Margarita Vargas


  • Research Associate - Mechanical Engineering


  • Materials Engineering

Memberhip of professional organisations

  • Member of Engineers Australia

Research interests

  • Corrosion Engineering

Selected publications

  • M Vargas, K Kannoorpatti, Corrosion of Marine Grade Aluminium Alloys in Tropical Natural Seawater, Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Conference, Brisbane, 10-13 November 2013
  • M. Vargas and S. Lathabai, "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a Friction Stir Processed Al-Zn-Mg-Cu Alloy", Materials Science Forum Vols 654-656, 2010.
  • S. Lathabai, M. Vargas, M. Larroque, C. Urbani, "The Influence of Processing Conditions on Hardness Homogeneity Evolution in Commercially Pure Cast Aluminium Processed by ECAP" Materials Science Forum Vols 654-656, 2010.
  • M. Vargas-Avila, R.K. Singh Raman, B.W. Cherry, C. Panter, P. Farinha and H. Videla, "Corrosion Behaviour of Duplex Stainless Steel 2205 in Marine Media Containing Sulfate-reducing Bacteria (SRB). A Laboratory Study", CORROSION 2009. Atlanta, Georgia. March 22 to 26, 2009.
  • M. Vargas-Avila, "Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) of Duplex Stainless Steel Welds", Corrosion and Assisted-Failures of Welds (CAFOW) Symposium, Welding Technology Institute of Australia and Monash University, November 2006
  • M. Vargas-Avila, R.K. Singh Raman, B.W. Cherry, C. Panter, and P. Farinha, "Electrochemical Tests of Duplex Stainless Steels in Simulated Marine Environments Containing Sulphate Reducing bacteria (SRB)", Australasian Corrosion Conference 2006, Hobart, November 2006
Margarita Vargas


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