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Gabriel Ilevbare, Ph.D.

Department Manager

Research Areas:
Materials Science and Engineering

Biography:
Dr. Gabriel Ilevbare is manager of Idaho National Laboratory’s Materials Science and Engineering Department. He earned his doctorate in materials science and metallurgy at University of Cambridge and his bachelor’s in industrial chemistry at Nigeria’s University of Ibadan. Before coming to INL in 2016 he was employed by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, Calif., as senior technical leader and senior project manager. He led national and international technical networks and alliances of manufacturers, research organizations, consultants and academics, in collaborative endeavors for creating, building and sharing resources for effective management of technical issues. He helped develop long-term strategic management of product/component to ensure safety and reliability for nuclear power plant operations. He has also worked on programs of national importance in nuclear waste stewardship (Yucca Mountain Project) and aerospace (United State Air Force Office of Scientific Research).

Education:

​Ph.D., Materials Science and Metallurgy - University of Cambridge, UK

B.S., Industrial Chemistry - University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Publications:

An SCC Initiation Model: Effects of Cold-Work in Austenitic Stainless Steels in Light Water Reactor Environment, The International Journal of Nuclear Energy Science and Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3, September 2012, pp. 79–87.


Influence of Black Annealing Oxide Scale on the Anodic Behavior of Alloy 22. Corrosion Journal November 2006 Vol. 62, p.967.


The Effect of Sulfate on the Passive and Crevice Corrosion Properties of Alloy 22 in 4 M NaCl. Corrosion Journal, April 2006, Vol. 62, p. 340.


Effect of Nitrate on the Repassivation Potential of Alloy 22 in Chloride-Containing Environments. The Journal of Electrochemical Society, December 2005, Vol. 152, p. B547.


In-situ Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy of AA2024-T3 Corrosion Metrology: 1. Localized Corrosion of Particles. The Journal of Electrochemical Society, August 2004, Vol. 151, p. B453.


In-situ Confocal Laser Scanning of AA2024-T3 Corrosion Metrology: 2. Trench Formation around Particles. The Journal of Electrochemical Society, August 2004, Vol. 151, p. B465.


The Inhibition of Pitting Corrosion in Stainless Steels by Chromate and Molybdate ions. Corrosion Science Journal, July 2003 (No. 7), Vol. 45, p.1545.


Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy as a Tool for In-Situ Monitoring of Corrosion Underneath Organic Coatings in The Journal of Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, December 2001, Vol. 4, p. B35.


Crevice Corrosion Stabilization and Repassivation Behavior of Alloys 625 and 22 in Corrosion Journal December 2001, Vol. 57, p. 1042.


Oxygen Reduction Reaction Kinetics on Chromate Conversion Coated Al-Cu, Al-Cu-Mg and Al-Cu-Mn-Fe Intermetallic Compounds in the Journal of the Electrochemical Society, May 2001, Vol. 148, p. B196.


The Role of Alloyed Molybdenum in the Inhibition of Pitting Corrosion in Stainless Steels, March 2001, in Corrosion Science Journal, March 2001, Vol. 43, p.485.


Mass Transport Limited Oxygen Reduction Reaction on AA 2024-T3 and Selected Intermetallic Compounds in Chromate-Containing Solutions, February 2001, in Corrosion Journal Vol. 57, p.134.


Inhibition of Pitting Corrosion on AA 2024-T3: Effect of Soluble Chromate Additions vs. Chromate Conversion Coating, March 2000, in Corrosion Journal, Vol. 56, p.227.


The Effect of Specimen Size on the Measured Pitting Potential of Stainless Steel, Dec. 1996 in Corrosion Science Journal, Vol. 38, p.2257.


17th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 9-13, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Paper Entitled: An Engineering Approach to Assess IASCC Initiation in Austenitic Stainless Steels of Light Water Reactor Internals.


17th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 9-13, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Paper Entitled: Hold Down Spring Failure Analysis.


17th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 9-13, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Paper Entitled: Influence of Hold Times on Fatigue Crack Growth of Austenitic Stainless Steel in PWR Environments and Implications for Mechanistic Understanding.


2014 National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference, 69th Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 9-13, 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Paper Entitled: Effect of Localized Strain Deformation on SCC Initiation of Stainless Steels in Simulated PWR Primary Water. Paper Number .04469


16th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 11-15, 2013, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.
Paper Entitled: Hybrid SCC Models for Nickel Alloy Welds in PWR Primary Water.


16th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 11-15, 2013, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.
Paper Entitled: An Assessment of SCC Initiation Model for Nickel-base and Austenitic Stainless Steel Materials in Light Water Reactor.


