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Michael P. Brady

Distinguished Research Staff
Corrosion Science & Technology Group
Materials Science & Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6115
Phone: (865) 574.5153
email: bradymp@ornl.gov

 

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Research Interest:

  • Development of High-Temperature Alloys for Power Generation Applications
  • Oxidation of Multi-Phase Materials
  • Oxidation/Nitridation/Carburization Reactions as a Synthesis Approach
  • Surface Engineering for Functional Materials (fuel cells, solar cells, nanocomposites, etc)

Current R&D:

Recent R&D:

Education:

  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • B.S., Virginia Tech, 1986
  • M.S., Virginia Tech, 1990
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 1993

Experience:

  • 1998-present - Distinguished R&D Staff Member, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN (R&D Staff Member 1998-2004; Senior R&D Staff Member 2004-2010): Joint Member of Alloying Behavior and Design Group/Corrosion Science and Technology Group, Materials Science and Technology Division
  • 1997 - ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN: Alloying Behavior and Design Group/Corrosion Science and Technology Group, Metals and Ceramics Division
  • 1993-1997 - National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH: Environmental Durability Branch, Materials Division   

Honors and Awards:

  • 2015 TMS Brimacombe  Medalist Award.
  • 2014 Best Poster Exhibit Award, SAE World Congress and Exhibition for Cast Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels (team member).
  • 2012 Federal Lab Consortia Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for Materials for a Low-Cost, Clean Cookstove (with Envirofit International and Colorado State University) (ORNL Team lead).
  • 2011 ORNL Director’s Award Outstanding Team Accomplishment for AFA stainless Steels (ORNL Team of the Year Award, Team lead).
  • 2011 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award (ORNL Team Award, Team lead) for Development and Licensing of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels (Team lead).
  • ORNL Significant Event Award Alumina-forming Austentic (AFA) license agreement with Carpenter Technologies, 2011(Team lead.)
  • 2009 R&D 100 Award for Development of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels (Team lead).
  • ORNL Significant Event Research Award for Development of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels, 2007 (Team lead).
  • ORNL Significant Event Research Award for Development of Nitrided Metallic Bipolar Plates, 2004 (Team lead).
  • Top Ten (#3) Accomplishment DOE Fuel Cell Program 2003.
  • Distinguished Poster Award Gordon Research Conference on High-Temperature Corrosion, July 1999.
  • NASA Space Act Board Award, 1999.
  • NASA Tech Brief Award, 1996.    
  • Two Papers on the 1994 NASA HITEMP Conference Ten Best Paper List, 1994.
  • Alpha Sigma Mu Materials Engineering Honor Society, 1993.
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 1992.
  • International Metallographic Symposium Student Poster Presentation Awards, 1985 and 1992.

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASM International
  • TMS

Selected Journal Publications and Patents:

(Author/Co-Author of >100 journal and conference publications, 14 issued U.S. Patents, and 3 pending US Patents).

Patents:

