Miss Yokasundery Muniandy
Technical Officer

Miss Yokasundery Muniandy

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia (2023)
  • B.Eng. (Honours) in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia (2016)

 

Research & Enterprise
Electron Microscope Unit

Dr. Yokasundery Muniandy holds a Ph.D. from the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UNSW. Her thesis is titled "Compositional Heterogeneities in CrMnFeCoNi High-entropy Alloys (HEAs)". The focus of her Ph.D. research is on understanding the compositional mechanisms in near-equiatomic multi-component metallic alloys. She explores the impact of various mechanical and metallurgical factors using electron microscopy-based techniques.

During her Ph.D., Dr. Muniandy actively engaged in various microscopy and microanalysis tasks, including sample preparation, data acquisition, optimization, and comprehensive scientific analysis. She conducted her research at Microscopy Australia nodes, particularly within the UNSW MWAC Electron Microscope Unit (EMU) and the Sydney Microscopy and Microanalysis (SMM) facility at the University of Sydney. A significant aspect of her research involved using atom probe tomography (APT) in conjunction with SEM-based microstructure characterization techniques such as SEM-based WDXS-EPMA, EDXS, and EBSD instruments.

Currently at EMU, Dr. Muniandy holds the position of a Technical Officer. In this role, she is responsible for the day-to-day operation, training users, assisting users in standard sample preparation, and supporting users across scanning electron microscopes (SEMs), transmission electron microscopes (TEMs), as well as providing additional support for various instruments.

Phone
+61 2 9065 2204
Location
Electron Microscope Unit Chemical Sciences Building (F10) Kensington Campus, UNSW
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Paul MJ; Muniandy Y; Kruzic JJ; Ramamurty U; Gludovatz B, 2022, 'Effect of heat treatment on the strength and fracture resistance of a laser powder bed fusion-processed 18Ni-300 maraging steel', Materials Science and Engineering: A, 844, pp. 143167 - 143167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2022.143167
    Journal articles | 2021
    Muniandy Y; He M; Eizadjou M; George EP; Kruzic JJ; Ringer SP; Gludovatz B, 2021, 'Compositional variations in equiatomic CrMnFeCoNi high-entropy alloys', Materials Characterization, 180, pp. 111437 - 111437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2021.111437
    Journal articles | 2017
    Sanyang ML; Muniandy Y; Sapuan SM; Sahari J, 2017, 'Tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) fiber as novel reinforcement material for sugar palm biopolymer based composite films', BioResources, 12, pp. 3751 - 3765, http://dx.doi.org/10.15376/biores.12.2.3751-3765

  • Awarded the AMAS XVI Symposium Bursary award of $1000, Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Society (AMMS) (2024)
  • Awarded TFS scholarship, UNSW (2018)
  • Recipient of Gold Medal for Best Final Year Project Award, UPM (2016)

  1. Muniandy, Y., He, M., Eizadjou, M., George, E. P., Kruzic, J. J., Ringer, S. P., & Gludovatz, B. (2021). Compositional variations in equiatomic CrMnFeCoNi high-entropy alloys. Materials Characterization, 180, 111437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2021.111437
  2. Paul, M. J., Muniandy, Y., Kruzic, J. J., Ramamurty, U., & Gludovatz, B. (2022). Effect of heat treatment on the strength and fracture resistance of a laser powder bed fusion-processed 18Ni-300 maraging steel. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 844, 143167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2022.143167
  3. Sanyang, M. L., Muniandy, Y., Sapuan, S. M., & Sahari, J. (2017). Tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) fiber as novel reinforcement material for sugar palm biopolymer based composite films. BioResources, 12(2), 3751-3765. http://doi.org/10.15376/biores.12.2.3751-3765