Dr. Mario Buchely

Assistant Research Professor

Materials Science & Engineering

Dr. Buchely is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri S&T, and he is currently working in the Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center (PSMRC) at Missouri S&T.

Dr. Buchely earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from National University of Colombia in 2004, and a M.Sc. and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) in 2010 and 2016, respectively. Subsequently, he held a postdoctoral appointment at Missouri S&T for four years working in the PSMRC in different research projects related to the steelmaking process.

Dr. Buchely has experience in varying research fields including: thermo-mechanical testing and characterization of materials, Finite-Element modeling for structural and thermal applications, Manufacturing technologies (casting, welding, rolling, forging, machining, additive manufacture), Mechanical behavior of materials at high strain rates, and Steelmaking process and technologies.

Research Interests:

Thermo-mechanical testing and characterization of metals, Manufacturing processes (Casting, Rolling, Forging, Machining, Welding), Additive manufacturing, dynamic behaviour or materials at high strain-rates, Finite-Element structural and thermal models, Data analysis and Optimization

Education:

  • Doctorate of Engineering at Universidad de los Andes, 2016