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David Swank

Research Engineer

Research Areas:
Materials Characterization; Materials Properties and Performance

Biography:
W. David Swank is a longtime researcher at Idaho National Laboratory.  Early in his career at the INL he was actively involved in research related to understanding thermal and plasma spray coating processes.  He developed and used advanced diagnostics techniques to understand process variables for such applications as turbine engine thermal barrier coatings, automotive oxygen sensors and plasma sprayed energetic materials.  Since 2008 he has been responsible for configuration and management of several key laboratory capabilities in support of INL’s nuclear mission.  These projects include the Environmental Effects Laboratory (EEL). Work in this laboratory has developed methods for hydriding zirconium for studying the effect of hydrides and their orientation on the mechanical properties of nuclear fuel cladding.  Mr. Swank was also responsible for setting up and managing the Carbon Characterization Laboratory (CCL) in support of nuclear grade graphite research for high temperature gas reactors.  Other significant capabilities developed and managed by Mr. Swank include a reactor insertion experiment assembly glove box with controlled atmosphere and automated welding and centrifugal/pressure casting for development of metal fuels and alloys.  He has been awarded 6 patents and is author or co-author of 22 peer reviewed journal articles and 56 conference proceedings. 

Education:

​M.S., Mechanical Engineering - University of Idaho

B.S. Mechanical Engineering - Colorado State University

A.S., Pre-Engineering - Mesa College

Publications:

Journal Articles
W. David Swank and W. E. Windes , “Specimen Size Effects in the Determination of Nuclear Grade Graphite”,  ASTM STP Journal on Graphite Testing for Nuclear Applications: the Significance of Test Specimen Volume and Geometry and the Statistical Significance of Test Specimen Population, 2014.


Marat Khafizov, W. David Swank, et. al., “Thermal Conductivity in Nanocrystalline Ceria Thin Films”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 1-8 (2013).


Rabin, B. H.; Swank, W. D.; Wright, R. N., “Thermophysical properties of Alloy 617 from 25 degrees C to 1000 degrees C” NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN  Volume: 262   Pages: 72-80   Published: SEP 2013.


T.C. Totemeier, R.N. Wright, W. D. Swank, “Residual Stresses in High-Velocity Oxy-Fuel Metallic Coatings”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 35A, June 2004.


M. Schwartz, B.S. Berland, W.D. Swank, et. Al., “Novel Composite Membranes for Hydrogen Separation in Gasification Processes in Vision 21 Plants, ”The National Hydrogen Association’s 15th U.S. Hydrogen Conference and Hydrogen Expo USA, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., April 26-30. 2004.


T.C. Totemeier, R. N. Wright, and W. D. Swank, “Mechanical and Physical Properties of High-Velocity Oxy- Fuel Sprayed Iron Aluminide Coatings”, Met Trans A,  Vol. 34(A), October 2003.


T.C. Totemeier, R. N. Wright, and W. D. Swank, “Microstructure and Stresses in HVOF Sprayed Iron Aluminide Coatings”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology , 408, Vol. 111(3), September 2002.


J.R. Fincke, D. M. Crawford, S. C. Snyder, W.D. Swank, D.C. Haggard, and R.L. Williamson, "Entrainment in High Velocity, High Temperature Thermal Plasma Jets, Part I: Experimental Results” submitted to International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2002).


J.R. Fincke, R.P Anderson, T. Hyde, B.A. Detering, R. Wright,  R.L. Bewley, D.C. Haggard, W.D. Swank, "Plasma Thermal Conversion of Methane to Acetylene," Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 22, pp. 107-138 (2002).


R.L. Williamson,  J.R. Fincke, D. M. Crawford, S. C. Snyder, W.D. Swank, and D.C. Haggard, "Entrainment in High Velocity, High Temperature Thermal Plasma Jets, Part II: Computational Results and Comparison to Experiment” submitted to International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2002).


