Erland M. Schulson: Graduate Students Supervised

Masters Students

Name Year Project Title
Gordon R. Haff 1981 Recrystallization, Grain Growth, and Fracture in a Work-Hardened, Polycrystalline, Beta-Phase Nickel Aluminum Alloy
John Currier 1981 The Tensile Strength of Fresh-Water, Granular Ice: Grain Size Effect
James S. Geller 1981 An Experimental Study of the Label Printing Process at Markem
Daniel Viens 1983 Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ni3Al
Douglas Barker 1983 The Strength and Ductility of Polycrystalline NiAl
Pooi N. Lim 1983 The Effects of Temperature and Grain Size on the Tensile Strength of Ice
Robert B. Graham 1984 The Effect of Temperature, Composition, and Grain Size on the Mechanical Properties of NiAl
Neil P. Cannon 1985 The Influence of Grain Size on Compressive Strength of Polycrystalline Ice
David Cole 1985 Microstructuring on Ice Under Compression
James L. Laughlin 1985 The Effect of a Bimodal Grain Size Distribution on the Compressive Strength of Polycrystalline Ice
Russell W. Lee 1985 The Effect of Grain Size on the Tensile Strength of Ice at Two Strain-Rates
Timothy P. Weiss 1985 The effects of Grain Size and Boron on the Mechanical Properties of Ni3Al
Rebecca N. Haerle 1986 The Effect of Stress State History on the Compressive Strength of Polycrystalline Ice
Steven G. Hoxie 1986 The Effect of Pre-Existing Cracks on the Tensile Strength of Polycrystalline Ice
Benlih Huang 1986 The Effect of Boron on Yield Strength, Recrystallization and Grain Growth in Ni3Al
Victoria Zinoviev 1986 Contributions to the Physical Metallurgy of Ni3Al Doped with Boron
Lawrence J. Briggs 1988 The Effects of Grain Size and Boron on the Mechanical Properties of Ni3Si at Room Temperature
Gregory J. 1988 The Effects of End Constraint on the Strength Lasondeand Fracture Mode of Polycrystalline Ice in Compression
Mark C. Gies 1988 The Development of Brush-Type Platens for Loading Ice Specimens in Compression
Douglas Jones 1989 Ice Friction: Effects of Temperature, Sliding Velocity and Ice Type
Yixin Xu 1989 Effect of Grain Size and Boron on the Mechanical Properties of Off-Stoichiometric Ni3Al
Susan R. Shoemaker 1990 Freshwater Columnar Ice: Growth Structure and Mechanical Properties
Douglas A. Fifolt 1990 An Investigation into the Electromagnetic Emissions from Cracks In Ice: Development of a Signal Detection System and Preliminary Testing
Johan A. Grape 1991 The Effect of Confining Stress on the Brittle Compressive Indentation Fracture of Ice
Rachel A. Batto 1992 An Investigation of the Ductile-Brittle Transition in Columnar S2 Ice Under Compression
Zhaohui Li 1992 The Mechanical Effects of Ductile Ni(Si)+Ni3Si Phases in Brittle Matrix
Gary A. Kuehn 1993 The Mechanical Properties of Saline Ice
Oleg Y. Nickolayev 1994 Failure Envelopes and the Ductile to Brittle Transition in Columnar Saline Ice Under Biaxial Compression
Stephanie E. Buck 1994 Failure Envelopes and the Ductile to Brittle Transition in Fresh-Water S2 Columnar Ice Under Biaxial Compressive Loading
Michael E. Manley 1996 Deformation of S1 and S2 Ice
Suogen Qi 1997 Ductile-to-Brittle Transition in Ice: Effect of Temperature
Erik Russell 2002 Frictional Sliding Across Coulombic Shear Faults
Bradley K. Smith 2005 Compressive Failure of Ice via Grain Boundary Sliding
Katy Taylor 2005 Faulting Under High Confinement

Doctoral Students

Name Year Project Title Now at...
Timothy R. Smith 1991 The Effect of Stress State on the Brittle Compressive L12 Fracture of Columnar Ice Failure Analysis Associates
Jianxin Fang 1992 The Mechanical Behavior and Microstructure of the Polycrystalline Intermetallic Compound Ni3Ge Cabot Corporation
Yixin Xu 1994 The Mechanical Behavior of Ni3Ga with and without Boron and the Notch Sensitivity of Ni3Al Boston Scientific Research
Eric Gratz 1997 The Brittle Compressive Failure Surface of Ice Abiomed, Inc.
Jeffrey Melton 1999 The Deformation of Columnar Saline Ice Under Triaxial Compression Univ. New Hampshire
Daniel Iliescu 2001 The Flow and Fracture of Cracked Ice Seldon Laboratories, LLC
Andrew Fortt 2006 Coulombic Sliding in Ice Dartmouth College
Narayana Golding 2011 Plastic Faulting in Ice Dartmouth College
Scott Snyder 2011-present Mechanical Behavior of Damaged Ice Dartmouth College

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Name Year Project Title Now...
Ian Baker 1982-1985 The Structure of Ni3Al Professor of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering
Wilfrid Nixon 1984-1987 The Fracture Toughness of Ice. Associate Professor, University of Iowa)
Loic Naze 1988-1990 The Structure of Ni3Si Research Scientist, Saclay, France
Junjie Zhang 1990-1991 Size Effects on the Mechanical Behavior of Ice Research Associate, Case-Western University
Jerome Weiss 1993 Brittle Fracture of Ice Research Scientist, CNRS, Grenoble
Yixin Xu 1996 Deformation of Ni3Al Research Engineer, Boston Scientific Research
Eric Gratz 1997-1998 Deformation of Ice Research Engineer, Abiomed
Maurine Montagnet 2001-2002 Frictional Sliding in Ice Research Scientist, CNRS, Grenoble
Daniel Iliescu 2001-2004 Fracture of Ice Research Scientist, Seldon Laboratories, LLC
Andrew Fortt 2006-2008 Friction of Ice Ice Lab Manager, Dartmouth College