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ASM Materials Day Camp Seattle
INSTRUCTORS AND STAFF
for 2015

Mehmet Sarikaya, Materials Camp Supervisor, is a professor of Materials Science and Engineering, adjunct in Chemical Engineering. His research interests focus on the confluence of materials, engineering, biology and medicine, more specifically genetically engineered materials and molecular biomimetics including protein- and peptide-based synthesis, fabrication, and assembly towards function. He has published extensively in these fields (200+ papers, presented 250+ invited talks since 1990, edited 7 books and proceedings). Being the Director of GEMSEC, he is passionately interested in working with next generation of scientists, including high school teachers and students, on the latest science and technology developments. His outreach activities include sponsoring and directing RET, REU, and Materials Camp programs. http://depts.washington.edu/bionano2/.

David Starkebaum, Materials Camp Program Coordinator, is a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington (Sarikaya Research Group). His  research is focused on the study of self-ssembled peptides on single-layered atomic materials (SAP-SLAM), characterized by atomic force microscopy (AFM) electrical conductivity (FET), and pholuminescence (PL). Projects: Crystals Lab, Corrosion Lab, Fluid Properties Lab

Tuesday Kuykendall, Materials Camp Instructor, is the lab manager for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.  She teaches the Integrated Junior Lab Program  for UW MSE undergraduate students, and is the lead organizer for the Materials Science component of Engineering Discovery Days. Projects: Tensile Testing (Instron) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Hanson Fong, Materials Camp Instructor, is the Assistant Director of the Institute for Advanced Materials & Technology at the University of Washington Materials Science Department.  His regular duties include training, operation, and maintenence of the electron microscopy facilities for the Materials Science Department. Project: Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Russel Kilgannon, Materials Camp Instructor, is a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington (Flinn Research Group). Project: Carbon fiber composites

Sean Allphin, Materials Camp Instructor, is a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington (Sarikaya Research Group). Project: 3-D Printing

Tatyana Galenko, Materials Camp Instructor, is an undergraduate student in the School of Nursing at the University of Washington. She works extensively with Tuesday Kyukendall managing the Junior Labs and other outreach activities. Projects: Tensile Testing (Instron), and Polymers Lab

Neema Rostami, Materials Camp Instructor, is an undergraduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Projects: Glass Lab, Heat Treatment Lab

Sophia Bidinger, Materials Camp Instructor, is a high school senior who attended Materials Science Camp in 2014.  She is highly interested in Materials Science, and returned this year to help out! Projects: Glass Lab, Heat Treatment Lab

Brandon Kim, Materials Camp Instructor, is a high school senior interested in studying Materials Science at the University of Washington. Projects: Crystals Lab, Corrosion Lab, Fluid Properties Lab

Ian Moo, Materials Camp Instructor, is a high school junior interested in studying Materials Science at the University of Washington. Projects: Crystals Lab, Corrosion Lab, Fluid Properties Lab


MENTORS

Brandon Wilson Materials Camp Instructor AND Mentor, graduated from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. program, with his thesis on the quantitative characterization of peptide and protein kinetics using Surface Plasmon Resonace (SPR), and Kinetic Modeling of peptide adsorption. After working on the Materials Camp while a graduate student, Brandon returns to us as an engineering mentor.He currently works at EnviroPower Renewables on waste energy recovery and re-use of industrial waste.  Project: Fly Ash Bricks

Jason Zhou, Materials Camp Mentor, is a Metallurgist at Pacific Metallurgical, and graduate of the Materials Science Department at the University of Washinton.  His work focuses on heat-treatment of aircraft part.  Project: Relating Hardness to Tensile Strength

Andrew Cantrell, Materials Camp Mentor,is a Process Metallurgist at Jorgensen Forge, and the Online  Membership Chair for the Puget Sound Chapter of ASM International.  He currently working on Forging and Heat Treatment of Nickel, Aluminum, Titanium, and Steel Alloys. His core focus is on Manufacturing Processes and Experimental Mechanics, which involves the design,experimentation, implementation, testing, analysis, and interpretation of new technological processes. Project: Forging Aluminum

Bernard Roberts, Materials Camp Mentor is Lead Engineer for Bearings and Wear Technologies at Boeing, as well as Secretary for the Puget Sound Chapter of ASM International.  Project: Torque, Tension, and Lubrication of Fasteners.

