Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Jake Benzing (Fed)

Materials Research Engineer

  • Passionate materials scientist with a diverse skill set and extensive research experience focused on advanced structural and high-performance materials.
  • Comprehensive hands-on knowledge of multiple advanced characterization techniques bridging macro- and micro-scale mechanical properties to nano-scale crystal structure.
  • Expert project management skills demonstrated through broad collaborations involving alloy design, heat treatment development, high strain rate and low temperature experiments, plus electron microscopy-based characterization of key transformation and deformation mechanisms toward improving fuel economy of next-generation automotive steels and structural reliability of additively manufactured metals.
  • Google Scholar
  • LinkedIn


2021       Editor's Pick awarded by AIP Advances

2021       Outstanding reviewer for Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia in 2020

2020       MML Postdoctoral Fellow Accolade 

2018       NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship

2017       Max Planck Institute Promotion of Young Scientists Scholarship 

2015       Best poster award, Microscopy & Microanalysis Conference

2014       Best poster award, OSU Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

2013       National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellowship

2013       The OSU Materials Science and Engineering Lee Scholarship

2012       The OSU Materials Science and Engineering Brush Scholarship

2011       The OSU Materials Science and Engineering Glunz Scholarship

2009       The Ohio State University (OSU) Provost Scholarship

2009       Hamilton Community Foundation Scholarship     


In situ absorption synchrotron measurements, predictive modeling, microstructural analysis, and scanning probe measurements of laser melted Ti-6Al-4V single tracks for additive manufacturing applications

Nicholas Derimow, Edwin Schwalbach, Jake Benzing, Jason Killgore, Aly Artusio-Glimpse, Nik Hrabe, Brian Simonds
In this work, the fundamental processing-structure-property (PSP) relationships that govern laser-based additive manufacturing were investigated with the Ti-6Al
Created October 9, 2019, Updated October 13, 2021