D.J. Branagan, W.D. Swank, D.C. Haggard, and J.R. Fincke, "Wear-Resistant Amorphous and Nanocomposite Steel Coatings," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 32A, pp. 2615-2621 (2001).


J.R. Fincke, D.C. Haggard, W.D. Swank, “Temperature Measurement in the Thermal Spray Process,” The Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 10, pp. 255-265 (2001).


J. R. Fincke, C. H. Chang, W. D. Swank  and D. C. Haggard, "Entrainment and Demixing in Subsonic Thermal Plasma Jets: Comparison of Measurements and Predictions," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 37, no. 11, pp. 1673-1682, (1994).


W. D. Swank, J. R. Fincke, and D. C. Haggard, "Behavior of Ni-Al Particles in Argon:Helium Plasma Jets," Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, vol. 2, no. 3, 243-249 (1993).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Entrainment and Demixing in Subsonic Argon/Helium Thermal Plasma Jets,"  Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, vol. 2, no. 4, 345-350 (1993).


W. D. Swank,  J.R. Fincke and D.C. Haggard, "Modular Enthalpy Probe with Residual Gas Analyzer for Thermal Plasma Measurements," Review of Scientific Instruments, 64, 56, 1993.


J. R. Fincke, S. C. Snyder, and W. D. Swank , "Comparison of Enthalpy Probe and Laser Light Scattering Measurement of Thermal Plasma Temperatures and Velocities,"  Review of Scientific Instruments, 64, 711 (1993).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, C. L. Jeffery, and C. A. Mancuso, "A Technique for the Simultaneous Measurement of Particle Size, Velocity, and Temperature," Measurement Science and Technology, 4, 559 (1993).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Plasma Spraying of Alumina: Plasma and Particle Flow Fields," Journal of Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, vol. 13, no. 4, 569-600 (1993).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, S. C. Snyder, and D. C. Haggard, "Enthalpy Probe Performance in Compressible Thermal Plasma Jets," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 64, no. 12, 3585-3593 (1993).


W.D. Swank., Fincke, J.R., and Mason, T., "Behavior of Liquid Metal Droplets in an Aspirating Nozzle," presented at the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 1990 Fall Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 7-11, 1990, published in Metallurgical Transactions B, Vol. 23B, Pg. 695, December 1992.


Fincke, J.R., W.D. Swank, and C.L. Jeffery, "Simultaneous Measurement of Particle Size, Velocity and Temperature in Thermal Plasmas," IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 18, No. 6, December 1990.

 

Refereed Conference Papers
W. David Swank, et. al., “An Inter-laboratory Comparison of Graphite Testing Procedures”, American Nuclear Society, 2012 ANS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, June 2012.


Prabhat K. Tripathy, W. David Swank, Tedd E. Lister and Eric S. Peterson, “A High Temperature Chemical Processing Route to Recycle Spent Nd2Fe14B (Neo) Magnets”, CIM 2014 Convention, Vancovour BC, Canada, May 11-14, 2014.


Donna Post Guillen, W. David Swank, Adam X. Zabriskie and Heng Ban, Thermal Predictions of New Composite Material During Impile Testing”,  The 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, NURETH-14, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 25-29, 2011.


W. D. Swank, Jon Carmack, et.Al. “Hot Hydrogen Test Facility,” Space Technology & Applications International Forum-2007, (Ed.) Mohamed S. El-Genk, AIP Conference Proceedings 880, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 11-15, 2007, Pg. 380-388.


J.R. Fincke, W.D. Swank et. Al. “Control of Particle Temperature, Velocity , and Trajectory in the Therml Spray Process”, Thermal Spray 2003: Advancing the Science & Appliying the Technology, (Ed.) C. Moreau and B Marple, ASM International, Materials Park, OH, 2003.


