Alumni

2013

Tochukwu George
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Carbon Fiber Composite Cellular Structures

Scott Kasen
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Thermal Management at Hypersonic Leading Edges

Jasmine Keene
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Characterization of a Ti(Mo)C-Ni Cermet for Use in Impact Resistant Sandwich Panels

2011

Toni Kember
M.S., Materials Science and Engineeering
Thesis: Compositional Variations in Vapor Deposited Samarium Zirconate Coatings

2010

Mark R. O'Masta
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Ultra-High Molecular-Weight Polyethylene Composites: Structure, Properties and Ballistic Response

2009

Brian A. Gillespie
Ph.D., Engineering Physics
Thesis: Bond Order Potentials for Group IV Semiconductors

Pimsiree Moongkhamklang
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Titanium-Silicon Carbide Composite Lattice Structures

John J. Wetzel
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: The Impulse Response of Extruded Corrugated Core Aluminum Sandwich Structures

Hengbei Zhao
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Low Conductivity Thermal Barrier Coatings

2008

Sang-wan Jin
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Directed Vapor Deposition of Lithium Manganese Oxide Films

Yoon Gu Kim
Ph.D., Engineering Physics
Thesis: Plasma-Assisted Directed Vapor Deposition for Synthesizing Lithium Phosphorus Oxynitride Thin Films

Aarash Y.N. Sofla
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Multifunctional Shape Morphing Lattice Structures

2007

Kevin A. Finnegan
M.S., Engineering Physics
Thesis: Carbon Fiber Composite Pyramidal Lattice Structures

Junjie Quan
Ph.D., Engineering Physics
Thesis: Low Energy Ion Beam Assisted Growth of Metal Multilayers

2006

Dewey A. Murdick
Ph.D.. Engineering Physics
Thesis: Simulating the Atomic Assembly of Gallium Arsenide

Chrisitan J. Yungwirth
M.S., Engineering Physics
Thesis: Ballistic Response of Pyramidal Lattice Truss Structures

2005

Brian A. Gillespie
M.S., Engineering Physics
Thesis: Evaluation of Interatomic Potentials for Modelling Si and SiGe

Gregory W. Kooistra
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Aluminum Alloy Lattice Structures

2002

Nabanita Majumdar
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Atomistic Simulations of the Surface Oxidation of Aluminum

2001

Wei Zou
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Synthesis of Giant Magnetoresistive Multilayers

2000

Derek D. Hass
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Thermal Barrier Coatings via Directed Vapor Deposition

Douglas T. Queheillalt
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Laser Ultrasonic Investigations of Vertical Bridgman Crystal Growth

Yougen Yang
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: The Monte Carlo Simulation of Physical Vapor Deposition

1999

Paul E. Cantonwine II
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Processing and Properties of an Alumina Composite Fiber

Gareth T. Munger
Ph.D., Engineering Physics
Thesis: In Situ Characterization of Metal Matrix Composites Processing

Wei Zou
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: RF Diode Sputter Deposition of Copper

1998

James F. Groves
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Directed Vapor Deposition

Joseph O. Maciejewski
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Three Dimensional Atomistic Simulation of Metal Vapor Deposition

Giridhar M. Prabhakar
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Laser Ultrasonic Tomographic Characterization of Materials with Density Gradients

Mark J. Williamson
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Contributions to Residual Stresses in Metal Matrix Composites

1997

Adam C. Goodge
M.S., Engineering Physics
Thesis: Lens Focused Microwave Reflectometry Concepts for Ceramic Coating Characterization

Yongmei M. Liu
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Anistropic Damage Evolution in Ceramic Matrix Composites

1996

Byoung-Woo W. Choi
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Eddy Current Sensing of Cd1-xZnxTe Crystal Growth

Kumar P. Dharmasena
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Thesis: Eddy Current Sensing of Vertical Bridgman Semiconductor Crystal Growth

Derek D. Hass
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Dielectric Sensing of Ceramic Particle Suspensions

Joseph M. Kunze
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Mechanisms and Models of Metal Matrix Coated Fiber Densification

Dana T. Russell
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Creep of Titanium Matrix Composite: Models and Mechanisms

David J. Sypeck
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Thesis: Damage Evolution In Titanium Matrix Composites

Ravichandran Vancheeswaran
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Thesis: Simulation and Path Planning the Microstructure during Consolidation of Porous Metal Matrix Composites

1995

Rebecca L. Lankey
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Jet Vapor Deposited Nanocomposites: Processing and Properties

Frederick T. Schulitz
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Ultrasonic Propagation in Viscous Liquid Suspensions

1994

Ravikumar S. Gampala
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
Thesis: The Inelastic Blunting of Hemispherical Contacts

David L. Hill
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Jet Vapor Deposition Coating Fibers

Douglas T. Queheillalt
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Laser Ultrasonic Sensing of Liquid/Solid Interfaces

John Warren
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Fiber Damage Prediction for the Consolidation of Ti-6Al-4V (PVD) Metallized Alumina Fibers

1993

Weiwen Cai
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Phase Transformations and Age Hardening of a Rapidly Solidified Ti-24A1-11Nb Alloy

Paul E. Cantonwine II
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: The Effects of Processing on the Interface Structure/Property Relationship in a Ti-24A1-11Nb (at %) Composite

Terry S. Davison
M.S., Mechanical Engineering
Thesis: Elastic/Plastic Analysis of the Contact Deformation of Metal-Coated Fibers

Heather J. Hough
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Luminescence Sensing of Stress in Metal Matrix Composites

1992

James F. Groves
M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Thesis: Fiber Damage During the Consolidation of Metal Matrix Composites

Richard W. Rydin
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Mechanically Alloyed Intermetallic Ti3Al+Nb Microstructures and Properties

1991

Jeffrey A. Goldman
M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Thesis: Laser Ultrasound Density Distribution Sensing

Todd A. Kuntz
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis: Measurement of Internal Residual Strain Gradients in Metal Matrix Composites Using Synchrotron Radiation

Joseph M. Kunze
M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Thesis: Modelling the Consolidation of Plasma Sprayed Foils

Sanjai Parthasarathi
M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Thesis: Ultrasonic Sensing of Porous Granular Media