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Judith Todd

Department Head, P.B. Breneman Chair, and Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

214 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

jat20@psu.edu

814-863-0771

Research Areas:

Advanced Materials and Devices, Emerging Manufacturing Processes for Materials, Tissues, and Devices, Optoelectronics, Photonics, and Lasers

Interest Areas:

Laser materials interaction; far-from equilibrium solidification; non-destructive evaluation of ceramic and ceramic matrix composite materials; Creep of advanced ceramic and ceramic materials; NDE; Mechanical behavior.

 
 

 

Education

  • BA, Materials Science, 1972
  • MA, Materials Science, 1977
  • Ph D, Materials Science, 1977

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Akhlesh Lakhtakia and Judith Todd, 2012, Photonic Innovations and Solutions for Complex Environments and Systems (PISCES)
  • SM Copley, JA Todd, M Yankova and EY Yankov, 1996, Solidification of Agcu Alloys at High Growth Rates Produced by Continuous Laser Melt Quenching, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, pp. 93–119
  • Judith Todd, S.M. Copley, M.I. Yankova and Y. Yankov, 1995, Nanostructured Laser Melted Binery Alloys, pp. 37-51
  • PJ Maziasz, RW Swindeman and JA Todd, 1987, Improved Creep Resistance at Elevated Temperatures of Advanced Austenitic Stainless Steels, ASME Materials Properties Council, New York, NY, pp. 189–197
  • Judith Todd, P. Li, G. Lui and V. Raman, 1987, Microstructural Studies of Corrosion Fatigue Cracks in ASTM A710, pp. 533-541
  • JA Todd, 1985, Iron Production by the Dimi of Ethiopia, Norwegian University Press, Norway, pp. 88-101
  • P. Li and Judith Todd, 1985, Continuous Cooling Transformation (CCT) Diagrams in: Vanadium Steels, VANITEC, pp. 188-190
  • JA Todd, 1984, The Relationship Between Ore, Slag, and Metal Compositions in Pre-Industrial Irons, San Francisco Press, pp. 235–239
  • Judith Todd and D.W. Chung, 1983, Developmental 2. 25 Cr–1 Mo Steels for Coal Conversion Vessels, Pergamon Press, pp. 207–212

