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David L. Burris (Ph.D., University of Florida)

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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering 
210 Spencer Lab
302-831-2006
dlburris@udel.edu

Research Interests

  • Materials Tribology
  • Experimental Techniques
  • Nanocomposite and Hierarchically Structured Materials
  • Microscale and Macroscale Tribometry
  • Wear Modeling and Life Prediction

Mentoring In

  • Tissue/Molecular Biomech

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Dec 2007
  • M.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, May 2006
  • B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, May 2003

Honors & Awards

  • 2009 STLE Walter D. Hodson Award
  • 2008 ASME Marshall B. Peterson Award
  • Best Poster Award at the Gordon Research Conference in Tribology, July, 2008 
  • ASME Journal of Tribology Best paper award for “Wear Rate Uncertainty Analysis,” Oct. 2004