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Juan Sanchez

Vice President for Research & Professor

Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship No. 4

Phone: (512) 471-2877
Office: MAI 302, ETC 9.150

Dr. Juan M. Sanchez is the Vice President for Research at The University of Texas at Austin and holder of the Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship #4 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He obtained his B.S. in Physics at the University of Cordoba, Argentina, 1971; M.S. in Material Science, 1974; and Ph.D. in Material Science, 1977 at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Sanchez is the author and co-author of more than 140 technical publications on a wide range of topics in materials science and engineering. His current research interests are in the electronic, thermodynamic and structural properties of materials including intermetallic compounds, magnetic and non-magnetic alloys, thin films and magnetic multilayers. His primary interest is the development and application of first principles computational methods for the construction of phase diagrams of multi-component material systems. Other research interests include the development of laser-controlled selective chemical vapor deposition processes for metals, alloys and ceramics.

Most Recent Publications

  1. Juan M. Sanchez, "Cluster Expansion and the Configurational Theory of Alloys," The American Physical Society, Vol. 81, (2010), 22, pp. 224202-1 - 224202-13
  2. A. Diaz-Ortiz, R. Drautz, M. Fahnle, H. Dosch, and J. M. Sanchez, "Structure and Magnetism in bcc-Based Iron-Cobalt Alloys," Phys. Review, Vol. 73, (2006), 224208
  3. R. Drautz, M. Fahne. And J.M. Sanchez, "General Relations Between Many-Body Potentials and Cluster Expansions in Multicomponent Systems," J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, Vol. 16, (2004), pp. 38-43
  4. Y. Terada, K. Ohkubo, S. Miura, J.M. Sanchez, T. Mohri, "Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Expansion of L12 Intermetallic Compounds Based on Rhodium," J. Alloys And Compounds, Vol. 354, (2003), pp. 202
  5. F. Welsch Lechermann, C. Els�sser, C. Ederer, M. F�hnle, J.M. Sanchez, and B. Meyer, "Density-functional Study of Fe-3-Al: LSDA versus GGAF," Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 65, (2002), pp. 132104
  6. E. Clouet, J.M. Sanchez, and C. Sigli, "First Principles Study of the Solubility of Zr in Al," Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 65, (2002), pp. 094105
  7. R. Drautz, H. Reichert, M. Fahnle, H. Dosch, and J.M. Sanchez, "Segregation and Ordering at the (110) Surface of Ni-rich NiAl," Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 87, (2001), pp. 236102
  8. Shaarawi, M.S., Sanchez, J.M., Kan, H., and Manthiram, A., "Modeling Laser Induced Chemical Vapor Deposition of Silicon Carbide Rods from Tetramethylsilane," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., Vol. 83, (2000), pp. 1947-1952
  9. Shaarawi, M.S., Kan, H., Valluri, Sanchez, J.M., Matniram A., "Synthesis and Characterization of Laser Deposited Materials for Ceramic Joining," Ceramic Transactions, Vol. 108, (2000), pp. 1947-1952
  10. Miura, S., Honma, K., Terada, Y.,, Sanchez, J.M. and Mohri, T., "Mechanical Properties of Rh-based L12 Intermetallic Compounds Rh3, Ti, Rh3Nb and Rh3Ta," Intermetallics, Vol. 8, (2000), pp. 785-791
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