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Jill Wright

Advisory Scientist

Research Areas:
Materials Science and Engineering

Biography:
Jill Knibloe Wright is an advisory scientist at Idaho National Laboratory involved in modeling, development and characterization of advanced materials and processes. Her primary responsibility is for material property testing and analysis for high temperature heat exchangers and steam generators in Very High Temperature Reactors and  preparing a Code Case to enter a high temperature alloy into the nuclear section of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. She holds a master’s in metallurgical engineering from Ohio State University and a bachelor’s in metallurgical engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Education:

​M.S., Metallurgical Engineering - Ohio State University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering - Michigan Technological University

Publications:

​Peer Reviewed Journals

J.K. Benz; L.J. Carroll; J.K. Wright; R.N. Wright; T. Lillo, “Threshold Stress Creep Behavior of Alloy 617 at Intermediate Temperatures” 45A Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A (2014) 3010.

 

J. K. Wright, L. J. Carroll, J. A. Simpson, and R. N. Wright, “Low Cycle Fatigue of Alloy 617 at 850 and 950°C” 135 Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, (2013).

 

J. K. Wright, L. J. Carroll, C. J. Cabet, T. Lillo, J. K. Benz, J. A. Simpson, W. R. Lloyd, J. A. Chapman, and
R. N. Wright, “Characterization of Elevated Temperature Properties of Heat Exchanger and Steam Generator Alloys,” 251 Nuclear Engineering and Design, (2012) 252.

 

T. C. Totemeier and J. K. Wright, “Residual Stress Determination in Thermally Sprayed Coatings – A Comparison of Curvature Models and X-Ray Techniques” 200 Surface and Coatings Technology (2006) 3955.

 

R. L. Williamson, J. K. Wright, E. D. Steffler, and R. M. Cannon, “Numerical Analysis of Surface Cracks at Regions of Curvature in Oxide Scales” A342 Materials Science and Engineering (2003) 109.

 

D. Renusch, Murali, S. Uran, M. Grimsditch, B. W. Veal, J. K. Wright and R. L. Williamson, “Effect of Edges and Corners on Stresses in Thermally Grown Alumina Scales” 53 Oxidation of Metals (2000) 171.

 

J. K. Wright, R. L. Williamson, D. Renusch, B. W. Veal, M. Grimsditch, P. Y. Hou, and R. M. Cannon, “Residual Stresses in Convoluted Oxide Scales” A262 Material Science and Engineering (1999) 246.

 

R. N. Wright, M. T. Anderson, and J. K. Wright, “Microstructure and Properties of an Oxide Dispersion-Strengthened Iron Aluminide” A258 Materials Science and Engineering (1998) 285.

 

J. K. Wright, R. L. Williamson, R. M. Cannon, “Finite Element Analysis of the Effects of Corners on Residual Stresses in Protective Oxide Scales,” A238 Material Science and Engineering (1997) 411. 

 

C. R. Clark, R. N. Wright, J. K. Wright and B. H. Rabin, "Elevated Temperature Mechanical Properties of Reaction Synthesized Fe3Al," 32 Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia (1995) 1883.

 

J. K. Wright, R. L. Williamson, and K. J. Maggs, "Finite Element Analysis of the Effectiveness of Interlayers in Reducing thermal Residual Stresses in Diamond Films," Materials Science and Engineering, A187 (1994) 87.

 

B. H. Rabin, R. N. Wright, J. K. Wright and C. H. Sellers, "Grain Growth Behavior of Fe3Al Fabricated by Different Methods," Journal of Materials Research, 9(6) (1994) 1384.

 

T. A. Hyde, C. H. Sellers, J. K. Wright, and R. N. Wright, "Electrical Resistance Analysis of the DO3B2 Transition in Alloys of Fe3Al," Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, 30 (1994) 113.

 

S. Viswanathan, B. R. Shelton, J. K. Wright and V. K. Sikka, "Effect of Thermomechanical Processing on the Room-Temperature Properties of An Fe3Al-Based Alloy," Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, 29 (1993) 589.

 

J. R. Knibloe, R. N. Wright, C. L. Trybus, and V. K. Sikka, "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Fe3Al Alloys with Cr," Journal of Materials Science, 28 (1993) 2040.

 

J. K. Wright, R. N. Wright, and G. A. Moore, "Combustion Synthesized Iron Aluminide Coatings and Joints," Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, 28 (1993) 515.

 

J. R. Knibloe, R. N. Wright, V. K. Sikka, R. H. Baldwin and C. R. Howell, "Elevated Temperature Behavior of Fe3Al with Cr Additions," Materials Science and Engineering A, A153(1-2) (1992) 382.

 

B. H. Rabin, R. N. Wright, J. R. Knibloe, R. V. Raman and S. V. Rale, "Reaction Processing of Iron Aluminides," Materials Science and Engineering, A153(1-2) (1992) 706.

