2019
Alumni (Fellow)

Jeff Braun

Peter and Crisler Quick Jefferson Fellow
Baltimore, Maryland
Degrees:
B.S. University of Maryland (2012)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2019)
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Bio:

Jeff Braun is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia, where he is writing a dissertation entitled, “The role of compositional and configurational disorder on thermal conductivity.” Jeff is working with researchers from U.Va., Duke, N.C. State, and U.C.S.D., to study the science of ultra-high temperature materials. As part of his graduate research, he has authored or coauthored 25 publications in peer-reviewed journals, given 14 presentations at national and international conferences, and received one provisional U.S. patent. Jeff is a recipient of the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship and has received the two department “outstanding graduate student” awards.

Thesis Description:

The Role of Compositional and Configurational Disorder on Thermal Conductivity

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