Reliably predicting damage in structural metallic materials is the goal of my research. I use microstructural and macroscopic modeling along with surface and bulk characterization techniques such as digital image correlation and high-energy X-ray diffraction to achieve this goal. I also use numerical methods to quantify uncertainty in various components used as inputs to the models. Shape memory alloys (SMAs) that deform by both phase transformation and plasticity are the present focus of my work.View Research Outline
Confluent Medical Technologies
Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Visiting Post-doctoral Fellow(2014-2016)
Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
Doctor of Philosophy(2009-2014)
Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State UniversityDownload CV
I enjoy designing web experiences, mostly related to science, art and education. Here are some finished projects and some works in progress.
BrewPF | Beers meet crystallography. Explore the color, strength and bitterness of beers on an inverse pole figure.
400RGB | Colors and patterns. Make interesting patterns using parametric curves and colors.
Railgun.Academy | Being tech-savvy in the grad-school is all about productivity. This six lesson plan to teach essential computational skills is currently a work in progress.