Steven J. Zinkle
UTK/ORNL Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Department of Materials Science & Engineering
PhD, Nuclear Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Radiation effects in materials
- Deformation and fracture mechanisms in structural materials
- Fusion reactor materials
- Fission reactor materials
- Materials processing and performance under extreme conditions
- Microstructure-property relationships
- Thermal and electrical conductivity of materials
- Transmission electron microscopy
- Accident tolerant fuel systems
- Nonequilibrium and additive manufacturing processes
S.J. Zinkle and G.S. Was, “Materials Challenges in Nuclear Energy”, Acta Materialia Diamond Jubilee volume, Acta Materialia 61, no. 3 (2013) 735-758.
S.J. Zinkle, "Effects of H and He Irradiation on Cavity Formation and Blistering in Ceramics", Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B 286, (2012) 4-19.
S.J. Zinkle and N.M. Ghoniem, “Prospects for Accelerated Development of High Performance Structural Materials”, J. Nucl. Mater. 417, no. 1-3 (2011) 2-8.
S.J. Zinkle and J.T. Busby, “Structural Materials for Fission and Fusion Energy”, Materials Today 12, no. 11 (2009) 12-19.
Y. Matsukawa and S.J. Zinkle, “One-dimensional Fast Migration of Vacancy Clusters in Metals”, Science, 318, no. 5852 (Nov, 9, 2007) 959-962.
L.L. Snead, S.J. Zinkle and D.P. White, "Thermal Conductivity Degradation of Ceramic Materials due to Low Temperature Low Dose Neutron Irradiation", J. Nucl. Mater. 340 (2005) 187-202.
Steven J. Zinkle
306 Pasqua Engineering Building
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2300