Dr. Dmitry Dzhurinskiy is Assistant Professor at the Skoltech Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials. He received combined B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in 2000 and earned his Ph.D. in 2006 with a major in Materials Science and Engineering from the Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia. In 2011, after three years of postdoctoral appointment, he joined same research group at the University of Windsor, Canada as a Research Associate. From 2000 – 2007 he held research engineer and managerial positions at CRISM “Prometey” of National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute” and Innovation Department of Arconic (former Alcoa Corporation). Before joining Skoltech, he held senior R&D engineer position servicing automotive industry needs in a greater Detroit area, USA.
Dr. Dzhurinskiy’s research interests span the study of thermal spray coatings and multidisciplinary subjects of materials/metallurgy, mechanical, and computer-aided engineering. Dr. Dzhurinskiy is author/co-author of more than 20 scientific papers and co-invented for 7 patents in Russia and USA.
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THERMAL SPRAY COATINGS
Course Classification: Science, Technology, and Engineering
Thermal spray technology provides a cost-effective functional surface solution for many applications requiring resistance to wear, heat, and corrosion. This practically-oriented course is intended to familiarize graduate students with an understanding of thermal spray processing science and front-line research topics, with attention to the latest development and innovations in the field. The second purpose of this interdisciplinary course is to give the students technological/engineering perspectives of thermal spray applications and practice.
Students’ key learning objectives: Develop knowledge and specific hands-on skills in thermal spray processing of materials; Perform spraying of single- and multi-phase compositions, ceramics, metal-matrix, and functionally gradient materials; Carry out physical properties evaluations of sprayed deposits and assessing coating microstructural features using characterization methods and analysis tools; Build finite element models of spraying nozzles and perform computational fluid dynamic (CFD) analysis to optimize spraying criteria and find optimal process parameters; Use and practice modern principles of advanced manufacturing technologies by performing computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) tasks.
The course has 3 sections:
There are no formal prerequisites, however, a basic understanding of materials science and mechanical engineering is recommended.