Thierry Blanchet

About

Professor, 2006 – present
Department Head (Acting), 2011-2012
Associate Department Head for Faculty Affairs, 2012-2013
Associate Department Head for Graduate Studies, 2009-2011
Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Studies, 2007-2009
Associate Professor, 1999-2006
Assistant Professor, 1993-1999

Education & Training

Ph.D., Engineering Science,  Dartmouth College, 1992

M.S., Engineering Science, Dartmouth College, 1988

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Vermont, 1986

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Post-Doctoral Researcher, 1992-1993

NASA Lewis (Glenn) Research Center, Surface Science Branch, Summers 1989-1991

Dow Chemical Central Research, Organic Chemical and Polymers Laboratory, April–September 1988

Hercules Corporation, Champlain Cable Co. Polymer R&D Laboratory, Summers 1983-1986

Research

Primary Research Focus
Materials Tribology (friction, wear, lubrication)
Other Focus Areas

Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Glass Strengthening Mechanisms; Polymer Composites; Conduction Modeling of Moving Surface Heat Sources

Teaching

Elements of Mechanical Design; Analysis of Manufacturing Processes; Tribology; Mechanical Systems Laboratory; Machine Dynamics; Fluid Mechanics; Metal Cutting; Wear; Design of Mechanical Systems

Recognition

Awards & Honors

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2008)
Fellow, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (2005)
ASME Burt L. Newkirk Award (2002)
STLE Walter D. Hodson Award (1997)
STLE Al Sonntag Award (1993, 1998)
 
 

Publications

The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Thierry Blanchet has 95 indexed publications in the subjects of Engineering, Materials Science, and Physics and Astronomy.

Mary E. Makowiec, Grace L. Gionta, Suvrat Bhargava, Rahmi Ozisik, Thierry A. Blanchet
Wear
, 502-503
, 2022
.
Thierry A. Blanchet
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology
, 235
, 2021
, pp.2155-2168
.
Bronson David Hausmann, Thierry A. Blanchet, Minoru Tomozawa
Journal of the American Ceramic Society
, 104
, 2021
, pp.3770
.
Thierry A. Blanchet, Stefan M. Grzyboski
Journal of Manufacturing Processes
, 52
, 2020
, pp.165-180
.
Suvrat Bhargava, Mary E. Makowiec, Thierry A. Blanchet
Wear
, 444-445
, 2020
.
Bronson D. Hausmann, Paul A. Miller, Emily M. Aaldenberg, Thierry A. Blanchet, Minoru Tomozawa
Journal of the American Ceramic Society
, 103
, 2020
, pp.1666-1676
.
Emily M. Aaldenberg, Jared S. Aaldenberg, Thierry A. Blanchet, Minoru Tomozawa
Journal of the American Ceramic Society
, 102
, 2019
, pp.4573-4582
.
Mary E. Makowiec, Thierry A. Blanchet
Wear
, 374-375
, 2017
, pp.77-85
.
Edin E. Balic, Thierry A. Blanchet
Journal of Tribology
, 138
, 2016
.

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Professional Society Service

Associate Editor, STLE Tribology Transactions (1996-present)
Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Tribology (2005-2011, 2020-present)
Editorial Advisory Board, Tribology & Lubrication Technology (2005-2007)
ASME Tribology Division Executive Committee (Chair 2016/2017)
STLE Fellows Selection Committee (Chair 2012)
ASME Tribology Division Honors&Awards Committee (Chair 2011)
STLE Awards Committee (Chair 2005)
ASME/STLE International Joint Tribology Conference (Chair 2004)
STLE Solid Lubricants Technical Committee (Chair 2000)

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