Saeed Saboury

Saeed Saboury

Associate Professor

    Business and Engineering Convergence Center 4224
    (309) 677-2979


Ph.D., University of London, Imperial College, Physical Metallurgy
M.S., University of London, Imperial College, Materials Technology
B.S., University of Tehran, Iran, Metallurgical Engineering


Teaching Interests:

  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Composite Materials
  • Engineering Ceramics and Polymers


Research Areas:

  • Heat Treatment and Structure-Property Relationships in Steels
  • Processing of Composites, Ceramics and Polymers

Selected Publications:

  • Microstructural characterization of submerged-arc and gas-metal-arc weidments in HY-130 steel; ISIJ International 1995, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 71-78. ISSN 0915-1559; with J.M.B. Losz and T.M. McNutt
  • Effect of Carburizing Process Parameters on Distortion of AISI 4118 Gears; Proceedings of The First International Conference on Quenching and Control of Distortion, Sept. 22-25, 1992, Chicago, Illinois, p. 259, ASM Publication, ISBN 0-87170-455-2
  • The Effect of Heat Input and Electrode Composition on the Weld Metal Microstructure of Thin Section HY-130 GMA Weldments; Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Trends in Welding Research, June 1-5, 1992, Gatlinburg, TN, ASM Publication with J.M. Locz and S. Pedersen
  • Selecting Personal Cooling Systems, Evaluation of Design Features; Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety IV, Edited by S. Kumar, 1992, p. 1329, Taylor and Francis Publication with F. Tayyari and S. Tayyari