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Alberto Sagues

Alberto Sagues

Distinguished University Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida

Phone: (813) 974-5819

Fax: (813) 974-2957



Ph.D. Metallurgy, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, 1972

Research Interests:

Corrosion of Engineering Materials Materials for Infrastructure Materials for Energy Systems Physical Metallurgy Scientific Instrumentation Nuclear Waste Disposal Distinguished University Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, Aug. 1999-present. Professor of Materials Engineering, Aug. 1991-Aug.1999. Associate Professor, Aug. 1985-Aug. 1991. Tenured since May, 1989. Board Member, appointed by President Clinton, United States Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, Jan.1997- June 2002 Associate Laboratory Director, Materials Engineering (1982-1985); Manager, Metallurgy and Materials (1980-1982) and Senior Metallurgist (1978-1980), Kentucky Center for Energy Research Lab., Lexington, KY. Associate Professor (1984-1985) and Adjunct Assistant Professor (1979-1985), Joint Appointment at the Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Research Associate, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, 1976-1978. Guest Scientist, Solid State Research Institute, Juelich Nuclear Research Center (KFA), Juelich, West Germany, 1974-1976. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1973-1974. Visiting Assistant Professor, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1972-1973.

Publications List:

"Bulk Magnetic Susceptibility Measurements for Determination of Fly Ash Presence in Concrete", F. J. Presuel-Moreno, and A. Sagüés, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 39, p.95 (2009) "Impedance Behavior of TiO2 Nanotubes Formed by Anodization in NaF Electrolytes", L. V. Taveira, A. A. Sagüés, J. M. Macák, and P. Schmuki, J. Electrochem. Soc., Vol. 155, p. C 293 (2008) "Corrosion Performance of Concrete Cylinder Piles", K. Lau, A. Sagüés, L. Yao and R.G. Powers, Corrosion,Vol. 63, p.366, 2007. "Exploratory Assessment of Corrosion Behavior of Stainless Steel Clad Rebar - I: Experimental", F. Cui and A. Sagüés, Corrosion,Vol. 62, p.822, 2006. "Exploratory Assessment of Corrosion Behavior of Stainless Steel Clad Rebar - II: Modeling of Galvanic Corrosion at Cladding Breaks", F. Cui and A. Sagüés, Corrosion,Vol. 62, p.918, 2006. "A Numerical Method for the Recovery of Local Potentials and Currents Due to Corrosion of Steel in Concrete", Electrochemical Techniques for Evaluating Corrosion Performance and Estimating Service-Life of Reinforced Concrete, Kranc, S.C. and Sagüés, A.A., Journal of ASTM International, Vol.3, Issue 2 (February 2006), 11 pp. (Online publication, ISSN: 1546-962X).