Dr. Thomas W. Scharf
University of North Texas
Materials Science and Engineering
(940) 891-6837
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Education

PhD, University of Alabama, 2000.
Major: Materials Metallurgical Engineering
Dissertation Title: Growth, Structure, and Mechanical Wear Strength of Ultra-Thin Ion Beam and Sputter Deposited Hard Coatings
MS, University of Alabama, 1997.
Major: Metallurgical Engineering
Degree Specialization: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Dissertation Title: Structural, Tribo-Mechanical, and Thermal Characterization of Sputtered Diamond-Like Carbon and Nitrogenated Diamond-Like Carbon Thin Films
BS, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1994.
Major: Ceramic Science and Engineering; Thesis title, "The Effects of Oxidation on the Strength Behavior of SiC Fibers"

Professional Positions

Government
Joint Faculty Appointment, Army Research Laboratory. (December 24, 2018 – Present).

Professional Memberships

Alpha Sigma Mu. (Present).

American Ceramic Society (ACerS). (Present).

Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). (Present).

The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS). (Present).

ASM International. (January 1, 2015December 31, 2023).

Microanalysis Society. (January 2013January 2020).

Awards and Honors

Peter J. Blau Award for Best Poster Presentation at the 19th International Conference on Wear of Materials, Wear of Materials, Inc.. (20132013).

Chairman's Fund Award (Speaker) Gordon Research Conference on Tribology, Gordon Research Conference (GRC). (20122012).

Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, The University of Alabama. (20112011).

Member, Alpha Sigma Mu. (20102010).

Chairman's Fund Award (Speaker) Gordon Research Conference on Tribology, Gordon Research Conference (GRC). (20082008).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ENGR 3450, Engineering Materials, 2 courses.
MFET 3450, Engineering Materials, 1 course.
MTSC 4900, Materials Science Research, 1 course.
MTSC 5800, Special Studies in Materials Science, 2 courses.
MTSC 5900, Special Problems in Materials Research, 1 course.
MTSC 6800, Selected Topics in Materials Science, 1 course.
MTSC 6900, Special Problems, 2 courses.
MTSC 6940, Individual Research, 8 courses.
MTSE 3010, Bonding and Structure, 18 courses.
MTSE 3100, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory II, 8 courses.
MTSE 4090, Senior Research Project I, 2 courses.
MTSE 4100, Senior Research Project II, 2 courses.
MTSE 4900, Special Topics in Materials Science and Engineering, 3 courses.
MTSE 5010, Bonding, Structure, and Crystallography, 18 courses.
MTSE 5070, Tribology of Materials, 2 courses.
MTSE 5700, Seminar in Materials Science and Engineering, 1 course.
MTSE 5800, Special Studies in Materials Science, 2 courses.
MTSE 5820, INTERNSHIP MAT SCI, 1 course.
MTSE 5900, Special Problems in Materials Research, 7 courses.
MTSE 5920, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, 4 courses.
MTSE 5930, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, 3 courses.
MTSE 5950, Master's Thesis, 24 courses.
MTSE 6900, Special Problems, 5 courses.
MTSE 6940, Individual Research, 43 courses.
MTSE 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 27 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (August 2023 – Present).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (August 2023 – Present).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (January 2023 – Present).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (January 2023 – Present).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (June 1, 2022 – Present).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (August 22, 2020 – Present).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (June 1, 2020 – Present).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (June 1, 2020December 12, 2022).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"PROCESSING-STRUCTURE RELATIONSHIPS OF REACTIVE SPARK PLASMA SINTERED DIAMOND COMPOSITES," Materials Science and Engineering. (August 2022).

Supervised Research, Materials Science and Engineering. (20192020).

Supervised Research, Materials Science and Engineering. (20182020).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"HIGH TEMPERATURE SLIDING WEAR BEHAVIOR AND MECHANISMS OF COLD-SPRAYED Ti AND Ti-TiC COMPOSITES," Materials Science and Engineering. (20172020).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"PROCESSING-STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS OF REACTIVE SPARK PLASMA SINTERED BORON CARBIDE-TITANIUM DIBORIDE," Materials Science and Engineering. (20172019).

Supervised Research, Materials Science and Engineering. (20172019).

Supervised Research, Materials Science and Engineering. (20172018).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"ROOM AND ELEVATED TEMPERATURE SLIDING WEAR BEHAVIOR OF COLD SPRAYED NI-WC COMPOSITE COATINGS," Materials Science and Engineering. (20162018).

Postdoctoral Research Supervision, Materials Science and Engineering. (20162018).

Major Professor, Materials Science and Engineering. (20152018).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"PROCESSING – STRUCTURE – PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS OF SPARK PLASMA SINTERED BORON CARBIDE AND TITANIUM DIBORIDE CERAMIC COMPOSITES," Materials Science and Engineering. (20152018).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"Sliding Friction and Wear Behavior of High Entropy Alloys at Room and Elevated Temperatures," Materials Science and Engineering. (20142016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"Microstructural Phase Evolution in Laser Deposited Compositionally Graded Titanium-Chromium Alloys," Materials Science and Engineering. (20142016).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"Stable Nanocrystalline Au Film Structures for Sliding Electrical Contacts," Materials Science and Engineering. (20132016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"The Role of Crystallographic Texture in Achieving Low Friction Zinc Oxide Nanolaminate Films," Materials Science and Engineering. (20132015).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"Effect of Friction Stir Processing on the Wear Behavior of Titanium (Ti-1Al-8V-5Fe) and Stainless Steel (A-286) Alloys," Materials Science and Engineering. (20132015).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20102014).

Dissertation Committee Co-Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20092014).

Other, Materials Science and Engineering. (20112013).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20112013).

Postdoctoral Research Supervision, Materials Science and Engineering. (20112013).

Master's Thesis Committee Co-Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20102013).

Dissertation Committee Co-Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20092013).

Other. (20102012).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20102012).

Other. (20092011).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20082011).

Other, Materials Science and Engineering. (20082010).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20072010).

Postdoctoral Research Supervision, Materials Science and Engineering. (20082009).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20072009).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Materials Science and Engineering. (20052008).

Supervised Research,"Factors Affecting Removal Rate and Non-Uniformity in a Production Process in Shallow Trench Isolation CMP," Materials Science and Engineering. (20062007).

Awards and Honors

College of Engineering Faculty Teaching Award, UNT. (September 11, 2020 – Present).

