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M.Sc. Waseem Amin

Doctoral Candidate

Group: Micromechanics of Large Deformations
Department of Micromechanical and Macroscopic Modelling

ICAMS
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
IC 02-755
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum
 
Tel. +49 234 32 22411
Fax: +49 234 32 14984
Email: Waseem Amin
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8730-9734

My mission:

Evolution of geometrically necessary dislocations in a metallic polycrystal under the influence of applied load.

My research is focused on micromechanical modelling of metals. Especially the analysis of grain size effect i.e. grain boundary strenthening.

When the microstructural length scale is reduced to submicron level, deformation mechanisms are observed to be deviating from coarser length scales and lead to size effects. The aim is to use phase field method coupled with strain gradient plasticity to analyze evolution of dislocations under plastic deformation. Understanging the strengthening/softening of the material resulting from it can be utilized to control the material quality and customization at industrial level.

  • An open source, phase field method based library Open Phase is developed and used
  • Non local plastic deformation is analyzed
  • Full field analysis can be done, starting from molten metal all the way upto final deformed solid metal specimen.

Research Interests:


Material science and engineering simulations

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Education

2012 M.Sc. Material Engineering, GIKI, Topi, Pakistan
2010 B.Sc. Metallurgy, UET, Lahore, Pakistan

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