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 (started Fall 2016)
M.S. Physics, Bowling Green State University (2016) 
B.S. Software Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University (2010)
 
Research: Data-analytics approach to quantifying the correlation between the microstructural metrics of nickel-based superalloy.
Funding: NSF
 
Ph.D. Candidate, Materials Science and Engineering (started Fall 2017)
M.S. Geology, Miami University (2012)
B.S. Geological Engineering, Michigan Technology University (2010)
 
Research: Additive Manufacturing of Oxide-Dispersion Strengthened NiCoCr 
Funding: NASA Fellowship
 
Co-Advised with Clare Rimnac 
M.S. candidate Materials Science and Engineering (2018)
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2016)
 
Research: Effect of radiation on the fatigue performance of cortical bone.
Funding: Case Western Reserve University
 
 

Undergraduates

 
Co-Advised with Thiago Porto
B.S. Mechanical Engineering (started January 2019)
Minor: Applied Data Science
 
Research: degradation of dental ceramics under in-operando conditions as measured using high-throughput indentation experiments.
Funding: NSF
 
Co-Advised with Ina Martin
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (started with group 2018)
 
Research: Interface engineering of CsGeI3 for thin-film solar cells
Funding: CWRU Faculty Investment Fund 

Alumni-Graduate Students

 

PhD candidate, Materials Science and Engineering (2019)
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 alloy performance.
Funding: M.S. Supported by Alcoa, and the Army Research Office. Ph.D. funded by NETL
 
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2018)
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2017)
Current Employer: Saint Gobain Corp
 
Research: Understanding the Interaction between Grain Boundaries and Precipitates in Ni-Al using Molecular Dynamics
Funding: SOURCE, CWRU, NSF
 
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering 2014
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2012
Current Employer: Welding Manufacturing Engineer, GE Measurement & Control
 
Research: Mechanical behavior of in situ composites bulk metallic glasses as a function of temperature and strain rate.  
Funding: Defense Threat Reduction Agency and Case Western Reserve University
 
Co-Advised with Jim McGuffin-Cawley
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2017)
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, CWRU (2016)
 
Research: Study of the lifetime and degradation 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
 

Alumni-Undergraduate Students

Janice Moore
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2014)
 
Research: Specifications, design, and manufacturing of rotating bending fatigue equipment for the specification of wire components for biomedical applications. As part of her senior design/research project.
 
B.S. Student Materials Science and Engineering (2016)
 
Research: Comparative study on the applicability of commercial digital image correlation software packages for the quantification of local deformation fields. Supported by SOURCE summer research program
 
B.S. Student Materials Science and Engineering (2016)
Current Employer: 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
 
 
B.S. Student Materials Science and Engineering (2016)
 
Research: Correlation between processing parameters and microstructure/performance in forged nickel-based superalloys. Justin's project includes ingestion and analysis of heritage data from the NASA forging programs.