Joshua Kane Materials Scientist Ph.D.,MaterialsScienceandEngineering, BoiseStateUniversity M.E.,MaterialsScienceandEngineering, BoiseStateUniversity B.Sc.,ChemicalEngineering,UniversityofIdaho Areas of expertise: • Graphite and carbon nanotubes • Multi-layer armor and protection systems • Microstructural analysis of metallic and non- metallic materials including X-ray tomography • Image processing and quantitative analysis (2-D and 3-D) • Numerical filtration and non-linear regression • Gas-solid reaction kinetics • Surface reactions • Multi-process effects EQUIPMENT AND CAPABILITIES 3-D image analysis and microstructural evaluation Thomas Lillo Metallurgical Engineer Ph.D.,MetallurgicalEngineering, MichiganTechnologicalUniversity M.Sc.,MetallurgicalEngineering, MichiganTechnologicalUniversity B.Sc.,MetallurgicalEngineering, MichiganTechnologicalUniversity Areas of expertise: • Development of new materials including alloys, thermomechanical processing of metals, powder processing, and consolidation of ceramics including pressureless sintering and hot pressing • Development and characterization of new multi-component, multi-layer armor materials and protection systems including metal-ceramic systems • Mechanical bulk processing and microstructural characterization of nano-materials (equal channel angular extrusion) • Microstructural development and mechanical property characterization of materials for very high temperature reactors (VHTR) • Microstructural and mechanical property characterization of metallic and non-metallic materials including SEM, EBSD,TEM, STEM, EDS, precession electron diffraction, X-ray diffraction, and creep testing in support of developing microstructure/property relationships • Ambient, high, and very high temperature corrosion and degradation behavior of metals and alloys for cross-cutting power generation applications, in support of computational modeling and simulation • Development and characterization of High Velocity Oxy-Fuel (HVOF) thermal spray coatings for advanced, high temperature fossil fuel power generation applications • Advanced microstructural characterization of fission product transport through the silicon carbide layer of irradiatedTRISO (Tri-isotropic) nuclear fuel THETRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE ATTHE CENTER FOR ADVANCED ENERGY STUDIES. 7