Nestor Perez, Ph.D

Nestor Perez, Ph.D

Professor

Office: L-235D
nestor.perez3@upr.edu
T: 787-832-4040 x3719, 3664
http://www.me.uprm.edu/nperez

Education

  • Ph.D.
University of Idaho, USA, 1989
  • M.S.
Montana Tech, USA, 1983
  • B.S.
Montana Tech, USA, 1980
  • A.A.
Montana Tech, USA, 1979

 

Background

  • 2001-present
Professor / Associate Professor (1993-2001) / Assistant Professor (1989-1993), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
  • 1984-1986
Surveyor, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
  • 1983
AFFCO, Anaconda, Montana
  • 1980-1981
Zulia Steel Company, Venezuela

 

Academic and Professional Leadership

  • American Society for Materials

Conference Publications

  • “Prediction of the Friction Stress and the Dislocation Locking Factor for a Rapidly Solidified Ni-base Alloy”, N. L. Pérez, COINAR ’99, San Juan, PR, April 26, 1999.
  • “Stress Corrosion Cracking of a Rapidly Solidified Alloy Type 304 Containing Helium”, N.L. Pérez. T.A. Place and G.E. Bobeck, 22nd Ann. Tech. Meeting, Inter. Metal. Soc. (IMS), Charlotte, North Carolina, (July 23-26, 1989).
  • “Constant Strain Rate Stress-Corrosion Cracking of a Rapidly Solidified Type 304 Stainless Steel Containing Helium”, N.L. Pérez and T.A. Place, 21st Ann. Tech. Meeting, IMS, Toronto, Canada, (July 26-27, 1988)
  • “Prediction of Mechanical Properties of a Nickel-Base RSA by Internal Fricticio Measurements”, T.A. Place, N.L. Pérez, G.E. Bobeck, R.F., Gibson and P.R. Montana, Presented at the ISTFA/87, 13th International Symposium, International Society for Testing and Failure Analysis, Los Angeles, CA (November 9-13, 1987.)

Major Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  • “Strengthening Mechanism of Ni53Mo35Fe9B2 Alloy”, N. L. Pérez, J. Mechanical Behavior of Matls., Vol. 10, p. 123-134, 1999.
  • “Prediction of the Friction Stress and the Dislocation Locking Factor for a Rapidly Solidified Ni-base Alloy”, N. L. Pérez, COINAR ’99, San Juan, PR, April 26, 1999.
  • “X-Ray Diffraction of a Heat Treated Rapidly Solidified Ni53Mo35Fe9B2 Alloy” N.L. Pérez and T.A. Place. Journal of Materials Science Letters 9, 1990.
  • “Stress Corrosion Cracking of a Rapidly Solidified Alloy Type 304 Containing Helium”, N.L. Pérez. T.A. Place and G.E. Bobeck: Volume 18 of Microstructural Science, 1988
  • “Prediction of Mechanical Properties of a Nickel-Base RSA by Internal Fricticio Measurements”, T.A. Place, N.L. Pérez, G.E. Bobeck, R.F., Gibson and P.R. Montana: Proceedings Advanced Materials Symposium, ASM International, Metals Park, OH, p. 103-108 (1987).
  • “Effect of Heat Treatment on a Ni-Base Rapidly Solidified Alloy”, N.L. Pérez, T.A. Place and G. E. Bobeck, Slip Lines 14 (4), p. 6 (December 1987).
  • “Stress Corrosion Cracking in Helium-Bearing RSA Type 304”, T.A. Place, G.E. Bobeck, N.L. Pérez and E.K. Myung. U.S.B.M. Meet. in Strategic and Critical Mat., Idaho (April 6-10, 1987).

Book Publications

  • N. Perez, “Fracture Mechanics,” Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004
  • N. Perez, “Electrochemistry and Corrosion Science,” Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004

Awards

  • N. Perez, NSF Certificate, training course on Nanoscale Design of Materials, Northwestern University, Evanston (Chicago suburb), August 25-29, 2003
  • N. Perez, First price, Engineering Division, for best paper presented at the 20th annual meeting, Idaho Academy of Science, Moscow, Idaho, April 1987