Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Garcia, Calixto I
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Garcia, C. Isaac
Faculty
Research Professor
Office: 606 Benedum Hall
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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.

Garcia, C.I., 2010, "Development of an Atlas of Microstructural Characteristics of Heavy Sections Ferritic-Martensitic Steels Using NDE Signal Processing Analysis."

Garcia, C.I., and Redkin, K., 2010, "Microstructural Analysis of Thermite Welds."

Garcia, C.I., Allazadeh, M.R., DeArdo, A.J., and Lovell, M.R., 2009, "Analysis of Stress Concentration around Inclusions due to Thermally Induced Strain to the Steel Matrix."

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.

Garcia, C.I., Hua, M., Cho, K., and DeArdo, A.J., 2007, "EBSD-IQ: A New Method of Characterizing and Quantifying Complex Microstructures in Steels."

Garcia, C.I., and Redkin, K., "Advanced Microstructural Analysis of Thermite Welds."

Garcia, C.I., Redkin, K.V., Pompe, M., and DeArdo, A.J., "Immersion Ultrasonic Testing and Microstructural Analysis of High Strength Low Alloy Steels."

Allazadeh, M.R., Garcia, C.I., and Deardo, A.J., 2009, Materials Science and Technology (MS&T09), Symposium on Structural Transitions and Local Deformation Processes At and Near Grain Boundaries, Pittsburgh, PA, p. 229.

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.