Dr Arvind Prasad

Research Fellow

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
a.prasad3@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66227

Overview

Research Interests

  • Liquid Metals Processing
     Solidification and grain refinement in light metal alloys  Experimental and numerical approaches to studying nucleation in liquid metals  Heat transfer in liquid metals processing

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Alberta

Publications

  • Easton, M. A., Qian, M., Prasad, A. and StJohn, D. H. (2016) Recent advances in grain refinement of light metals and alloys. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 20 1: 13-24. doi:10.1016/j.cossms.2015.10.001

  • Wang, Gui, Wang, Eric Qiang, Prasad, Arvind, Dargusch, Matthew and StJohn, David H. (2016). Grain refinement of Al-Si hypoeutectic alloys by Al3Ti1B master alloy and ultrasonic treatment. In: Murat Tiryakio`lu, Mark Jolly and Glenn Byczynski, 6th International Symposium on Shape Casting - TMS 2016: 145th Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Shape Casting: 6th International Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, (143-150). 14-18 February 2016. doi:10.1002/9781119274865.ch18

  • Prasad, A., Yuan, L., Lee, P. D., Easton, M. and StJohn, D. (2016). The effect of the melt thermal gradient on the size of the constitutionally supercooled zone. In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 4th International Conference on Advances in Solidification Processes, ICASP 2014, Windsor, United Kingdom, (). 8 - 11 July 2014. doi:10.1088/1757-899X/117/1/012001

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Prasad, A., Taylor, J. A. and Bainbridge, I. (2013). The measurement of heat flow within a DC casting mould. In John F. Grandfield and Dmitry G. Eskin (Ed.), Cast Shop for Aluminum Production (pp. 659-664) Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118647783.ch82

  • Prasad, A. and Bainbridge, I. F. (2011). Mould wall heat flow mechanism in a DC casting mould. In Stephen J. Lindsay (Ed.), Light Metals 2011: Proceedings of the technical sessions presented by the TMS Aluminum Committee at the TMS 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibition (pp. 687-691) Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118061992.ch120

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Wang, Gui, Wang, Eric Qiang, Prasad, Arvind, Dargusch, Matthew and StJohn, David H. (2016). Grain refinement of Al-Si hypoeutectic alloys by Al3Ti1B master alloy and ultrasonic treatment. In: Murat Tiryakio`lu, Mark Jolly and Glenn Byczynski, 6th International Symposium on Shape Casting - TMS 2016: 145th Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Shape Casting: 6th International Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, (143-150). 14-18 February 2016. doi:10.1002/9781119274865.ch18

  • Prasad, A., Yuan, L., Lee, P. D., Easton, M. and StJohn, D. (2016). The effect of the melt thermal gradient on the size of the constitutionally supercooled zone. In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 4th International Conference on Advances in Solidification Processes, ICASP 2014, Windsor, United Kingdom, (). 8 - 11 July 2014. doi:10.1088/1757-899X/117/1/012001

  • Prasad, Arvind, Yuan, Lang, Lee, Peter D., Easton, Mark and StJohn, David (2015). On the solute diffusion length in the Interdependence Model: Dendritic versus non-Dendritic interface. In: H. K. Chikwanda and S. Chikosha, Light Metals Technology 2015. Light Metals Technology 2015, South Afria, (461-467). 27-29 July 2015. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.828-829.461

  • Prasad, A., Liotti, E., McDonald, S. D., Nogita, K., Yasuda, H., Grant, P. S. and StJohn, D. H. (2015). Real-time synchrotron x-ray observations of equiaxed solidification of aluminium alloys and implications for modelling. In: MCWASP XIV: International Conference On Modelling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes. 14th International Conference on Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes, Awaji island, Hyogo, Japan, (1-8). 21-26 June 2015. doi:10.1088/1757-899X/84/1/012014

  • Easton, Mark A., St John, David H. and Prasad, Arvind (2014). Grain refinement of aluminium alloys: recent developments in predicting the as-cast grain size of alloys refined by Al-Ti-B master alloys. In: John Grandfield, Light Metals 2014. Light Metals 2014 - 2014 TMS 143rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Diego, United States, (939-944). 16-20 February 2014. doi:10.1002/9781118888438.ch156

  • Easton, Mark A., Prasad, Arvind and St John, David H. (2014). The grain refinement of Al-Si alloys and the cause of Si poisoning: Insights revealed by the interdependence model. In: Aluminium alloys 2014 - ICAA 14. 14th International Conference on Aluminium Alloys, ICAA 2014, Trondheim, Norway, (161-166). 15-19 June 2014. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.794-796.161

  • Prasad, Arvind, Yuan, Lang, Lee, Peter D. and StJohn, David H. (2013). Improvement of the interdependence analytical model through selection of interfacial growth rates during the initial transient. In: Ian Stone, Brian McKay and Zhongyun Fan, Light Metals Technology 2013. LMT 2013: 6th International Light Metals Technology Conference, Old Windsor, UK, (77-81). 24-26 July, 2013. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.77

  • Prasad, Arvind, Yuan, Lang, Lee, Peter and St John, David (2013). Modelling of the Nucleation-Free Zone formed during the initial transient of grain formation. In: TMS2013 142nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings. TMS 142nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, United States, (501-508). 3-7 March 2013. doi:10.1002/9781118663547.ch62

  • Prasad, Arvind, Uggowitzer, Peter J., Shi, Zhiming and Atrens, Andrej (2013). Production of high purity Mg-X rare earth binary alloys using Zr. In: Ian Stone, Brian McKay and Zhongyun Fan, Light Metals Technology 2013. LMT 2013: 6th International Light Metals Technology Conference, Old Windsor, UK, (301-305). 24-26 July, 2013. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.301

  • Prasad A., Shi Z. and Atrens A. (2011). Influence of surface oxides on the flammability of Mg-Al and Mg-Y alloys. In: Materials innovation in surface engineering. Materials Innovations in Surface Engineering Conference, Melbourne, VIC, (63-70). 18-20 October 2011.

  • Prasad, A and Bainbridge, IF (2010). Modelling of the metal/mould interactions in the DC casting process for aluminium and magnesium. In: PRICM7: Selected peer review papers from the seventh Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing. 7th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM 7), Cairns, QLD, Australia, (783-786). 2-6 August 2010. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.654-656.783

  • Prasad, A., Taylor, J. A. and Bainbridge, I. F. (2010). The measurement of heat flow within a DC casting mould. In: John A. Johnson, Light Metals 2010: Proceedings of the technical sessions presented by the TMS Aluminum Committee at the TMS 2010 Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Light Metals 2010: TMS 2010 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Seattle, WA, United States, (765-770). 14-18 February 2010.

  • Prasad, Arvind, Mosbah, Salem, Henein, Hani and Gandin, Charles-André (2009). A solidification model for atomization. In: ISIJ International. Special issue on cutting edge of studies in inclusions and precipitates behavior related to microstructure control. Conference on Cutting Edge of Studies in Inclusions and Precipitates Behavior Related to Microstructure Control, Kumamoto, Japan, (992-999). September 2008. doi:10.2355/isijinternational.49.992

  • Prasad, A, Henein, H. and Gandin, C. -A. (2007). Microsegregation modeling of rapidly solidified AL-CU droplets. In: Charles-Andre, Bellet and Gandin, Michel, Modeling of Casting, Welding, and Advanced Solidification Preocessess-XI. Conference of Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes XI, Opio, France, (577-584). 28 May - June 2, 2006.