Fall 2014 brought many changes to the MPAD Center and with it a few graduate students. We would like to welcome Jun Ge and Carlos A. Larrazabal Colina to the Metals Research Group!

Jun Ge

Jun Ge is originally from Zhejiang, China but he received his Masters in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and TechnologyHe is pursuing his Ph.D in Materials Science here at UAB  with a research focus in process modeling and alloy design in casting.



Carlos A. Larrazabal Colina joins the Metals Research Group from Maracaibo, Venezuela. He received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad del Zulia and his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad Simon Bolivar. Carlos has spent some time in the field as an engineer working for Gases Industriales del Estex, General Electric MRI Technician, GRAM & Associados, among others. He made the decision to pursue his Ph.D here at UAB in Materials Science because of the variety of opportunities in research and how well his background in mechanical engineering compliments his future research endeavors in materials engineering.