Engineering and Information Sciences


Druce Dunne

Research Interests:

Martensitic phase transformations
Shape memory alloys, particularly ferrous alloys
Shape memory (nitinol) thin films
Thermomechanical processing of steels
Structure-property relationships in welded steels
Creep resistant steels for power generation equipment
Structures and properties of advanced alloys
Alloy design
Crystallographic and structural analysis

Professional Activities:

Editor, Welding Research Supplement, Australasian Welding Journal.
Member of Editorial Boards: Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, Journal of Materials Technology, Journal of Materials Science, Materials Forum
Member, International Organizing Committee, ICOMAT ( International Conference on Martensitic Transformations).
Life Associate Member, Clare College, Cambridge.
Consultancy in area of service failure of metals and alloy components.


Doctor of Science, University of Wollongong, August 2004
Emeritus Professor, University of Wollongong, July 2004

Research Students

  • Cheng Deng : High temperature shape memory alloys and high entropy alloy of related compositions