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Steve Niezgoda
 Associate Professor, Materials Science Engineering

494 Watts Hall
2041 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
About
Dr. Niezgoda is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Materials Science and Engineering and in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering as OSU. Prior to his engineering studies Dr. Niezgoda worked as an industrial mechanic and machinist, and as an F.A.A. certified aircraft mechanic (A&P ratings). He earned both his B.S. Ph.D. from Drexel University. Dr. Niezgoda went on to postdoctoral research appointments at Los Alamos National Laboratory in the Materials Science in Radiation and Dynamic Extremes group and at the Lujan Neutron Scattering Center (LANSCE).
Stephen R. Niezgoda is the director of Micro & Mesoscale Mechanics and Structures Laboratory at The Ohio State University. His research interests include micromechanical modeling and simulation, constitutive model development, crystal plasticity, techniques in model and simulation codesign, computational materials design tools and materials data sciences.
Chapters
2008
 2008. "Spectral Methods in the Statistical Description and Design of Microstructure." In Materials Processing and Texture, edited by Rollett, A.D.,
2001
 2001. "Representation of Stochastic Microstructures." In Data Analytics for Materials Characterization, edited by Simmons, J.P.; Degraef, M.,
 2001. "Estimation of Orientation Statistics." In Data Analytics for Materials Characterization, edited by Simmons, J.P.; DeGraef, M.,
Journal Articles
2018
 Low, T.S.E.; Niezgoda, S.R., 2018, "Modeling the α/ω thermal stability in shocked Zr: A coupling between dislocation removal and phase transformation." Acta Materialia 156, 104115  104115.
2016
 Nisoli, C.; Zong, H.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Brown, D.W. et al., 2016, "Long time behavior of the \omega to \alpha transition in shocked zirconium: Interplay of nucleation and plastic deformation." Acta Materialia 108, 138142  138142.
 Kuang, J.; Low, T.S.E.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Li, X. et al., 2016, "Abnormal texture development in magnesium alloy Mg3Al1Zn during large strain electroplastic rolling: Effect of pulsed electric current." International Journal of Plasticity 87, 8699  8699.
 Hunter, A.H.; ARAULLO‐PETERS, V.; Gibbons, M.; Restrepo, O.D. et al., 2016, "Threedimensional imaging of shear bands in bulk metallic glass composited." Journal of Microscopy 264, no. 3, 304310  304310.
 Zhao, P.; Low, T.S.E.; Wang, Y.; Niezgoda, S.R., 2016, "An integrated fullfield model of concurrent plastic deformation and microstructure evolution: Application to 3D simulation of dynamic recrystallization in polycrystalline copper." International Journal of Plasticity 80, 3855  3855.
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Magnuson, E.A.; Glover, J., 2016, "Symmetrized Bingham distribution for representing texture: parameter estimation with respect to crystal and sample symmetries." Journal of Applied Crystallography 49, 13151319  13151319.
 Turner, D.M.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2016, "Efficient computation of the angularly resolved chord length distributions and lineal path functions in large microstructure datasets." Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering 24, no. 7, 075002075002  075002075002.
2015
 Hardin, T.J.; Ruggles, T.J.; Koch, D.P.; Niezgoda, S.R. et al., 2015, "Analysis of tractionfree assumption in highresolution EBSD measurements." JOURNAL OF MICROSCOPY 260, no. 1, 7385  7385.
 Shi, R.; Zhou, N.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Wang, Y., 2015, "Microstructure and transformation texture evolution during alpha precipitation in polycrystalline alpha/beta titanium alloys  A simulation study." ACTA MATERIALIA 94, 224243  224243.
 Low, T.S.E.; Brown, D.W.; Welk, B.A.; Cerreta, E.K. et al., 2015, "Isothermal annealing of shocked zirconium: Stability of the twophase alpha/omega microstructure." ACTA MATERIALIA 91, 101111  101111.
 Kumar, M.A.; Kanjarla, A.K.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Lebensohn, R.A. et al., 2015, "Numerical study of the stress state of a deformation twin in magnesium." ACTA MATERIALIA 84, 349358  349358.
2014
 Zong, H.; Lookman, T.; Ding, X.; Nisoli, C. et al., 2014, "The kinetics of the omega to alpha phase transformation in Zr, Ti: Analysis of data from shockrecovered samples and atomistic simulations." ACTA MATERIALIA 77, 191199  191199.
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Kanjarla, A.K.; Beyerlein, I.J.; Tome, C.N., 2014, "Stochastic modeling of twin nucleation in polycrystals: An application in hexagonal closepacked metals." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PLASTICITY 56, 119138  119138.
 Brown, D.W.; Balogh, L.; Byler, D.; Hefferan, C.M. et al., 2014, "Demonstration of Near Field High Energy XRay Diffraction Microscopy on HighZ Ceramic Nuclear Fuel Material." MECHANICAL STRESS EVALUATION BY NEUTRONS AND SYNCHROTRON RADIATION VII 777, 112117  112117.
