Dr. Oladapo Eso

Part-time Faculty, CME


301 Sparkman Drive
Engineering Building
Room 117
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Dr. Oladapo Eso is a Staff Engineer at Kennametal. He has over 18 years of experience in material design and selection, powder metallurgy, and product research and development.


  • PH.D. Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah, 2006
  • B.E. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Federal University of Technology Akure, 1998


  • Powder Processing
  • Thermodynamics of Materials
  • Phase transformation in metals and alloys
  • Mechanical metallurgy
  • Nature and properties of materials

Recent Publications

  • Oladapo Eso, Xu Wang, Samuel Wolf, Travis Puzz, Property correlations of WC-Co with modified binders, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 118 (2024) 106482

  • Oladapo O. Eso, Densification and Sintering Shrinkage of Zinc Reclaimed WC-Co, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials 54 (2016) 445-454.

  • Oladapo O. Eso, Peng Fan, Zhigang Zak Fang, A Kinetic Model for Cobalt Gradient Formation during Liquid Phase Sintering of Functionally Graded WC-Co, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials 26 (2008) 91-97.