• Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Raymundo Arroyave

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Materials Science; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, MA, USA.
  • M.S. Materials Science and Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, MA, USA.
  • B.S. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering; Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; Monterrey, México.

Research Interests

    • Primary field: Computational Materials Science
    • Methods: computational thermodynamics and kinetics of materials; integration of atomic-scale materials simulations and phenomenological thermodynamic and kinetic models; prediction of thermo-mechanical properties of materials through atomic-scale methods; development of phase field methods to describe the time evolution of microstructures; physics-based materials design; materials data infrastructure; materials informatics; ICME
    • Materials: lead-free alloys; high temperature materials (metals and ceramics); light metals; amorphous metals; bulk and thin film functional materials, nuclear materials, high strength structural alloys, Heusler alloys
    • Phenomena: thermodynamic stability of materials; interfacial and surface effects on thermodynamics of materials; kinetics of phase transformations; thin film thermodynamics;

Awards & Honors

  • 2014 FMD Journal of Electronic Materials Best Paper Award
  • 2014 TMS-EMPMD Distinguished Service Award
  • 2013-2018 Member, Level II. National System of Researchers, CONACyT, Mexico
  • 2012 TEES Select Young Faculty Fellow. TEES, Texas A&M University
  • 2010 NSF CAREER Award, CMMI

Selected Publications

  • Park, M. S.; Gibbons, S. L..; Arr´oyave, R.. Confinement Effects on Evolution of Intermetallic Compounds during Metallurgical Joint Formation. Journal of Electronic Materials, (2014), 43, pp. 2510-2520
  • Junkaew, A.; Ham, B.; Zhang, X.; Arr´oyave, R. Tailoring the Formation of Metastable Mg through Interfacial Engineering: a Phase Stability Analysis. CALPHAD, (2014), 45, pp. 145-150.
  • Chari, A.; Dogan, E.; Talapatra, A.; Chivukula, A.; Garay, A.; Karaman, I.; Arr´oyave, R. Computational Thermodynamics of the CoNiGa High Temperature Shape Memory Alloy System. CALPHAD, (2014), 45, pp. 167-177.
  • Santamarta, R.; Arr´oyave, R.; Pons, J.; Evirgen, A.; Karaman, I.; Karaca, H. E.; Noebe, R. D. TEM Study of Structural and Microstructural Characteristics of a Precipitate Phase in Ni-rich Ni-Ti-Hf and Ni-Ti-Zr Shape Memory Alloys Acta Materialia (2013), 61(16), pp.6191-6206.
  • Li, S.; Zhu, R.; Karaman, I.; Arr´oyave, R. Development of a Kinetic Model to Predict the Volume Fraction of Retained Austenite after the Two-stage Heat Treatment in TRIP Steels. Acta Materialia (2013), 61(8), pp. 2884-2894.