  1. M.W. Defoort, B.D. Wilson, N. Lorenz, M.P. Brady, A. Marchese, and D.D. Miller-Lionberg, “Cook Stove Assembly”, claims allowed July 28, 2014-awaiting issued patent number.
  2. Y. Yamamoto, G. Muralidharan, and M.P. Brady, US Patent 8,815,146 “Alumina Forming Iron Base Superalloy” (Aug 26, 2014).
  3. G. Muralidharan, Y. Yamamoto, and M.P. Brady, US Patent 8,431,072   “Cast Alumina Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels” (April 30, 2013.)
  4. M.P. Brady, B.A. Pint, C.T. Liu, P.J. Maziasz, Y. Yamamoto, Z.P. Lu, US Patent  7,744,813   “Oxidation resistant high creep strength austenitic stainless steel” (June 29, 2010).
  5. M.P. Brady, M.L. Santella, Y. Yamamoto, C.T. Liu, US Patent  7,754,144 “High Nb, Ta, and Al creep- and  oxidation-resistant austenitic stainless steel “ (July 13, 2010).
  6. Y. Yamamoto, M.L. Santella, M.P. Brady, P.J. Maziasz, and C.T. Liu, U.S. Patent No. 7,754,305 "High Mn  austenitic stainless steel" (July 13, 2010).
  7. M.P. Brady, B. Yang, and P.J. Maziaz, US Patent 7829194 Iron-based alloy and nitridation treatment for PEM fuel cell bipolar plates” (November 9, 2010).
  8. M.P. Brady, J.A. Horton, and J.M. Vitek, US 7,683,296 “Adjusting alloy compositions for selected properties in temperature limited heaters” (March 23, 2010). 
  9. J.M. Vitek, M.P. Brady, and J.A. Horton, US Patent 7,597,147 “Temperature limited heaters using phase transformation of ferromagnetic material”, (October 6, 2009).
  10. M.P. Brady, H. Wang, and J.A. Turner, “Surface Modified Stainless Steels For PEM Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates“,  U.S. Patent 7,247,403 (July 24, 2007).
  11. M.P. Brady, J. H. Schneibel, B.A. Pint, P.J. Maziasz “Corrosion Resistant Metallic Bipoar Plates” U.S. Patent 7,211,346 (May 1, 2007). 
  12. C.T. Liu,  M.P. Brady,  J.H. Zhu, and P.F. Tortorelli, "Dual-Phase Cr-Ta Alloys for Structural Applications", U.S. Patent  6,245,164 (June 12, 2001).
  13. M.P. Brady, J.L. Smialek, and W.J. Brindley, "Two-Phase (TiAl + TiCrAl) Coating Alloys for  Titanium Aluminides", U.S. Patent  5,837,387 (November 17, 1998).
  14. M.P. Brady, J.L. Smialek, and W.J. Brindley, "Oxidation-Resistant Ti-Al-Fe Alloy Diffusion  Barrier Coatings", U.S. Patent  5,776,617 (July 7, 1998).

Pending Disclosures:

  1. J-P Wang, Y Jiang,  C. Bridges, M.P. Brady, O. Rios, R. Meisner, L. Allard, and E. Lara-Curzio, “Iron Nitride Magnetic Material Including Coated Nanoparticles” (U.S. Patent Office, pending).
  2. M. P. Brady, O. Rios, Y. Jiang,  G. Ludtka, C. Bridges, L. Allard, E. Lara-Curzio, J-P Wang, X. Zhang, “Applied Magnetic Field Synthesis and Processing of Iron Nitride Magnetic Materials” (U.S. Patent Office, pending).
  3. M. P. Brady, G. M. Ludtka, G. M. Ludtka, G. Muralidharan, D. M. Nicholson, O. Rios, Y.  Yamamoto, “Magnetic Field Annealing For Improved Creep Resistance” (U.S. Patent Office, pending).

Selected Archival Journal Papers:

Magnesium Corrosion

  1. MP Brady, M Fayek, HH Elsentriecy, KA Unocic, LM Anovitz, JR Keiser, LM Anovitz, James R Keiser, GuangLing Song, B Davis, “Tracer Film Growth Study of Hydrogen and Oxygen from the Corrosion of Magnesium in Water”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 161 (9), C395-C404, (2014).  Open Access: http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/161/9/C395.short.
  2. KA Unocic, HH Elsentriecy, MP Brady, HM Meyer, GL Song, M Fayek, RA Meisner, B Davis, “Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of Aqueous Film Formation and Evolution on Magnesium Alloys”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society,  161 (6), C302-C311 (2014). Open Access:  http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/161/6/C302.short.

Corrosion Considerations in Bio-Oil Processing

  1. JR Keiser, MP Brady, RM Connatser, SA Lewis Sr, “Degradation of Structural Alloys In Biomass-Derived Pyrolysis Oil”, Journal of Science & Technology for Forest Products and Processes,  3 (3) (2014)

Fe16N2 and Related Magnetic Nitrides

  1. Y Jiang, V Dabade, MP Brady, O Rios, RD James, JP Wang, “9 T High Magnetic Field Annealing Effects on FeN Bulk Sample”, Journal of Applied Physics,  115 (17), 17A758 (2014).

