Our research focuses on using ultrasound for the nondestructive characterization of materials at multiple length scales.
This faculty member is associated with the Penn State Intercollege Graduate Degree Program (IGDP) in Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) where a multitude of perspectives and cross-disciplinary collaboration within research is highly valued. Graduate students in the IGDP in MatSE may work with faculty members from across Penn State.
Current and Previous Projects:
- Penn State CDP: Acoustic Characterization of Damage in Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors
- 3M Company: Evaluation of Microstructure-Mechanical Property-Ultrasound Relationships in 3D Printed Binder Jet Materials
- Intel Corp: Non-Destructive Detection of Defects on Silicon Die and Wafers
- Penn State CDP: In situ monitoring of cold sintering
- NSF: Particle Reinforced Ice as a Tunable Acoustic Couplant
- DOE NEUP: Development of Novel Corrosion-Responsive Buffer Materials for Long-Term Immobilization of High-Level Nuclear Waste
- NSF: Integration and Recycling of High-Quality Ceramics and Composites Enabled by Scalable Cold Sintering Manufacturing