Outstanding Lecturer Award, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas. (May 10, 2018 – Present).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Scharf, T. W. (2017). Transition Metal Dichalcogenide-based (MoS2, WS2) Coatings. Friction, Lubrication and Wear Technology. 18(2nd ed.), 583-596. ASM International.
Borkar, T., Mohseni, H., Hwang, J., Scharf, T. W., Tiley, J., Hong, S. H., Banerjee, R. (2015). Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) of Carbon Nanotube (CNT)/Graphene Nanoplatelet (GNP)-Nickel Nanocomposites: Structure Property Analysis. Advanced Composites for Aerospace, Marine, and Land Applications II. 53--79. Springer, Cham.
Scharf, T. W. (2012). Low Friction Coatings.
Scharf, T. W. (2012). Wear of Metals.
Scharf, T. W. (2007). "Third Bodies and Tribochemistry of DLC Coatings," in Tribology of Diamond-like Carbon Films: Fundamentals and Applications, eds. A. Erdemir and C. Donnet.
Conference Proceeding
Mogonye, J., Mohseni, H., Gopagoni, S., Hwang, J., Tiley, J., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W. (2012). 3-D Focused Ion Beam Serial Sectioning to Determine Solidification and Wear Mechanisms in Adaptive Composites Coatings. AIP Conference Proceedings.
Scharf, T. W. (2009). Chemical Vapor Deposition and Atomic Layer Deposition of Coatings for Mechanical Applications.
Jones, J., Ecton, P., Mo, Y., Gorman, B., Diercks, D., Scharf, T. W., Perez, J. (2007). Effects of Gasses on the Thermal Etching Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons. APS Texas Sections Fall Meeting Abstracts.
Scharf, T. W. (2002). In Situ Raman Tribometry of Diamond-like Carbon Coatings and Transfer Films in Dry and Lubricated Contacts.
Scharf, T. W. (2002). Third Body Processes and Friction of Solid Lubricants Studied by In Situ Optical and Raman Tribometry.
Scharf, T. W. (1999). Micro-wear Scan Test on Carbon Overcoats as Thin as 6 nm or Less.
Scharf, T. W. (1998). Observations of Depth-Sensing Reciprocating Scratch Tests of DLC and Nitrogenated-DLC Overcoats on Magnetic Disks.
Scharf, T. W. (1998). Tribological and Mechanical Properties of CN Ultra-Thin Overcoat Films and Their Influence on the Underlying Magnetic Media.
Scharf, T. W. (1997). Characterization of the Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Sputtered a:SiC Thin Films.
Journal Article
Sharma, A., Sankar Haridas, R., Agrawal, P., Gumaste, A., Scharf, T. W., Kandasamy, K., Mishra, R. S. Novel SolidStir extrusion technology for enhanced conductivity cable manufacturing via in-situ exfoliation of graphite to graphene. Other. 238, .
Smith, J., Garcia, C., Rodriguez, J., Scharf, T. W. (2023). Quantitative Estimation of Closed Cell Porosity in Low Density Ceramic Composites using X‑ray Microtomography. Scientific Reports. (13(1)), 127.
Kadhim, D., Koricherla, M. V., Scharf, T. W. (2023). Sliding Friction and Wear Behavior of Al0.3CoFeCrNi and Al0.3CuFeCrNi2 High Entropy Alloys. Crystals. 13, 609.
Mohseni, H., Mensah, B., Scharf, T. W. (2023). Sliding Wear and Rolling Contact Fatigue Behavior of M50 Steel Coated with Atomic Layer Deposited Lubricious Oxide Nanolaminates. Wear. 522, 204865.
Nartu, Mohan Sai Kiran Kumar Yadav,, Banerjee, S., Chesetti, A., Rodriguez, J., Yadav, S., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R. (2023). Solid-state reaction mediated microstructural evolution in a spark plasma sintered in situ Ti--B4C composite. Materials Science and Engineering: A. 885, 145601. Elsevier.
Jacques, K., Shirani, A., Smith, J., Scharf, T. W., Walck, S. D., Berkebile, S., Eryilmaz, O. L., Voevodin, A. A., Aouadi, S. M., Berman, D. (2023). MoVN-Cu Coatings for In Situ Tribocatalytic Formation of Carbon-Rich Tribofilms in Low-Viscosity Fuels. Other. 15(25), 30070-30082. American Chemical Society (ACS). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.3c01953
Lide, H., Ageh, V., Smith, J. D., Rodriguez, J., Faierson, E. J., Scharf, T. W. (2022). Reactively sintered B4C-TiB2 composites: Effects of nanolayer films and secondary phase size on mechanical and fracture properties. Materialia. 26, 101607.
Garcia, C., Smith, J. D., Rodriguez, J., DiGiovanni, A. A., Scharf, T. W. (2022). Reactive spark plasma sintering of SiC-TiC-diamond composites. Diamond and Related Materials. 129, 109384.
Nartu, M., Torgerson, T. B., Mantri, S. A., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W. (2021). Directed Energy Deposition of Ni-Al-Cr-C Composites: Microstructural Evolution during Solidification and Wear. Other. 42, 102000.
Al Shenawa, A., Argade, G., Chilukuri, A., DÕSouza, N. A., Nasrazadani, S., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R. (2021). Effect of supercritical CO2 on salt water corrosion and wear resistance of bismaleimide coating filled with organophilic montmorillonite clay. Other. 1--18. Taylor \& Francis.
Al-Shenawa, A., Argade, G., Chilukuri, A., D'Souza, N. A., Nasrazadani, S., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R. (2021). Effect of supercritical CO2 on salt water corrosion and wear resistance of bismaleimide coating filled with organophilic montmorillonite clay. Other. 1-18. Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.1080/01694243.2021.1884353
Koricherla, M. V., Torgerson, T. B., Alidokht, S. A., Munagala, V. V., Chromik, R. R., Scharf, T. W. (2021). High Temperature Sliding Wear Behavior and Mechanisms of Cold-sprayed Ti and Ti–TiC Composite Coatings. Wear. 476, 203746.
Nartu, M., Pole, M., Mantri, S. A., Haridas, R. S., Scharf, T. W., McWilliams, B., Cho, K., Mukherjee, S., Dahotre, N. B., Banerjee, R. (2021). Process Induced Multi-layered Titanium – Boron Carbide Composites via Additive Manufacturing. Other. 46, 102156.
Rubink, W., Ageh, V., Lide, H., Ley, N., Young, M. L., Casem, D., Faierson, E., Scharf, T. W. (2021). Spark plasma sintering of B4C and B4C-TiB2 composites: Deformation and failure mechanisms under quasistatic and dynamic loading. Other. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0955221921000601
Patil, A., Walunj, G., Torgerson, T. B., Koricherla, M. V., Khan, M. U., Scharf, T. W., Gupta, R., Borkar, (2021). Tribological Behavior of In Situ Processed Ni-Ti-C Nanocomposites. Tribology Transactions. 64, 53-64.
Gwalani, B., Torgerson, T. T., Dasari, S., Jagetia, A., Nartu, M., Gangireddy, S., Pole, M., Wang, T., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R. (2021). Influence of fine-scale B2 precipitation on dynamic compression and wear properties in hypo-eutectic Al0. 5CoCrFeNi high-entropy alloy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 853, 157126.
