Dmitry G. Eskin (b. 1963) is a Professor in Brunel University (Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology). He graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (Technical University) in 1985 as an engineer in metals science and heat treatment, received a PhD degree from the same university in 1988; and joined Baikov Institute of Metallurgy (Russian Academy of Sciences) where he worked until 1999 as a Senior Scientist. From 1999 and until 2011, Dr. Eskin worked in the Netherlands as a Fellow of Netherlands Institute for Metals Research (since 2005 – Materials innovation institute) and an Associate Professor in Delft University of Technology (since 2008). In 2011 he moved to U.K. and joined Brunel University. Prof. D.G. Eskin is a well known specialist in light metals processing, most notably in heat treatment, alloy development and solidification processing. His main scientific contributions are to precipitation hardening of multi-component alloys and to formation of structure and defects during solidification of aluminium alloys. He authored and co-authored more than 180 scientific papers and 6 monographs including “Multicomponent Phase Diagrams” (Elsevier, 2005), “Physical Metallurgy of Direct-Chill Casting” (CRC Press, 2008), "Ultrasonic Melt Treatment of Light Alloys Melts" (CRC Press, 2014). Prof. Eskin is an editor of Journal of Alloys and Compounds and an editor of CRC Press Series “Advances in Metallic Alloys”.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Main scientific contributions are in precipitation hardening, alloy development, structure and defects formation in solidification, ultrasonic melt processing.