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Andrew K. Kercher
Research Associate
Nuclear Materials Science & Technology Group
Materials Science & Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O.Box 2008
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6087
Phone: (865) 576-3488
Fax: (865) 576-8424
e-mail: kercherak@ornl.gov

Education:

  • Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2002
  • M.S., Materials Science & Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1999
  • B.S., Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1995

Professional Experience:

  • 3/05-present, Research assistant professor, Nuclear Fuel Materials Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, TN)
    • optical microscopy, contamination zone work, x-ray microtomography, high-frequency high-voltage electric fields, battery assembly, battery testing, impedance spectroscopy
  • 3/03-2/05, Postdoctoral researcher, Carbon Materials Technology Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, TN)
    • activated carbon processing, x-ray diffraction, BET analysis, optical microscopy
  • 4/02-2/03. Postdoctoral student, Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
    • tape casting, chemical vapor infusion, mechanical testing of films, UV/vis spectrophotometry, IR spectroscopy, thermal imaging, flame spray
  • 2/96-3/02, Graduate student, Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
    • electrical testing, x-ray diffraction, mechanical testing, activated carbon processing, DTA/TGA, helium pycnometry, mercury porosimetry, BET analysis, x-ray radiography

Selected Publications:




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