Journal Articles

  • Judith Todd and Stephen M Copley, 2015, "2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering Presented to Subra Suresh, Ph.D", 352, (3)
  • AR Nassar, Ravindra Kumar Akarapu, SM Copley and JA Todd, 2012, "Investigations of Laser-Sustained Plasma and its Role in Laser Nitriding of Titanium", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45, (18), pp. 10
  • Stephen M Copley and Judith Todd, 2011, "The 2007 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Materials Engineering, Presented to Merton C. Flemings, Sc. D.", Journal of the Franklin Institute, 348, (3), pp. 476–480
  • Brian Borawski, Judith Todd, Jogender Singh and Douglas E Wolfe, 2011, "The Influence of Ductile Interlayer Material on the Particle Erosion Resistance of multilayered TiN Based cCoatings", Wear, 271, (11), pp. 2890–2898
  • Ravindra Kumar Akarapu, AR Nassar, SM Copley and JA Todd, 2010, "Numerical Model of a Laser-Sustained Argon Plasma", Journal of Laser Applications, 21, (4), pp. 163–168
  • Samerjit Homrossukon, Sheldon Mostovoy and Judith Todd, 2009, "Investigation of Hydrogen Assisted Cracking in High and Low Strength Steels", Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 131, (4), pp. 041405-1 to 041405-11
  • JW Carroll, JA Todd, WA Ellingson and BJ Polzin, 2009, "Laser machining of ceramic matrix composites", 24th Annual Conference on Composites, Advanced Ceramics, Materials, and Structures-A: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 21, (3), pp. 323
  • Matthew Kelly, Jogender Singh, Judith Todd, Steven Copley and Douglas E Wolfe, 2008, "Metallographic Techniques for Evaluation of Thermal Barrier Coatings Produced by Electron Beam Physical Vapor Deposition", Journal of Materials Characterization, 59, (7), pp. 863–870
  • RW McVey, RM Melnychuk, JA Todd and RP Martukanitz, 2007, "Absorption of Laser Irradiation in a Porous Powder Layer", Journal of Laser Applications, 19, (4), pp. 214–224
  • Gary J Laughlin and Judith Todd, 2001, "Evidence for Early Bronze Age Tin Ore Processing", Materials Characterization, 45, (4), pp. 269–273
  • Gary J Laughlin and Judith Todd, 2001, "Microscopy of tin ore processing materials from the early bronze age", Microscope (USA), 49, pp. 209–216
  • Judith Todd and C. Costa, 1999, "Creep Behavior of Si3N4-Whisker-Reinforced Si3N4 Matrix Composites Using an In-situ Dynamic Beam Profiling Method", Journal of the American Ceramics Society, 82, pp. 607-615
  • EY Yankov, S Mostovoy, L. Chen and Judith Todd, 1997, "Crack Closure Effects on Fatigue Crack Growth Thresholds and Remaining Life in a HSLA Steel", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 119, pp. 37-44
  • C.A. Costa and Judith Todd, 1997, "The Role of Si3N4 Whiskers on the Fracture Toughness and Reliability of Si3N4 Ceramics", Ceramica, 43, (280), pp. 95-99
  • G. Liu-Nash, Judith Todd and S. Mostovoy, 1997, "An Accelerated Test Method for Determining Near-Threshold Corrosion Fatigue Crack Propagation Rates in HSLA Steels", Journal of Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 20, (12), pp. 1657-1664
