Ryan M. Deacon

Dr. Ryan M. Deacon

Ryan M. Deacon
Adjunct Professor 
Ph.D., Lehigh University (2007) 

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: IMS-111
Phone: (860) 486-4620
Email: ryan.deacon@uconn.edu 


Research Interests

Alloy Development, High Temperature Corrosion, Materials Characterization with Electrons and X-rays

Awards & Honors

2017 President’s Medal, International Metallographic Society
2015 Silver Medal of the Society, ASM International
2013 R. W. Hart Prize for Excellence in Independent Research and Development, JHUAPL
2006 Jacquet-Lucas Award for Excellence in Metallography

Recent Publications

Iyer, K., Poorman, K.L., Deacon, R.M., Mehoke, D.S., Hypervelocity Impact Response of Ti-6Al-4 V and Commercially Pure Titanium, Procedia Engineering, 58, 2013.

Lavelle, C.M., Deacon, R.M., Hussey, et al. “Characterization of Boron Coated Vitreous Carbon Foam for Neutron Detection”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, Vol 729, 2013.

Deacon, R.M. and Trexler, M.M., “Biomimetic Organs and Senses,” in Biomimetics: Nature-Based Innovation, ed. Y. Bar-Cohen, CRC Press, 2011.

Deacon, R.M., DuPont, J.N., Kiely, C.J., Marder, A.R., Tortorelli, P. F., “Evaluation of the Corrosion Resistance of Fe–Al–Cr Alloys in Simulated Low NOx Environments”, Oxidation of Metals, 72, 2009.

Deacon, R.M., DuPont, J.N., Marder, A.R., “High Temperature Corrosion Resistance of Candidate Nickel Based Weld Overlay Alloys in a Low NOx Environment”, Materials Sci. & Eng. A, 460, November 2005.

Deacon, R.M., “Ferrous Martensite,” ASM Handbook Vol 9: Metallography & Microstructures, 2004.