The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

College of Engineering

Ion Beam Materials Laboratory — Staff

Dr. William J. Weber, Director

Governor's Chair Professor

PhD in Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interest: Theory and modeling of radiation-solid interactions; evolution of radiation effects in materials; ion-beam modification of materials; defects, phase transformations and nanostructures in ceramics; long-term performance of nuclear materials; materials physics of radiation detectors

Dr. Yanwen Zhang, Deputy Director

Associate Professor

PhD in Engineering Physics, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden
PhD in Science, Beijing Normal University, China

Research Interests: Application of ion-beam analysis to materials research; radiation effects and ion-beam modification of materials; electronic energy loss by ions; charged-particle detectors; numerical simulation; design of beam lines and end stations


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