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Ryan Ginder

Research Assistant Professor

Biography

2019 - Present
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2017-2019
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

and

Carbon and Composites Group
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2013-2016
DoD National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2011-2013
University of Tennessee, Knoxville & Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distinguished Graduate Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Research

  • Mechanics of materials
  • Composites and functional materials
  • Materials for energy applications
  • Materials recycling and sustainability 

Education

PhD, 2016, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

BSc, 2011, Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University


Professional Service

Materials Research Society, member (2013-present)

The Mineral, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), member (2010-present)


Publications

Journal Articles in Print
1) Ginder, R.S., Ker, D., Ozcan, S. (2019). Degradation of E-glass fiber mechanical properties during composite sheet molding compound production for automotive applications. MRS Communications, 9(4), 1256-1260. (invited journal article)
2) Ginder, R.S. and Ozcan, S. (2019). Recycling of Commercial E-glass Reinforced Thermoset Composites via Two Temperature Step Pyrolysis to Improve Recovered Fiber Tensile Strength and Failure Strain. Recycling, 4(2), 24. (cover article)
3) Ginder, R.S. and Pharr, G.M. (2019). Characterization of power-law creep in the solid-acid CsHSO4 via nanoindentation. Journal of Materials Research, 34(7), 1130-1137.
4) Ginder, R.S., Nix, W.D., Pharr, G.M. (2018). A simple model for indentation creep. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 112, 552-562.
5) Ginder, R.S. and Pharr, G.M. (2017). Creep behavior of the solid acid fuel cell materialCsHSO4. Scripta Materialia, 139, 119-121.
6) Lipson, A.L., Ginder, R.S., Hersam, M.C. (2011). Nanoscale In Situ Characterization of Li- ion Battery Electrochemistry via Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy. Advanced Materials, 23(47), 5613-5617.

Conference Manuscripts Accepted by Peer Review
1) Ginder, R.S. and Ozcan, S. (2018). “Controlled Pyrolysis: A Case Study of Scalable Glass and Carbon Fiber Composite Recycling Technology,” CAMX 2018 The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, October 15-18, Dallas, TX.

Conference Manuscripts Accepted by Abstract
1) Ginder, R.S. and Kooduvalli, K. (2019). “Advances in Composite Recycling – Progress Towards a Circular Glass and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Materials Economy,” ACMA Webinar Series, October 10, online. (invited speaker)
2) Bouguettaya, M., Cieslinski, M., Ginder, R.S., Ozcan, S., Vaidya, U. (2019). “Development of rCF Thermoplastic Non-woven Prepreg for Automotive Class A Body Panels via Compression Molding,” IACMI Summer 2019 Members Meeting, July 23-25, Denver, CO.
3) Ginder, R.S. and Ozcan, S. (2019). “Closing the Loop on Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials,” 2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, April 22-26, Phoenix, AZ. (session chair)
4) Ginder, R.S. and Ozcan S. (2018). “Properties of Recycled Fibers,” ACMA 2018
Composites Recycling Conference, April 10-12, Knoxville, TN. (invited speaker)
5) Ginder, R.S. and Pharr, G.M. (2016). “Mechanical Characterization of Solid Acid Materials for Intermediate Temperature Fuel Cells,” TMS 2016 145th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, February 14-18, Nashville, TN.

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