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Gary R. Pickrell

 Professor and Chair, Graduate Program
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Director of Surface Engineering, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Director, Nano-Bio Materials Laboratory,
Associate Director, Center for Photonics Technology, Electrical and Computer Eng. Dept.

Virginia Tech
309 Holden Hall (0237)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: (540) 231-3504
Fax: (540) 231-8919

E-mail: pickrell@vt.edu

 

Random Hole Optical Fiber 

 

Research Interests 
  • Specialty Optical Fiber Fabrication
  • Fiber Optics and Fiber Optic Sensors
  • Ceramic Processing and Property Characterization
  • Glass Processing and Property Characterization
  • Porous Materials Fabrication
  • Phase Equilibria
  • Luminescence
  • Nano-Bio Materials Fabrication
  • Process Control Strategies
  • Statistical Experimental Design
  • Process of Invention

 

Canoe/Fishing/Picnic on New River

Education
 
Honors & Awards
  • Faculty Fellow 2007-2010
  • Virginia Tech Outstanding Assistant Professor, 2005
  • R&D 100 Award, October 2004
    (DOE & Chevron/Texaco)
 
Courses
  • Physical Ceramics
  • Advanced Physical Ceramics
  • Phase Equilibria and Crystal Chemistry
  • Introduction to Materials
  • Photonic Materials
  • Design of Experiments
  • Glass & Refractories
  • Elements of Materials Engineering

 

 
  
 
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