David Johnson

David Johnson

Associate Professor of Materials Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: +1 765 49-47009
School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045


  • B.S., Engineering Science & Mechanics, 1987, Univ. of Tennessee
  • M.S.E., Metallurgical Engineering, 1990, Univ. of Tennessee
  • Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering, 1994, Univ. of Tennessee.

Research Interests

Microstructure development and control Processing of high temperature materials Single crystal growth

Purdue Center for Metal Casting Research

Research Interests and Recent Publications


  • MSE 235 Materials Properties Laboratory
  • MSE 430-440 Materials Processing and Design I and II
  • MSE 382 Mechanical Response of Materials
  • MSE 555 Deformation Mechanisms in Crystalline Solids
  • MSE 536 Solidification Processing

Graduate Students