Water Vapor Oxidation Effects

  1. MP Brady, H Bei, RA Meisner, MJ Lance, PF Tortorelli, “Effect of Mo Dispersion Size and Water Vapor on Oxidation of Two-Phase Directionally Solidified NiAl–9Mo In-Situ Composites”, Scripta Materialia, 80, 33-36 (2014).
  2. BA Pint, KA Terrani, MP Brady, T Cheng, JR Keiser, “High temperature oxidation of fuel cladding candidate materials in steam–hydrogen environments”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 440 (1), 420-427 (2013).
  3. T. Cheng, J. R. Keiser, M. P. Brady, K. A. Terrani and B. A. Pint, “Oxidation of fuel cladding candidate materials in steam environments at high temperature and pressure”,  Journal of Nuclear Materials, Volume 427, Issues 1–3, pp. 396-400 (2012).
  4. M.P. Brady, J.R. Keiser, K.L. More, M. Fayek, L.R. Walker, L.M. Anovitz, R.A. Peasco-Meisner, L.M. Anovitz, D.J. Wesolowski, and D.R. Cole, “Comparison of Short-Term Oxidation Behavior of Model and Commercial Chromia-Forming Ferritic Stainless Steels in Dry and Wet Air”, Oxidation of Metals, Volume 78, Issue: 1-2, pp. 1-16 (2012).
  5. G. Rother, J.R. Keiser, M.P. Brady, K.A. Unocic, L.M. Anovitz, K.C. Littrell, R.A. Peasco-Meisner, M.L. Santella, D.J. Wesolowski, and D.R. Cole, “Small-angle neutron scattering study of the wet and dry high-temperature oxidation of alumina- and chromia-forming stainless steels”, Corrosion Science,   Volume 58, pp. 121-132 (2012).
  6. M.P. Brady, M. Fayek, J.R. Keiser, H.M. Meyer III, K.L. More, L.M. Anovitz, D.J. Wesolowski, and D.R. Cole, “Wet Oxidation of Stainless Steels: New Insights into Hydrogen Ingress”, Corrosion Science, Volume 53, Issue 5, pp. 1633-1638 (2011).
  7. A.A. Chialvo, M.P. Brady, J.R. Keiser,  D.R. Cole, “Modeling the Effect of Water Vapor on the Interfacial Behavior of High-Temperature Air in Contact with Fe20Cr Surfaces”, Scripta Materialia, Vol: 64, Issue: 11, pp. 1027-1031 (2011).

Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels

  1. AG Fernández, A Rey, I Lasanta, S Mato, MP Brady, FJ Pérez, “Corrosion of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Steel in Molten Nitrate Salts by Gravimetric Analysis and Impedance Spectroscopy”, Materials and Corrosion, 65 (3), 267-275 (2014).
  2. MP Brady, J Magee, Y Yamamoto, D Helmick, L Wang, “Co-Optimization of Wrought Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steel Composition Ranges for High-Temperature Creep and Oxidation/Corrosion Resistance, Materials Science and Engineering A: A 590, 101-115 (2014).
  3. Y Yamamoto, G Muralidharan, MP Brady, “Development of L12 Ordered Ni3(Al, Ti)-Strengthened Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steel Alloys, Scripta Materialia, 69 (11), 816-819 (2013).
  4. B.A. Pint, M.P. Brady, Y. Yamamoto, M.L. Santella, P.J. Maziasz, W.J. Matthews, “ Evaluation of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Foil for Advanced Recuperators”,  Journal of Engineering For Gas Turbines And Power-Transactions of the ASME,    Volume: 133   Issue: 10 Article Number: 102302 (Oct 2011).
  5. M.P. Brady, K.A.Unocic, M.J. Lance, M.L. Santella, Y. Yamamoto, and L.R. Walker, “Increasing the Upper Temperature Oxidation Limit of Alumina Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels in Air with Water Vapor”, Oxidation  of Metals, Volume 75, Numbers 5-6, 337-357 (2011)
  6. Y. Yamamoto, M.P. Brady, M.L. Santella, H. Bei, P.J. Maziasz, B.A. Pint, “Overview of Strategies for High-Temperature Creep and Oxidation Resistance of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels”, Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A, Volume 42, Number 4, pp. 922-931(2011).
  7. H. Bei, Y. Yamamoto, M. P. Brady, and M. L. Santella, “Aging effects on the mechanical properties of alumina-forming austenitic stainless steels”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 527 (7-8), pp. 2079-2086  (2010).
  8. M.P. Brady, Y. Yamamoto, M.L. Santella, L.R. Walker, “Composition, Microstructure, and Water Vapor Effects on Internal/External Oxidation of Alumina-Forming Austenitic (AFA) Stainless Steels”, Oxidation of Metals 72 (5/6), pp. 311-333 (2009).
  9. Y. Yamamoto, M.L. Santella, C.T. Liu, N.D. Evans, P.J. Maziasz, and M.P. Brady,  ” Evaluation of Mn substitution for Ni in alumina-forming austenitic stainless steels”, Materials Science and Engineering A,  524 (1-2), pp. 176-185  (2009). 
  10. Y. Yamamoto, M. L. Santella, M. P. Brady, H. Bei, and P. J. Maziasz, “Effect of Alloying Additions on Phase Equilibria and Creep Resistance of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 40(8), pp. 1868-1880   (2009).
    M.P. Brady, Y. Yamamoto, M.L. Santella, P.J. Maziasz, B.A. Pint, C.T. Liu, “The Development of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels for High-Temperature Structural Use”, JOM, 60 (7), pp. 12-18 (2008).
  11. M.P. Brady, Y. Yamamoto, Z.P. Lu, P.J. Maziasz, C.T. Liu, B.A. Pint, and M.L. Santella, “Alumina-Forming Austenitics: A New Class of Heat-Resistant Stainless Steels”, Stainless Steel World Magazine, Vol. 20, pp. 23-29 (March 2008) (reprinted in Chinese in the Chinese Journal of Nature).
  12. M.P. Brady, Y. Yamamoto, B.A. Pint, M.L. Santella1, P.J. Maziasz, and L.R. Walker, “On the Loss of Protective Scale Formation in Creep-Resistant, Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels at 900°C in Air”, Materials Science Forum, 595-598, pp 725-732 (2008).
  13. Y. Yamamoto, M. Takeyama, Z.P. Lu, C.T. Liu, N.D. Evans, P.J. Maziasz, and M.P. Brady, “Effect Of Intermetallic Phase Precipitation On Creep Properties of Fe-20Cr-30Ni-2Nb Base Alloys”, Intermetallics Vol 16/3 pp 453-462 (2008).
  14. M.P. Brady, Y. Yamamoto, M.L. Santella, B.A. Pint, “Effects of Minor Alloy Additions and Oxidation Temperature on Protective Alumina Scale Formation in Creep-Resistant Austenitic Stainless Steels”, Scripta Materialia, 57 (12), pp. 1117-1120 (2007).
  15. Y. Yamamoto, M. P. Brady, Z. P. Lu, M. Takeyama, P. J. Maziasz, C.T. Liu, B.A. Pint, ”Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels Strengthened by Laves Phase and MC Carbide Precipitates”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 38(11), pp. 2737-2746  (2007).
  16. Y. Yamamoto, M. P. Brady, Z. P. Lu, P. J. Maziasz, C.T. Liu, B.A. Pint, K.L. More, H.M. Meyer, E.A. Payzant, “Creep-Resistant, Al2O3-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steels”, Science, 316 (5823), pp. 433-436 (April 20, 2007).

