John Wurst

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Emeritus
School of Engineering: Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

  • Phone: 937-229-2679

Profile

Experience

  • Professor Emeritus, 1996-present
  • Associate Director, University of Dayton Research Institute, 1975-1996
  • Dual appointment in the University of Dayton Research Institute and the School of Engineering, University of Dayton, 1971-1996
  • Member of Graduate Faculty, 1971-1996
  • Professor of Materials Engineering, 1971-1996
  • Senior Research Ceramist, 1971-1975
  • University of Illinois, 1968-1971
  • University of Dayton Research Institute, 1957-1968
Honors
  • Fellow, American Ceramic Society, 1978
  • Professor of the Year, University of Dayton, 1975

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Ceramic Engineering, University of Illinois, 1971
  • M.S.E., Engineering Science, University of Dayton, 1968
  • B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, 1957

Professional Activities

  • Professional registration: Professional Engineer, State of Ohio #29034, 1963-present

Research Interests

  • Plasma sprayed coatings development
  • Corrosion of metals
  • Weibull analysis of brittle structural materials
  • Sintering behavior of Y203.