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Jonathan E Guyer

Research Interests

Recent Submissions

  • Saylor DM, Guyer JE, Wheeler D, Warren JA, “Predicting Microstructure Development During Casting of Drug Eluting Coatings” Acta Biomater (2010), doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2010.09.019 (in press)
  • Josell D, Beauchamp CR, Hamadani B, Jung S, Guyer JE, Hangarter C, Gergel-Hackett N, Xu H, Zhitenev N, “Three-Dimensionally Structured Thin Film Heterojunction Photovoltaics on Interdigitated Back-Contacts” (submitted)
  • Dair B, Saylor DM, Cargal TE, French GR, Kennedy KM, Casas RS, Guyer JE, Warren JA, Pollack SK, “The Effect of Substrate Material on Silver Nanoparticle Antimicrobial Efficacy” J Nanosci Nanotechnol (submitted)
  • Mohanty RR, Guyer JE, Sohn YH, “Diffusion under temperature gradient: A phase-field model study,” Journal of Applied Physics 106(3) 034912 (2009), doi:10.1063/1.3190607
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Group Leader
Materials Science and Engineering Division
Mechanical Performance

Employment History:

  • 2014-present: Group Leader, Mechanical Performance, MSED
  • 2012–2014: Staff Member, Materials Science and Engineering Division, NIST
  • 2000–2012: Staff Member, Metallurgy Division, NIST
  • 1997–2000: NRC-NIST Postdoctoral Research Associate, Semiconductor Electronics Division, NIST
  • 1991–1997: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
  • 1995: NSF Summer Institute in Japan, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tsukuba, Japan
  • 1986-1991: Division Officer, Nuclear Powered Submarine, USS Casimir Pulaski (SSBN-633) BLUE, United States Navy


  • PhD, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Materials Science and Engineering
    • Dissertation: “Stability of Alloy Thin Films”
      Advisors: Prof. Peter W. Voorhees and Prof. Scott A. Barnett
  • Naval Nuclear Propulsion School, Orlando, FL and S5G Prototype Reactor, Idaho Falls, ID
    • Intensive, year-long, practical and theoretical training in nuclear reactor operations
  • BS, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Materials Science and Engineering
    • Thesis: “Temperature Dependence of Photoluminescence in InP/InAsP Strained Layer Superlattices”
      Advisors: Dean Jerome B. Cohen and Prof. Bruce W. Wessels

Phone: 301-975-5329
Email: guyer@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-4553