Gareth Seward

Senior Development Engineer

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00-5:00PM

Contact Phone


Office Location

Woodhouse 2001


Seward, G.G.E., Prior, D., Wheeler, J., Celotto, S. J S., Halliday, D. J. M., Paden, and R. S. Tye, M. R., 2002. High-temperature electron backscatter diffraction and scanning electron microscopy imaging techniques: in-situ investigations of dynamic processes. Scanning, 24, p232

Wheeler, J. Prior, D.J., Seward, G.G.E., Howe, A.A., Bi, Y., and Paden, R.S., 2002. Hot pursuit: capturing microstructural development in steel, Steel World Vol 7, p88.

Prior, D.J., Seward, G.G.E., Bestmann, M., Piazolo, S., Wheeler, J., 2003. EBSD at high temperatures in Metals and Minerals. Microscopy and Microanalysis. Vol 9 (S02) p78-79.

Seward, G.G.E., Celotto, S. Prior, D.J. Wheeler, J. and Pond, R.C., 2004.  In-Situ SEM-EBSD observations of the HCP to BCC phase transformation in commercially pure titanium. Acta Mat. Vol 52/4 p821

Seward, G.G.E. 2004. The development of high temperature scanning electron microscopy and electron backscatter diffraction with application to the study of phase transformations. Thesis (Ph.D.)

Piazolo, S., Seward, G.G.E., Seaton, N., and Prior, D.J., 2004. The potential of combined in-situ heating experiments and detailed EBSD analysis in the investigation of grain scale processes such as recrystallization and phase transformation. Recrystallization and Grain Growth pts 1 and 2,Mat. Sci. For. 467–470, p1407

Prior, D.J., Seward, G.G.E., Pond, R.C., and Wheeler, 2005, J. Nucleation and growth mechanisms in phase transformations: insight from dynamic experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 69 (10):A402

Prior, D.J., Al-Badairy, H., Seward, G.G.E., Veltkamp, C. J., Tatlock, G. J., 2006.Microstructural development of alpha alumina scales developed on FeCrAl alloys. Materials Science and Technology, Vol 22,Issue 11, p1316.

Cole, J., Hacker, B.R., Ratschbacher, L., Dolan, J.F., Seward, G.G.E., Frost, E., and Frank, W., 2007. Localized ductile shear below the seismogenic zone: Structural analysis of the exhumed SEMP strike-slip fault, Austrian Alps. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 112.

Barth, N.C., Hacker, B.R., Seward, G.G.E., Walsh, E.O., Young, D., and Johnston, S., 2010. Strain within the ultrahigh-pressure Western Gneiss region of Norway recorded by quartz CPOs.Geological Society of London Special Publication, Vol 335, p663.

Cooper, F.J., Platt, J.P., Platzman, E.S., Grove, M.J. and Seward, G.G.E., 2010. Opposing shear senses in a subdetachment mylonite zone: Implications for core complex mechanics. Tectonics, Vol29, TC4019, 18PP.

Grant, K.M., Kramer, S., Seward, G.G.E. and Levi, C.G., 2010. Calcium Magnesium Alumino-Silicate interaction with Yttrium monosilicate environmental barrier coatings. Journal of American Ceramic Society,  Vol 93, Issue 10, p3504.

Langille, J.M., Lee, J., Hacker, B.R., and Seward, G.G.E., 2010. Middle crustal ductile deformation patterns in southern Tibet: insights from vorticity studies in Mabja Dome. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 32, p. 80-85.

Langille, J.M., Jessup, M.J., Cottle, J.M., Newell, D. and Seward, G., 2010. Kinematic evolution of the Ama Drime detachment: Insights into orogen-parallel extension and exhumation of the Ama Drime Massif, Tibet-Nepal. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 32, p900-919

Wagner, T., Lee, J., Hacker, B.R. and Seward, G.G.E., 2010. Kinematics and vorticity in Kangmar Dome, southern Tibet: Testing mid-crustal channel-flow models for the Himalaya. Tectonics v. 29, TC6011, DOI10.1029/2010TC002746.

Brownlee, S.J., Hacker, B.R., Salisbury, M., Seward, G.G.E., Little, T.A., Baldwin, S.L., and Abers, G.A., 2011. Predicted velocity and density structure of the exhuming Papua New Guinea ultrahigh?pressure terrane. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol 116, B08206.

Frost, E., Dolan, J., Ratschbacher, L,. Hacker, B. and Seward, G., 2011Direct observation of fault zone structure at the brittle-ductile transition along the Salzach-Ennstal-Mariazell-Puchberg fault system, Austrian Alps. J. Geophysical Research. Vol. 116. B02411.

Birkel, C.S., Zeier, W.G., Douglas, J.E., Lettiere, B.R., Mills, C.E., Seward, G.G.E., Birkel, A.,  Snedaker, M.L., Zhang, Y., Snyder, G.J., Pollock, T.M., Seshadri, R. and Stucky, G.D., 2012. Rapid microwave preparation of thermoelectric TiNiSn and TiCoSb half-Heusler compounds. Chem. Mater. Vol 24 (13) p2558-2565.

Birkel,C.S., Douglas, J.E.,Lettiere,B.R., Seward,G.,Zhang,Y., Pollock,T.M., Seshadri, R. and Stucky, G.D. (2013). Improving the thermoelectric properties of half-Heusler TiNiSn through inclusion of a second full-Heusler phase: Microwave preparation and Spark Plasma Sintering of TiNi1+xSn. Phys. Chem Chem. Phys, Vol 15, p6990-6997.

Spencer, K., Hacker, B.R., Kylander-Clark, A.R.C., Andersen, T.B., Cottle, J.M., Stearns, M.A., Poletti, J.E., Seward, G.G.E., 2013 Campaign-style titanite U-Pb dating by ICP: implications for crustal flow, phase transformations and titanite closure. Chemical Geology, v. 341, p. 84–101