Al-Shenawa, A., D'Souza, N. A., Nasrazadani, S., Argade, G., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R. (2021). Effect of Supercritical CO2 on Salt water Corrosion and Wear Resistance of Bismaleimide Coating Filled with Organophilic Montmorillonite Clay.
Thomas, J., Mogonye, J., Mantri, S. A., Choudhuri, D., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W. (2020). Additive Manufacturing of Compositionally Graded Laser Deposited Titanium-Chromium Alloys. Other. 33, 101132.
Lee, J., Hasannaeimi, V., Scharf, T. W., Berman, D. (2020). Mechanical and chemical robustness of the aluminum oxide-infiltrated block copolymer films and the resulting aluminum oxide coatings. Surface and Coatings Technology. 399(126204), . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.126204
Patil, A., Walunj, G., Torgerson, T. B., Koricherla, M. V., Khan, M. U., Scharf, T. W., Gupta, R., Borkar, T. (2020). Tribological Behavior of In Situ Processed Ni-Ti-C Nanocomposites. Tribology Transactions.
Huang, J., Rubink, W. S., Lide, H., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R., Minary‐Jolandan, M. (2019). Alumina–Nickel Composite Processed via Co-Assembly Using Freeze-Casting and Spark Plasma Sintering. Advanced Engineering Materials. 21, 1801103.
Clayton, J. D., Rubink, W. S., Ageh, V., Choudhuri, D., Chen, R. R., Du, J., Scharf, T. W. (2019). Deformation and Failure Mechanics of Boron Carbide--Titanium Diboride Composites at Multiple Scales. JOM. 71(8), 2567--2575. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03548-y.
She, Y., Lee, J., Lee, B., Diroll, B., Scharf, T. W., Shevchenko, E. V., Berman, D. (2019). Effect of the micelle opening in self-assembled amphiphilic block Co-polymer films on the infiltration of inorganic precursors. Langmuir. 35(3), 796-803.
Munagala, V. N., Torgerson, T. B., Scharf, T. W., Chromik, R. R. (2019). High Temperature Friction and Wear Behavior of Cold-Sprayed Ti6Al4V and Ti6Al4V-TiC Composite Coatings. Wear. 426-427, 357-369.
Torgerson, T. B., Mantri, S. A., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W. (2019). Room and Elevated Temperature Sliding Wear Behavior and Mechanisms of Additively Manufactured Novel Precipitation Strengthened Metallic Composites. Wear. 426-427, 942-951.
Zhang, Y., Choudhuri, D., Scharf, T. W., Descartes, S., Chromik, R. R. (2019). Tribologically Induced Nanolaminate in a Cold-Sprayed WC-reinforced Cu Matrix Composite: A Key to High Wear Resistance. Materials & Design. 182, 108009.
She, Y., Lee, J., Diroll, B. T., Scharf, T. W., Shevchenko, E. V., Berman, D. (2018). Accessibility of the Pores in Highly Porous Alumina Films Synthesized via Sequential Infiltration Synthesis. Nanotechnology. 29, 495703.
Mantri, S. A., Torgerson, T. B., Ivanov, E., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R. (2018). Effect of Boron Addition on the Mechanical Wear Resistance of Additively Manufactured Biomedical Titanium Alloy. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A. 49, 806-810.
Mangolini, F., Krick, B. A., Jacobs, T. B., Kanal, S. R., Streller, F., McClimon, J. B., Hilbert, J., Prasadi, S. V., Scharf, T. W., Ohlhausen, J. A., Lukes, J. R., Sawyer, W. G., Carpick, R. W. (2018). Effect of Silicon and Oxygen Dopants on the Stability of Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon under Harsh Environmental Conditions. Carbon. 130, 127-136.
Gwalani, B., Ayyagari, A. V., Choudhuri, D., Scharf, T. W., Mukherjee, S., Gibson, M., Banerjee, R. (2018). Microstructure and wear resistance of an intermetallic-based Al0. 25Ti0. 75CoCrFeNi high entropy alloy. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 210, 197--206. Elsevier.
Ayyagari, A., Barthelemy, C., Gwalani, B., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W., Mukherjee, S. (2018). Reciprocating sliding wear behavior of high entropy alloys in dry and marine environments. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 210, 162--169. Elsevier.
Torgerson, T. B., Harris, M. D., Alidokht, S. A., Scharf, T. W., Aouadi, S. M., Chromik, R. R., Zabinski, J. S., Voevodin, A. A. (2018). Room and elevated temperature sliding wear behavior of cold sprayed Ni-WC composite coatings. Surface & Coatings Technology. 350, 136-145.
Shaikh, V. A., Scharf, T. W., Boubekri, N. (2017). Microlubrication Machining of 1018 Steel: The Effect of a Biodegradable Lubricant on the Microstructural Integrity. 29, 357-376.
Mogonye, J., Scharf, T. W. (2017). Tribological Properties and Mechanisms of Self-mated Ultrafine-Grained Titanium. Wear. 376-377, 931-939.
Mogonye, J., Argibay, N., Goeke, R. S., Kotula, P. G., Scharf, T. W., Prasad, S. V. (2017). Tribology and Sliding Electrical Contact Resistance of E-beam Hard Au: Effects of Annealing. Wear. 376-377, 1662-1672.
Ayyagari, A., Barthelemy, C., Gwalani, B., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W., Mukherjee, S. (2017). Reciprocating sliding wear behavior of high entropy alloys in dry and marine environments. Materials Chemistry and Physics. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2017.07.031
Gwalani, B., Ayyagari, A. V., Choudhuri, D., Scharf, T. W., Mukherjee, S., Gibson, M., Banerjee, R. (2017). Microstructure and wear resistance of an intermetallic-based Al0.25Ti0.75CoCrFeNi high entropy alloy. Materials Chemistry and Physics. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2017.06.034
Ayyagari, A., Scharf, T. W., Mukherjee, S. (2016). Dry Reciprocating Sliding Wear Behavior and Mechanisms of Bulk Metallic Glass Composites. Wear. 350-351, 56-62.
Ayyagari, A., Scharf, T. W., Mukherjee, S. (2016). Dry reciprocating sliding wear behavior and mechanisms of bulk metallic glass composites. Wear. 350, 56--62. Elsevier.
Tinubu, O. O., Das, S., Dutt, A., Mogonye, J., Ageh, V., Xu, R., Forsdike, J., Mishra, R. S., Scharf, T. W. (2016). Friction Stir Processing of A-286 Stainless Steel: Microstructural Evolution during Wear. Wear. 356-357, 94-100.
Mogonye, J., Srivastava, A., Gopagoni, S., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W. (2016). Solid/Self-Lubrication Mechanisms of an Additively Manufactured Ni–Ti–C Metal Matrix Composite. Tribology Letters. 64(3), 37.
Scharf, T. W., Prasad, S. V., Kotula, P. G., Michael, J. R., Robino, C. V. (2015). Elevated Temperature Tribology of Cobalt and Tantalum-based Alloys. Wear. 330-331, 199-208.
Borkar, T., Mohseni, H., Hwang, J., Scharf, T. W., Tiley, J. S., Hong, S. H., Banerjee, R. (2015). Excellent Strength-Ductility Combination in Nickel-Graphite Nanoplatelet (GNP/Ni) Nanocomposites. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 646, 135-144.
