MATTHEW J. KRAMER
Scientist, Ames Laboratory
37 Wilhelm Hall, Ames, IA 50011
1979 B.S., Geomechanics, University of Rochester
1983 M.S. Geology, University of Rochester
1988 Ph.D. Geology, Iowa State University
1988-89 Postdoctoral Fellow Metallurgy and Ceramics Division, Ames Laboratory
1990-95 Staff Scientist, Metallurgy and Ceramics Division, Ames Laboratory and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences and Associate Scientist, Institute for Research and Technology
1996-present Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences and Scientist, Institute for Research and Technology
2001-present Group Leader for e-Beam Characterization, Materials Engineering and Physics, Ames Laboratory
HONORS, AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Co-recipient of the Materials Chemistry Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment Award for “Surface Properties of Quasicrystals”, 1998
R & D 100, Nanocrystalline Composite Coercive Magnet Powders, 1997
Co-recipient of the Department of Energy Materials Science Award for Significant Implication for DOE Related Technologies in Metallurgy and Ceramics, 1996
Co-recipient of the Department of Energy Materials Science Award for Sustained Outstanding Research in Solid State Physics, 1995
Structure-property-processing relationships of glass forming metallic alloys, quasicrystals, high temperature intermetallics, high temperature superconductors, ceramics and silicates. Characterization of microstructural evolution and crystal chemistry using advanced electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction techniques. Computer modeling of physical systems.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
"Devitrification studies of Zr-Pd and Zr-Pd-Cu metallic glasses," M.J. Kramer, M.F. Besser, N. Yang, E. Rozhkova, D.J. Sordelet, Y. Zhang, and P.L. Lee, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 317(1,2), 62 (2003).
“The local atomic structure of R-Mg-Zn (R=Y, Gd, Dy and Tb),” M.J. Kramer, S.T. Hong, P.C. Canfield, I.R. Fisher, J.D. Corbett, Y. Zhu, and A.I. Goldman, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 342, 82 (2002).
“Solidification, microstructural refinement and magnetism in Nd2Fe14B,” M.J. Kramer, L.H. Lewis, L.M. Fabietti, Y. Tang, W. Miller, K.W. Dennis, and R.W. McCallum, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 241, 144 (2002).
“Measuring crystal structure dynamics during polymorphic phase transitions," M.J. Kramer, L. Margulies, A.I. Goldman, and P.L. Lee, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 338(1-2), 235 (2002).
“In situ determination of Nd-Fe-B crystallization pathways,” M.J. Kramer, N. Yang, R.W. McCallum, K.W. Dennis, and L.H. Lewis, Journal of Applied Physics, 91, 8156 (2002).
“A Mo-Si-B intermetallic alloy with a continuous .alpha.-Mo matrix,” J.H. Schneibel, M.J. Kramer, and D.S. Easton, Scripta Materialia, 46, 217 (2002).
“Synthesis route-dependent formation of quasicrystals in Zr70Pd30 and Zr70Pd20Cu10 amorphous alloys,” D.J. Sordelet, E. Rozhkova, M.F. Besser and M.J. Kramer, Applied Physics Letters, 80, 4735 (2002).