  • JA Todd and SM Copley, 1996, "Development of a Prototype Laser Processing System for Shaping Advanced Ceramic Materials", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 118, (1), pp. 1-13
  • JA Todd, SM Copley, MI Yankova, F Fariborzi and K West, 1995, "3-D Laser Shaping of Ceramic and Ceramic Composite Materials", Solid Freeform Fabrication Proceedings, pp. 305–313
  • SM Copley and Judith Todd, 1994, "Nanostructured laser melted binary alloys", Novel Techniques in Synthesis and Processing of Advanced Materials, pp. 37–51
  • JA Todd, Long-Qing Chen and EY Yankov, 1993, "Near-Threshold Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Mil S-24645 HSLA Steel and Its Weldments", Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 115, (3), pp. 154–161
  • JA Todd and JC Ren, 1993, "PVP-Vol. 262, High-Temperature Service and Time-Dependent Failure ASME 1993 THE INFLUENCE OF AGING KINETICS ON THE ELEVATED TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES OF AN ADVANCED AUSTENITIC STEEL", High-temperature service and time-dependent failure: presented at the 1993 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, Denver, Colorado, July 25-29, 1993, 262, pp. 95
  • SM Copley, EY Yankov, JA Todd and MI Yankova, 1992, "Coupled Growth in Eutectic Systems", 102, pp. 417–432
  • JA Todd and JC Ren, 1992, "A New Correlation Between MC Precipitate Size, Aging Time and Temperature for an Advanced Austenitic Steel", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 114, (3), pp. 364–368
  • PD Glumac and JA Todd, 1991, "Eneolithic Copper Smelting Slags from the Middle Danube Basin", Archaeometry ’90, pp. 155–164
  • P D Glumac and Judith Todd, 1991, "Fifth Millennium BC Evidence for Metallurgical Processing of Copper and Copper Alloys in South-East Europe.", 185, pp. 637–642
  • Petar D Glumac and Judith Todd, 1991, "Early Metallurgy in Southeast Europe: The Evidence for Production", MASCA Research Papers in Science and Archaeology, 8, pp. 8–19
  • EY Yankov, MI Yankova, SM Copley and JA Todd, 1991, "A Method for Predicting Microsegregation-Free Solidification in Ag-Cu Alloys", Applied Physics Letters, 59, (17), pp. 2106–2108
  • Judith Todd, 1991, "The Interphase Precipitation Reaction in HSLA Steels", Journal of Metals, 43, (1), pp. 45–48
  • EY Yankov, SM Copley, JA Todd and MI Yankova, 1990, "New Insight into the Banded Microstructure of Rapidly Solidified Ag-Cu Alloys: Experiment and Theory", Kinetics of Phase Transformations, 205, pp. 307-312
  • PD Glumac and JA Todd, 1989, "Prehistoric Metallurgy in Southeastern Europe", Journal of Metals, 41, (10), pp. 54–55
  • JA Todd and Jyh-Ching Ren, 1989, "The Effect of Cold Work on the Precipitation Kinetics of an Advanced Austenitic Steel", Materials Science and Engineering, A117, pp. 235–245
  • Judith Todd and Zhi-Yue Xu, 1989, "The High Temperature Creep Deformation of Si3N4-6Y2O3-2Al2O3", Journal of Materials Science, 24, (12), pp. 4443–4452