Mohseni, H., Mensah, B. A., Gupta, N., Srivilliputhur, S. G., Scharf, T. W. (2015). Exceptional Friction Mitigation via Subsurface Plastic Shear in Defective Nanocrystalline Ceramics. Materials Research Letters. 3, 23-29.
Mogonye, J., Hattar, K., Kotula, P. G., Scharf, T. W., Prasad, S. V. (2015). He Implantation for Improved Tribological Performance in Au Electrical Contacts. Journal of Materials Science. 50, 382-392.
Ageh, V., Choudhuri, D., Scharf, T. W. (2015). High Frequency Reciprocating Sliding Wear Behavior and Mechanisms of Quaternary Metal Oxide Coatings. Wear. 330-331, 390-399.
Mohseni, H., Nandwana, P., Tsoi, A., Banerjee, R., Scharf, T. W. (2015). In Situ Nitrided Titanium Alloys: Microstructural Evolution during Solidification and Wear. Acta Materialia. 83, 61–74.
Argibay, N., Mogonye, J., Michael, J. R., Goeke, R. S., Kotula, P. G., Scharf, T. W., Dugger, M. T., Prasad, S. V. (2015). On the Thermal Stability of Physical Vapor Deposited Oxide-Hardened Nanocrystalline Gold Thin Films. Journal of Applied Physics. 117, 145302-1 - 145302-13.
Mohseni, H., Scharf, T. W. (2015). Role of Atomic Layer Deposited Solid Lubricants in the Sliding Wear Reduction of Carbon–Carbon Composites at Room and Higher Temperatures. Wear. 332-333, 1303-1313.
Singh, H., Mutyala, K. C., Mohseni, H., Scharf, T. W., Evans, R. D., Doll, G. L. (2015). Tribological Performance and Coating Characteristics of Sputter Deposited Ti-Doped MoS2 in Rolling and Sliding Contact. Tribology Transactions. 58, 767-777.
Shaikh, V., Boubekri, N., Scharf, T. W. (2014). Analyzing the Effectiveness of Microlubrication using a Vegetable Oil-based Metal Working Fluid during End Milling AISI 1018 Steel. International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering. 2014, 1-13.
Sun, W., Ageh, V., Mohseni, H., Scharf, T. W., Du, J. (2014). Experimental and Computational Studies on Stacking Faults in Zinc Titanate. Applied Physics Letters. 104(24), 241903-1 – 241903-5.
Borkar, T., Sosa, J., Hwang, J. Y., Scharf, T. W., Tiley, J., Fraser, H., Banerjee, R. (2014). Laser Deposited in situ TiC-Reinforced Nickel Matrix Composites: 3D Microstructure and Tribological Properties. Journal of Minerals, Metals and Materials (JOM) Society, Vol. 53, No. 9, pp. 66(6), 935-942.
Stone, D. S., Gao, H., Chantharangsi, C., Paksunchai, C., Bischof, M., Jaeger, D., Martini, A., Scharf, T. W., Aouadi, S. M. (2014). Load-dependent High Temperature Tribological Properties of Silver Tantalate Coatings. Surface and Coatings Technology. 244(37-44), .
Aouadi, S. M., Gao, H., Martini, A., Scharf, T. W., Muratore, C. (2014). Lubricious Oxide Coatings for Extreme Temperature Applications: A Review. Surface and Coatings Technology. 257, 266-277.
Aouadi, S. M., Gao, H., Martini, A., Scharf, T. W., Muratore, C. (2014). Lubricious oxide coatings for extreme temperature applications: A review. Surface and Coatings Technology. 257, 266–277. Elsevier.
Ageh, V., Rajamure, R. S., Ho, Y. H., Scharf, T. W. (2014). Nanocrystalline Zinc Titanate Coatings for Corrosion Protection. Nanomaterials and Energy. 3(2), 47-52.
Ageh, V., Mohseni, H., Scharf, T. W. (2014). Processing-Structure-Tribological Property Interrelationships of Zinc Titanate Thin Films Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition. Surface and Coatings Technology. 241, 112-117.
Borkar, T., Hwang, J., Hwang, J. Y., Scharf, T. W., Tiley, J., Hong, S. H., Banerjee, R. (2014). Strength versus Ductility in Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Nickel Matrix Nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Research. 29, 761-769.
Gao, H., Aouadi, S. M., Scharf, T. W., Martini, A. (2013). High-Temperature Tribological Properties of Silver Tantalate. Other. 69(10), 22. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
Scharf, T. W. (2013). Lubricious Silver Tantalate Films for Extreme Temperature Applications.
Stone, D., Harbin, S., Mohseni, H., Mogonye, J., Scharf, T. W., Muratore, C., Voevodin, A. A., Martini, A., Aouadi, S. M. (2013). Lubricious silver tantalate films for extreme temperature applications. Surface and Coatings Technology. 217, 140–146. Elsevier.
Stone, D. S., Harbin, S., Mohseni, H., Mogonye, J. E., Scharf, T. W., Muratore, C., Voevodin, A. A., Martini, A., Aouadi, S. M. (2013). Lubricious silver tantalate films for extreme temperature applications. Surface & Coatings Technology. 217, 140-146. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000315975400020http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0257897212012388/1-s2.0-S0257897212012388-main.pdf?_tid=3af9cfd4-5f35-11e6-8112-00000aacb35f&acdnat=1470859471_ad59255822fd68fc78248fcca41a2aac!!!
Scharf, T. W. (2013). Lubricious Zinc Titanate Coatings for High Temperature Applications.
Scharf, T. W. (2013). Mechanistic Studies of High Temperature Friction Reduction in Silver Tantalate.
Scharf, T. W., Shaikh, V., Boubekri, N. (2013). Microlubrication Effects during End Milling AISI 1018 Steel. International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering. 3(4), 14-29.
Scharf, T. W. (2013). Solid Lubricants: A Review.
Scharf, T. W. (2013). Synthesis of Au-MoS2 Nanocomposites: Thermal and Friction-Induced Changes to the Structure.
Scharf, T. W. (2013). Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on the Mechanism of Carbothermal Reduction of Zirconia.
Scharf, T. W. (2012). Atomic Layer Deposition of ZnO/Al2O3/ZrO2 Nanolaminates for Improved Thermal and Wear Resistance in Carbon-Carbon Composites.
Scharf, T. W. (2012). Nanocrystalline Orientation and Phase Mapping of Textured Coatings Revealed by Precession Electron Diffraction.
Mohseni, H., Mensah, B. A., Gupta, N., Srinivasan, S. G., Scharf, T. W. (2012). On tailoring the nanocrystalline structure of ZnO to achieve low friction. Other. 68(1), 17. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
Scharf, T. W. (2011). Microstructural evolution in laser deposited nickel-titanium-carbon in situ metal matrix composites.
Scharf, T. W. (2010). A comparative study of the photoluminescence and conduction mechanisms of low temperature pulsed laser deposited and atomic layer deposited zinc oxide thin films.
Kuo, F. L., Lin, M., Mensah, B. A., Scharf, T. W., Shepherd, N. D. (2010). A comparative study of the photoluminescence and conduction mechanisms of low temperature pulsed laser deposited and atomic layer deposited zinc oxide thin films. Physica Status Solidi (a). 207(11), 2487–2491. WILEY-VCH Verlag.
Scharf, T. W. (2010). Bulk Nickel-Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites by Laser Deposition.
Scharf, T. W. (2010). Chemical Vapor Deposition and Atomic Layer Deposition of Coatings for Mechanical Applications.
