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Stephen Ridder

Stephen Ridder's interests lie in metal alloy processing including the modeling, measurement, and control of heat and fluid flow during metal alloy solidification. Research has included modeling of electroslag ingot casting, modeling of directional solidification of castings, modeling, control, and optimization of metal powder production using gas atomization, modeling, control, and optimization of the thermal spray coating process, powder characterization, and metal powder consolidation.

Position:

Metallurgist
Surface and Microanalysis Science
Surface and Interface Research

Employment History:

1980-2009 Metallurgy Division, NIST

2009-present Surface and Microanalysis Science Division, NIST

Education:

Ph.D., Metallurgy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, May 1980
M.S., Metallurgy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, June 1976
B.S., Biology, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, June 197

Contact

Phone: 301 975 6175
Email: stephen.ridder@nist.gov
Fax: 301 417 1321