16th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 11-15, 2013, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.
Paper Entitled: Review of Stress Corrosion Cracking of Pressure Boundary Stainless Steel in PWRs and the Need for Inspection and Evaluation Guidelines
GABRIEL ILEVBARE, Ph.D. (Mat. Sci. & Met.).


15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 7-11, 2011, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Paper Entitled: A Preliminary Hybrid Model of Irradiation-Assisted Stress Corrosion Cracking of 300 Series Stainless Steels in PWR Primary Environments.


15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 7-11, 2011, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Paper Entitled: Strain Path Effect on SCC Initiation and Oxidation of Ni Base Alloys Exposed to PWR Primary Water.


15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 7-11, 2011, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Paper Entitled: The Role of Lattice Curvature on the SCC Susceptibility of Alloy 600.


Fontevraud 7 International Symposium, September 26-30th 2010, Avignon, France.
Paper Entitled: SCC of stainless steels under PWR service conditions.


European Federation of Corrosion, the European Corrosion Congress (Eurocorr 2009), September 6-10, 2009, Nice, France.
Paper Entitled: Oxidation of Austenitic Stainless Steels in PWR Primary Water.


European Federation of Corrosion, the European Corrosion Congress (Eurocorr 2009), September 6-10, 2009, Nice, France.
Paper Entitled: Strain Localization Effect on PWSCC Susceptibility of Ni-Base Alloys.


14th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 23-27, 2009, Virginia Beach Virginia,
Paper Entitled: Development of Understanding of the Interaction Between Localized Deformation and SCC of Austenitic Stainless Steels Exposed to Primary PWR Environment.


14th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 23-27, 2009, Virginia Beach Virginia,
Paper Entitled: Mechanistic Studies of Stress Corrosion Cracking of Nickel-Base Alloys in High Temperature High Pressure PWR Environment.


14th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems, August 23-27, 2009, Virginia Beach Virginia,
Paper Entitled: A Review and Assessment of Cold-Work Influence on SCC of Austenitic Stainless Steels in Light Water Reactor Environment.

 

European Federation of Corrosion, the European Corrosion Congress (Eurocorr 2008), September 7-11, 2008, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Paper Entitled: Development of Understanding of the Interaction Between Localized Deformation and SCC of Austenitic Stainless Steels Exposed to Primary PWR Environment.


Materials Research Society (MRS) 2007 Symposium on Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXI, September 16 -21, 2007, Sheffield, UK
Paper Entitled: Effect of Weak Acid Additions on the General and Localized Corrosion Susceptibility of Alloy 22 in Chloride Solutions. Paper Number 12T1.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2007), 62nd Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 11-15, 2007, Houston, Texas, USA.
Paper Entitled: The Electrochemical Behavior of Alloy 22 in Extreme Chloride Environments. Paper Number 07579.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2007), 62nd Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 11-15, 2007, Houston, Texas, USA.
Paper Entitled: Crevice Repassivation Potentials of Alloy 22 in Simulated Concentrated Ground Waters. Paper Number 07584.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2007), 62nd Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 11-15, 2007, Houston, Texas, USA.
Paper Entitled: The effect of Temperature on the Breakdown and Repassivation Potentials of Welded Alloy 22 in 5 M CaCl2.. Paper Number 07585.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2006), 61th Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 12-16, 2006, Houston, Texas, USA.
Paper Entitled: Influence of Black Annealing Oxide Scale on the Anodic Behavior of Alloy 22. Paper Number 06624.


Relative Inhibitor Efficiencies in Systems Containing Stainless Steels to be published in Electrochemical Transaction of the Electrochemical Society. Paper delivered at the 208th meeting of the Electrochemical Society, 16-21 October 2005, Los Angeles CA.


