Reza Roumina

Email: [email protected]

Home Town: Tehran, Iran


  • D. Materials Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2009
  • Sc. Materials Science and Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2002
  • Sc. Metallurgical Engineering, University of Tehran, Teheran, Iran, 2000

Previous Positions

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2010-2012
  • Faculty, University of Tehran, School of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2013-2020
  • Research Scientist, University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2021-2022


  • “Best Young Researcher” Award at the 11th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys (ICAA), September 2008, Aachen, Germany
  • “Distinguished Graduate Student Award”, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2003
  • “Top Undergraduate Student Award”, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2000

Research Area: Plasticity and fracture, Phase transformation, Advanced characterization of engineering alloys, Modeling and simulation


  1. Reza Roumina, Sangwon Lee, Tracy D. Berman, Katherine Shanks, John E. Allison, Ashley Bucsek, “The dynamics of recrystallized grains during static recrystallization in Mg-Zn-Ca sheet alloy using in- situ far field high-energy diffraction microscopy”, Acta Materialia, 2022, Vol. 234, 118039.
  2. Azizi, R. Roumina, F. Abdiyan, R. Mahmudi, “Work hardening under shear and tensile deformation modes”, Materials Science and Technology, 2022, Vol. 38, 645-653.
  3. Sheikhani, R. Roumina, R. Mahmudi, “Texture softening in a rare earth elements-containing AZ31 magnesium alloy during hot compression deformation”, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 2022, Vol. 18, 4089-4098.
  4. Sayari, R. Roumina, R. Mahmudi, MM. Hoseini-athar, P. Hedström, “Comparison of the effect of ECAP and SSE on microstructure, texture, and mechanical properties of magnesium”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2022, Vol. 908, 164407.
  5. Mohammad Hossein Barezban, Reza Roumina, Hamed Mirzadeh, Reza Mahmudi, “Effect of Gd on dynamic recrystallization behavior of magnesium during hot compression”, Metals and Materials International, 2021, Vol. 27, 843–850
  6. Sheikhani, R. Roumina, R. Mahmudi, “Hot deformation behavior of an extruded AZ31 alloy doped with rare-earth elements”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2021, Vol. 852, 156961.
  7. Sayari, R. Mahmudi, R. Roumina, “Inducing superplasticity in extruded pure Mg by Zr addition”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2020, 769, 138502.
  8. Mohammad Hossein Barezban, Hamed Mirzadeh, Reza Roumina, Reza Mahmudi, “Constitutive analysis of wrought Mg-Gd magnesium alloys during hot compression at elevated temperatures”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2019, Vol. 791, 1200-1206.
  9. Mobedpour, S.Rajabdoust, R.  Roumina, “Melting  of  graphene  supported  Pd-Pt  core-shell nanoparticles: A molecular dynamics study”, Computational Materials Science, 2018, Vol. 151, 132- 143.
  10. Pourbahari, H. Mirzadeh, M. Emamy, R. Roumina, “Enhanced ductility of a fine‐grained Mg–Gd– Al–Zn magnesium alloy by hot extrusion”, Advanced Engineering Materials, 2018, Vol. 20, 1701171.
  11. Keyhani, R. Roumina, “Dislocation-precipitate interaction map”, Computational Materials Science, 2018, Vol. 141, 153–161.
  12. Bahareh Mobedpour, Reza Roumina, Sina Rajabdoust, “Atomic insights into the melting behavior of metallic nano-catalysts”, Journal of Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials, 2017, Vol. 50, 81-89.
  13. Shalbafi, R. Roumina, R. Mahmudi, “Hot deformation of the extruded Mg–10Li–1Zn alloy: Constitutive analysis and processing maps”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2017, Vol. 696, 1269-1277.
  14. Keyhani, R. Roumina, S. Mohammadi, “An efficient computational technique for modeling dislocation-precipitate interactions within dislocation dynamics”, Computational Materials Science, 2016, Vol. 122, 281-287.
  15. Roumina, M. Bruhis, J. P. Masse, H. S. Zurob, M. Jain, O. Bouaziz, J.D. Embury, “Bending properties of functionally graded 300M steels”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2016, Vol. 653, 63-70.
  16. Sarebanzadeh, R. Roumina, R. Mahmudi, G.H. Wu, H.R. Jafari Nodooshan, “Enhancement of superplasticity in a fine-grained Mg–3Gd–1Zn alloy processed by equal-channel angular pressing”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2015, Vol. 646, 249-253.
  17. Sarebanzadeh, R. Mahmudi, R. Roumina, “Constitutive analysis and processing map of an extruded Mg-3Gd-1Zn alloy under hot shear deformation”, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 637, 2015, 155-161.
  18. Keyhani, M. Goudarzi, S. Mohammadi, R. Roumina, “XFEM-dislocation dynamics multi-scale modeling of plasticity and fracture”, Computational Materials Science, 2015, Vol. 104, 98-107.
  19. Roumina, J.D. Embury, O. Bouaziz and H.S. Zurob, “Mechanical behavior of a compositionally graded 300Msteel”, Materials   Science and Engineering A, 2013, Vol. 578, 140-149.
  20. Roumina, C.W.Sinclair, “The work hardening rate of an aged and recovered Al-Mg-Sc alloy”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2011, Vol. 42, 473-487.
  21. Roumina, C.W. Sinclair, “Recovery kinetics in the presence of precipitates: The softening response of an Al-Mg-Sc alloy”, Acta Materialia, 2010, Vol. 58, 111-121.
  22. Roumina, C.W. Sinclair, “Deformation geometry and through thickness strain gradients in asymmetric rolling”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2008, Vol. 39, 2495-2503.
  23. Roumina, C.W. Sinclair, F. Fazeli, “Precipitation and recrystallization in an Al-Mg-Sc alloy”, Materials Science Forum, 2006, Vols. 519-521, 1647-1652.
  24. Mahmudi, R. Roumina, B. Raeisinia, “Investigation of stress exponent in the power-law creep of Pb-Sb alloys”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2004, Vol. 382, 15-22.
  25. Roumina, B.Raeisinia, R. Mahmudi, “Room   temperature indentation  creep of  cast Pb-Sb Alloys”, Scripta Materialia., 2004, Vol. 51, 497-502.
  26. Roumina, B. Raeisinia, R. Mahmudi, “Indentation creep of antimonial lead alloys”, Journal of Materials Science Letters, 2003, Vol. 22, 1435-1437.