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Schall

J. David Schall, Ph.D.
 
J. David Schall, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
328 EC; (248) 370-2870; Fax: (248) 370-4416
schall2@oakland.edu
secs.oakland.edu/~schall2

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering 

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. North Carolina State University, Materials Science and Engineering

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, OU, 2009 to present
  • Assistant Research Professor, Chemistry, United States Naval Academy, 2004-2009
  • Materials Analyst - IBM-RTP 1996-1997

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
  • Secretary - Surface Engineering Committee, STLE

RESEARCH

  • Molecular simulation of tribology
  • Molecular simulation of diamond and diamondlike carbon films
  • Experimental and theorectical measurement of thermal and tribological properties of nanofluids
  • Hydrogen embrittlement of wind turbine bearings
  • Nanoindentation of graphene and graphane films
  • Development of interatomic potentials

TEACHING

  • ERG 280- - Electromechanical Systems Design
  • ME 472/572 - Mechanical Properties and Processes of Materials
  • ME Special topics - Molecular Simulation of Materials
  • ME Special topics - Nano/Microstructural Anaysis of Materials (Fall 2011)