  • GH Reynolds and JA Todd, 1989, "Threshold Corrosion Fatigue of Welded Shipbuilding Steels, Final Report-Phases I Program", US Navy Report, Contract, (00024)
  • R.A. Carolan, C.Y. Li, P.J. Maziasz, R.W. Swindeman, Judith Todd and J.C. Ren, 1989, "The Strengthening Mechanisms in Modified AISI 316 Stainless Steels", Metallurgical Transactions, (20A), pp. 421-429
  • Judith Todd and Y.J. Su, 1989, "A Mass Transport Theory for Interphase Precipitation with Application to Vanadium Steels", Metallurgical Transactions, 20A, pp. 1647-1655
  • C.D. Lundin, J.A. Henning, Judith Todd and R. Menon, 1989, "Postweld Heat Treatment Cracking in Chromium-Molybdenum Steels", Welding Research Council Bulletin, (349), pp. 1-21
  • Judith Todd, R.W. Swindeman and R.L. Klueh, 1988, "New Low Chromium Ferritic Pressure Vessel Steels", Optimization of Processing, pp. 83-115
  • JA Todd, Pi Li, G Liu and Veena V Raman, 1988, "A New Mechanism of Crack Closure in Cathodically Protected ASTM A710 Steel", Scripta Metallurgica, 22, (6), pp. 745–750
  • Ping Li and JA Todd, 1988, "Application of a New Model to the Interphase Precipitation Reaction in Vanadium Steels", Metallurgical Transactions, 19, (9), pp. 2139–2151
  • JA Todd and SM Copley, 1988, "Cooperative Growth at Interphase Boundaries in Solid-Solid and solid-Liquid Systems", Scripta Metallurgica, 22, (11), pp. 1771–1774
  • Petar D Glumac and Judith Todd, 1987, "New Evidence for the use of Lead in Prehistoric South-East Europe", Archeomaterials, II, (2), pp. 29–37
  • J.H. Cleland and Judith Todd, 1987, "An Appraisal of Iron Working Remains", Environmental Degradation of Engineering Materials II, 8, pp. 106-113
  • JA Todd, Ping andLi, , 1986, "Microstructure-Mechanical Property Relationships in Isothermally Transformed Vanadium Steels", Metallurgical Transactions, 17A, (7), pp. 1191–1202
  • JA Todd, 1986, "The Early Stages of Tempering in a 3Cr-1.5 Mo Steel", Scripta Metallurgica, 20, (2), pp. 269–274
  • RO Ritchie, ER Parker, PN Spencer and JA Todd, 1984, "A New Series of Advanced 3Cr-Mo-Ni Steels for Thick Section Pressure Vessels in high Temperature and Pressure Hydrogen Service", Journal of Materials for Energy Systems, 6, (3), pp. 151–162
  • RJ Kar and JA Todd, 1982, "Alloy Modification of Thick Section 2.25Cr-1Mo Steel", ASTM STP, (755), pp. 228–252
  • P.J. Herley, O. Christofferson and Judith Todd, 1980, "Microscopic Observations on the Thermal Decomposition of Alpha-Aluminum Hydride", (35), pp. 391-401
  • JA Todd and JA Charles, 1979, "Metallurgy as a Contribution to Archaeology in Ethiopia", Documents pour servir à l’Histoire des Civilisations Ethiopiennes Paris, (9), pp. 31–41
  • Judith Todd, 1979, "The Ethiopian Bloomery Process", Der Anschnitt, 31, (5), pp. 154–165 (in German)
  • Judith Todd, 1979, "Studies of the African Iron Age", Journal of Metals, 31, (11), pp. 39–45
  • JA Todd and JA Charles, 1978, "Ethiopian Bloomery Iron and the Significance of Inclusion Analysis in Iron Studies", Hist. Metall, II, (2), pp. 63–87
  • JA Todd and JA Charles, 1977, "The Analyses of Non-Metallic Inclusions in Ancient Iron", 1, pp. 204–220

