John Gibbs

  • Program Years: 2011-2014
  • Academic Institution: Northwestern University
  • Field of Study: Materials Science
  • Academic Advisor: Peter Voorhees
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2013)
  • Degree(s):
    PhD Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2014
    MS Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2009
    B. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2008

Current Status

  • Status: Staff member at Los Alamos


J.T. McKeown, K. Zweiacker, C. Liu, D.R. Coughlin, A.J. Clarke, J.K. Baldwin, J.W. Gibbs, J.D. Roehling, S.D. Imhoff, P.J. Gibbs, D. Tourret, J.M.K. Wiezorek, G.H. Campbell. "Time-Resolved In Situ Measurements During Rapid Alloy Solidification: Experimental Insight for Additive Manufacturing" JOM. 68, 985-999 (2016)

D. Kennouche, Y.-C.K. Chen-Wiegart, K.J. Yakal-Kremski, J. Wang, J.W. Gibbs, P.W. Voorhees, S.A. Barnett. "Observing the microstructural evolution of Ni-Yttria-stabilized zirconia solid oxide fuel cell anodes" Acta Materialia. 103, 204-210 (2016)

A. Kamyabi-Gol, S.J. Clark, J.W. Gibbs, S. Sridhar, P.F. Mendez. "Quantification of evolution of multiple simultaneous phase transformations using dilation curve analysis (DCA)" Acta Materialia. 102, 231-240 (2016)

J.W. Gibbs, D. Tourret, P.J. Gibbs, S.D. Imhoff, M.J. Gibbs, B.A. Walker, K. Fezzaa, A.J. Clarke. "In Situ X-Ray Observations of Dendritic Fragmentation During Directional Solidification of a Sn-Bi Alloy" JOM. 68, 170-177 (2016)

A.J. Shahani, E.B. Gulsoy, V.J. Roussochatzakis, J.W. Gibbs, J.L. Fife, P.W. Voorhees. "The dynamics of coarsening in highly anisotropic systems: Si particles in Al–Si liquids" Acta Materialia. 97, 325-337 (2015)

J.D. Roehling, A. Perron, J.-L. Fattebert, D.R. Coughlin, P.J. Gibbs, J.W. Gibbs, S.D. Imhoff, D. Tourret, J.K. Baldwin, A.J. Clarke, P.E.A. Turchi, J.T. McKeown. "Imaging the Rapid Solidification of Metallic Alloys in the TEM" Microscopy and Microanalysis. 21, 469-470 (2015)

D. Tourret, A.J. Clarke, S.D. Imhoff, P.J. Gibbs, J.W. Gibbs, A. Karma. "Three-dimensional multiscale modeling of dendritic spacing selection during Al-Si directional solidification" JOM. 67, 1776-1785 (2015)

K.A. Mohan, S.V. Venkatakrishnan, J.W. Gibbs, E.B. Gulsoy, X. Xiao, M. De Graef, P.W. Voorhees, C.A. Bouman. "TIMBIR: A Method for time-space reconstruction from interlaced views" IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging. 1, 96-111 (2015)

J.W. Gibbs, K.A. Mohan, E.B. Gulsoy, A.J. Shahani, X. Xiao, C. Bouman, P.W. Voorhees. "The three-dimensional morphology of growing dendrites" Scientific Reports. 5, 11824 (2015)

J.W. Gibbs. "Interfacial Dynamics in Liquid-Solid Mixtures: A Study of Solidification and Coarsening" PhD thesis at Northwestern University. (2014)

J.W. Gibbs, C. Schlacher, A. Kamyabi-Gol, P. Mayr, P.F. Mendez "Cooling Curve Analysis as an Alternative to Dilatometry in Continuous Cooling Transformations" Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A. Available online (2014)

W.E. King, H.D. Barth, V.M. Castillo, G.F. Gallegos, J.W. Gibbs, D.E. Hahn, C. Kamath, A.M. Rubenchik. "Observation of keyhole-mode laser melting in laser powder-bed fusion additive manufacturing" Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 214 2915-2925 (2014)

A.J. Shahani, E.B. Gulsoy, J.W. Gibbs, J.L. Fife, P.W. Voorhees. "Integrated approach to the data processing of four-dimensional datasets from phase-contrast x-ray tomography" Optics express. 22 24606-24621 (2014)

J.W. Gibbs, P.W. Voorhees. "Segmentation of four-dimensional, X-ray computed tomography data" Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation. 3 no 1 pg 6 (2014)

J.L. Fife, J.W. Gibbs, E.B. Gulsoy, C.-L. Park, K. Thornton, P.W. Voorhees. "The dynamics of interfaces during coarsening in solid–liquid systems" Acta Materialia. 70 66-78 (2014)

E.B. Gulsoy, A.J. Shahani, J.W. Gibbs, J.L. Fife, P.W. Voorhees. "Four-Dimensional Morphological Evolution of an Aluminum Silicon Alloy Using Propagation-Based Phase Contrast X-ray Tomographic Microscopy" Materials Transactions. 55 161-164 (2014)

D. Marcano, P.F. Mendez, J.W. Gibbs, T. Kannengiesser. "Martensite fraction determination using cooling curve analysis" Solid State Phenomena. 172 221-226 (2010)

J.W. Gibbs, M.J. Kaufman, R.E. Hackenberg, P.F. Mendez. "Cooling Curve Analysis to Determine Phase Fractions in Solid-State Precipitation Reactions" Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A. 41 2216-2223 (2010)

J.W. Gibbs. "Thermal Analysis Techniques for Phase Fraction Measurements of First-order Phase Transformations" MS Thesis at Colorado School of Mines. (2009).

J.W. Gibbs, P.F. Mendez. "Solid fraction measurement using equation-based cooling curve analysis." Scripta Materialia. 58 699-702 (2008)


Directors Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2015
Metallurgical and Materials Eng. McIver Faculty Award, Colorado School of Mines, 2008
Magna Cum Laude, Colorado School of Mines, 2008
Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Research Leadership Scholarship, 2007
Light Metals Division Scholarship, TMS, 2007
George A. Roberts Scholarship, ASM International, 2007