Thrust Area Leadership

Materials/ Microstructure / Weldability

Thrust Committee Chair: Jeff Rodelas, Sandia, (CSM, PSU Mentor), Ravi Menon (OSU Mentor)

Thrust Area Committee Co-chair: Carolin Fink, The Ohio State University & Dr. Elliot Biro, University of Waterloo


Material/Joint Performance

Thrust Committee Chair: Steve Levesque, EWI (OSU mentor) 

Thrust Area Committee Co-chair: Boian Alexandrov, The Ohio State University


Additive/ Process Development / Control

Thrust Committee Chair: Andrzej Nycz, ORNL (UTK mentor) Stephen Tate, EPRI (OSU, CSM, UTK mentor) Foss Jiao, Huys Industries

Thrust Area Committee Co-chairBradley H. Jared, University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Cross Cutting: Modeling

Thrust Committee Chair: Adam Hope, Thermocalc (LU mentor), San Gooroochurn (ESI-Sysweld, all sites mentor), and Daniel Tung (Sandia)

Thrust Area Committee Co-chairZhenzhen Yu, Colorado School of Mines

Faculty active in thrust: Zhii Feng, Wei Zhang, Xun Liu