M. Gevelber, J.R. Fincke and W.D. Swank, “Real-Time Control for Plasma Spray: Production Issues and Distribution Implications”, Thermal Spray 2003: Advancing the Science & Appliying the Technology, (Ed.) C. Moreau and B Marple, ASM International, Materials Park, OH, 2003.


S.N. Basu, J.R. Fincke, and W.D. Swank, “Plasma Sprayed Coatings with Engineered Microstructures”, Thermal Spray 2003: Advancing the Science & Appliying the Technology, (Ed.) C. Moreau and B Marple, ASM International, Materials Park, OH, 2003.


J.R. Fincke, W.D.Swank, R.L. Bewley, D.C. Haggard, M. Gevelber, and D. Wroblewski, “Diagnostics and Control in the Thermal Spray Process,” Surface and Coating Technology, 146-147, pp. 537-543 (2001).


M. Schwartz, B.S. Berland, W.D. Swank, et. Al., “Novel Composite Membranes for Hydrogen Separation in Gasification Processes in Vision 21 Plants, ”The National Hydrogen Association’s 15th U.S. Hydrogen Conference and Hydrogen Expo USA, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., April 26-30. 2004.


J. Rempe, D. Knudson, K. Condie, W.D. Swank, K. Y. Suh, F.-B. Cheung, and S.-B. Kim,  "Materials Interaction Tests to Identify Base and Coating Materials for an Enhanced In-Vessel Core Catcher Design," Twelfth  International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE12), Washington, DC,   April 2004.


W. D. Swank, R. A. Gavalya, J. K. Wright, R. N. Wright, “Residual Stress Determination from a Laser-Based Curvature Measurement,” Thermal Spray; Surface Engineering via Applied Research, C. C. Berndt, ed., ASM International, Materials Park, OH, pp. 363-369 (2000).


R. N. Wright, W. D. Swank, “Microstructure Effects on Stainless Steel Substrates from Deposition of Plasma Spray Coatings,” Thermal Spray; Surface Engineering via Applied Research, C. C. Berndt, ed., ASM International, Materials Park, OH, pp. 9-14 (2000).


M. Gevelber, D. Wroblewski, J. Fincke, and W. Swank, “System Characterization and Plasma-Particle Distribution Analysis of Development of a Closed Loop Control for Plasma Spray,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 5-10, Orlando, Florida, (2000).   


J.R. Fincke, D. M. Crawford, S. C. Snyder, W.D. Swank, D.C. Haggard, and R.L. Williamson, Entrainment in High Velocity, High Temperature Thermal Plasma Jets,” 18th Symposium in Energy Engineering Sciences, May (1999). 


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, D. C. Haggard, “More on the Influence of Injector Geometry and Carrier Gas Flow Rate on Spray Pattern and Particle Temperature,” Thermal Spray; Surface Engineering via Applied Research, C. C. Berndt, ed., ASM International, Materials Park, OH, pp. 9-14 (2000).


Daniel M. Ginosar, W. David Swank, Ryan D. McMurtrey, William J. Carmack, “Flow-Field Studies of the RESS Process”, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, Atlanta, Georga, April 8-12, 2000.


J.R. Fincke, W.D. Swank, and D.C. Haggard, “Thermal Spray Processing of Functionally Graded Coatings Using Single and Multiple Particle Injectors”, ASM Materials Solutions Conference, Chicago, IL, October 1998.


D.J. Varacalle, W. D. Swank, et. al., “Modeling and Diagnostics of a New High-Velocity Combustion Wire Spray Process,” Thermal Spray: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century (15th International Thermal Spray Conference), ed. C. Coddet, ASM International, pp. 529-535, Nice, France (1998).


D.J. Varacalle, W. D. Swank, et. al., “Modeling and Diagnostics of the Praxair HVAF Combustion Spray Process,” Thermal Spray: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century (15th International Thermal Spray Conference), ed. C. Coddet, ASM International, pp. 347-353, Nice, France (1998).


