Rodney Trice

Rodney Trice

Professor Of Materials Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: +1 765 49-46405
School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering, Rm. 2227
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Education

  • Ph.D. (1995-1997) Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.S. (1988-1989) Materials Science, University of Texas at Arlington
  • B.S. (1983-1987) Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

Employment History

  • Professor (2013-Present), School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University
  • Associate Professor (2006-2013), School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University
  • Sabbatical Appointment (Jan. - June 2009), Sandia National Laboratories
  • Assistant Professor (2000-2006), School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate (1998-2000) Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
  • (1991-1995) Northrop Grumman
  • (1989-1991) Lockheed Martin Aerospace

Research Interests

Rodney Trice Research Interests

Classes

  • MSE 190 Introduction to Materials Engineering
  • MSE 230 Structure and Properties of Materials
  • MSE 250 Physical Properties in Engineering Systems
  • MSE 330 Processing and Properties of Materials
  • MSE 335 Materials Characterization Lab
  • MSE 367 Materials Processing Lab
  • MSE 430-440 Materials Processing Design I and II
  • MSE 497 Ethics in Engineering Practice
  • MSE 525 Structure-Properties of Engineering Polymers
  • MSE 555 Deformation of Materials
  • MSE 697 Materials Engineering Teaching Experience

Graduate Students

Research Title: Structure-Property-Processing Relationships in High Emissivity Coatings for Hypersonic Flight
Research Title: Research Title: Pressureless Sintering of Ceramic Matrix Composites
Research Title: Injection Molding of Boron Carbide Parts for Ballistic Applications
Research Title: Effect of Defects on Ceramic Matrix Composite Crack Propagation and Growth
Research Title: Development of Dual Emissivity Coatings for Hypersonic Flight
Research Title: Effect of Biofuels on Hot Corrosion of Gas Turbine Coatings
Research Title: Verification of Grain Boundary Engineered Nickel-Based Superalloys
Research Title: Use of Flow Stresses to Align Silicon Nitride Grains during Injection Molding

Former Graduate Students