PEM Fuel Cells and Eelctrolyzers/Nitrided Bipolar Plates

  1. T. J. Toops, M. P. Brady, F-Y Zhang,  H. M. Meyer, III, K. Ayers, A. Roemer, L. Dalton, “Evaluation of Nitrided Titanium Separator Plates for Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer Cells”, Journal of Power Sources, in press. 
  2. D.D. Papadias, R.K. Ahluwalia, JK Thomson, HM Meyer III, MP Brady, H. Wang, J. A Turner, R. Mukundan, R. Borup, “Degradation of SS316L Bipolar Plates in Simulated Fuel Cell Environment: Corrosion Rate, Barrier Film Formation Kinetics and Contact Resistance”, Journal of Power Sources, in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.02.053.
  3. M. P. Brady, M. Abd Elhamid, G. Dadheech, J. Bradley, T. J. Toops, H. M. Meyer III, and P.F. Tortorelli, “Manufacturing and Performance Assessment of Stamped, Laser Welded, and Nitrided FeCrV Stainless Steel Bipolar Plates for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38 (11), 4734-4739 (2013).
  4. M.P. Brady, H. Wang, J.A. Turner, H.M. Meyer, K.L. More, P.F. Tortorelli, and B. McCarthy, “Pre-Oxidized and Nitrided Stainless Steel Foil for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates: Part 1 Corrosion, Interfacial Contact Resistance, and Surface Structure”, Journal of Power Sources, 195 (17), pp 5610-5618 (2010).
  5. T.J. Toops, M.P. Brady, F. Garzon, T. Rockward, J. Pihl, P.F. Tortorelli, D. Gervasio, and F. Estevez, “Pre-Oxidized and Nitrided Stainless Steel Alloy Foil for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates: Part 2- Single-Cell Fuel Cell Evaluation of Stamped Plates”, Journal of Power Sources, 195 (17), pp 5619-5627 (2010).
  6. B. Yang, M. P. Brady, H. Wang, J. A. Turner, K. L. More, D.J.  Young, P. F. Tortorelli, E.A. Payzant, and L.R. Walker, “Growth of Cr-Nitride Surfaces to Protect Stainless Steels for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates”, Journal of Power Sources, 174 (1), pp. 228-236 (2007).
  7. M.P. Brady, H. Wang, B. Yang, J.A. Turner, M. Bordignon, R. Molins, M. Abd Elhamid,  L. Lipp, L.R. Walker, “Growth of Cr-Nitrides on Commercial Ni-Cr and Fe-Cr Base Alloys to Protect PEMFC Bipolar Plates”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 32(16), pp. 3778-3788 (2007). 
  8. M.P. Brady, B.Yang, H. Wang, J.A. Turner, K.L. More, M. Wilson, and F. Garzon, “Formation of Protective Nitride Surfaces for PEM Fuel Cell Metallic Bipolar Plates”, JOM-Journal of Metals, Minerals, and Materials Society, 58 (8), pp. 50-57 (August 2006). 
  9. I. Paulauskas, M.P. Brady, H. M.Meyer III , R.A. Buchanan, L.R. Walker, “Corrosion Behavior of CrN, Cr2N and p Phase Surfaces Formed on Nitrided Ni-50Cr with Application to Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates”, Corrosion Science 48 (10), pp. 3157-3171 (2006).
  10. H. Wang, M P. Brady, K.L. More, H.M. Meyer,  and J. A. Turner, “Thermally Nitrided Stainless Steels for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates: Part 2: Beneficial Modification of Passive Layer on AISI446”, Journal of Power Sources 138 (1-2), 75 (2004).
  11. H. Wang, M. P. Brady, and J. A. Turner, “Thermally Nitrided Stainless Steels for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates: Part 1 Model Ni-50Cr and Austenitic 349TM alloys”, Journal of Power Sources , 138 (1-2), 86 (2004).
  12. M.P. Brady, K. Weisbrod, I. Paulauskas, R.A. Buchanan, K.L. More, H. Wang, M. Wilson, F. Garzon, L.R. Walker, “Preferential Thermal Nitridation to Form Pin-Hole Free Cr-Nitrides to Protect Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Metallic Bipolar Plates”, Scripta Materialia,50(7) pp.1017-1022  (2004).
  13. M. P. Brady K. Weisbrod,  C. Zawodzinski I. Paulauskas,R. A. Buchanan,and L. R. Walker, “Assessment of Thermal Nitridation to Protect Metal Bipolar Plates in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells”, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 5, 11 A245-A247 2002.

