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Alan M. Russell
Ames Laboratory-USDOE
Associate
2220 Hoover Hall
russell@ameslab.gov
Tel: 515-294-3204
Fax: 515-294-5444
 

PERSONAL HISTORY
B.S. 1972, Metallurgical Engineering, Iowa State University; M.S. 1975, Metallurgy, Journalism & Mass Communication, and Nuclear Engineering, Iowa State University; Ph.D. 1994, Metallurgy, Iowa State University; Technical Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1972-75; Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Iowa State University, 1976-present; Assistant Dean of Engineering, Iowa State University, 1984-90; Ames Laboratory Associate, 1990-present.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Mechanical properties of boride and rare earth intermetallic compounds. Structure-property relations in transition metal alloys. Metal-metal and metal-ceramic composites.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
A.M. Russell and K.L. Lee
Structure–property relations in nonferrous metals, John Wiley and Sons, New York, ISBN-13 978-0-471-64952-6, 499 pages, 2005.

A.M. Russell
"A review: ductility in intermetallic compounds," Adv. Eng. Mater., Vol. 5 (9), 629 (2003).

K.A. Gschneidner, Jr., A.M. Russell, A.O. Pecharsky, J.R. Morris, Z. Zhang, T.A. Lograsso, D.K. Hsu, C.H.C. Lo, Y. Ye, A.J. Slager, and D.C. Kesse
"A family of ductile intermetallics," Nat. Mater., Vol. 2, 587 (2003).

B.A. Cook, J.L. Harringa, T.L. Lewis, and A.M. Russell
“A new class of ultra-hard materials based on AlMgB14," Scr. Mater., Vol. 42, pp. 597-602, 2000.

A.M. Russell, L.S. Chumbley, and Y. Tian
"A review of deformation processed metal-metal composites," Adv. Eng. Mater., Vol. 2, 11 (2000).

A.M. Russell, Z. Zhang, T.A. Lograsso, C.H.C. Lo, A.O. Pecharsky, J.R. Morris, Y.Y. Ye, K.A. Gschneidner, Jr., and A.J. Slager
"Mechanical properties of single crystal YAg," Acta Mater., Vol 52/13, 4033 (2004).

B.A. Cook, J.L. Harringa, T.L. Lewis, and A.M. Russell
“Processing studies and selected properties of ultra-hard AlMgB14,” J. Adv. Mater., Vol. 36(3), 56 (2004).

HONORS, AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • James Huntington Ellis Award for Excellence in Teaching, ISU, 2006
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, ISU Interfraternity Council, 2006
  • Engineer's Week Professor of the Semester Award, ISU College of Engineering, 2002
  • MSE Teaching Effectiveness Award, ISU Matls. Sci. & Engr. Dept., 2002
  • Superior Engineering Teacher Award, ISU College of Engineering, 2000
  • Voted Outstanding Professor in MSE, ISU Engineering Student Council, 2000
  • Voted Outstanding Professor in MSE, ISU Engineering Student Council, 1999
  • Voted Outstanding Professor in EFMD, ISU Engineering Student Council, 1996
  • Voted Outstanding Professor in EFMD, ISU Engineering Student Council, 1993
  • U.S. Steel Foundation Fellow, U.S. Steel Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA, 1992