Andrews, J. Barry, Ph.D.

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Birmingham, AL 35294-4461

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ACADEMIC BACKGROUND PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, 1974 MS, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, 1973 BS, Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1970 TEACHING MSE 280 - Engineering Materials<

MSE 281 – Physical Materials I

MSE 381 – Physical Materials II

MSE 484/584 – Electronic, Magnetic and Thermal Properties of Materials

MSE 623/723 - Solidification

MSE 653/753 – Phase Diagrams RESEARCH Thermoplastic polymer matrix composite materials

Directional solidification processes in poly-phase systems

Microgravity processing

In-situ growth of fibrous composites RECENT PUBLICATIONS (Five most significant publications) J. B. Andrews, D. A. Downs, and Q. Q. Liu, “Monotectic Growth: Unanswered Questions”, Materials Science Forum, vol. 508, pp. 45-50, 2005 J. B. Andrews,and Letitia J. Hayes, “The Influence of Gravity on Compositional Uniformity and Microstructure in Immiscible Al-In Alloys”,Microgravity Transport Processes in Fluid, Thermal, Biological and Materials Sciences, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 974, pp. 102-109, 2002 S. R. Coriell, G. B. McFadden, W. F. Mitchell, B. T. Murray, J. B. AndrewsJ. B. Andrews, Y. Arikawa, “Effect of Flow Due to Density Change on Eutectic Growth”, Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 224, pp. 145-154, 2001 J. B. Andrews, L. J. Hayes, Y. Arikawa, S. R. Coriell, >"Microgravity Processing of Immiscible Aluminum-Indium Alloys," Advances in Space Research, Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 1241-1244, 1998. S. R. Coriell, W. F. Mitchell, B. Murray, J. B. Andrews, Y. Arikawa, “Analysis of Monotectic Growth: Infinite Diffusion in the L2 Phase,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol 179, pp. 647-657, 1997. RESEARCH FUNDING (2008-2010) "Materials Processing and Applications Development Center of Excellence for Industry", DOD, Army Research Laboratory, Primary PI and Program Manager; 6/10-3/11 “Materials Applications Research Center Project”, Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), PI , 3/09-12/09 “Materials Applications Research Center Project”, Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), PI 10/08-3/09 “Materials Applications Research Center Project”, Army Research Laboratory and AMRDEC, PI, 1/08-4/09, “Materials Applications Research Center Project”, Army Research Laboratory and AMRDEC, PI, 1/07-05/08 “Thermoplastic Composites for Flexible Body Armor”, Army Research Laboratory, Co-Investigator 1/07–05/08 "GATE Center for Lightweight Materials for Automotive Applications", DOE, Program Director 10/05-9/10 SERVICE (Current) Professional Service TMS Solidification Committee, Member

University Materials Council, Member (MSE Department Chairs)

AIAA Space Processing Technical Committee, Member