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Gary R. Pickrell

 Professor

   Department of Materials Science and Engineering

           
Rolls Royce Commonwealth Director of Surface Engineering

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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