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

2009
Shukla A K; Dhaka R S; D'Souza S W; Maniraj M; Barman S R; Horn K; Ebert P; Urban K; Wu D; Lograsso T A . 2009. Manganese adlayers on i-Al-Pd-Mn quasicrystal: growth and electronic structure. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. 21:405005. abstract
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Moore J D; Morrison K; Perkins G K; Schlagel D L; Lograsso T A; Gschneidner K A; Pecharsky V K; Cohen L F . 2009. Metamagnetism Seeded by Nanostructural Features of Single-Crystalline Gd5Si2Ge2. Advanced Materials. 21:3780-3783. abstract
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Du Y; Xing Q; Wun-Fogle M; Restorff J B; Clark A E; Huang M; McQueeney R J; Lograsso T A . 2009. Determination of Structural Anisotropy of Stress-Annealed Fe80.5Ga19.5. Ieee Transactions on Magnetics. 45:4142-4144. abstract
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Petculescu G; LeBlanc J B; Wun-Fogle M; Restorff J B; Burton W C; Cao J X; Wu R Q; Yuhasz W M; Lograsso T A; Clark A E . 2009. Magnetoelasticity of Fe100-xGex(5 < x < 18) Single Crystals From 81 K to 300 K. Ieee Transactions on Magnetics. 45:4149-4152. abstract
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Tian W; Kreyssig A; Zarestky J L; Tan L; Nandi S; Goldman A I; Lograsso T A; Schlagel D L; Gschneidner K A; Pecharsky V K; McQueeney R J . 2009. Single-crystal neutron diffraction study of short-range magnetic correlations in Tb5Ge4. Physical Review B. 80:134422. abstract
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McCallum R W; Yan J Q; Rustan G E; Mun E D; Singh Y; Das S; Nath R; Bud'ko S L; Dennis K W; Johnston D C; Canfield P C; Kramer M J; Kreyssig A; Lograsso T A; Goldman A I . 2009. In situ high energy x-ray synchrotron diffraction study of the synthesis and stoichiometry of LaFeAsO and LaFeAsO1-xFy. Journal of Applied Physics. 105:123912. abstract
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Deniozou T; Ledieu J; Fournee V; Wu D M; Lograsso T A; Li H I; Diehl R D . 2009. Aperiodic and modulated Pb thin films on fivefold icosahedral Al-Cu-Fe and Al(111): Tailoring the structure of Pb. Physical Review B. 79:245405. abstract
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Moya X; Gonzalez-Alonso D; Manosa L; Planes A; Garlea V O; Lograsso T A; Schlagel D L; Zarestky J L; Aksoy S; Acet M . 2009. Lattice dynamics in magnetic superelastic Ni-Mn-In alloys: Neutron scattering and ultrasonic experiments. Physical Review B. 79:214118. abstract
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Dhaka R S; D'Souza S W; Maniraj M; Chakrabarti A; Schlagel D L; Lograsso T A; Barman S R . 2009. Photoemission study of the (100) surface of Ni2MnGa and Mn2NiGa ferromagnetic shape memory alloys. Surface Science. 603:1999-2004. abstract
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Yuhasz W M; Schlagel D L; Xing Q; Dennis K W; McCallum R W; Lograsso T A . 2009. Influence of annealing and phase decomposition on the magnetostructural transitions in Ni50Mn39Sn11. Journal of Applied Physics. 105:07a921. abstract
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