W. Raymond Memorial Award in 2005

For the paper "A Taylor Model Based Description of the Proof Stress of Magnesium AZ31 During Hot Working" & "Application of a New Multicomponent Gas Adsorption Model to Coal Gas Adsorption Systems"

Dr. Barnett worked in the steel industry for a number of years before joing academia in 1999. Since 2001 he has lead a research group of 5-7 researchers focused on wrought magnesium alloy development. Work carried out in his group includes extrusion alloy optimization, improving sheet formability, determining and modeling deformation mechanisms, in-situ investigation of twinning and studies into cold rollability. He has been awarded 13 research grants and published approximately 80 scientific publications. He holds a QEII Research Fellowship awarded by the Australian Research Council and is currently a Visiting Scientist at McGill University.