J.R.  Fincke, W.D.  Swank, and D.C.  Haggard, “Inflight Behavior of Dissimilar Co-Injected Particles in the Spraying of Metal-Ceramic Functionally Gradient Materials,” Thermal Spray: A United Forum for Scientific and Technological Advances  (UTSC’97) ed. C. C. Berndt, ASM International, pp.527-534, Indianapolis, IN (1997).


W. Smith, T. J. Jewett, S. Sampath, W. D. Swank, J. R. Fincke, “Plasma Processing of Functionally Graded Materials Part I: Process Diagnostics,” Thermal Spray: A United Forum for Scientific and Technological Advances  (UTSC’97) ed. C. C. Berndt, ASM International, pp.599-607, Indianapolis, IN (1997).


W.D. Swank, J.R. Fincke, D.C.  Haggard, S. Sampath, and W. Smith, “The Influence of Gun Parameters on Co-Injected Particles in the Spraying of Metal-Ceramic Functionally Gradient Materials,” Thermal Spray: A United Forum for Scientific and Technological Advances  (UTSC’97) ed. C. C. Berndt, ASM International, pp.451-458, Indianapolis, IN (1997).


J.R.  Fincke, W.D.  Swank, and D.C.  Haggard, “The influence of Injector geometry and Carrier Gas flow Rate on Spray Pattern and Particle Temperature,” Thermal Spray: A United Forum for Scientific and Technological Advances  (UTSC’97) ed. C. C. Berndt, ASM International, pp.335-342, Indianapolis, IN (1997).


J. R.  Fincke, C.H. Chang, W.D. Swank, and D.C. Haggard, “Measured and Simulated Particle Flow Field Parameters in a High Power Plasma Spray,” Proceedings of the Julian Szekely Memorial Symposium on Materials Processing, Ed. H. Y. Sohn, et al, TMS, pp.529-540, Cambridge, MA (1997).


*R. N. Wright, J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, “The Influence of Particle Velocity and Temperature on the Microstructure of Plasma Sprayed Nickel Coatings,” Thermal Spray: Practical Solutions for Engineering Problems (NTSC’96), ASM International, pp. 511, Cincinnati, OH (1996).


W. D. Swank, C. H. Chong, J. R. Fincke, and D. C. Haggard, “Measured and Simulated Particle Flow Field Parameters in a High-Power Plasma Spray,” Thermal Spray: Practical Solutions for Engineering Problems (NTSC’96), ASM International, pp. 541, Cincinnati, OH (1996).


D. J. Varacalle, Jr., D. L. Hagrman, J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, V. Zanchuck, and E. Sampson, “An Experimental Study of Twin-Wire Electric Arc Sprayed Zinc and Aluminum Coatings,” Thermal Spray: Practical Solutions for Engineering Problems (NTSC’96), ASM International, pp.717, Cincinnati, OH (1996).


J.R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, “Feedback Control of the Subsonic Plasma Spray Process: System Model”, Advances in Thermal Spray Science and Technology (NTSC’95), eds. C. Berndt and S. Sampath, ASM International, 117-122, Houston, TX, (1995).


J.R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, “Feedback Control of the Subsonic Plasma Spray Process: Controller Performance,” Advances in Thermal Spray Science and Technology (NTSC’95), eds. C. Berndt and S. Sampath, ASM International, 123-128, Houston, TX, (1995).


W. D. Swank, J.R. Fincke, and D. C. Haggard, “A Particle Temperature Sensor for Monitoring and Control of the Plasma Spray Process,” Advances in Thermal Spray Science and Technology (NTSC’95), eds. C. Berndt and S. Sampath, ASM International, 111-116, Houston, TX, (1995).


J.R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, “Particle Temperature and Residence Time Control in Reactive Thermal Spraying,” proceedings of the International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC-12), ed. J. Heberlein, et al., 871-876, Minneapolis, MN, (1995).


