Christopher Rock

Research Associate Professor

Chris Rock joined CAMAL in November 2016 after a long and highly productive run at ATI, a CAMAL member he joined in April 2007 as a Senior R&D Project Engineer. Chris 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.

Education

Ph.D. 1997

Materials Science and Engineering

The University of Kentucky

MSMSE 1993

Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

The University of Kentucky

BSMSE 1991

Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

The University of Kentucky

Research Description

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

Publications

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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