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Dwight D. Viehland

Professor
  • Jack E. Cowling Professor
138 Randolph Hall (0286)
460 Old Turner Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Dr. Dwight D. Viehland

Jack E. Cowling Professor

Research Interests:

  • Physics of materials
  • Physical ceramics and metallurgy
  • Electrical and dielectric properties of materials
  • Structural property relationships
  • Ferroelectrics and piezoelectrics
  • Mesoscopic/nanometer physics, and the effects of disorder on phase transformation
  • Relaxation and dynamics in glassy systems
  • Actuators, transducers, and applied acoustics
  • Electrical and transport properties of conducting oxides
  • Polymers for functional applications

Education:

Honors and Awards:

  • ONR Young Investigator, 1995
  • Xerox Faculty Developmental Award, 1995
  • Paper of the Year, American Ceramic Society, 1996
  • Paper of the Year, American Ceramic Society, 1997
  • First Place, Ceramagraphic Contest, American Ceramic Society, 1997-8
  • Chairman, 12th International Symposium on Ferroelectrics (IEEE), 2000
  • Promotion to Government Executive position, 10/2000
  • Secretary-elect, Electronics Division, American Ceramic Society, 2001 (to be President in 2003)
  • Chairman of Spring and Fall Meetings, Electronics Division, American Ceramic Society, 2002

Professional Affiliations: