Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Davis, 2005
B.S., Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Davis, 1997
Deputy Group Leader, Functional Material Synthesis Integration Group (2012-present), previously a member of the Advanced Materials Synthesis Group. Joined LLNL in 2005 as a postdoctoral researcher. SME for materials processing, especially ceramics. Key personnel in the development of additive manufacturing (LDRD, WCI, & external sponsors) transparent ceramics (DHS & WCI) and energetic materials (DTRA & JMP).
Development of customized additive manufacturing methods. The focus of this work has been on enabling micro to nanoscale features and broadening the material set available for additive manufacturing: including metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites thereof.
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