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Vineet Joshi

Vineet Joshi

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 372-6211

Research Interests

  • Design and Development of novel materials processing techniques
  • Correlating the materials microstructure with property and processing
  • Materials Characterization and Corrosion
  • Solidification and non-equilibrium processing of materials
  • Nuclear Materials Processing
  • Alloy development
  • Ultrafine-grained and nanostructured materials
  • Brazing dissimilar materials

Education and Credentials

  • B.E. Metallurgical Engineering, College of Engineering, Pune. University of Pune, India, 2006.
  • M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Alfred University, Alfred, NY. 2010
  • PhD. Materials Science and Engineering, Washington State University, WA, Expected Dec' 2017.

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)
  • ASM International

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2019

  • Frazier W.E., S. Hu, N.R. Overman, R. Prabhakaran, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2019. "Recrystallization Kinetics of Cold-Rolled U-10 wt% Mo." Journal of Nuclear Materials 513. PNNL-SA-137816. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.10.046
  • Jana S., A.L. Schemer-Kohrn, N.R. Overman, L.E. Sweet, E.J. Kautz, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2019. Eutectoid Transformation in U10Mo Alloy: Effect of Deformation History and Homogenization Heat Treatment. PNNL-28519. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Eutectoid Transformation in U10Mo Alloy: Effect of Deformation History and Homogenization Heat Treatment
  • Kaspar T.C., C.L. Arendt, D.L. Neal, S.L. Riechers, C.E. Rutherford, A.L. Schemer-Kohrn, and S.R. Spurgeon, et al. 2019. "Characterization of surface layers formed on DU10Mo ingots after processing steps and high humidity exposure." Journal of Nuclear Materials 514. PNNL-SA-136846. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.11.022
  • Wang C., Z. Xu, D.K. Fagan, D.P. Field, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2019. Quantifying and Qualifying Alloys Based on Level of Homogenization: A U 10 wt% Mo Alloy Case Study. PNNL-28495. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Quantifying and Qualifying Alloys Based on Level of Homogenization: A U 10 wt% Mo Alloy Case Study

2018

  • Cheng G., X. Hu, W.E. Frazier, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2018. "Effect of Second Phase Particles and Stringers on Microstructures after Rolling and Recrystallization." Materials Science and Engineering. A. Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing 736. PNNL-SA-133390. doi:10.1016/j.msea.2018.08.040
  • Choi K., C. Wang, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2018. Carbide Particle Redistribution in U10Mo Alloy during Hot Rolling Process. PNNL-28383. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Carbide Particle Redistribution in U10Mo Alloy during Hot Rolling Process
  • Darsell J.T., N.R. Overman, V.V. Joshi, S. Mathaudhu, and S.A. Whalen. 2018. "Shear Assisted Processing and Extrusion (ShAPE) of AZ91E Flake: A Study of Tooling Features and Processing Effects." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 27, no. 8:4150-4161. PNNL-SA-129883. doi:10.1007/s11665-018-3509-1
  • Devaraj A., E.J. Kautz, L. Kovarik, S. Jana, N.R. Overman, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2018. "Phase transformation of metastable discontinuous precipitation products to equilibrium phases in U10Mo alloys." Scripta Materialia 156. PNNL-SA-134393. doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2018.07.010
  • Devaraj A., L. Kovarik, E.J. Kautz, B.W. Arey, S. Jana, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2018. "Grain Boundary Engineering to Control the Discontinuous Precipitation in Multicomponent U10Mo Alloy." Acta Materialia 151. PNNL-SA-129167. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2018.03.039
  • Frazier W.E., S. Hu, N.R. Overman, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2018. "Short communication on Kinetics of grain growth and particle pinning in U-10 wt.% Mo." Journal of Nuclear Materials 498. PNNL-SA-128215. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.10.041
  • Hu X., X. Wang, V.V. Joshi, and C.A. Lavender. 2018. "The effect of thermomechanical processing on second phase particle redistribution in U-10wt%Mo." Journal of Nuclear Materials 500. PNNL-SA-127745. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.12.042
  • Jana S., L.E. Sweet, D.L. Neal, A.L. Schemer-Kohrn, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2018. "The role of ternary alloying elements in eutectoid transformation of U10Mo alloy Part I. Microstructure evolution during arc melting and subsequent homogenization annealing in U9.8Mo0.2X alloy (X = Cr, Ni, Co)." Journal of Nuclear Materials 509. PNNL-SA-132976. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.06.024
  • Orlov D., V.V. Joshi, K.N. Solanki, and N.R. Neelameggham. 2018. Magnesium Technology 2018. Cham:Springer. PNNL-SA-132165. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-72332-7
  • Wight J.M., V.V. Joshi, and C.A. Lavender. 2018. "USHPRR FUEL FABRICATION PILLAR: FABRICATION STATUS, PROCESS OPTIMIZATIONS, AND FUTURE PLANS." In European Research Reactor Conference RRFM (2018), March 11-15, 2018, Munich, Germany. Brussels:European Nuclear Society. PNNL-SA-132285.

