Thomas A. Lograsso

Division Director of Materials Sciences and Engineering
Address
126 Metals Development
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-8425
Fax 515-294-8727
Email lograsso@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Solid-liquid phase equilibria
  • Solid-solid phase interaction
  • Quasicrystalline alloys
  • Kinetics of phase transitions as applied to the processing
  • Synthesis of single crystals of intermetallics, magneto-responsive alloys and compounds

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1986
  • M.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1983
  • B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1980

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2010 - present Division Director of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Ames Laboratory
  • 2009 - 2010 Acting Program Director, Biological and Environmental Research Program, Ames Laboratory
  • 2008 – 2010 Assistant Director of Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Ames Laboratory
  • 2007 – 2008 Program Director, Materials and Engineering Physics Program, Ames Laboratory
  • 1993 - 2007 Director, Iowa Companies Assistance Program, Iowa State University
  • 1995 – present Senior Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • 1993 – present Associate Director, Materials Preparation Center, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • 1992 – 1995 Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • 1992 – 1993 Assistant to the Director, Materials Preparation Center, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • 1988 - 1992 Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2006 Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Best Paper Award in Mechanics and Material Systems, ASME Aerospace Division
  • 2005 Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Technical Committee
  • 2003 Best Poster Award, Materials Research Society, Fall Meeting
  • 2000 Service Provider Impact Award, Iowa Manufacturing Extension Partnership
  • 1998 U.S. Department of Energy Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Materials Chemistry (with others)
  • 1996 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, Federal Laboratory Consortium
  • 1995 U.S. Department of Energy Award for Sustained Outstanding Research - Solid State Physics (with others)

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2014
Lazpita P; Barandiaran J M; Chernenko V A; Garcia B V; Tajada E D; Lograsso T; Schlagel D L . 2014. Magnetic properties of Ni40+xMn39-xSn21 (x=0, 2, 4, 6 and 8 at.%) Heusler alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 594:171-174. abstract
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Elkin F S; Zibrov I P; Novikov A P; Khasanov S S; Sidorov V A; Petrova A E; Lograsso T A; Thompson J D; Stishov S M . 2014. Thermodynamics of the ferromagnetic phase transition in nearly half metallic CoS2 at high pressures. Solid State Communications. 181:41-45. abstract
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2013
Zhang Q; Tian W; Li H F; Kim J W; Yan J Q; McCallum R W; Lograsso T A; Zarestky J L; Bud'ko S L; McQueeney R J; Vaknin D . 2013. Magnetic structures and interplay between rare-earth Ce and Fe magnetism in single-crystal CeFeAsO. Physical Review B. 88:174517. abstract
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Hahn S E; Tucker G S; Yan J Q; Said A H; Leu B M; McCallum R W; Alp E E; Lograsso T A; McQueeney R J; Harmon B N . 2013. Magnetism dependent phonon anomaly in LaFeAsO observed via inelastic x-ray scattering. Journal of Applied Physics. 113:17e153. abstract
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Li T Q; Patz A; Mouchliadis L; Yan J Q; Lograsso T A; Perakis I E; Wang J G . 2013. Femtosecond switching of magnetism via strongly correlated spin-charge quantum excitations. Nature. 496:69-73. abstract
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Ramazanoglu M; Lamsal J; Tucker G S; Yan J Q; Calder S; Guidi T; Perring T; McCallum R W; Lograsso T A; Kreyssig A; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J . 2013. Two-dimensional magnetic interactions in LaFeAsO. Physical Review B. 87:140509. abstract
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Liu Y; Tanatar M A; Kogan V G; Kim H; Lograsso T A; Prozorov R . 2013. Upper critical field of high-quality single crystals of KFe2As2. Physical Review B. 87:134513. abstract
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Hahn S E; Tucker G S; Yan J Q; Said A H; Leu B M; McCallum R W; Alp E E; Lograsso T A; McQueeney R J; Harmon B N . 2013. Magnetism-dependent phonon anomaly in LaFeAsO observed via inelastic x-ray scattering. Physical Review B. 87:104518. abstract
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Wang L L; Huang M L; Thimmaiah S; Alam A; Bud'ko S L; Kaminski A; Lograsso T A; Canfield P; Johnson D D . 2013. Native defects in tetradymite Bi-2(TexSe3-x) topological insulators. Physical Review B. 87:125303. abstract
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2012
Bud'ko S L; Liu Y; Lograsso T A; Canfield P C . 2012. Hydrostatic and uniaxial pressure dependence of superconducting transition temperature of KFe2As2 single crystals. Physical Review B. 86:224514. abstract
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