Our Team

Wharry_180x180Janelle P. Wharry
Assistant Professor (full CV)
School of Nuclear Engineering
School of Materials Engineering (by courtesy)
Purdue University
From:  Hilo, Hawaii, USA
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Yerik Bazarbayev
M.S. Student
School of Nuclear Engineering
Purdue University
From:  Kazakhstan



Mao_180x180Keyou Mao
Ph.D. Student
School of Nuclear Engineering
Purdue University
From:  Shanghai, China
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Patki_180x180Priyam Patki
M.S. Student
School of Nuclear Engineering
Purdue University
From:  Pune, India



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Kayla Yano
Ph.D. Student
School of Materials Engineering
M.S. Materials Science & Engineering, 2017
Thesis:  In situ TEM micropillar compression testing in irradiated oxide dispersion strengthened alloys
From:  Oregon, USA


Graduate Alumni
Dolph_180x180Corey Dolph – Now at Micron, Boise ID
M.S. Materials Science & Engineering, 2015
Boise State University
Thesis:  Plastic deformation and effective strain hardening coefficient of irradiated Fe-9wt%Cr ODS alloy by nano-indentation and TEM


Swenson_180x180Matthew Swenson – Now at University of Idaho, Moscow ID
Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering, 2017
Boise State University
Dissertation:  The mechanism of radiation-induced nanocluster evolution in oxide dispersion strengthened and ferritic-martensitic alloys
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Current Undergraduates

  • Alexander Bullens, Purdue School of Nuclear Engineering
  • Nathan Cain, Purdue School of Materials Engineering
  • Elizabeth Jaye, Purdue School of Nuclear Engineering
  • Haozheng Qu, Purdue School of Mechanical Engineering
  • Nathaniel Vas, Purdue School of Nuclear Engineering


Undergraduate & Other Alumni

  • Anaysa Aguilar, Boise State – LSAMP program
  • Devin Batkiewicz, St. John’s University – NSF REU
  • Esteban Bautista, Pasadena City College – NCN URE, Now at Cal State Northridge
  • Tasha Buss, Boise State – Now at Micron, Boise ID
  • Tegan Byerly, Vallivue School District – NSF RET
  • Christopher Catey, Purdue
  • Sophia Chun, University of Hawaii
  • Douglas Junior Da Silva, Boise State – Brazil Scientific Mobility Program
  • Omar Gutierrez, Boise State
  • Didier Ishimwe, William Penn University – NCN URE
  • Brett Kalpakjian, Timberline High School – Now at Georgia Tech
  • Hernan Lopez, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Kenny Mayer, Boise State
  • Joshua McDonald, Boise State
  • Kyle Ostrem, Boise State
  • Cassidy Runyan, Boise State – Student Research Initiative Fellowship
  • Kevin Stahl, Purdue
  • Tom Statkus, Boise State
  • Patrick Warren, Boise State – Now at Micron, Boise ID


Senior Design Alumni

  • X-Ray Diffraction of PM/HIP Alloys (Purdue):  Daniel DelaCruz, Alejandro Hasselmeyer-Garcia, Andrew O’Connor, Austin Richardson-Solarzano, Brian Smith, Nicholas Termini
  • Recrystallization in Ni-base Superalloys (Boise State):  Gary Mitchell, Lance Patten, Lejmarc Snowball