2017

  • Hu S., C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2017. "Effect of Recrystallization on Gas Bubble Swelling in UMo Fuels." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 116. PNNL-SA-123369.
  • Hu S., V.V. Joshi, and C.A. Lavender. 2017. "A Rate-Theory-Phase-Field Model of Irradiation-Induced Recrystallization in UMo Nuclear Fuels." JOM. The Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 69, no. 12:2554-2562. PNNL-SA-125571. doi:10.1007/s11837-017-2611-4
  • Hu S., W. Setyawan, V.V. Joshi, and C.A. Lavender. 2017. "Atomistic Simulations of Thermodynamic Properties of Xe Gas Bubbles in U10Mo Fuels." Journal of Nuclear Materials 490. PNNL-SA-121465. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.04.016
  • Jana S., A. Devaraj, L. Kovarik, B.W. Arey, L.E. Sweet, T. Varga, and C.A. Lavender, et al. 2017. "Kinetics of cellular transformation and competing precipitation mechanisms during sub-eutectoid annealing of U10Mo alloys." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 723. PNNL-SA-124502. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.06.292
  • Jana S., N.R. Overman, T. Varga, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2017. "Phase Transformation Kinetics in Rolled U-10 wt. % Mo Foil: Effect of Post-rolling Heat Treatment and Prior ?-UMo Grain Size." Journal of Nuclear Materials 496. PNNL-SA-127108. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.09.030
  • Joshi V.V., and S.R. Agnew. 2017. "Corrosion of Magnesium in Multimaterial System." JOM. The Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 69, no. 11:2320-2321. PNNL-SA-128243. doi:10.1007/s11837-017-2520-6
  • Kautz E.J., A. Devaraj, L. Kovarik, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2017. Effect of Silicon in U-10Mo Alloy. PNNL-26790. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Effect of Silicon in U-10Mo Alloy
  • Kautz E.J., S. Jana, A. Devaraj, C.A. Lavender, L.E. Sweet, and V.V. Joshi. 2017. Detecting the Extent of Cellular Decomposition after Sub-Eutectoid Annealing in Rolled UMo Foils. PNNL-26862. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Detecting the Extent of Cellular Decomposition after Sub-Eutectoid Annealing in Rolled UMo Foils
  • Overman N.R., S.A. Whalen, M.E. Bowden, M.J. Olszta, K. Kruska, T. Clark, and E.L. Stevens, et al. 2017. "Homogenization and Texture Development in Rapidly Solidified AZ91E Consolidated by Shear Assisted Processing and Extrusion (ShAPE)." Materials Science and Engineering. A. Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing 701. PNNL-SA-122981. doi:10.1016/j.msea.2017.06.062
  • Soulami A., D. Burkes, V.V. Joshi, C.A. Lavender, and D.M. Paxton. 2017. "Finite-Element Model to Predict Roll-Separation Force and Defects During Rolling of U-10Mo Alloys." Journal of Nuclear Materials 494. PNNL-SA-128011. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.07.006
  • Whalen S.A., V.V. Joshi, N.R. Overman, D.D. Caldwell, C.A. Lavender, and T. Skszek. 2017. "Scaled-Up Fabrication of Thin-Walled ZK60 Tubing using Shear Assisted Processing and Extrusion (ShAPE)." In Magnesium Technology Conference 2017, February 26 - March 2, 2017, San Diego, California, edited by KN Solanki, et al, 315-321. Cham:Springer. PNNL-SA-121164. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-52392-7_45

