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Nasr Ghoniem


Ghoniem Caribbean

Nasr M. Ghoniem, Ph.D.
(Wisconsin, 1977)
46-147M, Eng IV
(310) 825-4866


Laboratory for Materials In Extreme Environments (MATRIX)
































Areas of Interest:

Damage and Failure of Materials in Mechanical Design; Mechanics and Physics of Material Defects (point defects, dislocations, voids and cracks); Material Degradation in Severe Environments (e.g. Nuclear, Fusion, Rocket Engines, etc.); Plasma and Laser Processing; Materials Non-equilibrium, Pattern formation and Instability Phenomena; Radiation Interaction with Materials (neutrons, electrons, particles, laser & photons).

Selected Recent Publications:

  1. N. Kioussis, N.M. Ghoniem, ”Modeling of Dislocation Interaction with Solutes, Nano-precipitates and Interfaces: A Multiscale Challenge”, Journal of  Computational & Theoretical Nanoscience, 7(8)1317- 1346 (2010). [PDF]
  1. Anthony J Brown, and Nasr M Ghoniem, ”Reversible-Irreversible Plasticity Transition in Twinned Copper Nanopillars”, Acta Materialia, 58(3), 886-894 (2010). [PDF]
  1. Takahashi, Akiyuki and Kawanabe, Mitsuru and Ghoniem, Nasr M, ”  gamma-precipitate strengthening in nickel-based superalloys,” Phil Mag, 90 ( 27-28)3767-3786 (2010). [PDF]
  2. Chen, ZZ; Kioussis, N; Tu, KN, Ghoniem, N.M., and Yang, J., ”Inhibiting Adatom Diffusion through Surface Alloying,” Phys Rev Lett 105 (1), 015703 (2010). [PDF]
  3. Po, Giacomo; Ghoniem, NM, ”Coupled oscillations of double-walled carbon nanotubes,” J Appl Phys, 107 (9), 094310, (2010). [PDF]
  4. Chen, Zhengzheng and Kioussis, Nicholas and Ghoniem, Nasr and Seif, Dariush, ” Strain-field effects on the formation and migration energies of self interstitials in alpha-Fe from first principle,” Phys Rev B, 81(9), 094102 (2010). [PDF]
  5. Shahram Sharafat, Aaron Aoyama, Nasr Ghoniem, and Brian Williams, ”Design and Fabrication of a Flat-Plate Multichannel He-Cooled Refractory HX for Divertor Applications,” Fusion Science And Technology, 60(1):203207 (2011). [PDF]
  6. Aaron T. Aoyama, Shahram Sharafat, Nasr Ghoniem, Mohamad Dagher, and Clement Wong, ”Thermomechanical Analysis of the Revised US-DCLL ITER Test Blanket Module,” Fusion Science And Technology, 60(1):170174 (2011). [PDF]
  7. Steven J. Zinkle and Nasr M. Ghoniem, ”Prospects for accelerated development of high performance structural materials,” J Nucl Mater, 417(1-3):28(2011). [PDF]
  1. Akiyuki Takahashi, Zhengzheng Chen, Nasr Ghoniem, and Nicholas Kioussis, ”Atomistic-continuum modeling of dislocation interaction with Y2O3 particles in iron,” J. Nucl Mater, 417(1-3):1098 1101 (2011). [PDF]