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Timothy Foecke

Director - NIST Center for Automotive Lightweighting (NCAL)

Current interests include:

  • Fundamental mechanisms of deformation and fracture in metallic materials.
  • Failure analysis and forensics.
  • Metal forming and multiaxial deformation.
  • Xray diffraction and electron microscopy.
  • Historical metallurgy and conservation of archeological and iconic structures.

Honors and Awards:

NIST:

  • William P. Slichter Award (2012)
  • Department of Commerce Gold Medal (2005)
  • Captain Joseph Linnard Prize, SNAME (1997)
  • Hero of Public Service, Council for Excellence in Government (1997)
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (1991-1993)

University of Minnesota:

  • Exxon Fellowship (1986-1990)
  • Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award (1990)
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Position:

Staff
Materials Science and Engineering Division
Mechanical Performance

Education:

PhD Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1991

B.Mat.Sci. Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1986

Contact

Phone: 301-975-6592
Email: timothy.foecke@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-4553