Robert W. Hyers
- S.B., Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, 1992
- Ph.D., Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, 1998
My current research may be divided broadly into three areas: process
modeling, high-temperature properties of materials, and smart materials. In all of these areas, my work relies
strongly on computers as tools. For
more details and specific projects, see the page for my Materials and Processes
R.W. Hyers, D.M. Matson, K.F.
Kelton, and J.R. Rogers, “Convection in Containerless Processing”,
Annals of the New York Academy of
Sciences, Vol. 1027, 2004, pp. 474-494.
R.W. Hyers, “Fluid Flow
in Levitated Drops”, invited paper, Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 16, 2005, pp. 394-401.
R.W. Hyers, R.C. Bradshaw,
J.R. Rogers, T.J. Rathz, G.W. Lee, A.K. Gangopadhyay, and K.F. Kelton,
“Surface Tension and Viscosity of Quasicrystal-forming TiZrNi
Alloys”, International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2004,
T. H. Kim, G.W. Lee, B. Sieve,
A. K. Gangopadhyay, R. W. Hyers, T. J. Rathz, J. R. Rogers, D. S. Robinson,
K. F. Kelton, and A. I. Goldman, “In-situ
high-energy x-ray diffraction study of the local structure of supercooled
liquid Si”, Physical Review
Letters, vol. 95, 2005, 085501.
C. Bullard, R.W. Hyers, B.
Abedian, “Spin-up Instability of a Levitated Drop in MHD-flow
Transition to Turbulence”, IEEE
Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 41, No. 7, 2005, pp. 2230- 2235.
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-2210