Conference Proceedings

  • Xin Li, Jeong Nyeon Kim, Judith Todd, Richard L Tutwiler and Ik-Keun Park, 2015, "Characterization of complex materials with elastic discontinuities using scanning acoustic microscopy", pp. 943703–943703
  • Dong Ryul Kwak, Sun Kim, Ik Keun Park, Judith Todd and Chiaki Miyasaka, 2013, "Visualization of interior structures with nanoscale resolution using ultrasonic-atomic force microscopy", pp. 869117–869117
  • Brian Borawski, Jogender Singh, Judith Todd and Douglas E Wolfe, 2011, "Multi-layer Coating Design Architecture for Optimum Particulate Erosion Resistance", Wear, Elsevier, 271, (11), pp. 2782–2792
  • Matthew Kelly, Jogender Singh, Judith Todd, Steven Copley and Douglas E Wolfe, 2009, "Quantative Microstructural Analysis of Thermal Barrier Coatings Produced by Electron Beam Physical Vapor Deposition", Progress in Thermal Barrier Coatings, Wiley-American Ceramic Society, 2, pp. 289-297
  • Ravindra Kumar Akarapu, Puneit Dua, Alan Campbell, Dana Scott, Abdalla Nassar, Judith Todd and Stephen M Copley, 2007, "Characterization of Spectral Emissions from Laser Irradiated Titanium", MRS Proceedings, Cambridge University Press, 1040, pp. 1040–Q08
  • Judith Todd, MI Kelly, J. Singh, S.M. Copley and D. Wolfe, 2007, "Quantitive Microstructural Analysis of Thermal Barrier Coatings Produced by Electron Bean Physical Vapor Deposition", Advanced Ceramic Coatings and Interfaces II: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Wiley-Interscience, 28, (3), pp. 71-80
  • Judith Todd and J. Catchmark, 2006, "Role of Forest Resources in Providing Green Renewable Materials and Energy - Nanotechnology in the Forest Products Industry", Proceedings of the International Forum on Green Chemical Science and Engineering and Process Systems Engineering, I, pp. 34
  • S. Homrossukon, S. Mostovoy and Judith Todd, 2006, "Investigation of Hydrogen Assisted Cracking in Pressure Vessels", Proceedings of the ASME PVP06-ICPVT11, pp. 435–444
  • Judith Todd, Akhlesh Lakhtakia and Christine Masters, 2005, "Innovations in Multidisciplinary Engineering Programs: Focus on Multilevel Communication Skills", Proceedings, 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Portland, OR
  • Judith Todd, R.L. Sikorski and W.A. Ellingson, 2001, "NDE Techniques for Ceramic Matrix Composite Health Monitoring", Proceedings 25th Annual Conference on Ceramics, Metal and Carbon Composites, Materials and Structures, F05, pp. 26
  • Judith Todd and R.L. Sikorski, 2001, "Ceramic Matrix Composite Component Health Monitoring", Proceedings 25th Annual Conference on Ceramics, Metal and Carbon Composites, Materials and Structures, D06, pp. 28
  • Judith Todd, J.W. Carroll, W.A. Ellingson and B.J. Polzin, 2000, "Laser Machining of Ceramic Matrix Composites", Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 21, (3), pp. 323-330
  • Judith Todd, W.A. Ellingson, S. Short, J.G. Sun, C. Deemer and E. Koehl, 2000, "Mechanical Properties and NDE Data Correlation for Oxidized SiC/SiC Composities", Proceedings 24th Annual Conference on Ceramic, Metal and Carbon Composites, Materials and Structures, pp. 311-319
  • Zhengfu Xu and Judith Todd, 1999, "Laser Machining of Advanced Ceramics Using a Polygonal Beam Scanner", Proceedings of the International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO'99)
  • CéLio A Costa and Judith Todd, 1998, "Intergranular Phase of Si3N4 Hot-Pressed with 6% Y2O3", Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 19, pp. 523–530
  • Judith Todd, A Wolosewicz, JG Sun and WA Ellingson, 1998, "Detection of Damage in Crept Si3N4-6Y2O3-2Al2O3 Using Elastic Optical Scattering", Advances in Science and Technology, pp. A865–A874
  • Judith Todd, X. Liu and J. Wang, 1997, "Effect of Loading Conditions on the Hydrogen Concentration Distribution Near Crack Tips", Proceedings of the 38th Metal Working and Steel Processing Conference, XXXIV, pp. 493-496
  • Judith Todd, X. Liu and J. Wang, 1996, "Calculation of Hydrogen Concentrations Near Crack Tips Using the Boundary Element Method", Structural Integrity, NDE, Risk and Materials Performance for Petroleum, Process and Power, H01064
