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Gary Shiflet

Gary J. Shiflet

William G. Reynolds Professor

Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological Univ., 1981
M.S. Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1974
B.S. Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1972

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Virginia
PO Box 400745
395 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4745
Office: Wilsdorf Hall Room 228
p: 434-243-8776
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Research Interests


Dr. Shiflet's primary interests are in the kinetics and thermodynamics of phase transformations in crystalline and amorphous solids with particular emphasis on the atomic mechanism involved. Carefully controlled heat treatment experiments and both analytical and high resolution TEM are the primary experimental tools currently employed. Interaction potential models are used to compare experiment with theory. Results are extended to microstructure-property relationships.