Scharf, T. W. (2010). Friction and Wear Mechanisms in MoS2/Sb2O3/Au Nanocomposite Coatings.
Scharf, T. W. (2009). Application of Diamond-Like Nanocomposite Coatings on LIGA Microsystem Parts.
Scharf, T. W. (2009). Atomic Layer Deposition of Tungsten Disulphide Solid Lubricant Nanocomposite Coatings on Rolling Element Bearings.
Scharf, T. W. (2009). Growth, Structure and Friction Behavior of Titanium Doped Tungsten Disulphide (Ti-WS2) Coatings.
Scharf, T. W. (2009). Modification of an Epoxy Resin with a Fluoroepoxy Oligomer for Improved Mechanical and Tribological Properties.
Scharf, T. W. (2009). Role of the Transfer Film on the Friction and Wear of Metal Carbide Reinforced Amorphous Carbon Coatings during Run-in.
Scharf, T. W. (2009). Solid Lubrication of Laser Deposited Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Nickel Matrix Nanocomposites.
Scharf, T. W. (2008). Atomic-scale Structure and Composition of Tungsten Carbide Reinforced Diamond-like Carbon Films.
Scharf, T. W. (2008). Laser-deposited Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Nickel Matrix Composites.
Scharf, T. W. (2008). Surface and Subsurface Characterization of Epoxy-Mesoporous Silica Composites to Clarify Tribological Properties.
Romanes, M. C., D’Souza, N. A., Coutinho, D., Balkus, K. J., Scharf, T. W. (2008). Surface and subsurface characterization of epoxy-mesoporous silica composites to clarify tribological properties. Wear. 265(1), 88–96. Elsevier.
Scharf, T. W. (2008). Wear Resistance of Laser-Deposited Boride Reinforced Ti-Nb-Zr-Ta Alloy Composites for Orthopedic Implants.
Scharf, T. W. (2007). Formation of nanometer-size high-density pits on epitaxial diamond (100) films.
Scharf, T. W. (2007). Mechanisms of Friction in Diamond-like Nanocomposite Coatings.
Scharf, T. W. (2007). Tribochemistry and Material Transfer for the Ultrananocrystalline Diamond-Silicon Nitride Interface by X-PEEM Spectromicroscopy.
Scharf, T. W. (2006). Growth, Structure, and Tribological Behavior of Atomic Layer Deposited Tungsten Disulphide Solid Lubricant Coatings with Applications to MEMS.
Scharf, T. W. (2005). Atomic Layer Deposition of Highly Conformal Tribological Coatings.
Scharf, T. W. (2005). Diamond-Like Nanocomposite Coatings for LIGA-Fabricated Nickel Alloy Parts.
Scharf, T. W. (2004). Atomic Layer Deposition of Tungsten Disulphide Solid Lubricant Coatings.
Scharf, T. W. (2004). Structural, Mechanical and Tribological Behavior of Fullerene-like and Amorphous Carbon Nitride Coatings Synthesized by DC Reactive Magnetron Sputtering.
Scharf, T. W. (2003). Monitoring Transfer Films and Friction Instabilities with In Situ Raman Tribometry.
Scharf, T. W. (2003). Quantification of the Thickness of Carbon Transfer Films Using Raman Tribometry.
Scharf, T. W. (2003). Role of Third Bodies in Friction and Wear of Protective Coatings.
Scharf, T. W. (2003). Thickness of Diamond-like Carbon Coatings Quantified with Raman Spectra.
Scharf, T. W. (2002). Assessing Defect Density and Wear Resistance of Ultrathin Diamond-like Carbon Films.
Scharf, T. W. (2002). Role of Third Bodies in Friction Behavior of Diamond-like Nanocomposite Coatings Studied by In Situ Tribometry.
Scharf, T. W. (2001). Mechanical Strength and Wear Resistance of 5 nm IBD Carbon Overcoats for Magnetic Disks.
Scharf, T. W. (2001). Nanotribology Studies of Cr, Cr2N and CrN Thin Films Using Constant and Ramped Load Nanoscratch Techniques.
Scharf, T. W. (2001). Wear of Ultrathin Carbon Overcoat Characterized by Microwear Scan and Auger Electron Spectroscopy.
Scharf, T. W. (2000). Coverage and Mechanical Wear Assessment of ≤50 Å Thick Dual Ion Beam Deposited and Sputtered Protective Overcoats.
Scharf, T. W. (1999). Structural and Tribological Characterization of Protective a:C and a:CNx Overcoats for Next Generation Hard Disks.
Scharf, T. W. (1998). Tribological and Mechanical Properties of CN Ultra-Thin Overcoat Films.
Scharf, T. W. (1997). Adhesion Assessment of Silicon Carbide, Carbon, and Carbon Nitride Ultrathin Overcoats by Nanoscratch Techniques.
Scharf, T. W. (1997). Determining Critical Loads for Ultra-Thin Overcoats Using a Depth Sensing Nanoindentation Multiple Sliding Technique.
Scharf, T. W. (1997). High Coercivity Nanostructured Networks.
Scharf, T. W. (1997). Mechanical and Fracture Toughness Studies of Amorphous SiC-N Hard Coatings Using Nanoindentation.
Scharf, T. W. (1997). Nanotribology of Ultrathin a:SiC/SiC-N Overcoats Using a Depth Sensing Nanoindentation Multiple Sliding Technique.
Scharf, T. W. (1997). Nanowear/nanomechanical Testing and the Role of Stress in Sputtered CNx Overcoats.
Scharf, T. W. (1996). Nanostructured Magnetic Networks.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Singh, H., Mutyala, K. C., Mohseni, H., Scharf, T. W., Evans, R. D., Doll, G. L. (2015). Tribological Behavior of Ti Containing MoS2 in Sliding and Rolling Contact. 71(1), 22-24.
Scharf, T. W., Gao, H., Aouadi, S. M., Martini, A. (2013). High-Temperature Tribological Properties of Silver Tantalate. 69(10), 16-19.
Scharf, T. W. (2013). Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Frictional Behavior in FCC Copper and HCP Magnesium.
Scharf, T. W., Sondhi, A., Reidy, R. F. (2013). Understanding the Mechanism of Zirconia to Zirconium Carbide Conversion for Ultra-high Temperature Ceramic Applications. 92(6), 56.
Scharf, T. W. (2012). Materials Phenomena Revealed by In situ Tribometry.
Scharf, T. W. (2012). On Tailoring the Nanocrystalline Structure of ZnO to Achieve Low Friction.
Scharf, T. W. (2010). Tribological Improvement of Carbon/Carbon Composites by Infiltration of ZnO/Al2O3/ZrO2 Solid Lubricant Coatings.
Other
Gopagoni, S., Scharf, T. W., Banerjee, R., Tiley, J. S. (2013). Solid lubricating, hard and fracture resistant composites for surface engineering applications.
Poster
Al Shenawa, A., D'Souza, N. A., Nasrazadani, S., Scharf, T. W. (2017). Effect of Supercritical CO2 on Corrosion and Wear Resistance of BMI Coating Filled with Montmorillonite Clay. Houston Texas:.
Technical Report
Scharf, T. W. (2022). Hierarchical Diamond-Based Ceramic Composites (Summary Technical Report, Oct 2019- Sep 2021). ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD.
Banerjee, R., Needleman, A., Scharf, T. W., Wilson, A. K. (2015). Institute for Science and Engineering Simulation (ISES). University of North Texas Denton United States.
Tiley, J. S., Borkar, T., Sosa, J., Hwang, J. Y., Scharf, T. W., Fraser, H., Banerjee, R. (2014). Laser-Deposited In Situ TiC-Reinforced Nickel Matrix Composites: 3D Microstructure and Tribological Properties (Postprint). AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING DIRECTORATE.

