• Professor, Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Wofford Cain Chair III
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
Julie Schoenung

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Materials Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 1987
  • M.S., Materials Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 1985
  • B.S. (Honors), Ceramic Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign - 1983

Research Interests

    • Synthesis and characterization of advanced materials, including high entropy ceramics

    • Additive manufacturing of functionally integrated materials

    • Advanced characterization using in-situ microscopy and high-speed imaging

    • Promoting a circular economy through the application of alternative feedstock materials

    • Materials selection and decision-making enabled by machine learning and systems analysis

    • Chemical hazard assessment, life cycle assessment, and alternatives analysis to inform the sustainable development of materials

Awards & Honors

  • Member, National Academy of Engineering (NAE) - 2022
  • Gold Medal Award, ASM International - 2023
  • Fellow, Materials Research Society (MRS) - 2023
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - 2022
  • Fellow, National Academy of lnventors (NAI) - 2021
  • Fellow, TMS (The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society) - 2021
  • Fellow, American Ceramic Society - 2018
  • Fellow, Alpha Sigma Mu - 2016
  • Fellow, ASM International - 2012

Selected Publications

  • A.D. Dupuy, X. Wang, J.M. Schoenung, "Entropic Phase Transformation in Nanocrystalline High Entropy Oxides," Materials Research Letters, Vol. 7, Issue No. 2, pp. 60-67, (2019).
  • Z. Fu, B.E. MacDonald, A.D. Dupuy, X. Wang, T.C. Monson, R.E. Delaney, C.J. Pearce, K. Hu, Z. Jiang, Y. Zhou, J.M. Schoenung, W. Chen, E.J. Lavernia, "Exceptional combination of soft magnetic and mechanical properties in a heterostructured high-entropy composite," Appl. Mater. Today. 15 (2019) 590-598.
  • A.D. Dupuy, J.M. Schoenung, “Morphological evolution in nanostructured secondary phases in entropy stabilized oxides,” Materials Characterizataion, 193 (2022) 112301.
  • A.D. Dupuy, M.R. Chellali, H. Hahn, J. M. Schoenung, “Nucleation and growth behavior of multicomponent secondary phases in entropy stabilized oxides,” Journal of Materials Research, 2022.
  • K.A. Acord, A.D. Dupuy, X. Wang, A.L. Vyatskikh, O.K. Donaldson, T.J. Rupert, J.J. Wu, Q.N. Chen, J.M. Schoenung, “Microstructure, mechanical properties, and ionic conductivity of a solid-state electrolyte prepared using binderless laser powder bed fusion,” Journal of Materials Research, 36, pp. 4565-4577, 2021.
  • L. Huang, W. Yao, J. Liu, T.D. Topping, A.K. Mukherjee, J.M. Schoenung, "Spark plasma sintering and mechanical behavior of magnesia-yttria (50:50 vol.%) nanocomposites," Scripta Materialia, Vol. 75, pp. 18-21, (2014).
  • L. Jiang, T. Hu, H. Yang, D. Zhang, T. Topping, E.J. Lavernia, J.M. Schoenung, "Deformation of a Ceramic/Metal Interface at the Nanoscale," Nanoscale, Vol. 8, pp. 10541-10547, (2016).
  • K. Ma, H. Wen, T. Hu, T.D. Topping, D. Isheim, D. Seidman, E.J. Lavernia, J.M. Schoenung, "Mechanical Behavior and Strengthening Mechanisms in Ultrafine Grain Precipitation Hardened Aluminum Alloy," Acta Materialia Vol. 62, pp. 141- 155, (2014).
  • X. Wang, J. Cortez, A.D. Dupuy, J.M. Schoenung, W.J. Bowman, “High entropy oxide (Co,Cu,Mg,Ni,Zn)) exhibits grain size dependent room temperature deformation,” Materials Research Letters, 2023, Vol. 11, No. 3, 196-204.
  • A.D. Dupuy, M.R. Chellali, H. Hahn, J.M. Schoenung, "Multiscale Phase Heterogeneity in Bulk Nanocrystalline High Entropy Oxides," Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 41, Issue 9, August 2021, pp. 4850-4858.