Group Members

 

 

Assistant Professor, Jennifer Carter

 
Ph.D. The Ohio State University               2012
M.S. The University of California, Davis    2008
B.S. The University of California, Davis     2006
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Graduate Students

PhD candidate, Materials Science and Engineering (starting Fall 2014)
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, CWRU (2016) 
B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi (2011)
 
Research: Data-analytics approach to quantifying the correlation between  the microstructural metrics and alloys  performance.
 
Funding: M.S. Supported by Alcoa, and the Army Research Office. Ph.D. funded by NETL
 
M.S. candidate Materials Science and Engineering (2017)
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, CWRU (2016)
 
Research: Study of the lifetime and degredation mechanisms of polymer-based sheet metal forming tools for short run/prototyping applications. Particularly, can we utilize the advantages of additive manufacturing techniques to create cost effective short-run tools.
 
Funding: America Makes
 
 
M.S. candidate Materials Science and Engineering (2018)
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2016)
 
Research: Study of the correlations between microstructure and the performance of nickel-based superalloys. In particular the use of micro-Laue diffraction, EBSD and nano-indentation.
 
Funding: NSF, Case Western Reserve University
 
 

Undergraduates

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2017)
 
Research: Localized deformation behavior in bulk metallic glass composites, with a particular focus on the behavior of the crystalline phase. Supported by SOURCE summar research program
 
Funding: CWRU-SOURCE
 
 
 
B.S. Student Materials Science and Engineering (2016)
 
Research: Correlation betwen processing parameters and microstructure/performance in forged nickel-based superalloys. Justin's project includes ingestion and analysis of herritage data from the NASA forging programs.
 
Funding: Senior Project
 
 
Sean Yoshitomi-Gray
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2019)
 
Research: integration of mechanical and electrical components for the retro-fitting of a constant stress creep frame.
 
Funding: CWRU

Alumni-Graduate Students

M.S. Materials Science and Engineering 2014
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2012
Current Employeer: Welding Manufacturing Engineer, GE Measurement & Control
 
Research: Mechanical behavior of in situ composites bulk metallic glasses as a function of temperature and strain rate.  Supported by Defense Threat Reduction Agency and Case Western Reserve University
 
 

Alumni-Undergraduate Students

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2014)
Minor Economics
Current Employeer: Allied Group
 
Research: Mechanical properties of layered composite aluminum alloys. Supported by Alcoa and Case Western Reserve University
 
Janice Moore
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2014)
Concentration in Biomedical Engineering
Current Employeer: Engineer, GOJO Industries
 
Research: Specifications, design, and manufacturing of rotating bending fatigue equipment for specification of wire components for biomedical applications. As part of her senior design/research project.
 
B.S. Student Materials Science and Engineering (2016)
Current Employeer:
 
Research: Comparitive study on the applicability of commercial digital iamge correlation software packages for the quantification of local deformation fields. Supported by SOURCE summar research program
 
B.S. Student Materials Science and Engineering (2016)
Current Employeer: Vantage Partners
 
Research: Analysis of x-ray diffraction spectra from micro-Laue experiments at the Advanced Photon Source for understanding 3D microstructure and residual dislocation content. Supported by Case Western Reserve University and Argonne National Laboratory Advanced Photon Source