Samantha Lawrence

DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellow

Contact Information

School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Advising Faculty

Head and Professor of Materials Engineering

Degree in Progress

PhD in Materials Engineering

Conference Presentations

"Deformation and Fracture of Mudflat-Cracked Laser-Fabricated Oxides on Metallic Substrates", 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston MA, November 2012

"Deformation and Fracture of Colored Laser-Fabricated Oxides on Titanium", 2012 Gordon Research Conference on Thin Films and Small-Scale Mechanical Behavior, Waterville, ME, July 2012

"Deformation and Fracture of Color-patterned Pulsed Laser Oxides on Stainless Steel", 2012 TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2012.

"Deformation and Fracture of Oxides Fabricated on 304L Stainless Steel via Pulsed Laser Irradiation", Symposium on Properties and Processes at the Nanoscale-Nanomechanics of Material Behavior, 2011 MRS Fall Meeting, November 28-December 2, 2011.

"For Want of Nail: How Small Things Make Big Differences", Washington State University and University of Washington Joint Board of Regents Meeting. Seattle, WA, November 26, 2011.

"Advanced Non-Destructive Assessment Technology to Determine the Aging of Silicon Containing Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors", Research in Progress Symposium: Corrosion in New Energy Generation Systems, NACE CORROSION 2011 Conference and Expo, Houston TX. March 2011.

Research Interests

Assessing Coupled Mechanical Behavior and Environmental Degradation at Submicron Scales

Publications

SK Lawrence, DF Bahr, and HM Zbib: Crystallographic Orientation and Indenter Radius Effects on the Onset of Plasticity During Nanoindentation. J Mater Res (2012) DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2012.368

I Salehinia, SK Lawrence, and DF Bahr: The Effect of Crystal Orientation on the Stochastic Behavior of Dislocation Nucleation and Multiplication during Nanoindentation. Acta Mater (2012), DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2012.11.019

SK Lawrence, DD Stauffer, DP Adams, W Gerberich, DF Bahr and NR Moody: Deformation and Fracture of Oxides Fabricated on 304L Stainless Steel via Pulsed Laser Irradiation. Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, 1424 (2012) DOI: 10.1557/opl.2012.819

DP Adams, D Saiz, NR Moody, VC Hodges, M Hobbs, E Jones, S Lawrence, DF Bahr, R Murphy, SM Yalisove, ?Basic Research of Intrinsic, Tamper- indication Markings and Patterns Defined by Pulsed Laser Irradiation?, DTRA Year End Progress Report Award Number: IACRO 10-42571, SAND2011-6094P (2011)

TW Koenig, DL Olson, B Mishra, JC King, J Fletcher, L Gerstenberger, S Lawrence, A Martin, C Mejia, MK Meyer, R Kennedy, L Hu, G Kohse, J Terry: Advanced Non-Destructive Assessment Technology to Determine the Aging of Silicon Containing Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors. Review of Progress in QNDE, 30, 1200 (2010)