- Processing (powder metallurgy, casting, brazing, and heat treatment) and properties of gas turbine materials (titanium aluminides, superalloys)
- corrosion of materials in supercritical carbon dioxide
- supercritical carbon dioxide Brayton cycle development
Development of lightweight materials for aircraft gas turbine blade applications, leading to improved efficiency and power output. Material compatibility for supercritical carbon dioxide gas turbines used for high efficiency power generation.
Executive Member, Ottawa Valley Chapter, ASM International
R.W.L. Fong, R. Miller, H. Saari, S.C. Vogel, Crystallographic Texture and Volume Fraction of α and β Phases in Zr-2.5Nb Pressure Tube Material During Heating and Cooling, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, v. 43, n. 3, 2012, 806-821.
R.W.L. Fong, H. Saari, R. Miller, J. Teutsch, S.C. Vogel, A differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) study of phase changes in an as-received Zr-2.5Nb pressure tube material during continuous heating and cooling, Materials Science Forum, Vols. 706-709, 2012, 859-864.
D.J. Kim, D.Y. Seo, Q. Yang, H. Saari, T. Sawatzky, Y-W. Kim, Isothermal Oxidation Behavior of Beta Gamma Powder Metallurgy TiAl-4Nb-3Mn Alloys, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, v. 50, n. 4, 2011, 416-424.