2016

  • Devaraj A., L. Kovarik, V.V. Joshi, S. Jana, S. Manandhar, B.W. Arey, and C.A. Lavender. 2016. High-Resolution Characterization of UMo Alloy Microstructure. PNNL-26020. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. High-Resolution Characterization of UMo Alloy Microstructure
  • Devaraj A., R. Prabhakaran, V.V. Joshi, S.Y. Hu, E.J. McGarrah, and C.A. Lavender. 2016. Theoretical Model for Volume Fraction of UC, 235U Enrichment, and Effective Density of Final U 10Mo Alloy. PNNL-SA-117284. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Theoretical Model for Volume Fraction of UC, 235U Enrichment, and Effective Density of Final U 10Mo Alloy
  • Devaraj A., S. Jana, C.A. McInnis, N.J. Lombardo, V.V. Joshi, L.E. Sweet, and S. Manandhar, et al. 2016. Detecting the Extent of Eutectoid Transformation in U-10Mo. PNNL-SA-120714. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Detecting the Extent of Eutectoid Transformation in U-10Mo
  • Devaraj A., V.V. Joshi, A. Srivastava, S. Manandhar, V.S. Moxson, V. Duz, and C.A. Lavender. 2016. "A Low-Cost Hierarchical Nanostructured Beta-Titanium Alloy with High Strength." Nature Communications 7. PNNL-SA-116064. doi:10.1038/ncomms11176
  • Hu S., D. Burkes, C.A. Lavender, and V.V. Joshi. 2016. "Effect of Grain Morphology on Gas Bubble Swelling in UMo Fuels - a 3D Microstructure Dependent Booth Model." Journal of Nuclear Materials 480, no. (2016):323-331. PNNL-SA-120484. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.08.038
  • Joshi V.V., D.M. Paxton, C.A. Lavender, and D. Burkes. 2016. The Effect of Rolling As-Cast and Homogenized U-10Mo Samples on the Microstructure Development and Recovery Curves. PNNL-25781. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The Effect of Rolling As-Cast and Homogenized U-10Mo Samples on the Microstructure Development and Recovery Curves
  • Orlov D., and V.V. Joshi. 2016. "Advances and achievements in in-situ analysis of corrosion and structure-property relationship in Mg alloys." JOM. The Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 68, no. 12:3040-3041. PNNL-SA-121788. doi:10.1007/s11837-016-2167-8
  • Prabhakaran R., A. Devaraj, V.V. Joshi, and C.A. Lavender. 2016. PProcedure for Uranium-Molybdenum Density Measurements and Porosity Determination. PNNL-25793. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PProcedure for Uranium-Molybdenum Density Measurements and Porosity Determination
  • Prabhakaran R., V.V. Joshi, M.A. Rhodes, A.L. Schemer-Kohrn, A.D. Guzman, and C.A. Lavender. 2016. U-10Mo Sample Preparation and Examination using Optical and Scanning Electron Microscopy. PNNL-25308 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. U-10Mo Sample Preparation and Examination using Optical and Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Prabhakaran R., V.V. Joshi, M.A. Rhodes, A.L. Schemer-Kohrn, A.D. Guzman, and C.A. Lavender. 2016. U-10Mo Sample Preparation and Examination using Optical and Scanning Electron Microscopy. PNNL-25308. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. U-10Mo Sample Preparation and Examination using Optical and Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Soulami A., Z. Xu, V.V. Joshi, D. Burkes, C.A. Lavender, and E.J. McGarrah. 2016. U-10Mo/Zr Interface Modeling using a Microstructure-Based FEM Approach. PNNL-25365. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. U-10Mo/Zr Interface Modeling using a Microstructure-Based FEM Approach
  • Xu Z., V.V. Joshi, S.Y. Hu, D.M. Paxton, C.A. Lavender, and D. Burkes. 2016. "Modeling the Homogenization Kinetics of As-Cast U-10wt% Mo alloys." Journal of Nuclear Materials 471. PNNL-SA-113656. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.11.026

