Dr. Graham Powell
Senior Research Fellow


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Masters of Science
  • PhD

Major Research Areas: 
  • Solidification Mechanics
  • Welding Metallurgy

Summary of Key Research Interests:
  • Solidification of Ferrous and Non-ferrous Fusion Welds
  • Defects in Solidified Microstructures
  • Cause of Hydrogen Assisted Cold Cracking
  • Effect of Microstructure on the Performance of both Cast and Weld Deposited High Chromium 
      White Irons

Key publications
Powell, G.L..F. and Lloyd, P.G., 1995, "Charactrisation of an Elongated Gas Pore in a Weld in Terms of Solidification Mechanics", Practical Metallography, 32, 25-31.

Powell, G.L..F. and Herfurth, G., 1998,
"Charpy V-Notch Properties and Microstructures of Narrow Gap Ferritic Welds of a Quenched and Tempered Steel Plate", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 29A, 2775-2784.

Powell, G.L..F. and Lloyd, P.G.and Bee, J.V., 1998,
"Heterogeneity of Coarsened Oxide Inclusions in C-Mn Steel Welds", Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, 3.1, 9-11.

Other Senior Appointments:
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Fellow, Institute of Materials (UK)
  • Principal Research Scientist CSIRO-MST

Contact Details:
Telephone: (08) 8303 3152