Dr. Luke N. Brewer

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Dr. Luke N. Brewer performs research in the manufacture and repair of metallic structures. He is generally interested in processing-microstructure-mechanical property relationships in metallic alloys and ceramics. He is currently developing cold spray deposition for additive manufacturing and repair of complex structures. He also studies residual stresses and corrosion of welded structures. Read more about Dr. Luke N. Brewer

Winners in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference

The conference is a premier annual event, giving undergraduates the chance to highlight their research or creative activity. Read more

In The News: University of Alabama researchers seek spot-on way to weld super-strong steel

As cars have gotten sleeker and lighter over the decades, nostalgia about cars of yesteryear often romanticize their sturdiness – huge boxes of steel ready to take on any impact. It is a memory often not rooted in the reality of the safety of today’s vehicles. “People have dismissed the… Read more

Sources: Alabama News Center

In The News: Alabama Innovation Fund awards $4.5 million for promising research: UA researchers in mechanical, metallurgical engineering among receipients

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama Innovation Fund has awarded nearly $4.5 million to advance research being conducted at universities and other institutions, providing key support for programs that could generate new ventures and create jobs across the state. This year, the Alabama Innovation Fund is funding 14 projects at six… Read more

Sources: Made in Alabama