Associate Director of the Institute of Materials Science
UConn School of Engineering
Universität des Saarlandes (Germany), 1997, Diplom, physics; University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003, PhD, Materials Science and Engineering
Materials science, metallurgy, especially phase transformations, amorphous metals, metal additive manufacturing, measurements of thermophysical properties
For outstanding scientific and technical contributions to rapid solidification processing technologies, including key contributions to the phase stability and wear behavior of amorphous aluminum alloys, the development of aluminum alloys for additive manufacturing applications, the science-driven development of laser powder bed fusion technology.