Washington State University

David P. Field - Professor

The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

David P. Field - Professor

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David P. Field

  • Professor
  • Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in the College of Engineering and Architecture


Contact Information:

office Dana 239E/Dana 145
telephone 509 335 3524
e-mail dfield@wsu.edu
Postal mail David P. Field
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University
PO BOX 642920
Pullman, WA 99164-2920
David P. Field

Joined MME in 2000;
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University in 1991

Research Interests:

  • Physical and mechanical metallurgy
  • Metal deformation and recrystallization
  • Crystallographic texture
  • Grain boundary structure
  • Thin film and IC interconnect structure/properties relationships
  • Advanced experimental techniques

National & International Recognition:

  • Fellow, American Society for Materials International (2013)

Recent Publications:

  • A Alankar, DP Field, D Raabe, “On the plastic anisotropy of electro-deposited pure iron having sharp <1 1 1> // ND crystallographic texture: analysis using a physics based crystal plasticity model” Int. J. Plasticity 52 (2014), 18-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2013.03.006
  • F. Zhang and DP Field, “Characterization of creep damaged grain boundaries of alloy 617,” Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 44A, 4927-4936 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11661-013-1975-5
  • JP Young, DP Field, TW Nelson, “Material Flow During Friction Stir Welding of HLSA 65 Steel,” Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 44A 3167-3175 (2013) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11661-013-1684-0
  • CF Gu, L Toth, DP Field, JJ Fundenberger, YD Zhang, “Room temperature equal channel angular pressing of a magnesium alloy,” Acta Mater. 61 (2013) 3027-3036. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2013.01.063
  • DP Field, CC Merriman, N. Allain-Bonasso, F. Wagner “Quantification of Dislocation Structure Heterogeneity in Deformed Polycrystals by EBSD” Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 20 (2012) 024007 http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0965-0393/20/2/024007
  • SI Wright, MM Nowell and DP Field, “A Review of Strain Analysis using EBSD,” Microscopy and Microanalysis, 17 (2011) 316-329 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1431927611000055
  • I. Robertson, C. Schuh, J. Vetrano, N. Browning, D.P. Field, R. Dunin-Borkowski, MK Miller, I. Baker, D. Dunand, D. Juul-Jensen, B. Kabius, T. Kelly, S. Lozano-Perez, A. Misra, G. Rohrer, and A.D. Rollett, “Towards an integrated materials characterization toolbox,” J. Matls. Res, 26 (2011) 1341-1383 http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2011.41
  • H Malik, KJ Stephenson, DF Bahr, and DP Field, “Quantitative Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Turf Topology by SEM Analysis,” J. Mat. Sci. 46 (2011) 3119–3126 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-010-5192-y


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