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Associate ProfessorCatherine Bishop

Civil Mechanical E514
Internal Phone: 92137
Microstructural evolution and phase transformations in materials: oxides, ferroelectrics, alloys and films.

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests include material thermodynamics and microstructural evolution; grain boundaries and intergranular films in ceramics; complexion and complexion transitions; grain growth; grain boundary engineering; phase-field modelling; interfacial phase diagrams; thin film growth in pulsed pressure MOCVD; antimicrobial coatings on alloys; lead-free ferroelectrics; thermodynamics of complex, mixed oxides.

Recent Publications

  • Beardsley AL., Bishop CM. and Kral MV. (2019) A Deformation Mechanism Map for Incoloy 800H Optimized Using the Genetic Algorithm. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science 50(9): 4098-4110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11661-019-05350-6.
  • Gardecka AJ., Polson MIJ., Krumdieck SP., Huang Y. and Bishop CM. (2019) Growth stages of nano-structured mixed-phase titania thin films and effect on photocatalytic activity. Thin Solid Films 685: 136-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2019.06.018.
  • Krumdieck S., Boichot R., Gorthy R., Land J., Lay S., Gardecka A., Polson M., Wasa A., Aitken J. and Heinemann J. (2019) Nanostructured TiO2 anatase-rutile-carbon solid coating with visible light antimicrobial activity. Scientific Reports 9 1883: 11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-38291-y.
  • Stoffels M., Staiger M. and Bishop CM. (2019) Reduced interfacial adhesion in glass fibre-epoxy composites due to water absorption via molecular dynamics simulations. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 118: 99-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2018.12.018.
  • Torres-Matheus OA., García RE. and Bishop CM. (2019) Phase coexistence near the polymorphic phase boundary. Acta Materialia 164: 577-585. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2018.10.041.