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Faculty Profile

Teiichi Ando

334 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD (1982), Metallurgy, Colorado School of Mines

Research & Scholarship Interests

Rapid solidification processing, droplet-based materials processing, powder metallurgy, material processing by severe plastic deformation, processing-structure-property relationships in materials
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Department Research Areas

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow of ASM International (2009)
  • Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award, COE, Northeastern University (2005)
  • R&D 100 Award for the project "Enhancement of Aluminum Forgings by High-Density Infrared Radiant heating" (2004)

Teaching Interests

  • Thermodynamics of materials
  • Phase transformation kinetics
  • Solidification processing

Professional Affiliations

  • American Ceramic Society
  • American Institute of Powder Metallurgy
  • American Society for Metals International (Fellow)
  • The Association for Iron and Steel Technology
  • Materials Research Society
  • The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society
  • Sigma Xi

Selected Publications

  • B. Yildirim, H. Fukunuma, T. Ando, A. Gouldstone, S. Muftu, A Numerical Investigation into Cold Spray Bonding Processes, Journal of Tribology, 137, 2015, 11102-11113
  • S. Gheybi Hashemabad, T. Ando, Ignition Characteristics of Hybrid Al-Ni-Fe2O3 and Al-Ni- CuO Reactive Composites Fabricated by Ultrasonic Powder Consolidation, Combustion and Flame, 162, 2015, 1144-1152
  • T. Hu, S. Zhalehpour, A. Gouldstone, S. Muftu, T. Ando, A Method for the Estimation of the Interface Temperature in Ultrasonic Joining, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 45A, 2014, 2545-2552
  • D. Erdeniz, T. Ando, Fabrication of Micro/Nano Structured Aluminum-Nickel Energetic Composites by Ultrasonic Powder Consolidation, International Journal of Materials Research, 104(4), 2013, 387-391
  • Z. Gu, Q. Cui, J. Chen, J. Buckley, T. Ando, et al., Fabrication, Characterization and Applications of Novel Nanoheater Structures, Surface Coatings and Technology, 215, 2013, 493-502
  • T. Ando, Production, Characterization and Application of Mono-size Alloy Droplets, Powder Metallurgy, 55(5), 2012, 395-401
  • S. Onel, T. Ando, Comparison and Extension of Free Dendritic Growth Models with Application to Ag-15at.%Cu Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 39A, 2008, 2449-58

Related News

July 7, 2015

MIE Professor Teiichi Ando was awarded a patent for creating a nanoscale heater element capable of local selectivity and controlled exposure.

August 2, 2011

MIE Assistant Professor Andrew Gouldstone and Professors Teiicho Ando & Sinan Muftu were awarded a $400K NSF grant to determine how the bonding of particles is affected by ultrasonic vibrations.

September 22, 2010

MIE Professor Teiichi Ando has been awarded a $137K NSF grant to join materials together at the microscale using nanoheater structures leading to new ways to build microscale devices.