Dr. Gregory Thompson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. He joined the faculty in 2003. Dr. Thompson received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the Ohio State University. His undergraduate degree is in Physics from Brigham Young University. Between his M.S. and Ph.D., Dr. Thompson worked as a process engineer at the Southeast Regional Coating Center for Ion Bond, Inc. (a hard coatings service provider).
Dr. Thompson maintains an active research program in using advanced TEM techniques and atom probe tomography to characterize the phase stability and phase transformations in nanostructured materials.