2013
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Glover, J., 2013, "Unsupervised Learning for Efficient Texture Estimation From Limited Discrete Orientation Data." METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS APHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE 44A, no. 11, 48914905  48914905.
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Niezgoda, A.K.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2013, "Novel microstructure quantification framework for databasing, visualizing, and analysis of microstructure data." Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation 2, no. 3, 11  11.
 Balogh, L.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Kanjarla, A.K.; Brown, D.W. et al., 2013, "Spatially resolved in situ strain measurements from an interior twinned grain in bulk polycrystalline AZ31 alloy." ACTA MATERIALIA 61, no. 10, 36123620  36123620.
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Beyerlein, I.J.; Kanjarla, A.K.; Tome, C.N., 2013, "Introducing Grain Boundary Influenced Stochastic Effects into Constitutive Models." JOM 65, no. 3, 419430  419430.
2012
 Niezgoda, S.R.; McCabe, R.J.; Tome, C.N., 2012, "Quantification of strain and orientation measurement error in crosscorrelation EBSD in hexagonal closepacked materials." SCRIPTA MATERIALIA 67, no. 10, 818821  818821.
 Qidwai, S.M.; Turner, D.M.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Lewis, A.C. et al., 2012, "Estimating the response of polycrystalline materials using sets of weighted statistical volume elements." ACTA MATERIALIA 60, no. 1314, 52845299  52845299.
2011
 Kalidindi, S.R.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Salem, A.A., 2011, "Microstructure Informatics Using HigherOrder Statistics and Efficient DataMining Protocols." JOM 63, no. 4, 3441  3441.
 Fast, T.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2011, "A new framework for computationally efficient structurestructure evolution linkages to facilitate highfidelity scale bridging in multiscale materials models." ACTA MATERIALIA 59, no. 2, 699707  699707.
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Yabansu, Y.C.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2011, "Understanding and visualizing microstructure and microstructure variance as a stochastic process." ACTA MATERIALIA 59, no. 16, 63876400  63876400.
2010
 Fullwood, D.T.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Adams, B.L.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2010, "Microstructure sensitive design for performance optimization." PROGRESS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE 55, no. 6, 477562  477562.
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Turner, D.M.; Fullwood, D.T.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2010, "Optimized structure based representative volume element sets reflecting the ensembleaveraged 2point statistics." ACTA MATERIALIA 58, no. 13, 44324445  44324445.
 Kalidindi, S.R.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Landi, G.; Vachhani, S. et al., 2010, "A Novel Framework for Building Materials Knowledge Systems." CMCCOMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA 17, no. 2, 103125  103125.
 Landi, G.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2010, "Multiscale modeling of elastic response of threedimensional voxelbased microstructure datasets using novel DFTbased knowledge systems." ACTA MATERIALIA 58, no. 7, 27162725  27162725.
 Gerrard, D.D.; Fullwood, D.T.; Halverson, D.M.; Niezgoda, S.R., 2010, "Computational Homology, Connectedness, and StructureProperty Relations." CMCCOMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA 15, no. 2, 129151  129151.
2009
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2009, "Applications of the PhaseCoded Generalized Hough Transform to Feature Detection, Analysis, and Segmentation of Digital Microstructures." CMCCOMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA 14, no. 2, 7997  7997.
 Kalidindi, S.R.; Knezevic, M.; Niezgoda, S.; Shaffer, J., 2009, "Representation of the orientation distribution function and computation of firstorder elastic properties closures using discrete Fourier transforms." ACTA MATERIALIA 57, no. 13, 39163923  39163923.
2008
 Fullwood, D.T.; Kalidindi, S.R.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Fast, A. et al., 2008, "Gradientbased microstructure reconstructions from distributions using fast Fourier transforms." MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING ASTRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING 494, no. 12, 6872  6872.
 Niezgoda, S.R.; Fullwood, D.T.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2008, "Delineation of the space of 2point correlations in a composite material system." ACTA MATERIALIA 56, no. 18, 52855292  52855292.
 Fullwood, D.T.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Kalidindi, S.R., 2008, "Microstructure reconstructions from 2point statistics using phaserecovery algorithms." ACTA MATERIALIA 56, no. 5, 942948  942948.
2006
 Niezgoda, S.; Gupta, V.; Knight, R.; Cairncross, R.A. et al., 2006, "Effect of reinforcement size on the scratch resistance and crystallinity of HVOF sprayed nylon11/ceramic composite coatings." JOURNAL OF THERMAL SPRAY TECHNOLOGY 15, no. 4, 731738  731738.