Rebecca Ahern, Materials Camp Mentor is an MP&P Engineer at Boeing specializing in bearings and fasteners.  She is project manager and principle investigator for research involving new technology in bearings. Her responsibilities include writing test plans and resource scheduling, as well as communicating with suppliers and customers. She is also Webmaster for the Puget Sound Chapter of ASM International.  Project: Torque, Tension, and Lubrication of Fasteners.

Beverly Franada, Materials Camp Mentor is a Lab Engineer at Fatigue Technologies, specializing in tensile and fatigue testing. Project: Tensile and Fatigue Testing of Aluminum.


INSTRUCTORS/COORDINATORS FROM PREVIOUS MATERIALS CAMPS

Karen Hinkley Materials Camp Program Coordinator, graduated from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. program, with her thesis on the mechanical properties of snail-shells. She recieved her B.S. in Zoology from the University of Washington, and a Masters in Chemistry from Washington State University. She has been teaching high school chemistry, materials science and marine biology for 18 years. Her hobbies include martial arts, SCUBA and yoga. Project: Self-Healing in Natural Materials

Dmitriy Khatayevich Materials Camp Program Coordinator, graduated from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. program at the University of Washington in 2013, with his thesis on bio-inorganic interfaces. He received a B.S. from the same program in 2007.

Tamon Raymond Page, Materials Camp Program Coordinator, is a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington (Sarikaya Research Group). Projects: Adsorption kinetics of graphite-binding peptides through surface plasmon resonance (SPR), and molecular self-assembly of engineered peptides on HOPG in buffer and varying pH.

Michael Dymon-Shaw, Materials Camp Instructor, is an undergradute student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington doing his senior capstone project with the Sarikaya Research Group. Projects: Stability and de-sorption studies of peptide monolayers on MoS2.

MENTORS FROM PREVIOUS MATERIALS CAMPS

Dr. Roy G. Baggerly, FASM, Materials Camp Mentor. Principal Engineer, PACCAR Technical Center. Roy has performed corporate as well as independently sponsored materials research and metallurgical failure analysis investigations for over 40 years. His work has focused on evaluation of material properties and root causes of failure emanating from materials, design, manufacturing processes, or service conditions. He has 23 technical publications relating to materials research and failure analysis. He is a Fellow of ASM International and a member of TMS. He has served as chairman of the ASM International Failure Analysis Committee and is past chairman of the Puget Sound Chapter of ASM International. He is a registered Metallurgical Professional Engineer in Washington State and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal Engineering Failure Analysis. Project: Aerospace Metal Analysis

Doug McNeil Materials Camp Mentor. graduated from Redmond High School, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Eastern Washington University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington, and a Masters degree in Education from American Intercontinental University. He has worked at Boeing for 25 years and is currently a chemical engineer in Material and Process Technology in the Corrosion and Metal Finishes group. He teaches mathematics off hours for the Boeing Learning and Educational Development organization, and "A World in Motion" a program teaching engineering principles to 4th graders.

Mr Luther M. Gammon, Materials Camp Mentor. Technical Principal, The Boeing Company (M&PT), Renton, WA.  Metallography  Microscopist - Developed metallographic techniques in ultra-thin section preparation to allow visual inspection of the structural morphology of materials that were extremely difficult to see prior to this process. These different techniques and reagents are improvements on industry standards and offer new methods unique to Boeing.  Responsible for developing procedures, techniques and concepts for the Metallography Lab which include imaging elastomers, polymeric, metallic and rubber failures. These procedures provide the means to resolve complex problems seen in both production and research.  Acts as a microscopy consultant for Boeing production support and outside suppliers.

Terry Tscuchiyama Materials Camp Mentor. Associate Technical Fellow, graduated from the University of California Berkeley in 1978 and 1981 with a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering. He has been with Boeing since 1981 working on the development of composite materials and processes. Project: Aerospace Windows


ADDITIONAL ORGANIZERS

Cathy Fallen-Mathews, president of Pacific Metallurgical, is a supporter of educational outreach at the University of Washington.  She helped to provide the financial resources for the camp through the Doug and Barbara Allen Foundation.

ASM Materials Education Foundation

Prof. Thomas G. Stoebe, FASM
Chair, Board of Trustees

Charles R. Hayes
Executive Director

Pergentina (Jeane) L. Deatherage
Administrator, Foundation Programs


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