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Associate Professor
Engineering Science & Mechanics
Pennsylvania State University
225A Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802

Phone: (814) 863-4217
FAX: (814) 863-7967

Picture of Mirna Urquidi-Macdonald
Mirna Urquidi-Macdonald

Description of Research
Dr. Urquidi-Macdonald's research is in the areas of mathematical modeling of corrosion and erosion-corrosion of aqueous systems; life prediction of components undergoing stress corrosion cracking or pitting corrosion; life extension for lithium base secondary batteries; and detection of defects in underground pipes.

Recent Papers or Publications
Urquidi-Macdonald, M. and D. D. Macdonald "The Performance Comparison between a Statistical Model, a Deterministic Model, and an Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Damage for Pitting Corrosion." Journal of Research NIST, Vol. 2, 1994.

Lu, Pai-Chuan, Mirna Urquidi-Macdonald, and Digby D. Macdonald, "prediction of IGSCC in Type 304 SS Using an Artificial Neural Networks." NACE 94, Baltimore.

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