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Fontana Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University

My research is largely in the mechanical behavior of materials and novel processing methods. I have become interested in experimenting with new business models so universities can better serve regional economic development through manufacturing and appropriate roles in workforce development. You can find details on me at:


  • –present
    Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director, Ohio Manufacturing Institute, The Ohio State University


  • 1988 
    Stanford University, Materials Science and Engineering


Fellow ASM, International among others.