  • Judith Todd and R. Warke, 1996, "The Influence of Precipitate Dispersions on HAZ Grain Growth in a Medium-Carbon Steel", Proceedings 4th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research, pp. 211-216
  • Xiaoming Liu, JA Todd and Jian Wang, 1996, "Effect of Initial and Boundary Conditions on the Hydrogen Concentration Distribution Near Crack Tips", Structural Integrity, NDE, Risk and Materials Performance for Petroleum, Process and Power, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY, H01064, pp. 77-85
  • G Liu-Nash, JA Todd and S Mostovoy, 1996, "An Accelerated Test Method for Determining Near-Threshold Stress Intensity Values in HSLA Steels", Journal of Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, Wiley Online Library, 20, (12), pp. 1657–1664
  • K. Rahka, J.S. Brihmadesam, K.R. Rao, Judith Todd and L. Chen, 1994, "Fatigue Crack Growth Assessment for Non-Pressure Boundary Applications", Codes adn Standards for Quality Engineering, 285, pp. 207-216
  • Judith Todd, L. Chen, E. Y Yankov and S. Mostovoy, 1993, "Crack Closure Effects on Fatigue Crack Growth Thresholds and Remaining Life in a HSLA Steel", ASME PVP Conference, 261, pp. 201–212
  • Judith Todd, 1993, "Near-Threshold Corrosion Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of HSLA Mil S-24645 Steel", First International Conference on Microstructures and Mechanical Properties of Aging Materials, pp. 327–341
  • Judith Todd and Jyh-Ching Ren, 1993, "The Influence of Aging Kinetics on the Elevated Temperature Properties of an Advanced Austenitic Steel", High Temperature Service and Time Dependant Failure, pp. 95-113
  • G. Liu, Judith Todd and S. Mostovoy, 1993, "An Accelerated Test Method for Determining Near-Threshold Corrosion Fatigue Crack Propagation Rates in HSLA Steels", Crack Measurment and Life Prediction in Aggressive Environments
  • Judith Todd, S.M. Copley and R.C. Dix, 1992, "Laser Machining of Advanced Ceramic Materials", Beam Processing of Advanced Materials, pp. 111-130
  • E.Y. Yankov, S.M. Copley, Judith Todd and M.I. Yankova, 1992, "New Insight into the Banded Microstructure of Rapidly Solidified Ag-Cu Alloys: Experiment and Theory", Kinetics of Phase Transformations, pp. 307-312
  • JA Todd, Long-Qing Chen, EY Yankov and H Tao, 1992, "A Comparison of the Near-Threshold Corrosion Fatigue Crack Propagation Rates in Mil S-24645 HSLA Steel and its Weld Metal", Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 557-564
  • SM Copley, EY Yankov, MI Yankova and Judith Todd, 1992, "Interface Response in Metallic Alloys", Beam Processing of Advanced Materials, pp. 131–140
  • E. Yankov, S.M. Copley, M.I. Yankova and Judith Todd, 1991, "Coupled Growth in Near and Far-From-Equilibrium Modes", pp. 33-37
  • P.D. Glumac and Judith Todd, 1990, "Evidence for Metallurgical Production During the Fifth and Fourth Mellennia cal BC in the Middle Danube Basin", Proceedings International Symposium on Ancient Mining and Metallurgy of South-East Europe
  • HY Tao, W Chang, SM Copley and JA Todd, 1989, "Effect of Surface Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of Laser Machined Silicon Nitride", Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, pp. 199-215
  • Judith Todd and S. Yeltekin, 1986, "Microstructure-Mechanical Property Relationships in Modified 3Cr-Mo Steels", pp. 65-70
  • JA Todd, 1986, "The Design of Low Alloy Steels for Thick Wall Pressure Vessels", pp. 475-494
  • ER Parker, RO Ritchie, PN Spencer and JA Todd, 1984, "", An Advanced 3Cr-IMo-INi Steel for Hydrogen Service, pp. 109-116
  • JA Todd, DW Chung and ER Parker, 1982, "The Effects of Minor Alloy Modifications and Heat Treatment on the Microstructure and Creep Rupture Behavior of 2.25 Cr-1Mo Steel", pp. 179-191
  • DW Chung, P Klenn, JA Todd, JK Youngs and ER Parker, 1982, "Hydrogen Attack of Low Alloy Steels", Third International Congress on Hydrogen and Materials, Paris, France, 2, pp. 6
  • P.J. Herley, O. Christofferson and Judith Todd, 1982, "A New Class of Steels for Thick Wall Pressure Vessels", pp. 387-409

