Sarah E. Leach

Current Address:

20170 Whitmer Road

South Bend, IN 46614-4815

leachs@purdue.edu

Advisor:

          Professor Edwin Garcia

 

Brief Research Description:

Domain switching and the hysteretic behavior of polycrystalline ferroelectric materials are modeled to develop a better understanding of domain wall movement, accounting for material texture and the anisotropy of electrical and mechanical properties.

Background:

B.E. Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University

M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Ph.D. Materials Engineering, Purdue University

Registered Professional Engineer, Indiana License # PE19300169

 Teaching Experience:

 

MET 14300 and MET 14400 Materials and Processes I and II

MET 11100 and 21300 Applied Statics and Dynamics

MET 24500 Manufacturing Systems

MET 21100 Applied Strength of Materials

MET 21400 Machine Design

MET 22000 Heat and Power

 Links:

 

 

http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~leachs/

Modified on 23 May 2007