Presentations Given

Design Work

Mohseni, H. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), 20th International Conference on Wear of Materials (WOM), Role of Atomic Layer Deposited Solid Lubricants in the Sliding Wear Reduction of Carbon–Carbon Composites at Room and Higher Temperatures, Toronto, Canada, Canada. (20152015).

Invited Talk

Mantri, S. A. (Author), Majumder, T. (Author), Soni, V. (Author), Mikler, C. (Author), Torgerson, T. (Author), Ivanov, E. (Author), Birbilis, N. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author & Presenter), Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) Annual Conference, Additive Manufacturing of Low Modulus Titanium Alloys for Biomedical Devices, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America. (20172017).

Borkar, T. (Author & Presenter), Yennm, P. R. (Author), Sosa, J. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Tiley, J. (Author), Fraser, H. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) Annual Meeting, Laser Deposited In Situ TiC Reinforced Nickel Matrix Composites: 3D Microstructure and Tribological Properties, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America. (20162016).

Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF), Low Friction Surfaces: ‘The-Deck-of-Cards’ Theory, San Diego, California, United States of America. (20162016).

Oral Presentation

Nartu, M. S. (Author), Mantri, S. A. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Dahotre, N. B. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) Annual Meeting, Additive Manufacturing of Titanium – Boron Carbide In-situ Composites, TMS, Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America. (2022 – ).

Jacques, K. (Author), Voevodin, A. A. (Author), Aouadi, S. M. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Berman, D. (Author), Pesce-Rodriguez, R. (Author), Berkebile, S. (Author), STLE Annual Meeting, Investigation of the Evolution in Chemistry and Physical Steel Contacts During the Scuffing Process, STLE, Orlando, FL, United States of America. (2022 – ).

Nartu, M. (Author & Presenter), Mantri, S. A. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), McWilliams, B. (Author), Cho, K. (Author), Dahotre, N. B. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) Annual Meeting, Additive Manufacturing of Titanium – Boron Carbide In Situ Composites, TMS, Columbus, OH, United States of America. (2021 – ).

Koricherla, M. V. (Author), Torgerson, T. B. (Author), Alidokht, S. A. (Author), Mungala, V. (Author), Chromik, R. R. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), Wear of Materials, High Temperature Sliding Wear Behavior and Mechanisms of Cold-sprayed Ti and Ti–TiC Composite Coatings, WoM, Inc., Virtual, United States of America. (2021 – ).

Jacques, K. (Author & Presenter), Shirani, A. (Author), Smith, J. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Walck, S. D. (Author), Berkerbile, S. (Author), Eryilmaz, O. L. (Author), Voevodin, A. A. (Author), Aouadi, S. M. (Author), Berman, D. (Author), 77th Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting and Exhibition, High-Frequency Reciprocating Tribological Assessment of MoVN-Cu Coating in Low-Viscosity Fuel Environments under Various Load, Temperature, and Sliding Velocity Conditions, STLE, Long Beach, CA, United States of America. (20232023).

Mohseni, H. (Author), Mensah, B. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), Wear of Materials Conference, Sliding Wear and Rolling Contact Fatigue Behavior of M50 Steel Coated with Atomic Layer Deposited Lubricious Oxide Nanolaminates, WoM, Inc., Banff, Canada, Canada. (20232023).

Nartu, M. (Author & Presenter), Mantri, S. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Mcwilliams, B. (Author), Cho, K. (Author), Dahotre, N. B. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), TMS Annual Meeting, Additive Manufacturing of Titanium – Boron Carbide In situ Composites, San Diego, CA, United States of America. (20232023).

Jacques, K. (Author & Presenter), Voevodin, A. (Author), Aouadi, S. (Author), Scharf, T. (Author), Berman, D. (Author), Pesce-Rodriguez, R. (Author), Berkebile, S. (Author), 2023 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Investigation of the Evolution in Chemistry and Physical Steel Contacts During the Scuffing Process, Orlando, FL, United States of America. (20222022).

Torgerson, T. (Author & Presenter), Mantri, S. A. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Laser Additive Manufacturing of Ni-Al-Cr-C Alloys: A High Temperature Sliding Wear Study, Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20192019).

Munagala, V. N. (Author & Presenter), Torgerson, T. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Chromik, R. R. (Author), Wear of Materials Conference, High Temperature Friction and Wear Behavior of Cold-Sprayed Ti6Al4V and Ti6Al4V-TiC Composite Coatings, Miami, FL, United States of America. (20192019).

Torgerson, T. (Author & Presenter), Mantri, S. A. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Wear of Materials Conference, Room and elevated temperature sliding wear behavior and mechanisms of additively manufactured novel precipitation strengthened metallic composites, Miami, FL, United States of America. (20192019).

Thomas, J. (Author), Choudhuri, D. (Author), Mogonye, J. E. (Author), Mantri, S. A. (Author & Presenter), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) Annual Meeting, Role of Composition on Microstructure of Additively Manufactured Functionally Graded Titanium-chromium Alloys, TMS, Columbus, OH, United States of America. (20182018).

Torgerson, T. B. (Author & Presenter), Munagals, V. (Author), Chromik, R. R. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, High Temperature Friction and Wear Behavior of Cold Sprayed Ti6Al4V and Ti6Al4V-TiC Composite Coatings, STLE, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20182018).

Torgerson, T. (Author & Presenter), Michael, H. (Author), S.A., A. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Aouadi, S. M. (Author), Richard, C. (Author), Jeffrey, Z. (Author), Voevodin, A. A. (Author), Room and elevated temperature sliding wear behavior and mechanisms of a cold sprayed Ni-WC composite coating, United States of America. (20182018).

Borkar, T. (Author & Presenter), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), TMS Annual Meeting, Titanium Based Metal-matrix Composites via In-situ Nitridation: Microstructure and Tribological Properties, TMS, Phoenix, AZ, United States of America. (20182018).

