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Microscopist, Metallugrical Engineer, Materials Engineer

Location:
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401
Posted:
February 20, 2020

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Brett Hunter

*** ***** **** ***, *** *** Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

832-***-**** adbv2v@r.postjobfree.com

Education:

Expected Date:

Dec. 2019 PhD: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL

Major: Materials Science GPA: 4.0/4.0

Aug. 2015 MS: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL

Major: Metallurgical Engineering GPA: 4.0/4.0

May 2013 BS: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL

Major: Metallurgical Engineering GPA: 4.0/4.0

Work Experience:

May 2013-Aug. 2015 Graduate Research Assistant:

Thompson Research Group, UA, Tuscaloosa, AL

Assisted in the design of a non-contact, thermo-mechanical testing apparatus using a Lorentz force to establish creep behavior of a tungsten bar specimen.

Investigation into the slip behavior of zirconium diboride (ZrB2) at various temperatures.

Aug. 2015-Present Graduate Research Assistant:

Weaver Research Group, UA, Tuscaloosa, AL

Investigation into oxidation behavior of a novel refractory complex concentrated alloy (RCCA).

Investigation into phase fraction and elemental composition effects on oxidation behavior of novel RCCAs.

Computer Skills:

Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, OriginPro, ImageJ, CaRIne, Crystal Maker, AZtecEnergy, Twist, Tango, INCA

Lab Skills & Training:

Sample Preparation, Polishing, Rockwell Hardness Testing, Microhardness Testing, Optical Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, X-Ray Diffraction, Electron Backscatter Diffraction Analysis, Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy, DC Magnetron Sputtering, Focused Ion Beam Imaging & in-situ Lift-outs

Presentations:

TMS 2016 145th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Investigation of the Impact of Grain Size on the Oxidation Behavior of NiCrAlY Alloys

2016 43rd International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films

Microstructural Evolution during Oxidation in Nanocrystalline NiCrAlY Deposited on CMSX-8

2017 Gordon Research Conference- High Temperature Corrosion

Microstructural Evolution during Oxidation in Nanocrystalline NiCrAlY Deposited on CMSX-8

2019 Materials Science Graduate Symposium

Oxidation Behavior of Refractory Complex Concentrated Alloys: Computational and Experimental Studies

Honors

2009-2013 Dean’s List

2009-2013 UA Scholar Scholarship

2009-2013 Citation Corp EG Scholarship

2012-2013 MTE Scholarship

Volunteer:

2013-Present Teaching Assistant: Introductory to Materials

2016-Present Recruiter: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department

Organizations:

2009-Present Member: Material Advantage (ACerS, AIST, TMS, ASM)



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