Surface Chemistry Synthesis and Control Strategies by Gas-Metal Oxidation Reactions

  1. M.P. Brady, “Corrosion as a Nanostructure Synthesis Strategy, JOM,  Volume: 62   Issue: 6   Pages: 31 (2010).
  2. M.P. Brady, P.F. Tortorelli, K.L. More, E.A Payzant, B.L. Armstrong, H.T. Lin, M.J. Lance, F. Huang, and M.L Weaver, “Coating and Surface Modification Design Strategies for Protective and Functional Surfaces”, Materials and Corrosion, , 56, No. 11, pp. 748-755 (2005).
  3. M.P. Brady, B.L. Armstrong, H.T. Lin, M.J. Lance, K.L. More, L.R. Walker, F. Huang, and  M.L. Weaver, “Feasibility Assessment of Self-Grading Metallic Bond Coat Alloys for EBCs/TBCs to Protect Si-Based Ceramics”, Scripta Materialia, 52 (5), pp. 393-297 (2005).
  4. M.P. Brady and P.F. Tortorelli, “Alloy Design of Intermetallics for Protective Scale Formation and for Use as Precursors for Complex Ceramic Phase Surfaces”, Intermetallics, 12 (7-9): 779 (2004).
  5. M.P. Brady, S.K. Wrobel, T.A. Lograsso, E.A. Payzant, D.T. Hoelzer, J.A. Horton, and L.R. Walker, “Synthesis of Ternary Nitrides From Intermetallic Precursors: Modes of Nitridation in Model Cr3Pt Alloys to Form Cr3PtN Perovskite and Applications to Other Systems”, Chemistry of Materials ,  16 (10): 1984-1990 (2004).
  6. M.P. Brady, D.T. Hoelzer, E.A. Payzant, P.F. Tortorelli, J.A. Horton, I.M. Anderson, L.R. Walker, S.K. Wrobel, “Templated Growth of a Complex Nitride Island Dispersion through an Internal Nitridation Reaction”, Journal of Materials Research,  Vol. 16, No. 10, pp. 2784-2787  (2001).
  7. M.P. Brady, B. Gleeson, I.G. Wright, “Alloy Design Strategies for Promoting Protective Oxide Scale Formation”, JOM, 52(1), pp. 16-21 (2000).

Oxidation of Complex Carbides and Nitrides

  1. J. Byeon, J. Liu, M. Hopkins, W. Fischer, K. Park, M.P. Brady, M. Radavic, and Y.H. Sohn, Oxidation Behavior of Ti2AlC at High Temperature in Air, Oxidation of Metals, 68 (1-2) pp. 97-11 (2007).

SOFC Fuel Cell Interconnects

  1. S. Geng, J.H. Zhu, M.P. Brady, H. U. Anderson, X. Zhou, Z.G.Yang,  J. W. Stevenson, “A Low-Cr Metallic Interconnect For Reduced-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, Journal of Power Sources, 172(2), pp. 775-781 (2007).
  2. M.P. Brady, B.A. Pint, Z.G. Lu, J.H. Zhu, C.E. Milliken, E.D. Kreidler, L. Miller, T.R. Armstrong, and L.R. Walker., “Comparison of oxidation behavior and electrical properties of doped NiO- and Cr2O3-forming alloys for solid-oxide, fuel-cell metallic interconnects”, Oxidation of Metals 65 (3-4), pp. 237-261 (2006).