Effect of Solution Annealing on Critical Potentials of Alloy 22 in American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME-PVP2005 Conference paper number 71652. 2005 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference (PVP), July 17 2005 - July 21 2005, Denver Colorado.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2005), 60th Annual International Conference and Exposition, April 3-7, 2005, Houston, Texas, USA.
Paper Entitled: The Effect of Sulfate Ions on the Crevice Breakdown and Repassivation Potentials of Alloy 22 in 4 M NaCl. Paper Number 05611.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2002 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, July 20-24, 2003, Cleveland, Ohio.
Paper Entitled: Anodic Behavior of Alloy 22 in Calcium Chloride and in Calcium Chloride Plus Calcium Nitrate Brines, in Transportation Storage, and Disposal of Radioactive Materials-2003, Edited by R.S. Hafner, p.55, PVP-Vol. 467, 2003. Paper Number PVP2003-2140.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2002 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, August 4-8, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Paper Entitled: Electrochemical Behavior of Alloy 22 in 5 M CaCl2, in, Transportation Storage, and Disposal of Radioactive Materials-2002, Edited by R.S. Hafner, p.55, PVP-Vol. 449, 2002. Paper Number PVP2002-1614.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2002), 57th Annual International Conference and Exposition, April 7-11, 2002, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Paper Entitled: Studies of Corrosion Resistant Materials Being Considered for High-Level Nuclear Waste Containment in Yucca Mountain Relevant Environments. Paper Number 02537.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2002), 57th Annual International Conference and Exposition, April 7-11, 2002, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Paper Entitled: Environmental Considerations in the Studies of Corrosion Resistant Alloys for High-Level Radioactive Waste Containment. Paper Number 02539.


Proceedings of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion 2001), 56th Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 11-16, 2001, Houston, Texas, USA, Corrosion/2001, Research Topical Symposium, Localized Corrosion.
Paper Entitled: Crevice Corrosion Behavior of NiCrMo Alloys: A Comparison of Alloys 625 and 22, Page 30.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2001), 56th Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 11-16, 2001, Houston, Texas, USA.
Paper Entitled: Crevice Corrosion Stabilization and Repassivation Behavior of Alloys 625 and 22. Paper Number 01141.


National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference (Corrosion NACExpo ’2000), 55th Annual International Conference and Exposition, March 26-31, 2000, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Paper Entitled: Comparison of the Crevice Corrosion Resistance of Alloys 625 and 22 in Concentrated Chloride Solution from 60 to 95 oC. Paper Number 00182.


206th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society Inc, October 3-8, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. International Symposium on Corrosion in Marine and Saltwater Environments II
Paper Entitled: Effect of Nitrate on the Repassivation Potential of Alloy 22 in Chloride Containing Environments. PV-2004. The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, USA.


206th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society Inc, October 3-8, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Pits and Pores II: Formation, Properties and Significance for Advanced Materials.
Paper Entitled: The Use of Microelectrodes in the Study of the Effects of Electrolyte Composition, Potential and Metallurgical Condition on Nucleation and Metastable Pitting of Stainless Steel 316. PV-2004. The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, USA.


Annual Meeting of the GdCH (Gesellschaft deutscber Chemiker (German chemical society)), Applied Electrochemistry Section, Munich, October 2003. Paper Entitled: In-situ-Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy of galvanic corrosion processes of Al-Cu alloy AA2024-T3, in GdCH-Monographie "Elektrochemie und Materialwissenschaften", K. Jüttner, J. Russow, eds., GDCh-Monographie vol. 29 (2003) 136-144.


202nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society Inc, October 20-24, 2002, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA International Symposium on Critical Factors in Localized Corrosion VI; A Symposium in honor of the 65th Birthday of Hans Bohni.
Paper Entitled: Effect of Temperature and Electrolyte Composition on the Susceptibility of Alloy 22 to Localized Corrosion. PV-2002-24, Page 534. The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, USA.


198th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society Inc, October 22-27, 2000, Phoenix Arizona, USA International Symposium on Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention of Low Density Metals and Alloys: Passivity and Localized Corrosion.
Paper Entitled: In-Situ Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy Surface Metrology Studies of Corrosion of AA 2024-T3. PV-2000-23, Page 87. The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, USA.


196th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society Inc, October 17-22, 1999, Honolulu Hawaii, USA, International Symposium in Honor of Professor Norio Sato: Passivity and Localized Corrosion.
Paper Entitled: Mass Transport Limited Oxygen Reduction Kinetics on Chromate Conversion Coated Al-Cu, Al-Cu-Mg and Al-Cu-Mn-Fe Intermetallic Compounds. PV99-27, Page 269. The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, USA.


196th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society Inc, October 17-22, 1999, Honolulu Hawaii, USA, International Symposium in Honor of Professor Norio Sato: Passivity and Localized Corrosion.
Paper Entitled: Comparison of Crevice Corrosion Resistance of Alloys 625 and C22. PV99-27, Page 644. The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ. USA.


Passivity of Metals and Semiconductors, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on the Passivity of Metals and Semiconductors, (May 9-14, 1999, Jasper, Alberta, Canada) edited by M.B. Ives, J.L. Luo and J. Rodda
Paper Entitled: Breakdown of Passivity, PV 99-42, p.499. The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, USA, 2000.

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