Faierson, E. (Author & Presenter), Ageh, V. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), 42nd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Synthesis, Characterization, and Bonding of Ti3SiC2 through Spark Plasma Sintering, Additive Manufacturing, and Cold Spray, The American Ceramic Society, Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America. (20182018).

Torgerson, T. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), Korenyi-Both, A. (Author), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Self-Adaptive Friction Behavior and Thermal Stability of MoS2-Sb2O3-C Coatings, STLE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (20172017).

Tinubu, O. O. (Author), Das, S. (Author), Dutt, A. (Author), Mogonye, J. (Author), Ageh, V. (Author), Xu, R. (Author), Forsdike, J. (Author), Mishra, R. S. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Friction Stir Processing of A-286 Stainless Steel: Microstructural Evolution during Wear, STLE, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. (20162016).

Fouts, J. A. (Author), Tury, B. (Author), Shiller, P. J. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Doll, G. L. (Author & Presenter), Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) Techcon Annual Meeting, Evaluation of ZnO and Al-doped ZnO Thin Films as Sensor Materials for Sulfur Concentrations in Fuel, SVC, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. (20162016).

Aouadi, S. M. (Author), Gu, J. (Author & Presenter), Steiner, D. (Author), Mogonye, J. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), ICMCTF, Self-Healing Mechanisms in Niobium Based Oxides, San Diego, CA, United States of America. (20162016).

Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), Argibay, N. (Author), Radovic, M. (Author), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Spark Plasma Sintered MAX Phase Ternary Alloys for Sliding Electrical Contacts, STLE, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20152015).

Aouadi, S. M. (Author & Presenter), Stone, D. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Gao, H. (Author), Martini, A. (Author), European Materials Research Society (MRS), Ternary Oxide Solid Lubricants for High Temperature Moving Assemblies, Lille, France, France. (20152015).

Scharf, T. W. (Author), Prasad, S. V. (Author & Presenter), Kotula, P. G. (Author), Michael, J. R. (Author), Robino, C. V. (Author), 20th International Conference on Wear of Materials (WOM), Elevated Temperature Tribology of Cobalt and Tantalum-based Alloys, Toronto, Canada, Canada. (20152015).

Ageh, V. (Author), Choudhuri, D. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author & Presenter), 20th International Conference on Wear of Materials (WOM), High Frequency Reciprocating Sliding Wear Behavior and Mechanisms of Quaternary Metal Oxide Coatings, Toronto, Canada, Canada. (20152015).

Poster

Torgerson, T. (Author & Presenter), Mantri, S. A. (Author), Banerjee, R. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Room and Elevated Temperature Sliding Wear Behavior and Mechanisms of Additively Manufactured Novel Precipitation Strengthened Metallic Composites, STLE, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20182018).

Torgerson, T. (Author & Presenter), Harris, M. (Author), Alidokht, S. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Aouadi, S. M. (Author), Chromik, R. (Author), Zabinski, J. (Author), Voevodin, A. A. (Author), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers North Texas Student Chapter Meeting, Room and Elevated Temperature Sliding Wear Behavior of Cold Sprayed Ni-WC Composite Coatings, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (20172017).

Torgerson, T. (Author & Presenter), Korenyi-Both, A. (Author), Scharf, T. W. (Author), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Self-Adaptive Friction Behavior and Thermal Stability of MoS2-Sb2O3-C Coatings, STLE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (20172017).

Media Contributions

Internet
"College recognizes faculty, staff,". (November 11, 2020).
"Tribology Consortium @ UNT,". (October 7, 2020).
"Strengthening military body armor,". (June 8, 2020).
"Scharf named Fellow of ASM International,". (May 14, 2020).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Mishra, R. S. (Principal), Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), Srivilliputhur, S. G. (Co-Principal), Jiang, Y. (Co-Principal), Mukherjee, S. (Co-Principal), Young, M. L. (Co-Principal), Banerjee, R. (Co-Principal), Reidy, R. F. (Co-Principal), Shepherd, (Co-Principal), "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology: A Mechanisms-based Approach to Designing Materials Systems for Enhanced Dynamic Performance," Sponsored by US Army Research Laboratory - ARL, Federal, $5500000 Funded. (July 15, 2021June 14, 2022).
Mishra, R. S., Scharf, T. W., Srivilliputhur, S. G., Jiang, Y., Mukherjee, S., Young, M. L., Shepherd, N., Reidy, R. F., "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology: A Mechanisms-based Approach to Designing Materials Systems for Enhanced Dynamic Performance," Sponsored by US Army Research Laboratory - ARL, Federal, $3250000 Funded. (July 15, 2020July 14, 2021).
Dahotre, N. (Co-Principal), Mishra, R. S. (Principal), Reidy, R. F. (Co-Principal), Young, M. L. (Co-Principal), Banerjee, R. (Co-Principal), Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), Srivilliputhur, S. G. (Co-Principal), Du, J. (Co-Principal), Xia, Z. (Co-Principal), Mukherjee, S. (Co-Principal), Voevodin, A. A. (Co-Principal), "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology: A Mechanisms-based Approach to Designing Materials Systems for Enhanced Dynamic Performance," Sponsored by US Army Research Laboratory, Federal, $2000000 Funded. (March 21, 2018March 20, 2020).
Mishra, R. S. (Principal), Banerjee, R. (Co-Principal), Dahotre, N. B. (Co-Principal), Du, J. (Co-Principal), Mukherjee, S. (Co-Principal), Reidy, R. F. (Co-Principal), Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), Srivilliputhur, S. G. (Co-Principal), Verbeck, G. F. (Co-Principal), Voevodin, A. A. (Co-Principal), Xia, Z. (Co-Principal), Young, M. L. (Co-Principal), "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology: A Mechanisms-based Approach to Designing Materials Systems for Enhanced Dynamic Performance," Sponsored by US Army Research Laboratory - ARL, Federal, $1000000 Funded. (March 21, 2018March 20, 2020).
Mishra, R. S. (Principal), Banerjee, R. (Co-Principal), Mukherjee, S. (Co-Principal), Reidy, R. F. (Co-Principal), Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), Xia, Z. (Co-Principal), Young, M. L. (Co-Principal), "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology Materials Development, Characterization and Computational Modeling Activities; You do not have access to modify this field.Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology Materials Development, Characterization and Computational Modeling Activities," Sponsored by ARL subcontract through Temple University - Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education; You do not have access to modify this field.ARL subcontract through Temple University - Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Federal, $2197537 Funded. (September 29, 2017September 28, 2018).
Mishra, R. S. (Principal), Banerjee, R. (Co-Principal), Mukherjee, S. (Co-Principal), Reidy, R. F. (Co-Principal), Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), Xia, Z. (Co-Principal), Young, M. L. (Co-Principal), "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology Materials Development, Characterization and Computational Modeling Activities," Sponsored by ARL subcontract through Temple University - Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Federal, $3754970 Funded. (September 29, 2016September 28, 2017).
Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), "Polymer Tribology and Flame Retardant Polymers," Sponsored by Industrial external research from DAF Trucks NV (Co-PI) and A&A Logistics (PI), University of North Texas, $11000 Funded. (20072008).
Grant - Research
Scharf, T. W. (Principal), Banerjee, R. (Co-Principal), "Fundamental Mechanistic Investigations of Novel Additively Manufactured Hybrid Materials," Sponsored by Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Federal, $171359.00 Funded. (September 15, 2017September 14, 2020).
Scharf, T. W., Voevodin, A. A., Aouadi, S. M., "Adaptive Tribological Surfaces Prepared by Additive Cold Spray Processes," Sponsored by US Army Research Laboratory - ARL, University of North Texas, $113000 Funded. (20162017).
Scharf, T. W., Mishra, R. S., Banerjee, R., Mukherjee, S., Reidy, R. F., Xia, Z., Young, M. L., "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology Materials Development, Characterization and Computational Modeling Activitie," Sponsored by Temple University, University of North Texas, $3754970.00 Funded. (20162017).
Scharf, T. W. (Principal), "Next Generation Tribological Developments to Reduce Manual In-process Operations and Increase Throughput," Sponsored by Carpenter Technology Corporation, University of North Texas, $69000 Funded. (20122015).
Prasad, V. (Principal), Dahotre, N. B. (Co-Principal), H. L. (Co-Principal), Omary, M. A. (Co-Principal), Banerjee, R. (Co-Principal), Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), "Modernization of Multi-scale Characterization, Analysis, and Synthesis Facility for Materials and Devices: Remote Access, Visualization, and Public Engagement," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $1046053 Funded. (20102013).
Grant - Service
Scharf, T. W., "Equipment and Service Grant: Atomic Layer Depostion," Sponsored by Hunt Energy Enterprises, LLC, National, $7744 Funded. (December 2019 – Present).
Uncategorized
Scharf, T. W. (Principal), "In situ Formation of Refractory Carbide Coatings with Protective Magneli Phases," Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), $293992. (20112015).
Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), "Institute for Science and Engineering Simulation (ISES)," Sponsored by Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Raj Banerjee (PI), Alan Needleman (co-PI), Angela Wilson (co-PI), $8600000. (20082014).
Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), "Modernization of Multi-Scale Characterization, Analysis, and Synthesis Facility for Materials and Devices," Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), $1046053. (20102013).
Scharf, T. W. (Principal), "Chameleon Solid Film Lubricants for High Temperature Bearing Applications (SBIR Phase 2)," Sponsored by Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), $100000. (20102012).
Scharf, T. W. (Principal), "Acquisition of an X-Ray Micro-Computed Tomography Apparatus for in situ Three-dimensional Microscopy of Microstructural Evolution of Materials Under Deformation," Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), $350000. (20102011).
Scharf, T. W. (Co-Principal), "Acquisition of an Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer with Laser Ablation Source for Surface Characterization," Sponsored by Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) – Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), $250000. (20092011).
Scharf, T. W. (Principal), "Structure and Interface Evolution in Self-Lubricating Coatings and Nanocomposites for Moving Mechanical Assemblies," Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), $210000. (20072011).
Scharf, T. W. (Principal), "In Situ Chemical Diagnostic Tribology of Dry and Lubricated Thin Film-Based Technologies," Sponsored by American Chemical Society (ACS), $40000. (20072009).

