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Sayed M. Saghaian Ph.D.

Lecturer in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: 

RE-252A

Phone: 

312.567.3018

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Education 

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2015
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2010

Books 

Turabi, A. S., Saedi, S., Saghaian, S. M., Karaca, H. E, & Elahinia, M. (2016). Experimental characterization of shape memory alloys, in M. H. Elahinia (Ed.), Shape memory alloy actuators: Design, fabrication and experimental evaluation (pp. 239-277). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978‐1‐118‐35944‐0. 

Professional Society Memberships 

Member, the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE)

Member, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Member, the Minerals, Metals and Material Society (TMS) 

Publications 

Saghaian, S. M., Karaca, H. E., Tobe, H., Turabi, A. S., Saedi, S., Saghaian, S. E., Chumlyakov, Y. I., & Noebe, R. D. (2017). High strength NiTiHf shape memory alloys with tailorable properties. Acta Materialia.

Saghaian, S. M., Karaca, H. E., Tobe, H., Pons, J., Santamarta, R., Chumlyakov, Y. I., & Noebe, R. D. (2016). Effects of Ni content on the shape memory properties and microstructure of Ni-rich NiTi-20Hf alloys. Smart Materials Structures.

Saghaian, S. M., Karaca, H. E., Souri, M., Turabi, A. S., & Noebe, R. D. (2016). Tensile shape memory behavior of Ni50.3Ti29.7Hf20 high temperature shape memory alloys. Materials and Design.

Saghaian, S. M., Karaca, H. E., Tobe, H., Souri, M., Noebe, R., & Chumlyakov, Y. I. (2015). Effects of aging on the shape memory behavior of Ni-rich Ni50.3Ti29.7Hf20 single crystals. Acta Materialia.

Karaca, H. E., Acar, E., Ded, G. S., Saghaian, S. M., Basaran, B., Tobe, H., Kok, M., Maier, H. J., Noebe, R. D., & Chumlyakov, Y. I. (2015). Microstructure and transformation related behaviors of a Ni45.3Ti29.7Hf20Cu5 high temperature shape memory alloy. Materials Science and Engineering A.

Karaca, H. E., Acar, E., Tobe, H., & Saghaian, S. M. (2014). NiTiHf-based shape memory alloys. Materials Science and Technology.

Stebner, A. P., Bigelow, G. S., Yang, J., Shukla, D. P., Saghaian, S. M., Rogres, R., Garg, A., Karaca, H. E., Chumlyakov, Y., Bhattacharya, K., & Noebe, R. D. (2014). Transformation strains and temperatures of a nickel-titanium-hafnium high temperature shape memory alloy. Acta Materialia.

Karaca, H. E., Saghaian, S. M., Tobe, H., Acar, E., Basaran, B., Nagasako, M., Kainuma, R., Noebe, R. D. (2014). Diffusionless phase transformation characteristics of Mn75.7Pt24.3. Journal of Alloys and Compounds.

Karaca, H. E., Saghaian, S. M., Ded, G., Tobe, H., Basaran, B., Maier, H. J., Noebe, R. D., & Chumlyakov, Y. I. (2013). Effects of nanoprecipitation on the shape memory and material properties of an Ni-rich NiTiHf high temperature shape memory alloy. Acta Materialia.

Karaca, H. E., Saghaian, S. M., Basaran, B., Bigelow, G. S., Noebe, R., & Chumlyakov, Y. I. (2011). Compressive response of nickel-rich NiTiHf high-temperature shape memory single crystals along [111] orientation. Scripta Materialia