Ductilization of Chromium and Molybdenum by Oxide Dispersions

  1. J.H. Schneibel, M.P. Brady, J.J. Kruzic, R.O. Ritchie, “On the Improvement of the Ductility of Molybdenum by Spinel (MgAl2O4) Particles”, Zeitschrift Fur Metallkunde,  96 (6): 632-637 (2005).
  2. M.P. Brady and P. Sachenko, “Effects of Fe on the Oxidation/Internal Nitridation Behavior and Tensile Properties of Cr and Oxide Dispersion Ductilized Cr,  Scripta Materialia, 52, 9, pp 809-814 (2005).
  3. M. P. Brady, I.M. Anderson, M.L. Weaver, H.M. Meyer, L.R. Walker, M.K. Miller, D.J. Larson, I.G. Wright ,V.K. Sikka, A. Rar, G.M. Pharr, J.R. Keiser, and C.A. Walls, “Nitrogen Impurity Gettering in Oxide Dispersion Ductilized Chromium” Materials Science and Engineering A, 358 (1-2): 243-254  (2003).

Ni/Fe Base Alloy Corrosion, Diffusion, and Oxidation

  1. M.P. Brady, P.F. Tortorelli, K.L. More, and L.R. Walker, “Insight into the Third-Element Effect from Sulfidation-Oxidation Behavior of FeCrAl and TiCrAl”, Oxidation of Metals, 74 (1-2), pp 1-9 (2010). 
  2. N. Garimella,  M.P. Brady,  and Y.H. Sohn, “Ternary and Quaternary Interdiffusion in γ (fcc) Fe-Ni-Cr-X (X = Si, Ge) Alloys at 900°C, Materials Science Forum, 595-598, pp 1145-1152   (2008). 
  3. N. Garimella, M.P. Brady, Y.H. Sohn, “Interdiffusion in γ (fcc) Ni-Cr-X (Al, Si, Ge or Pd) Alloys at 700°C”, Part A Defect and Diffusion Forum, 266, pp. 191-198 (2007).
  4. M.A.A. Motin, P. R. Munroe, M P. Brady and D. J. Young, “Metal Dusting of Ferritic Fe-Ge in the Absence of Cementite”, Scripta Materialia 56 (4), pp. 281-284 (2007).
  5. N. Garimella, M.P. Brady, Y.H. Sohn, “Interdiffusion in γ (fcc) Ni-Cr-X (Al, Si, Ge or Pd) Alloys at 900°C”, Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, 27 (6), pp. 665-670 (2006).  
  6. H. T. Lin, M. P. Brady, R. K. Richards, and D. M. Layton Characterization of Erosion and Failure Processes of Spark Plugs After Field Service in Natural Gas Engines, Wear,Vol 259 (7-12), pp 1063-1067 (2005).

Cr2Ta/Cr2Nb Laves Phase and Related Intermetallic Alloy Development

  1. M.P. Brady, C.T. Liu, J.H. Zhu, P.F. Tortorelli, and L.R. Walker “Effects of Fe on the Mechanical Properties and Oxidation Resistance of Cr2Ta Laves Phase Reinforced Cr”,  Scripta Materialia ,  52, 9, pp 815-819 (2005).
  2. M.P. Brady, P.F. Tortorelli, and L.R. Walker, “Water Vapor and Oxygen/Sulfur Impurity Effects on Oxidation and Nitridation in Single- and Two- Phase Cr-Nb Alloys”, Oxidation of Metals 58, ¾, pp. 297-318 (2002) .
  3. M.P. Brady, P.F. Tortorelli, and L.R. Walker, “Correlation of Alloy Microstructure with Oxidation Behavior in Chromia-Forming Intermetallic-Reinforced Cr Alloys”, Materials at High Temperatures, 17(2), pp. 235-241 (2000).
  4. M.P. Brady, J.H. Zhu, C.T. Liu, P.F. Tortorelli, L.R. Walker, “Oxidation Resistance and Mechanical Properties of Laves Phase Reinforced Cr In-Situ Composites”, Intermetallics , 8, 9-11, pp. 1111-1118 (2000).
  5. C.T. Liu, J.H. Zhu, M.P. Brady, C.G. McKamey, and L.M. Pike, “ Physical Metallurgy and Mechanical Properties of Transition-Metal Laves Phase Alloys”, Intermetallics, 8, 9-11, pp. 1119-1129 (2000).
  6. M.P. Brady, J.H. Zhu, C.T. Liu, P.F. Tortorelli, L.R. Walker, C.G. McKamey, J.L. Wright, C.A. Carmichael, D.J. Larson, M.K. Miller, W.D. Porter, “Intermetallic Reinforced Cr Alloys for High-Temperature Use”, Materials at High Temperatures, 16, 4, pp. 189-193 (1999).
  7. M.P. Brady, P.F. Tortorelli, E.A. Payzant, and L.R. Walker,  “Oxidation Behavior Of Cr2N, CrNbN, and CrTaN Phase Mixtures Formed on Nitrided Cr And Laves-Reinforced Cr Alloys” Oxidation of  Metals,  61 (5-6): 379-401 (2004).