 

M. H. O'Brien, K. L. Telschow, and J. R. Knibloe, "Analysis of As-Machined Nuclear Graphite Parts Using Conventional and Laser Ultrasonic Techniques," Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 29(4) (1992) 378.

 

R. L. Williamson, J. R. Knibloe, and R. N. Wright, "Particle-Level Investigation of Densification During Uniaxial Hot Pressing:  Continuum Modeling and Experiments," Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology (Transactions of the ASME), 114(1) (1992) 105.

 

R. N. Wright, J. R. Knibloe and R. D. Noebe, "Consolidation of NiAl Powders Using Hot Isostatic Pressing," Materials Science and Engineering A, A141(1) (1991) 79.

 

R. N. Wright and J. R. Knibloe, "The Influence of Alloying on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of P/M Ni3Al," Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, 38(10) (1990) 1993.

 

R. N. Wright, R. L. Williamson, and J. R. Knibloe, "Modeling of Hipping Consolidation Applied to Ni3Al Powders," Powder Metallurgy, 33(3) (1990) 253.

 

R. N. Wright, B. H. Rabin and J. R. Knibloe, "Consolidation of Ni3Al Powders by Hot Isostatic Pressing," Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 4(1) (1989) 25.

 

J. R. Knibloe and R. H. Wagoner, "Experimental Investigation and Finite Element Modeling of Hemispherically Stretched Steel Sheet," Metallurgical Transactions A, 20A(8) (1989) 1509.

 

B. Flinn, J. E. Jones, R. H. Frost, W. E. Wistehuff, J. Knibloe, "Fatigue Properties of Welds of Nodular Cast Iron to Steel," Transactions of the American Foundrymen's Society, 94 (1986) 879.

 

Conference Proceedings and Non Reviewed Journals

Jill Wright and Hakan Ozaltun, "Effects of the foil centering on the irradiation performance of U10Mo alloy based monolithic mini-plates" Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Power Energy Conversion Conference, San Diego, June 28-July 2, 2015.

 

Thomas Lillo, Richard N. Wright, Laura Carroll, Jill Wright, Julian Benz, Nancy Lybeck, “High Temperature Alloy 617 Properties for Engineering Design”  Technical Meeting on High-Temperature Qualification of High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactor Materials, IAEA, Vienna, Austria, June 2014.

 

R. N. Wright, L. J. Carroll, J. K. Benz, J. K. Wright, T. M. Lillo and N. J. Lybeck “Properties of Alloy 617 for Heat Exchanger Design” Proceedings of the HTR 2014, Weihai, China (2014).

 

L. J. Carroll, T. L. Sham, J. K. Wright, R. N. Wright “Characterization of Alloy 617 Properties to Support VHTR Intermediate Heat Exchanger Design” 110 ANS Transactions (2014) 796.

 

J. K. Wright, J. A. Simpson, R. N. Wright, L. J. Carroll, T. L. Sham  “Strain Rate Sensitivity of Alloys 800H and 617” for Proceedings of the 2013 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, Paris, France, (2013).

 

R. N. Wright, C. J. Cabet and J. K. Wright, “Material Performance in Helium-cooled Systems,” Comprehensive Nuclear Materials 5 volume set, Chapter 5.11, Elsevier Major Reference Works (2012).

 

J. K. Wright, L. J. Carroll, C. J. Cabet, T. Lillo, J. K. Benz, J. A. Simpson, W. R. Lloyd, J. A. Chapman, and
R. N. Wright, “Characterization of Elevated Temperature Properties of Heat Exchanger and Steam Generator Alloys,” Proceedings of HTR 2010, Prague, Czech Republic, (2010).

 

J. K. Wright, R. L. Williamson, P. Y. Hou, R. M. Cannon, D. Renusch, B. W. Veal, M. Grimsditch, “Finite Element Modeling of the Effect of Interface Anomalies on Thermal Stresses in Alumina Scales,” High Temperature Corrosion and Materials Chemistry, P. Y. Hou, M. J. McNallan, R. Oltra, E. J. Opila and D. A. Shores (Eds.) Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, (1998).

 

R. L. Williamson, J. K. Wright, R. M. Cannon, “Finite Element Analysis of Surface Cracks at Corners in Protective Oxide Scales,” High Temperature Corrosion and Materials Chemistry, P. Y. Hou, M. J. McNallan, R. Oltra, E. J. Opila and D. A. Shores (Eds.) Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, (1998).

 

M. Grimsditch, D. Renusch, B. W. Veal, J. K. Wright, R. L. Williamson, “Stresses in Thermally Grown Alumina Scales Near Edges and Corners,” High Temperature Corrosion and Materials Chemistry, P. Y. Hou, M. J. McNallan, R. Oltra, E. J. Opila and D. A. Shores (Eds.) Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, (1998).