J.R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, “High Definition Plasma Spraying with Wire Feedstock,” proceedings of the International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC-12), ed. J. Heberlein, et al., 957-963, Minneapolis, MN, (1995).


J.R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, “Thermal Plasma Reduction of UF6,” proceedings of the International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC-12), ed. J. Heberlein, et al., 1045-1050, Minneapolis, MN, (1995).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Comparison of the Characteristics of HVOF and Plasma Thermal Spray," Thermal Spray Industrial Applications (NTSC’94), eds. C. C. Berndt and S. Sampath, ASM International, 325-330 (1994).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Plasma Spraying of Oxygen Sensitive Materials in Air," HTD-Vol 280, Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, eds. M. K. Alam, et al, ASME, 121-127 (1994).


J. R. Fincke, S. C. Snyder, W. D. Swank, D. C. Haggard and L. D. Reynolds, "Diagnostic Techniques for Thermal Plasmas and Thermal Plasma Spray," HTD-Vol 280, Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, Eds M. K. Alam, et al, ASME, 129-140 (1994).


R. N. Wright, J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, D. C. Haggard, and C. R. Clark, "The Influence of  Process Parameters on the Microstructure and Properties of Fe3Al Based Coatings,"  1994 Annual TMS Conference Proceedings, to be published.


W. D. Swank, J. R. Fincke, and D. C. Haggard, "HVOF Gas Flow Field Characteristics," Thermal Spray Industrial Applications, Eds. C. C. Berndt and S. Sampath, ASM International, 313-318 (1994).


W. D. Swank, J. R. Fincke, and D. C. Haggard, "HVOF Particle Flow Field Characteristics,"  Thermal Spray Industrial Applications, Eds. C. C. Berndt and S. Sampath, ASM International, 319-324 (1994).


W.D. Swank, J.R. Fincke, and D.C. Haggard, "Plasma/Particle Interactions in Subsonic Argon/Helium Thermal Plasma Jets", proceedings of the National Thermal Spray Conference - 93, Anaheim, CA, 7-11 June 1993.


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Atmospheric-Plasma Spraying of Alumina: Plasma and Particle Flow Fields," Journal of Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, vol. 13, no. 4, 1993.


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Demixing and Nitric Oxide Formation in Naturally Entraining Ar/He Thermal Plasma Jets," Proceedings of the International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, ISPC-11 (1993).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Detached Shock Enthalpy Probe Performance," Proceedings of the International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, ISPC-11 (1993).


J. R. Fincke, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Transverse Injection into a Supersonic Thermal Plasma Jet," Proceedings of the International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, ISPC-11 (1993).


Fincke, J.R., W.D. Swank and D.C. Haggard, "Entrainment and Demixing in Subsonic Argon/Helium Thermal Plasma Jets", proceedings of the National Thermal Spray Conference - 93, Anaheim, CA, 7-11 June 1993.


Fincke, J.R. and W.D. Swank, "Air-Plasma Spraying of Zirconia: Spray Characteristics, Deposition Efficiency and Porosity Control by Standoff Distance," 1992 International Thermal Spray Conference, Orlando, May 1992.


Fincke, J.R. and W.D. Swank, "Measurement of Particle Size, Velocity , and Temperature in the Plasma Spray Coating Process", Proceedings of the 1st ASME-JSME Fluids Engineering Conference, FED-Vol. 121, Portland, OR, pp. 97-102, June 23-27, 1991.


*Fincke, J.R. and W.D. Swank, "The Effect of Plasma Jet Fluctuations on Particle Time Temperature Histories," Proceedings of the 1991 National Thermal Spray Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 4-10, 1991.


Fincke, J.R., W.D. Swank, et. al., "The Measurement of Single Particle Temperature in Plasma Sprays," Proceedings of the Eighth Symposium on Energy Engineering Sciences, Argonne, Illinois, May 9-11, 1990.