Oxidation and Development of Titanium and Niobium Aluminides

  1. N.S. Jacobson, M.P. Brady, and G.M. Mehrotra, "Thermodynamics of Selected Ti-Al and Ti-Al-Cr Alloys", Oxidation of Metals, 52, 5-6, pp. 537-556 (1999).
  2. M.P. Brady, E.D. Verink, Jr., J.W. Smith, “Oxidation Behavior of Two-Phase Gamma + Sigma Nb-Ti-Al Alloys”, Oxidation of Metals 51, 5-6, pp. 539-556 (1999).
  3. W.B. Retallick, M.P. Brady, and D.L. Humphrey, "A Phosphoric Acid Surface Treatment for Improved Oxidation Resistance of Gamma Titanium Aluminides", Intermetallics, 6(4),  pp. 335-337 (1998).
  4. I.E. Locci, M.P. Brady, R.A. MacKay, and J.W. Smith, "Very Long Term Oxidation of Ti-48Al-2Cr-2Nb at 704°C in Air", Scripta Materialia,, Vol. 37,  No.6, pp. 761-766 (1997).
  5. M.P. Brady, J.L. Smialek, J.W. Smith, and D.L. Humphrey, "The Role of Cr in Promoting Protective Alumina Scale Formation by g-Based Ti-Al-Cr Alloys: Part I-Compatibility with Alumina and Oxidation Behavior in Oxygen", Acta Materialia, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 2357-2369 (1997).
  6. M.P. Brady, J.L. Smialek, D.L. Humphrey, and J.W. Smith, "The Role of Cr in Promoting Protective Alumina Scale Formation by g-Based Ti-Al-Cr Alloys: Part II-Oxidation Behavior in Air", Acta Materialia, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 2371-2382 (1997).
  7. M.P. Brady, W.J. Brindley, J.L. Smialek, and I.E. Locci, "Oxidation and Protection of g-Based Titanium Aluminides", JOM, Vol. 8, Num. 11, pp. 46-50 (1996).
  8. M.P. Brady, J.L. Smialek, E.D. Verink, Jr., D.T. Hoelzer, and R.T. Stone, "Modification of Microstructure for Improved Oxidation Resistance in g-Based Ti-Al-X Alloys", Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Volume 11, Number 4, p. 635 (1996).
  9. M.P. Brady, J.L. Smialek, and F. Terepka, "Microstructure of Alumina-Forming Oxidation Resistant Al-Ti-Cr Alloys", Scripta Metallurgica, Vol. 32, No. 10, pp. 1659-1664 (1995).
  10. M.P. Brady, R.J. Hanrahan, Jr., S.P. Elder Randall, and E.D. Verink, Jr., "On the Transition to Protective Alumina Formation at High Temperature in Nb-Ti-Al Alloys", Scripta Metallurgica, 28,1, pp. 115-120 (1993).
  11. M.P. Brady, R.J. Hanrahan, Jr., S.P. Elder Randall, and E.D. Verink, Jr., "The Effect of Nitrogen on the Oxidation Behavior of 25Nb-25Ti-50Al", Scripta Metallurgica ,26-5, pp. 767-770 (1992).