 

R. L. Williamson, J. K. Wright, R. M. Cannon, “Numerical Analysis of the Effects of Substrate Corners and Interface Convolution on Residual Stresses in Oxide Films,” Fundamental Aspects of High Temperature Corrosion, D. A. Shores, R. A. Rapp and P. Y. Hou (Eds.) Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, (1997) 16.

 

R. N. Wright and J. K. Wright, “The Influence of Processing on Microtructure and Properties of Iron Aluminides,” Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Conference on Fossil Energy Materials, CONF-9605167 ORNL/FMP-96/1, Knoxville TN, May (1996) 373.

 

J. K. Wright, J. R. Fincke, R. N. Wright, W. D. Swank, and D. C. Haggard, "Experimental and Finite Element Investigation of Residual Stresses Resulting from the Thermal Spray Process," Proceedings 8th National Thermal Spray Conference, ASM, Houston TX (1995) 187.

 

R. N. Wright and J. K. Wright, “The Influence of Processing on Microtructure and Properties of Iron Aluminides,” Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Conference on Fossil Energy Materials, CONF-9505204 ORNL/FMP-95/1, Oak Ridge TN, May (1995) 271.

 

T. M. Lillo, R. N. Wright, J. K. Wright and B. H. Rabin, "Processing Influence on Elevated Temperature Properties of Reaction Synthesized Fe3Al" Proceedings 2nd International Conference on Heat Resistant Materials, ASM, Gatlinburg TN (1995) 579.

 

R. N. Wright, J. K. Wright, C. H. Sellers, and T. A. Hyde, "Phase Transformations in Fe3Al with Ti and Cr Additions," Proceedings Symposium on Mechanical Properties and Phase Transformations of Multi-phase Intermetallic Alloys, TMS, Rosemont IL, (1995) 49.

 

J. K. Wright and R. N. Wright, "Processing Iron Aluminides by Reaction Synthesis," Processing, Properties and Applications of Iron Aluminides, J. H. Schneibel and M. A. Crimp, eds., TMS, San Francisco CA, (1994) 47.

 

J. R. Knibloe and R. N. Wright, “The Influence of Thermomechanical Processing on Microstructure and Properties of Iron Aluminides,” Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference on Fossil Energy Materials, ORNL/FMP-92/1, Knoxville TN, July (1992) 207.

 

R. N. Wright and J. R. Knibloe, “The Influence of Thermomechanical Processing on the Structure and Properties of Fe3Al,” Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference on Fossil Energy Materials, ORNL/FMP-91/1, Knoxville TN, September (1991) 219.

 

D. J. Varacalle, J. R. Knibloe, V. L. Smith-Wackerle, J. A. Walter, and G. Irons, "Coatings Applied with the Plasma-Spray Process Using Nickel-Aluminum Powders," Fifth International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, NIST SP-813, Gaithersburg MD, (1991) 113.

 

D. J. Varacalle, J. R. Knibloe, V. L. Smith-Wackerle, J. A. Walter, and G. Irons, "An Evaluation of Nickel-Aluminum Coatings Fabricated with the Plasma-Spray Process," Expert Systems Applications, IITT, Los Angeles CA, (1990).

 

J. R. Knibloe, R. N. Wright, and V. K. Sikka, "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of P/M Fe3Al Alloys," Advances in Powder Metallurgy 1990, MPIF, Pittsburgh PA, 2 (1990) 219.

 

J. R. Knibloe, R. L. Williamson, and R. N. Wright, "HIP Consolidation of Ni3Al Powders," Near Net Shape Manufacturing for the Automotive Industry Book of Extended Abstracts, Detroit MI, (1990) 177.

 

W. G. Reuter, W. R. Lloyd, and J. R. Knibloe, "Comparison Between Data Generated from "Standard" Fracture Toughness Specimens and from Nonstandard Specimens made of a Silicon Carbide," Proc. 1990 SEM Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Albuquerque NM, (1990) 702.

 

B. A. Detering, J. R. Knibloe, T. L. Eddy, "Occurrence of Tungsten Plasma in Plasma Spraying of WC/Co," Thermal Spray Research and Applications, Proc. National Thermal Spray Conference, Long Beach CA, (1990) 27.

 

V. K. Sikka, R. H. Baldwin, J. H. Reinshagen, J. R. Knibloe and R. N. Wright, "Powder Processing of Fe3Al Based Iron Aluminide Alloys," Proc. MRS Symposium on High Temperature Ordered Intermetallic Alloys, Boston, MS, (1990) 901.

 

R. H. Wagoner and J. R. Knibloe, "The Importance of Constitutive Behavior to Sheet Forming Performance," Proc. International Conference on Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials (1989).

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