Corinne Packard
Metallurgical Engineering
2. Coherence effects, order, and defects in materials • 3. Advanced characterization (multi-modes) • 4. Scalability and processing of materials • 13. Materials and devices for solar energy conversion • 14. Materials and devices for thermal energy conversion

General Area(s) of Research: Mechanical Behavior of Ceramics on the Micro & Nanoscale

Description of potential projects for CINEMA applicants: Synthesis and characterization efforts for producing rare earth orthophosphate ceramics that exhibit tunable phase transformation pressures by controlling the material chemistry and understanding the nanomechanical phenomena that drive transformation.