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John Balk, Ph.D.

Bryan Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Materials Engineering

Research Areas

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Appointments

2010-present Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

2004-2010 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2002-2004 Staff Scientist, Department headed by Prof. Eduard Arzt

Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany


Education

University of California, Berkeley Materials Science & Engineering B.S. 1995

University of California, Berkeley Mechanical Engineering B.S. 1995

The Johns Hopkins University Materials Science & Engineering M.S. 1997

The Johns Hopkins University Materials Science & Engineering Ph.D. 2000

Max Planck Institute for Metals Research Postdoc area: Thin Film Plasticity 2000-2002 Stuttgart, Germany


Research Interests:

Deformation Mechanisms and Mechanical Behavior of Nanoporous Metals

Transmission Electron Microscopy