Technical Reports

  • Xiaoming Liu, JA Todd and Jian Wang, 1996, "Calculation of hydrogen concentrations near crack tips using the boundary element method"
  • CA Costa and JA Todd, 1996, "Creep analysis of silicon nitride using an in-situ beam profile"
  • KR Rao, Judith Todd, Art Deardorff, Steve Gosselin, Carl E Jaske, WJ O’Donnell and DP Jones, 1994, "Changing priorities of codes and standards: Failure, fatigue, and creep"
  • GH Reynolds and Judith Todd, 1992, "Threshold Corrosion Fatigue of Welded Shipbuilding Steels."
  • Judith Todd and Jyh-Ching Ren, 1989, "Microstructural studies of advanced austenitic steels"
  • JA Todd and ZY Xu, 1988, "High temperature creep deformation of Si/sub 3/N/sub 4/-/sub 6/Y/sub 2/O/sub 3/-/sup 2/Al/sub 2/O/sub 3"
  • RA Carolan, Che-Yu Li, PJ Maziasz, RW Swindeman and JA Todd, 1987, "The strengthening mechanisms in modified AISI 316 stainless steels"
  • RO Ritchie, JA Todd, PN Spencer and ER Parker, 1985, "Design of low alloy steels for thick walled pressure vessels. Final technical report, February 1, 1980-May 30, 1985.[2-1/4Cr-1Mo with minor additions of Cr, Ni, Mo and V]"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation, The Pennsylvania State University, 2010
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division, 2009
  • Resolution, 2008
  • 2006 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, 2007
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Distinguished Service Award, 2007
  • ASME Board of Governors Award, 2007
  • Achieving Woman Award, Commission for Women, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • Materials Research Institute Inspiration Award, The Pennsylvania State University, 2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, 2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, 2005
  • Board of Governors Certificate for Service, ASME International, 2005
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME International, 2004
  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Program Fellow, 2003 - 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME International, 2002
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME International, 2002
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME International, 2001
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME International, 2001
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, 2000
  • Julia Beveridge Award, Illinoise Institute of Technology, 1998
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME International, 1997
  • ASME Board on Minorities and Women Award, 1997
  • Booz-Allen and Hamilton Award for Teaching and Service, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1996
  • Certificate of Appreciation, ASME, 1995
  • Certificate of Recognition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1993
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation, 1993
  • Vanadium Award, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, United Kingdom, 1990
  • Who's Who of American Women and Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, 1989
  • Who’s Who in the West, 1987
  • Research Participation Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, 1986
  • NACE Seed Grant Award, 1983 - 1984
  • Engineering Foundation Research Initiation Award, AIME, 1983 - 1984
  • Fellowship and Overseas Travel Award, Science Research Council, 1972
  • Mary Ewart Traveling Scholarship, Newnham College, Cambridge University, 1972
  • Student Travel Award, British Universities, 1972
  • British Federation of University Women Award, 1972
  • Kathryn Kingswell Memorial Scholarship, Wakefield Girls' High School, 1972
  • Who's Who in America, 2001

