Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Prof. Brian Gleeson
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Gleeson, Brian
Harry S. Tack Chair Professor and Department Chair
Faculty
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Office: 636 Benedum Hall
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Postdoctoral in Materials Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, 1990-1991

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles

MS in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Western Ontario

BS in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Western Ontario

High-temperature degradation of metallic alloys and coatings

Thermodynamics and kinetics of gas/solid and solid/solid reactions

(2007) International Advisory Board member of the international journal Materials and Corrosion.

(2005) Research and Development 100 Award, R&D Magazine. Development Awarded: Novel High-Temperature Coatings with Pt-Modified Ni and Ni3Al Alloy Compositions.

(2003) Best Poster Award, "Interdiffusion in the Ni-Al-Pt System at 1100°C and 1150°C" Gordon Research Conference on High Temperature Corrosion.

(2002) Excellence in Research Award, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University.

(2000) International Advisory Board member of the international journal Advanced Engineering Materials.

(1998) Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Oxidation of Metals.

Chair (2005) and Vice-Chair (2003), Gordon Research Conference on High Temperature Corrosion.

Meier, G., Task, M.N., Gleeson, B., and Pettit, F.S., 2011, "Compositional Effects on the Hot Corrosion of ß-NiAl Alloys," Surface and Coatings Technology, no.206, p. 1552.

Meier, G., Task, M.N., Kim, D.E., Liu, Z.K., Gleeson, B., and Pettit, F.S., 2010, "Phase Stability and Oxidation Behavior of an Alumina Scale-Forming NiCrAlY Alloy," Oxidation of Metals, no.74, p. 179.

Publication   Role
Oxidation of Metals 
 
Editor-in-Chief