PhD in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
MS in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
BS in Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy, National University Autonomous of Mexico
Compact Strip Processing alloy design and processing of Advanced High Strength Steels
Development of high speed steels and cast iron rolls for the steel industry
Ferritic-martensitic steels and Superalloys
Improving the annealing behavior of steels through grain
Machinability - microstructure property relations
Microstructural characterization of complex microstructures in advanced high strength steels for the oil and gas industries using NDT/NDE signal processing testing
Microstructural optimization through alloy design and thermomechanical
Physical Metallurgy: Steels (HSLA, Microalloyed, Ultra-Low Carbon, TRIP, Dual-Phase and Complex Phase, High Carbon Steels, Stainless Steels)
Temper embrittlement of steels
(2002) Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award by the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania.
(2000) Professor of the Year, Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh.
(2000) J. Deane Sensenbaugh Award by the Air & Waste Management Association.
(1995) Charles Hatchett Award, Institute of Materials, London.
(1990) Huntington Night Lecture, West Virginia Chapter of ASM.
(1981) Outstanding Teaching Assistant, University of Pittsburgh.
(1975) Ford Motor Company, Research Fellowship, Mexico City.
(1975) National Committee of Science and Technology Fellowship (Mexico).
(1975) Best Student of Metallurgical Engineering-National Committee of Science and Technology, Mexico.
(1974) National Committee of Science and Technology Fellowship (Mexico).
Iron and Steel Foundry Society-FHASA, Research Fellowship, Mexico City.
Allazadeh, M.R., Garcia, C.I., and DeArdo, A.J., 2009, "Crack Formation in Carbon Steels Resulting from Non-Equilibrium Grain Boundary Segregation during Cooling," Materials Science and Technology (MS&T09), Symposium on Structural Transitions and Local Deformation Processes At and Near Grain Boundaries, Pittsburgh, PA.
Garcia, C.I., Allazadeh, M.R., and DeArdo, A.J., 2008, "Using NDT Image Processing Analysis to Study the Soundness and Cleanliness of Accelerated Continuously Cast Steel Slabs," Materials Science and Technology (2008), Pittsburgh, PA.
Allazadeh, M.R., Garcia, C.I., Alderson, K.J., and Deardo, A.J., 2008, "Using NDT Image Processing Analysis to Study the Soundness and Cleanliness of Accelerated Cooled Continuously Cast Steel Slabs," MS&T08.
Ruiz-Aparicio, L.J., Garcia, C.I., and Deardo, A.J., 2000, "Development of Annealing Texture in IF Steels," J. J. Jonas Symposium, The Metallurgical Society of Canadian Institute of Metals; Hamilton, ON.