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  • B.S., Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida

  • Recent Courses
    • 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
  • Select 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. 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.
  • Academic Distinctions & Professional Memberships
    • TMS Solidification Committee, Member
    • University Materials Council, Member (MSE Department Chairs)
    • AIAA Space Processing Technical Committee, Member