- Development of informatic tools and repositories for phase-based materials property data, including thermodynamics, diffusion, molar volume, and elastic properties.
- Development of diffusion mobility descriptions for the Cu-In-Se-Ga system.
- Development of a reference set of self mobility descriptions for the pure elements.
- Development of diffusion mobility descriptions for Ni-base superalloys.
Application of multicomponent thermodynamics and diffusion mobilities to predict microstructure evolution in variety of materials, including steels, Ni-base superalloys, CIGS (photovoltaics).
Organizer of the NIST Diffusion Workshop series.
- Bronze Medal for Superior Federal Service (2010)
- Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate (1997-1999)
- National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1992-1995)
- National Science Foundation Travel Scholarship (1994)
- National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Chicago Chapter, Science and Engineering Award (1993-1994)
- Ford Technical Scholar (1990-1992)
- 6,695,930, “Process for case hardened dies in improving die life,” Kuehmann; Charles J.; Olson; Gregory B.; Wise; John P.; Campbell; Carelyn E. February 24, 2004
- 6,458,220, “Case hardened steel blades for sports equipment and method of manufacture,” Kuehmann; Charles J.; Bernikowicz; Priscilla A.; Olson; Gregory B.; Wise; John P.; Campbell; Carelyn E., October, 1, 2002.
- 6,176,946, “Advanced case carburizing secondary hardening steels,” Kuehmann; Charles J.; Olson; Gregory B.; Wise; John P.; Campbell; Carelyn, Jan.23, 2001. 6,635,126, 6,485,582, 6,464,801
Materials Science and Engineering Division
Thermodynamics and Kinetics Group
- 1999-present, Metallurgist, NIST/Metallurgy Division
- 1997-1999 National Research Council, Postdoctoral Fellowship, completed at NIST/Metallurgy Division
- 1993-1996 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Materials Design, Northwestern University
- 1992-1997 Graduate Research Assistant, Northwestern University
1992 B. S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
• Graduated with distinction and departmental honors
1997 Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Thesis: The Systems Design of High Performance Stainless Steels