John Blendell

John Blendell

Professor of Materials Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: +1 765 49-40149
FAX: +1 765 494 1204
School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Education

  • B.S., Alfred University, Ceramic Science, 1974
  • B.A., Alfred University, Mathematics, 1974
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ceramics, 1976
  • Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ceramics, 1979

Employment History

  • 2005-Present, Purdue University, School of Materials Engineering, Professor
  • 1983-2005, NIST, Ceramics Division, Materials Research Engineer
  • 1980-83, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 1979-80, Max Plank Institut for Metallforschung, PML, Stuttgart, BRD, Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests

Design of Microstructure for Optimal Properties, Grain Growth in Anisotropic Systems, Reliability of Electronic Interconnects, Stress Relaxation in Thin Films, Ferroelectric Thin Films and Bulk Materials

John Blendell Research Interests