2015

  • Coffey G.W., K.D. Meinhardt, V.V. Joshi, L.R. Pederson, C.A. Lavender, and D. Burkes. 2015. Concept Feasibility Report for Electroplating Zirconium onto Uranium Foil - Year 2. PNNL-24106. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Concept Feasibility Report for Electroplating Zirconium onto Uranium Foil - Year 2
  • Joshi V.V., E.A. Nyberg, C.A. Lavender, D.M. Paxton, and D. Burkes. 2015. "Thermomechanical process optimization of U-10wt% Mo - Part 2: The effect of homogenization on the mechanical properties and microstructure." Journal of Nuclear Materials 465. PNNL-SA-108483. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.07.005
  • Joshi V.V., E.A. Nyberg, C.A. Lavender, D.M. Paxton, H. Garmestani, and D. Burkes. 2015. "Thermomechanical Process Optimization of U-10wt% Mo - Part 1: High-Temperature Compressive Properties and Microstructure." Journal of Nuclear Materials 465. PNNL-SA-96854. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.10.065
  • Nyberg E.A., V.V. Joshi, D. Burkes, and C.A. Lavender. 2015. The Microstructure of Rolled Plates from Cast Billets of U-10Mo Alloys. PNNL-24160. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The Microstructure of Rolled Plates from Cast Billets of U-10Mo Alloys

2014

  • Erskine K.M., A. Meier, V.V. Joshi, and S.M. Pilgrim. 2014. "The Effect of Braze Interlayer Thickness on the Mechanical Strength of Alumina Brazed with Ag-CuO Braze Alloys." Advanced Engineering Materials 16, no. 12:1442-1447. PNNL-SA-101968. doi:10.1002/adem.201400128
  • Joshi V.V., S. Jana, D. Li, H. Garmestani, E.A. Nyberg, and C.A. Lavender. 2014. "High Shear Deformation to Produce High Strength and Energy Absorption in Mg Alloys." In Magensium Technology 2014: Proceedings of a Symposium Sponsored by the Magnesium Committee of the Light Metals Division of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) held during TMS2014, 143rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, February 16-20, 2014, San Diego, CA, edited by M Alderman, et al, 83-88. Hoboken, New Jersey:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. PNNL-SA-98774. doi:10.1002/9781118888179.ch19
  • LaDouceur R.M., A. Meier, and V.V. Joshi. 2014. "WETTING AND REACTIVE AIR BRAZING OF BSCF FOR OXYGEN SEPARATION DEVICES." In The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX 2014) Conference Proceedings, October 13-16, 2014, Orlando, Florida. Arlington, Virginia:American Composites Manufacturers Association. PNNL-SA-110618.
  • Nyberg E.A., V.V. Joshi, C.A. Lavender, D.M. Paxton, and D. Burkes. 2014. Influence of Homogenization on the Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of the U-10Mo Alloy. PNNL-23348. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Influence of Homogenization on the Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of the U-10Mo Alloy
  • Prevost E., A. DeMarco, B. MacMichael, V.V. Joshi, A. Meier, J.W. Hoffman, and W.J. Walker. 2014. "Microstructural Development and Mechanical Properties for Reactive Air Brazing of ZTA to Ni Alloys using Ag-CuO Braze Alloys." Advanced Engineering Materials 16, no. 12:1448-1455. PNNL-SA-102575. doi:10.1002/adem.201400140
  • Sinnamon K.E., A. Meier, and V.V. Joshi. 2014. "Wetting and Mechanical Performance of Zirconia Brazed with Silver/Copper Oxide and Silver/Vanadium Oxide Alloys." Advanced Engineering Materials 16, no. 12:1482-1489. PNNL-SA-101432. doi:10.1002/adem.201400104

