Christopher Rock

Associate Research Professor

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Chris Rock joined CAMAL in November 2016 after a long and highly productive run at ATI. Rock worked in the areas of nickel product development, new melting technologies, powder metallurgy, additive manufacturing and process modeling. Prior to joining ATI, he was employed at PCC Special Metals in West Virginia as a melt engineer and R&D process engineer.

 

Research Interests

Christopher Rock’s professional interests include new alloy development for various markets using additive manufacturing, process modeling & development and new sensor technologies for process monitoring.

 

Education

DegreeProgramSchoolYear
Ph.D.Materials Science and EngineeringThe University of Kentucky1997
MSMSEMaster of Science in Materials Science and EngineeringThe University of Kentucky1993
BSMSEBachelor of Science in Materials Science and EngineeringThe University of Kentucky1991

 

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Publications

Processing of tungsten through electron beam melting *
Ellis, E. A. I., Sprayberry, M. A., Ledford, C., Hankwitz, J. P., Kirka, M. M., Rock, C. D., … Dehoff, R. R. (2021), JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2021.153041
Quasi-Static Tensile Properties of Unalloyed Copper Produced by Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing
Tarafder, P., Rock, C., & Horn, T. (2021), MATERIALS. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14112932
The Influence of Powder Reuse on the Properties of Nickel Super Alloy ATI 718 (TM) in Laser Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing
Rock, C., Ledford, C., Garcia-Avila, M., West, H., Miller, V. M., Pankow, M., … Horn, T. (2021), METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS B-PROCESS METALLURGY AND MATERIALS PROCESSING SCIENCE. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11663-020-02040-2
Additive Manufacturing of Pure Mo and Mo plus TiC MMC Alloy by Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
Rock, C., Lara-Curzio, E., Ellis, B., Ledford, C., Leonard, D. N., Kannan, R., … Horn, T. (2020), JOM. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-020-04442-8
Analysis of Self-Organized Patterned Surface Oxide Spots on Ejected Spatter Produced during Laser Powder Bed Fusion
Rock, C., Vadlakonda, R., Figurskey, S., Ledford, C., West, H., Miller, V., … Horn, T. (2020), Additive Manufacturing, 35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addma.2020.101320
Cryogenic mechanical alloying of aluminum matrix composites for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing
Hamilton, J. D., Ramesh, S., Harrysson, O. L. A., Rock, C. D., & Rivero, I. V. (2020), JOURNAL OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998320957698
Real time monitoring of electron emissions during electron beam powder bed fusion for arbitrary geometries and toolpaths
Ledford, C., Tung, M., Rock, C., & Horn, T. (2020), ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, 34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addma.2020.101365
Characteristics and Processing of Hydrogen-Treated Copper Powders for EB-PBF Additive Manufacturing
Ledford, C., Rock, C., Carriere, P., Frigola, P., Gamzina, D., & Horn, T. (2019), APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 9(19). https://doi.org/10.3390/app9193993
Processing of Alnico Magnets by Additive Manufacturing
White, E., Rinko, E., Prost, T., Horn, T., Ledford, C., Rock, C., & Anderson, I. (2019), APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 9(22). https://doi.org/10.3390/app9224843
Additive manufacturing of an iron-based bulk metallic glass larger than the critical casting thickness
Mahbooba, Z., Thorsson, L., Unosson, M., Skoglund, P., West, H., Horn, T., … Harrysson, O. (2018), Applied Materials Today, 11, 264–269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2018.02.011

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Christopher Rock