Professor and Associate Chair of Mechanical Engineering
Haggerty Engineering 249
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Research Interests

  • Failure analysis
  • Dental biomaterials

Professional Preparation

1971, Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla 
1968, M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla 
1964, B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy

Selected Recent Publications

“Mechanical Behavior and Failure Analysis of Prosthetic Retaining Screws after Long-term Use In Vivo. Part 1: Characterization of Adhesive Wear and Structure of Retaining Screws” J. Prosthodontics, 2008, vol. 17, pp. 168-180 (with Y. S. Al Jabbari, G. Ziebert, J. Toth and A. M. Iacopino).

“Surface Preparation of Ship-Construction Steel/(ABS-A) via Bristle Blasting Process”, Corrosion 2010, NACE International, Houston, TX (with R. J. Stango, J. A. Martinez and P. Khullar)

“Bristle Blast Surface Treatment of Welded Joints Fabricated from Commercial Ship Construction Steel”, Corrosion 2011, NACE International, Houston, TX (with R. J. Stango and J. A. Martinez)

“Biotribological Behavior of Two Retrieved Implant Abutment Screws after Long-Term use in Vivo”,The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, 2012, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 1474-1480 (with Y. S. Al Jabbari, S. Zinelis, and A. M. Iacopino)

“Effect of Nd: YAG laser parameters on the penetration depth of representative Ni-Cr dental casting alloy”, Lasers in Medical Science, 2013, on-line (with Y. S. Al Jabbari, T. Koutsoukis, X. Barmpagadaki, E. A. El-Danaf and S. Zinelis)



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