Dr. Alexander H. King

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Address
158J Metals Development
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-296-4500
Fax 515-294-4456
Email alexking@ameslab.gov

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

 

  • D.Phil., Metallurgy & Science of Materials, University of Oxford, England, 1979
  • B.Met., Physical Metallurgy (with honors), University of Sheffield, England, 1975

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • Director, The Ames Laboratory, 2008 - present
  • Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Iowa State University, 2008 - present
  • Professor and Head, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, 1999 - 2008
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor (1984), then Professor (1990), Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1981-1999
  • Associate Vice Provost, Acting Vice Provost (1989), then Vice Provost for Graduate Studies (1990), State University of New York at Stony Brook (concurrent with above faculty appointment), 1987-1992
  • Research Associate, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979-1981
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Harwell EMR Fellow), Dept. of Metallurgy & Science of Materials, University of Oxford, England, 1979

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • Fellow of the Materials Research Society,  2009
  • Peter G. Winchell Memorial Lecture, Purdue University, 2008
  • Distinguished Lecture, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Iowa State University, 2007
  • Chair of the Gordon Conference on Physical Metallurgy, 2006
  • U.S. State Department/National Academies Jefferson Science Fellow, 2005-2006
  • Distinguished Lecture, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2005
  • Burgess Memorial Lecture, Washington DC Chapter of ASM International, 2003
  • Frontiers of Materials Science Lecture, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2002
  • President of the Materials Research Society, 2002
  • Visiting Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1996
  • Fellow of the Institute of Materials of the United Kingdom, 1995
  • Fellow of the American Society of Materials, 1995

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

2013
Rutherford M; King A . 2013. Q&A — Alex King Director of The Ames Laboratory. Materials World. 21:28-30. abstract
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Mendelev M I; King A H . 2013. The interactions of self-interstitials with twin boundaries. Philosophical Magazine. 93:1268-1278. abstract
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2012
Saldana C; King A H; Chandrasekar S . 2012. Thermal stability and strength of deformation microstructures in pure copper. Acta Materialia. 60:4107-4116. abstract
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2011
Saldana C; King A H; Stach E A; Compton W D; Chandrasekar S . 2011. Vacancies, twins, and the thermal stability of ultrafine-grained copper. Applied Physics Letters. 99:231911. abstract
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King A . 2011. The Demand for Rare Earth Elements. Technology Review. 114:6. abstract
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2010
Mullner P; King A H . 2010. Deformation of hierarchically twinned martensite. Acta Materialia. 58:5242-5261. abstract
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King A H . 2010. Triple lines in materials science and engineering. Scripta Materialia. 62:889-893. abstract
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2009
Chang W Y; King A H; Bowman K J . 2009. Effects of residual (or internal) stress on ferroelectric domain wall motion in tetragonal lead titanate. Journal of Materials Research. 24:1803-1809. abstract
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Kim H; Xuan Y; Ye P D; Narayanan R; King A H . 2009. Anomalous triple junction surface pits in nanocrystalline zirconia thin films and their relationship to triple junction energy. Acta Materialia. 57:3662-3670. abstract
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Brown T L; Saldana C; Murthy T G; Mann J B; Guo Y; Allard L F; King A H; Compton W D; Trumble K P; Chandrasekar S . 2009. A study of the interactive effects of strain, strain rate and temperature in severe plastic deformation of copper. Acta Materialia. 57:5491-5500. abstract
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