David E. Clark

Department Head
  • Professor
109A Surge Building
MSE Dept. (0237)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Dr. David E. Clark

Department Head & Professor

 

Research Interests:

  • Nuclear waste materials
  • Environmental degradation of glass and ceramics
  • Microwave processing
  • Materials engineering
  • Ceramics
  • Sol-gel processing
  • Coatings
  • Glass
  • Ceramic superconductor
  • Sol-gel fibers
  • Self-propagating high temperature synthesis

 

Education:

 

Honors and Awards:

  • Chair, University Materials Council
  • Greaves-Walker Award, National Institute of Ceramic Engineers, 2002
  • Fellow of the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers
  • Fellow of the American Ceramic Society
  • 2000 Friedberg Memorial Lecturer
  • James I. Mueller Memorial Lecturer, Engineering Ceramics Division, American Ceramic Society, 1993
  • Received UF's Research Achievement Award in 1990
  • University of Florida Engineering Teacher-of-the-Year in 1989
  • Former president of the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers
  • Former chair of the Engineering Ceramics Division of the American Ceramic Society
  • Chaired the Second World Congress on Microwave and RF Processing
  • Elected to a second three-year term as a trustee of the American Ceramic Society