Advanced Materials Laboratory

The Advanced Materials research group is engaged in a variety of research programs focused on materials processing and materials performance in extreme environments. Much of the current research is focused on nuclear enabling technologies, including advanced materials development and sensors developments for in-situ nuclear reactor applications as part of the In-Pile Instrumentation Program, or I2. Historically, the research group has been supported by:

  • The Department of Energy
  • The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES)
  • Idaho National Laboratory
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • The National Science Foundation
  • The Department of Defense
  • U. S. Navy
  • Office of Naval Research
  • Battelle Energy Alliance
  • Pratt and Whitney Aerospace
  • Emisense, Inc.
  • Ceramatec, Inc.
  • General Atomics, Inc.
  • Advanced Ceramic Fibers, Inc.
  • Boeing, Inc.
  • HiFunda, Inc.