William Alexander Osborn
2009 – present: NIST
2005 – 2009: Graduate/Teaching Assistant in the Materials Science and Engineering Program at the University of Connecticut.
Ph. D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT – 2009
B. S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA – 2004
- Developing experimental techniques and reference standards for nano-scale strain measurement.
- Evaluating the mechanical properties of MEMS scale devices through the development of testable devices, theoretical models, and accurate measurements.
- Microfabrication of non-traditional devices to enable research in the areas of strain measurement and mechanical property evaluation.
- Instrument design, building, and development.