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Member, U. S. NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON THEORETICAL AND APPLIED MECHANICS, 2008 - 2012
  • Chairperson, ASME, 2012
  • FellowASME, 2006 - 2012
  • Past PresidentSociety of Engineering Science (SES), 2010 - 2011
  • Reviewer, NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF), Submitted to the Materials and Surface Engineering program, NSF., October 2011
  • Member, ASME, Honors Committee, 2008 - 2010
  • President, Society of Engineering Science (SES), 2009 - 2010
  • Board Member, Society of Engineering Science (SES), 2005 - 2010
  • Congress ChairU. S. NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON THEORETICAL AND APPLIED MECHANICS, 2010
  • Vice-PresidentSociety of Engineering Science (SES), 2008 - 2009
  • Invited ParticipantAmerical Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), October 2009
  • Chair and OrganizerASME, July 2009 - July 2009
  • President, ASME, 2008 - 2009
  • Secretary, Society of Engineering Science (SES), 2006 - 2008
  • HistorianASME, Division Senate, 2007 - 2008
  • Past ChairASME, 2007 - 2008
  • Division ChairASME, 2006 - 2007
  • Conference Chair & OrganizerASME, 2005 - 2006
  • Member, The Pennsylvania State University, Advisory Board, 2003 - 2006
  • Division Vice-ChairASME, Executive Committee, 2005 - 2006
  • Organized 43rd SES Conference, Aug 13-16, 2006Society of Engineering Science (SES), 2006
  • Chairperson, ASME, Committee on Administration, 2002 - 2005
  • Publications ChairASME, 2001 - 2005
  • Technical Program ChairASME, 2004 - 2005
  • Member, ASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), 1982 - 2005
  • Vice PresidentASME, 2002 - 2005
  • 1st Vice ChairASME, Comprised 1 Sr. VP, 11 VP, 8 Committee Chairs, 2002 - 2005
  • , ASME, March 2005
  • , ASME, November 2004 - March 2005
  • , ASME, April 2004 - March 2005
  • , ASME, April 2004 - March 2005
  • , ASME, February 2004 - June 2005
  • , ASME, January 2005 - March 2005
  • , ASME, June 2004 - March 2005
  • , ASME, June 2004 - March 2005
  • , ASME, June 2004 - March 2005
  • , ASME, June 2004 - March 2005
  • , ASME, March 2004
  • , NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF), Center for Thermal Spray Research, 2004
  • Representative, ASME, Board of Professional Development, 2001 - 2004
  • Member, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), 1997 - 2003
  • Member, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), 1997 - 2003
  • Member, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), 1997 - 2003
  • Member, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), 1997 - 2003
  • , NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF), Committee of Visitors, 2003
  • , ASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), 2000 - 2003
  • , Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), 1997 - 2003
  • Chairperson, Iron & Steel Society (ISS now Association for Iron & Steel Technology, AIST), 2001 - 2003
  • Iron & Steel Society ProfessorIron & Steel Society (ISS now Association for Iron & Steel Technology, AIST), 1996 - 2002
  • Vice President ElectASME, Manufacturing Group, 2001 - 2002
  • , Professor, Iron and Steel Society, 1996 - 2002
  • Member, ASME, Honors Committee, 1997 - 2001
  • Membership ChairASME, 1997 - 2001
  • Presented TutorialASME, 2001
  • Chairperson, THE MINERALS, METALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING, METALLURGICAL AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERS (TMS-AIME), Rossiter W. Raymond Memorial Award Committee, 1998 - 2000
  • Member, THE MINERALS, METALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING, METALLURGICAL AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERS (TMS-AIME), Rossiter W. Raymond Memorial Award Committee, 1996 - 2000
  • , NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF), Center for Thermal Spray Research, 2000
  • , ASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), 1995 - 1998
  • Member, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, 1998
  • Chairperson, ASME, Materials and Fabrication Committee, 1993 - 1997
  • Member, THE MINERALS, METALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING, METALLURGICAL AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERS (TMS-AIME), TMS/ASM Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society Selection Committee, 1990 - 1993
  • Technical Program RepresentativeASME, Materials and Fabrication Committee, 1989 - 1993
  • Member, ASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), 1989 - 1992
  • Visiting ProfessorOak Ridge National Laboratory, 1980 - 1992
  • , MATERIALS PROPERTIES COUNCIL, INC., Engineering Properties of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Materials, 1979 - 1989
  • , MATERIALS PROPERTIES COUNCIL, INC., Materials for Boilers and Pressure Vessels, 1979 - 1989
  • Member, ASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), 1984 - 1989
  • Member, ASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), Technical Programming Committee for the Materials Science Division, 1985 - 1989
  • Luncheon ChairASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, 1988 - 1989
  • Chairperson, ASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, 1987 - 1988
  • Chairperson, ASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, 1986 - 1987
  • Member, ASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, March 1987
  • Member, THE MINERALS, METALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING, METALLURGICAL AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERS (TMS-AIME), Matthewson Medal Selection Committee, 1983 - 1987
  • Member, THE MINERALS, METALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING, METALLURGICAL AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERS (TMS-AIME), Hardy Medal Selection Committee, 1983 - 1987
  • Vice ChairASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, 1985 - 1986
  • TreasurerASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, 1984 - 1985
  • Program DirectorASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), 20 technical sessions, two symposia, 1000 attendees, 1984
  • Chairperson, ASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, 1983 - 1984
  • Roundtable ChairASM International - Los Angeles Chapter, 1982 - 1983
  • Voting Member of CommitteesAmerican Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM), 1982
  • Member, ASME, 1989
  • Member, ASME, 2010
  • Member, ASME, Strategic Planning Subcommittee, 2011
  • Steering Committee for the BRTD Initiative “Infrastructure Assessment and Management of complex Systems using Risk, Predictive and Early Warning Technologies"ASME, Steering Committee, 2012
  • Member, ASME, 2012
  • Member, The Pennsylvania State University, MD/PhD Program, 2012
  • , Franklin Institute, Committee on Science & The Arts (CSA), 2005
  • , ASM INTERNATIONAL (formerly American Society for Metals), 2009
  • SenatorASME, 2009
 


 

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The Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) is an internationally distinguished department that is recognized for its globally competitive excellence in engineering and scientific accomplishments, research, and educational leadership.

Our Engineering Science program is the official undergraduate honors program of the College of Engineering, attracting the University’s brightest engineering students. We also offer graduate degrees in ESM, engineering mechanics, engineering at the nano-scale, and an integrated undergraduate/graduate program.

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics

212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523