2013

  • Joshi V.V., A. Meier, J.T. Darsell, K.S. Weil, and M.E. Bowden. 2013. "Trends in wetting behavior for Ag-CuO braze alloys on Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2O(3-d) at elevated temperatures in air." Journal of Materials Science 48, no. 20:7153-7161. PNNL-SA-94525. doi:10.1007/s10853-013-7531-2
  • Joshi V.V., A. Meier, J.T. Darsell, P. Nachimuthu, M.E. Bowden, and K.S. Weil. 2013. "Short-Term Oxidation Studies on Nicrofer- 6025HT in Air at Elevated Temperatures for Advanced Coal Based Power Plants." Oxidation of Metals 79, no. 3-4:383-404. PNNL-SA-94018. doi:10.1007/s11085-013-9362-6
  • Joshi V.V., C.A. Lavender, V.S. Moxson, V.A. Duz, E.A. Nyberg, and K.S. Weil. 2013. "Development of Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-1Al-8V-5Fe Alloys Using Low-Cost TiH2, Powder Feedstock." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 22, no. 4:995-1003. PNNL-SA-86352. doi:10.1007/s11665-012-0386-x
  • Joshi V.V., J. Choi, J.T. Darsell, A. Meier, and K.S. Weil. 2013. "Reactive Air Aluminizing of Nicrofer-6025HT for Use in Advanced Coal-Based Power Plants." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. A, Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science 44, no. 1 (Supplement):188-192. PNNL-SA-87186. doi:10.1007/s11661-012-1237-y
  • Lavender C.A., D.M. Paxton, M.T. Smith, A. Soulami, V.V. Joshi, and D. Burkes. 2013. Concept Feasibility Report for Using Co-Extrusion to Bond Metals to Complex Shapes of U-10Mo. PNNL-23045. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Concept Feasibility Report for Using Co-Extrusion to Bond Metals to Complex Shapes of U-10Mo
  • Li D., V.V. Joshi, C.A. Lavender, M.A. Khaleel, and S. Ahzi. 2013. "Yield asymmetry design of magnesium alloys by integrated computational materials engineering." Computational Materials Science 79. PNNL-SA-114310. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.06.045
  • Li D., V.V. Joshi, C.A. Lavender, M.A. Khaleel, and S. Ahzi. 2013. "Yield Asymmetry Design of Magnesium Alloys by Integrated Computational Materials Engineering." Computational Materials Science 79. PNNL-SA-95671. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.06.045
  • Nyberg E.A., V.V. Joshi, C.A. Lavender, D.M. Paxton, and D. Burkes. 2013. The Influence of Casting Conditions on the Microstructure of As-Cast U-10Mo Alloys: Characterization of the Casting Process Baseline. PNNL-23049. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The Influence of Casting Conditions on the Microstructure of As-Cast U-10Mo Alloys: Characterization of the Casting Process Baseline

2012

  • Joshi V.V., E.A. Nyberg, A. Soulami, D.J. Edwards, A.Z. Chua, and C.A. Lavender. 2012. "In-Plane Compression and Tensile Testing of AZ31B Sheet and their Deformation Mechanisms." In 9th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications, July 8-12, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada, edited by WJ Poole and KU Kainer. Warrendale, Pennsylvania:TMS. PNNL-SA-85705.
  • Nyberg E.A., V.V. Joshi, C.A. Lavender, and D. Burkes. 2012. Summary of Compression Testing of U-10Mo. PNNL-21932. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Summary of Compression Testing of U-10Mo

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