William Conley

  • Program Years: 2003-2008
  • Academic Institution: Purdue University
  • Field of Study: Nanoscale Mechanics
  • Academic Advisor: Arvind Raman
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2005)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2009
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2003
    B.A. Mathematics-Physics, Whitman College, 2001

Current Status

  • Research Area: Nonlinear Mechanics of Nano-Mechanical Systems
  • Publications

    W.G. Conley, A. Raman, C.M. Krousgrill, S. Mohammadi. "Nonlinear and Nonplanar Dynamics of Suspended Carbon Nanotube and Nanowire Resonators." Nano Letters 8, 2008.

    W.G. Conley, C.M. Krousgrill. "Stick-slip motions in the Friction Force Microscope: Effects of Tip Compliance." Tribology Letters 29, 2008.

    W.G. Conley, A. Raman, C.M. Krousgrill. "Nonlinear Dynamics in Tomlinson's Model for Atomic Scale Friction and Friction Force Microscopy." Journal of Applied Physics 98, 2005.

    K.R. Hoffman, W.G. Conley. "Does Er@C60 emit light?" Journal of Luminescence 94-95, 2001.

    W.G. Conley, A. Raman, C.M. Krousgrill. "Nonlinear dynamics aspects of atomic scale friction." International Conference on Computational Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, February 23-27, 2003. San Francisco, CA.

    W.G. Conley, A. Raman, C.M. Krousgrill. "Nonlinear dynamics in Tomlinson's model of atomic scale friction." International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo (IMECE), November 16-21, 2003. Washington, DC.

    W.G. Conley, S. Howell, C. Lan, R. Reifenberger, S. Zumuda, S. Dirk, E. Cardenas, D. Wheeler. "Examination of the dynamics of carbon nanotubes for sensing applications." Sandia National Lab Student Symposium, August 2, 2005 Albuquerque, NM.

    W.G. Conley, A. Raman, C.M. Krousgrill. "Effects of tip compliance in friction force microscopy." World Tribology Conference, September 12-16, 2005 Washington, DC.

    W.G. Conley, S. Howell, E. Christner, C. Lan, R. Reifenberger, S. Zumuda, S. Dirk, D. Wheeler. "Examination of carbon nanotubes for sensing applications." Sandia 1720 Tech Expo, September 21, 2005 Albuquerque, NM. Invited

    Awards

    Eagle Scout
    Pi Tau Sigma