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Steve Zinkle


Steve Zinkle

University of Tennessee-Knoxville, USA

Steve Zinkle is the Governor’s Chair Professor for Nuclear Materials at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), with a joint appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). His research interests include deformation and fracture mechanisms in structural materials, advanced manufacturing, and radiation effects in ceramics, fuel systems, and metallic alloys for fission and fusion energy systems. He received his PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and worked at ORNL in various research and management positions prior to joining UTK in 2013. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.