Dr Christian Gauss
Qualifications: Materials Engineer; MSc ; PhD
Recently joined the Centre for Advanced Materials and Manufacture as a Postdoc.
Materials engineer by the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Christian obtained his Master and Doctorate degrees in Materials Science and Engineering in the same institution. He has professional experience in mechanical testing, quality control, metallurgical processes, qualification of new products and materials characterisation. Currently works in the development, characterisation and applications of materials based on lignocellulosic resources. Particular interest in the development of bamboo as a structural material and its potential in products with high added value, focusing on its mechanical characterisation, preservation techniques and alternatives to foster its production chain. Natural fibre reinforced composites, with inorganic and polymeric matrices, and their corresponding processing methods and properties are also part of his research interest and investigation. Sound expertise in the following characterisation methods: Mechanical testing of metallic, lignocellulosic and composite materials; Digital Image Correlation strain analysis; Optical and scanning electron microscopy; EBSD; X-ray diffraction; FTIR; TGA/DSC; Magnetic characterisation; and other physical-chemical analytical methods.
Interested in all-cellulose composites; bio-based cellulose reinforced composites; 3D printing technologies and smart/functional materials (4D); alternative raw materials for cellulose micro and nanofibres; Insitu characterisation methods; mechanical testing/instrumentation; non-conventional materials.
Gauss, C., Pickering, K. L., Muthe, L. P. The use of cellulose in bio-derived formulations for 3D/4D printing: a review. J. of Composites C: Open Access. 100113 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomc.2021.100113
Mármol, G., Gauss, C., Fangueiro R. Potential of cellulose microfibers for PHA and PLA biopolymers reinforcement. Molecules. 25, 4653 (2020).https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25204653
Gauss, C., Kadivar, M., Harries, K.A., Savastano Jr., H. Chemical modification of Dendrocalamus asper bamboo with citric acid and boron compounds: Effects on the physical-chemical, mechanical and thermal properties. J. of Cleaner Production. 279, 123871 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123871
Gauss, C.; Savastano Jr., H.; Harries, K. A. Use of ISO 22157 Mechanical Test Methods and the Characterisation of Brazilian P. edulis bamboo. Construction and Building Materials, v. 228, 116728, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.116728
Kadivar M.; Gauss, C.; Marmol, G.; De Sa, A.; Fioroni, C.; Ghavami, K.; Savastano Jr., H. The Influence of the Initial Moisture Content on Densification Process of D. Asper Bamboo: Physical-Chemical and Bending Characterization. Construction and Building Materials, v.229, 116896, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.116896
Gauss, C.; Souza Filho, I. R.; Sandim, M. J. R.; Suzuki, P. A.; Ramirez, A. J.; Sandim, H. R. Z. In situ synchrotron X-ray evaluation of strain-induced martensite in AISI 201 austenitic stainless steel during tensile testing. Materials Science and Engineering A. v.651, p.507 - 516, 2015. 10.1016/j.msea.2015.10.110
Kadivar, M., Gauss, C., Tomazello-Filho, M., Ahrar, A. J., Ghavami, K., & Savastano, H. (2021). Optimization of thermo-mechanical densification of bamboo. Construction and Building Materials, 298. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.123860 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/14397
Gauss, C., Kadivar, M., Pereira, R. G. F., & Savastano, H. (2021). Assessment of dendrocalamus asper (Schult and schult f.) (Poaceae) bamboo treated with tannin-boron preservatives. Construction and Building Materials, 282. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.122723 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/14398
Gauss, C., Kadivar, M., Harries, K. A., & Savastano, H. (2021). Chemical modification of Dendrocalamus asper bamboo with citric acid and boron compounds: Effects on the physical-chemical, mechanical and thermal properties. Journal of Cleaner Production, 279. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123871 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/13820
Gauss, C., Pickering, K. L., & Muthe, L. P. (2021). The use of cellulose in bio-derived formulations for 3D/4D printing: A review. Composites Part C: Open Access, 4, 100113. doi:10.1016/j.jcomc.2021.100113 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/14124
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Engineering; Materials and Processing; Mechanical; Metals; Science Education; Sustainability
Composites; Bio-based materials
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Room: D 2.09
Phone: (838) 4849