Fincke, J.R. and W.D. Swank, "Simultaneous Measurement of NI-Al Particle Size, Velocity and Temperature in Atmospheric Thermal Plasmas," Proceedings of the 3rd National Thermal Spray Conference, Long Beach, California, May 20-25, 1990.


Fincke, J.R., and W.D. Swank, "Behavior of Alumina Particles in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jets," Proceedings of the 1990 Spring Meeting of the Materials Research Society, San Francisco, California, April 17-19, 1990, Vol. 190.


Trapaga, G., J. Szekely, R. Westhof, J.R. Fincke, and W.D. Swank, "Particle Velocity and Temperature Histories in a Plasma Plume: A Comparison of Measurements and Predictions," Plasma Processing and Synthesis of Materials III, Materials Research Society Symposia Proceedings Vol. 190, April 1990, San Francisco, CA.


Mines, G.L., W.D. Swank, and C.J. Bliem, "Geothermal Heat Cycle Research--Supercriticle cycle with Horizontal Counterflow Condenser," Proceedings of the 22nd IECEC, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Vol. II, pp. 924-929, August 1987, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Demuth, O.J., C.J. Bliem, G.L. Mines, and W.D. Swank, "Overview of Recent Supercritical Binary Geothermal Cycle Experiments from the Heat Cycle Research Program," Transactions of the Geothermal Resources Council Vol. 10, pp. 311-316, September 1986, Palm Springs, California.


Bliem, C.J., O.J. Demuth, G.L. Mines, and W.D. Swank, "Vaporization at Supercritical Pressures and Counterflow Condensing of Pure and Mixed-Hydrocarbon Working Fluids for Geothermal Power Plants, "Proceedings of the 21st IECEC, American Chemical Society, Vol. 1, pp. 61-65, August 1986, San Diego, California.


Bliem, C.J. and G.L. Mines, R.J. Kochan, and W.D. Swank, "Heater-Vaporizer and Counterflow-Condenser Performance for Supercritical Geothermal Cycles using Pure and Mixed Hydrocarbon Working Fluids," Proceedings of the 20th IECEC, Society of Automotive Engineers, Vol. 2, pp.684-689, August 1985, Miami Beach, Florida.


* - Received best paper award

Patents:

​Daniels, Michael A., Heaps, Ronald J., Steffler, Eric D., Swank, WIlliam D., 2013, "Combustible Structural Composites and Methods of Forming Combustible Structural Composites," Patent 8,409,377 B2, April 2, 2013.

 

Guillen, Donna P., Porter, Douglas L., Swank, William D., Erickson, Arnold W., 2011, "Neutron Absorbers and Methods of Forming at Least a Portion of a Neutron Absorber,"  Publication No. 20110255648, October 20, 2011.

 

Daniels, Michael A., Heaps, Ronald J., Steffler, Eric D., Swank, WIlliam D., 2011, "Combustible Structural Composites and Methods of Forming Combustible Structural Composites," Patent 8,007,607 B2, August 30, 2011.

 

Mizia, Ronald E., Wright, Richard N., Swank, William D., Lister, Tedd E., Pinhero, Patrick J., 2007, "Neutron Absorbing Coating for Nuclear Criticality Control," Patent 7,286,626 B2, October 23, 2007.

 

Gevelber, Michael A., Wroblewski, Donald E., Fincke, James R., Swank, WIlliam D., Haggard, Delon C., Bewley, Randy L., 2005, "Feedback Enhanced Plasma Spray Tool" Patent 6,967,304 B2 November 22, 2005.

Wright, Richard N., Swank, William D., Mizia. Ronald E., 2005, "Composite Neutron Absorbing Coatings for Nuclear Criticality Control," Patent 6,919,576 B2, July 19, 2005.

Research Interests:

VHTR high temperature materials test loop

Casting capability for metal fuel and alloy development

Carbon characterization

Advanced graphite creep experiment

ATR insertion capsule assembly

Environmental effects laboratory

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