Copyrights, Patents

Patent
Argibay, N., Scharf, T. W., "Monolithic MAX phase ternary alloys for sliding electrical contacts," 10,199,788. Regular, United States, Date Patent Approved: February 5, 2019 –.
Scharf, T. W., Mohseni, H., Tiley, J., "Anti-fretting Wear Coating for Substrates," 9,228,145. Regular, United States, Date Patent Approved: January 5, 2016 –.

Awards and Honors

Nominated for: Chairman's Fund Award (Speaker) Gordon Research Conference on Tribology, Gordon Research Conference. (2022 – Present).

Lists of top 2% cited Researchers in the world for Annual Index and Career Index according to Stanford University study, none. (January 2022 – Present).

Fellow, ASM International. (May 8, 2020 – Present).

Fellow, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). (May 22, 2018 – Present).

Al Sonntag Award for Best Paper in Solid Lubricants, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). (May 2017 – Present).

Division Editor, ASM Vol. 18, 2nd edition, “Friction, Lubrication and Wear Technology”. (2017 – Present).

UNT Teacher Scholar Award, UNT. (September 2016 – Present).

Al Sonntag Award for Best Paper in Solid Lubricants, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. (20172017).

Al Sonntag Award for Best Paper in Solid Lubricants, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). (20112011).

Service

University Service

Member, Promotion/Tenure and PAC Chair. (2021 – Present).

Committee Member, Search Committee for Materials Science and Engineering Chair. (January 2021 – Present).

Chairperson, Advisory Board Materials Research Facility (MRF). (2020 – Present).

Committee Member, Research and Teaching Awards Committee. (2018 – Present).

Member, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute (AMMPI). (2016 – Present).

Faculty Mentor, Mentor to Assistant Professor Diana Berman. (2016 – Present).

Committee Member, ABET. (2014 – Present).

Committee Member, Strategic planning committee. (2012 – Present).

Committee Member, UNT Goldwater Scholarship Committee. (2009 – Present).

Committee Member, Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Affairs Committee. (2008 – Present).

Committee Member, Materials Science and Engineering Undergraduate Affairs Committee. (2006 – Present).

Chairperson, Assistant Professor hiring committee. (August 2022August 2023).

Committee Member, Search Committee for Physics Chair. (May 2017August 2019).

Committee Member, Search Committee for Dean of Engineering. (August 2018July 2019).

Committee Member, Search Committee for Dean of Engineering. (20172018).

Committee Member, Proposal review committee “Red Team”. (20162018).

Committee Member, College of Engineering reappointment committee for Dean Costas Tsatsoulis. (May 2017December 2017).

Committee Member, Distinguished Teaching Award Committee. (20132015).

Committee Member, Assistant Director of CART (Center for Advanced Research and Technology. (20102015).

Committee Chair, PhD qualifying exam committee. (20072015).

Committee Member, Materials Science and Engineering Faculty Search Committee (Structural Materials). (20102013).

Other, UNT Surface Engineering and Science Cluster. (20102013).

Faculty Advisor, Materials Science and Engineering Undergraduate advisor. (20062012).

Committee Member, College of Engineering Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (20052012).

Professional Service

Committee Member, Wear of Materials, Inc.. (2021 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, Tribology Transactions. (2016 – Present).

Board of Directors, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. (2015 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, Wear. (2015 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, Lubrication Science. (2013 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, Nanomaterials and Energy. (2012 – Present).

Board of Directors, Wear of Materials, Inc.. (20132022).

Chairperson, Wear of Materials, Inc., Miami, Florida. (20182019).

Awards and Honors

Board of Directors Wear of Materials, Inc. that organizes Wear of Materials International Conferences, Wear of Materials, Inc.. (20132022).

Board of Directors Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. (June 2015May 2022).