Elena V. Pereloma

Wollongong University, Australia


Elena V. Pereloma received her Diploma of Engineer in metallurgical engineering at Kiev Polytechnical Institute, Ukraine, in 1981. She completed her Ph.D. degree at the Institute for Metal Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, in 1987. Since then, she worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Metal Physics and as a Visiting Assistant Professor (1993–1995) at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, before joining Monash University, Australia, in 1995. After 11 years at Monash University, in 2007, she joined the University of Wollongong as a Professor of physical metallurgy and the Director of BlueScope Steel Metallurgy Center. She has conducted extensive research in alloy design, thermomechanical processing of steels, and advanced material characterization using electron microscopy and atom probe tomography as main research tools. She has published more than 150 journal and conference papers and was an editor of two conference proceedings. She has been an invited and keynote speaker, a member of organizing committees and scientific commitees, and session chair at numerous national and international conferences. She was the recipient of the Florence M. Taylor Medal, 2002, for her contribution to the materials engineering and the Institute of Materials Engineering Australasia Ltd. She was a cowinner of the Calendar 2006 Competition by Imago Scientific, USA, for her atom probe tomography work on Cottrell atmospheres.

Biography Updated on 11 March 2010

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