Materials Science & Engineering;
Missouri University of Science and
Technology; B49 McNutt Hall; Rolla,
MO 65409-0340; Phone: (573) 341-7184; Fax: (573) 341-6934;


Dr. Mohsen Asle Zaeem
Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering


Research Interests

Phase field modeling of nano/microstructural evolution, in particular during solidification, recrystallization, phase transformation, and oxidation; multiscale/multiphysics modeling; finite element method; severe plastic deformation.


Classes Taught

Met 216 - Mechanical Testing of Materials
MSE 301 - Integrated Computational Materials Engineering
ME153 - Introduction to Manufacturing Processes


 Research Website: http://web.mst.edu/~aslezaeemm/


Selected Publications

M. Mamivand, M. Asle Zaeem, H. El Kadiri, L.Q. Chen, Phase field modeling of the tetragonal-to-monoclinic phase transformation in zirconia. Acta Materialia 61 (14) (2013) 5223-5235.

M. Asle Zaeem, H. Yin, S. Felicelli, Modeling dendritic solidification of Al–3% Cu using cellular automaton and phase-field methods. Applied Mathematical Modeling  37 (5) (2013) 3495-3503.

M. Asle Zaeem, H. Yin, S. Felicelli, Comparison of cellular automaton and phase field methods to simulate dendrite growth in hexagonal systems,Journal of Materials Science and Technology 28 (2)(2012) 137-146, Elsevier Journals. doi: 10.1016/S1005-0302(12)60034-6.

H. Alihosseini, M. Asle Zaeem, K. Dehghani, H. A. Shivaee, Producing ultrafine-grained aluminum rods by cyclic forward-backward extrusion: Study the Microstructures and Mechanical Properties, Materials Letters 74 (2012) 147-150, Elsevier Journals. doi: 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.01.102.

M. Asle Zaeem, H. El Kadiri, P. Wang, M.F. Horstemeyer, Investigating the effects of grain boundary energy anisotropy and second–phase particles on grain growth using a phase-field model. Computational Materials Science 50 (2011) 2488-2492. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2011.03.031.

M. Asle Zaeem and S.Dj. Mesarovic, Morphological instabilities in multilayer thin films: Evolution maps. Computational Materials Science 50 (2011) 1030-1036.doi: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2010.10.043.

S. Yazdan Parast, I. Jauhari, M. Asle Zaeem, Implanation of HA into superplastic Ti-6Al-4V: Kinetics and mechanical properties of implanted layer. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A42(2011) 219-226. doi: 10.1007/s11661-010-0504-z.

M. Asle Zaeem and S.Dj. Mesarovic, Finite element method for conserved phase-fields: stress-mediated diffusional phase transformations. Journal of Computational Physics 229 (2010) 9135-9149. doi: 10.1016/j.jcp.2010.08.027.

M. Asle Zaeem, M.R. Nami, and M.H. Kadivar, Prediction of welding buckling distortion in a thin wall aluminum T joint. Computational Materials Science 38 (2007) 588-594. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2006.03.016.

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