Dr Mohammed Azeem

Lecturer in Mechanics of Materials

Mechanics of Materials Research Group

Engineering Building | Room E1003
University Road | Leicester | LE1 7RH | UK

t: +44 (0)116 229 7422
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Dr Mohhamed Abdul Azeem

Research Interests

  • High and low temperature micromechanics of deformation in metals, intermetallics, non-metals, composites and cellular materials.
  • Phase transformations: Solid/solid and liquid/solid
  • Mechanical behaviour and structure-property correlation in metals, intermetallics, non-metals, composites and cellular materials.
  • Characterization techniques: Real and reciprocal imaging using X-rays, neutrons and electron microscopy


Research projects


Journal papers

  1. N.S. Tiedje, M.K. Bjerre, M.A. Azeem, J Thorborg, J.H. Hattel and P.D. Lee, Analysis of local conditions on graphite growth and shape during solidification of ductile cast iron, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Accepted, (2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12666-018-1448-z
  2. M.K. Bjerre, M.A. Azeem, N.S. Tiedje, J Thorborg, P.D. Lee and J.H. Hattel, A graphite nodule growth model validated by in situ synchrotron X-ray tomographyh, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Accepted, (2018) https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-651X/aae9ce
  3. M.K. Bjerre, M.A. Azeem, P.D. Lee, J.H. Hattel and N.S. Tiedje, Revisiting Models for Spheroidal Graphite Growth, Materials Science Forum, 925 (2018) pp. 118-124 https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.925.118
  4. M.A. Azeem, M.K. Bjerre, R.C. Atwood, N.S. Tiedje and P.D. Lee, Synchrotron quantification of graphite nodule evolution during the solidification of cast iron, Acta Materialia 155 (2018) pp. 393–401 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2018.06.007
  5. M.A. Azeem, P.D. Lee, A.B. Phillion, S. Karagadde, P. Rockett, R.C. Atwood, L. Courtois, K.M. Rahman and D. Dye, Revealing dendritic pattern formation in Ni, Fe and Co alloys using synchrotron tomography, Acta Materialia 128 (2017) pp. 241–248 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2017.02.022
  6. M.A. Azeem, N.G. Jones, S.L. Raghunathan, V.A. Vorontsov and D. Dye, Functional stability of a ferromagnetic polycrystalline Ni 2 MnGa high temperature shape memory alloy, Scripta Mate- rialia 130 (2017) pp. 274–277 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2016.12.012
  7. B.L. Ennis, E. Jimenez-Melero, E.H. Atzema, M. Krugla, M.A. Azeem, D. Rowley, D. Daisen- berger, D.N. Hanlon and P.D. Lee, Metastable austenite driven work-hardening behaviour in a TRIP-assisted dual phase steel, International Journal of Plasticity 88 (2017) pp. 126–139 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2016.10.005
  8. T.P. Chapman, K.M. Kareh, M. Knop, T. Connolley, P.D. Lee, M.A. Azeem, D. Rugg, T.C. Lindley and D. Dye, Characterisation of short fatigue cracks in titanium alloy IMI 834 using X-ray microtomography, Acta Materialia 99 (2015) 49–62 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2015.07.069
  9. M.A. Azeem and D. Dye, Lattice instability during the martensitic transformation in the high temperature shape memory alloy Zr (Cu 0.5 Co 0.25 Ni 0.25), Journal of Alloys and Compounds 618 (2015) 469–474 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.08.141
  10. S S. Karagadde, P.D. Lee, B. Cai, J.L. Fife, M.A. Azeem, K.M. Kareh, C. Puncreobutr, D. Tsivoulas, T. Connolley and R.C. Atwood, Transgranular liquation cracking of grains in the semi-solid state, Nature communications 6 (2014) 8300–8300 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms9300
  11. M.A. Azeem and D. Dye, In situ evaluation of the transformation behaviour of NiTi-based high temperature shape memory alloys, Intermetallics 46 (2014) 222–230 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intermet.2013.11.009
  12. V.V. Shastry, V.D. Divya, M.A. Azeem, A. Paul, D. Dye and U. Ramamurty, Combining indenta- tion and diffusion couple techniques for combinatorial discovery of high temperature shape memory alloys, Acta materialia 61 (15) (2013) 5735–5742 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2013.06.017
  13. S. Gollapudi, M.A. Azeem, A. Tewari and U. Ramamurty, Orientation dependence of the inden- tation impression morphology in a Mg alloy, Scripta Materialia 64 (2) 2011 189–192 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2010.09.041
  14. M.A. Azeem, A. Tewari, S. Mishra, S. Gollapudi and U Ramamurty, Development of novel grain morphology during hot extrusion of magnesium AZ21 alloy, Acta Materialia 58 (5) (2010) 1495– 1502 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2009.10.056
  15. M.A. Azeem, A. Tewari and U. Ramamurty, Effect of recrystallization and grain growth on the mechanical properties of an extruded AZ21 Mg alloy, Materials Science and Engineering: A 527 (4) (2010) 898–903 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2009.09.008
  16. S.L. Raghunathan, M.A. Azeem, D. Collins and D. Dye, In situ observation of individual variant transformations in polycrystalline NiTi, Scripta Materialia 59 (10) 2008 1059–1062 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2008.07.014
  17. M.A. Azeem, C. Shortall and U. Ramamurty, Tensile properties of stainless steel sandwich sheets with fibrous cores, Scripta materialia 57 (3) 2007 221–224 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2007.04.016
  18. M.A. Azeem, A.K. Kumar and S. Mondal, Creep behaviour of short fibre reinforced QE22 magnesium alloy using impression creep test, Indian Institute of Metals 58 (2-3)(2005)

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