John McCloy

  1. Director and Professor
  2. Interim Director, Institute of Materials Research
Email Addressjohn.mccloy@wsu.edu
LocationDana 239D

Biography

Website

McCloy Research Group: Nuclear, Optical, Magnetic, and Electronic (NOME) Materials Laboratory

Education

  • Ph.D. in Material Science & Engineering, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Arizona, 2008
  • M.S. in Material Science & Engineering, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Arizona, 2007
  • M.A. in Cultural Anthropology, School of Anthropology, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, May 2004
  • B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996

Professional Preparation

  • Senior Research Scientist (S&E IV) and Team Leader, Glass and Materials Team, Radiological Materials & Technology Development Group, Radiological & Nuclear Division, Energy & Environment
  • Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, 2008 – 2013
  • Senior Mechanical Engineer II (E04) with Honors, Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, AZ, 2000 – 2008
  • Process Engineer II, Crane Interpoint, Redmond, WA 1998 – 1999

Research Interests

  • Nuclear materials
  • Functional materials (optical, magnetic, electronic)
  • Material degradation: ceramics, glasses, metals
  • Advanced material characterization methods

Research Areas

Recognition and Honors

  • Fulbright award, US Department of State, 2019
  • Fulrath award, American Ceramic Society, 2018
  • Fellow, American Ceramic Society, 2018
  • Invited delegate to National Academy of Engineering, German-American Frontiers of Engineering, 2015
  • Invited delegate to National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering, 2013

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