Presentations
 "Nonintrusive stochastic modeling to account for microstructure variability." 2016, Presented at 19th AIAA NonDeterministic Approaches part of AIAA SciTech 2017,
 "Opportunities in Mesoscale Simulation: Integration of physics based constitutive theories with microstructure evolution." 2016, Presented at Department of Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series,
 "Insights on Shear Band Behavior in BMGMBs from FFTbased Continuum Modeling." 2016, Presented at Materials Science and Technology (MS&T),
 "Opportunities in Mesoscale Simulation: Integration of physics based constitutive theories with microstructure evolution." 2016, Presented at Department of Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series,
 "An Integrated FullField Model of Concurrent Plastic Deformation and Microstructure Evolution: Application to 3D Simulation of Dynamic Recrystallization in Polycrystalline Cu." 2016, Presented at 6th International Conference on Recrystallization and Grain Growth,
 "Computational Modeling of Shear Banding in Bulk Metallic Glass Composites." 2016, Presented at International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Workshop on Integrated Computational StructureMaterial/Modeling of Deformation,
 "Influence of Microstructure on Deformation Behavior in Bulk Metallic Glass Matrix Composites." 2016, Presented at 11th International Conference on Bulk Metallic Glasses,
 "The Curious Case of Metastable High Pressure Omega Phase in Group IV Transition Metals." 2016, Presented at Possibilities and Limitations of Quantitative Materials Modeling and Characterization,
 "MicrostructureUncertainty Propagation in Sheet Metal Forming FESimulations." 2016, Presented at TMS Annual Meeting,
 "Bingham Mixture Model for Efficient micro texture Estimation from Discrete Orientation Data." 2016, Presented at TMS Annual Meeting,
 "Fully Coupled PhaseField and Dislocation Based EVPFFT Crystal Plasticity." 2016, Presented at International Symposium on Plasticity and its Application,
 "Measurement and Simulation of Type II and Type III Residual Stresses in Polycrystalline Materials." 2015, Presented at American Welding Society Workshop on Weld Residual Stress and Distortion Prediction,
 "Fully Coupled PhaseField and ElastoViscoplstic Fast Fourier Transform Models for Advanced Mesoscale Thermomechanical Processing." 2015, Presented at U.S. Association of Computational Mechanics 13th National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
 "Coupled PhaseField and ElastoViscoplastic FFT Models for Mesoscale SImulation." 2015, Presented at Possibilities and Limitations of Quantitative Materials Modeling and Characterization,
 "Fully Coupled PhaseField and ElastoViscoplstic Fast Fourier Transform Models for Advanced Mesoscale Thermomechanical Processing." 2015, Presented at Special Seminar,
 "Twinning and Metastable HighPressure Phases in Group IV Hexagonal Metals." 2014, Presented at Department of Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series,
 "Comparison of Microstructure Quantification Frameworks." 2014, Presented at TMS Annual Meeting,
 "Incorporating Stochastic Effects into Homogenized Plasticity Models." 2014, Presented at International Symposium on Plasticity and its Applications,
 "Construction of Evolutionary Microstructure Databases." 2013, Presented at Society of Engineering Sciences Annual Meeting,
 "Advances in Statistical Microstructure Quantification: Bridging Characterization, Experiment, and SImulation." 2013, Presented at TMS Annual Meeting,
 "Rethinking Materials Data: Extracting Knowledge from Pretty Pictures." 2013, Presented at Air Force Research Laboratory Special Seminar,
 "NonStationary Microstructure Processes: Quantification of Texture Gradients and Orientation & Microtexture Spatial Correlations." 2012, Presented at MS&T,
 "Moving beyond the RVE: How do we integrate complex microstructure data into materials response models?." 2013, Presented at Gordon Research Conference  Physical Metallurgy,
 "Experimental and Model Epistemic and Aleatoric Uncertainty: Connections to Microstrutural Variance." 2011, Presented at DOE Workshop on Uncertainty Quantification and Multiscale Materials Modeling,
 "Evaluation and Generation of Representative Volume Elements." 2010, Presented at TMS Annual Meeting,
 "Application of Bayesian Blind Deconvolution in Electron Backscatter Diffraction Microscopy." 2011, Presented at International Conference on Textures of Materials (ICOTOM),
Papers in Proceedings
2016
 Salem, S.S.; Shaffer, J.B.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Satko, D.P. et al. "Microstructure Uncertainty Propagation in Sheet Metal Forming FeSimulations: Springback of CommercialPurity Titanium." in 13th World Conference on Titanium. (5 2016).
2008
 Fullwood, D.T.; Kalidindi, S.R.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Fast, A. et al. "Gradientbased microstructure reconstructions from distributions using fast Fourier transforms." in Symposium on Advances in MicrostructureBased Modeling and Characterization of Deformation Microstructures held at 2007 TMS Annual Meeting. (10 2008).
 Fullwood, D.T.; Niezgoda, S.R.; Kalidindi, S.R. "Spectral representation and reconstruction of 3D materials." in 137th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the MineralsMetalsandMaterialsSociety. (1 2008).
2006
 Niezgoda, S.; Gupta, V.; Knight, R.; Cairncross, R.A. et al. "Effect of reinforcement size on the scratch resistance and crystallinity of HVOF sprayed nylon11/ceramic composite coatings." in International Thermal Spray Conference (ITSC 2006). (12 2006).
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 Galbincea, N.D.; Yuan, M.; Niezgoda, S.R. "Computational Design Tools for Quantifying Uncertainty Due to Material Variability." in AIAA Scitech  Special Symposium on NonDeterministic Analysis.