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Duane Dimos

Name

[Dimos, Duane]
  • Vice President, Office of the Vice President for Research

Biography

Duane B. Dimos, PhD, joined The University of Texas at Arlington in April 2015 as Vice President for Research. Before joining UT Arlington, Dr. Dimos served in Sandia National Laboratories in a wide variety of leadership and management positions, including as acting vice president of the Science and Technology Division. Dr. Dimos is an expert in materials science and engineering who has published more than 140 technical papers, edited four proceedings volumes and holds 11 patents. He is a fellow of the Materials Research Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Ceramic Society.

Professional Preparation

    • 1986 Ph.D. in Materials Science and EngineeringCornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • 1982 M.S. in Materials Science and EngineeringCornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • 1980 B.A. in PhysicsUniversity of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Appointments

    • Feb 2013 to Present Vice President (acting), Science and Technology Division
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Mar 2010 to Feb 2013 Director, Engineering Sciences Center
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Aug 2005 to Mar 2010 Director, Materials Science and Engineering Center
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Oct 2004 to Aug 2005 Senior Manager, Materials and Process Sciences Center, Materials Synthesis and Processing Group
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Oct 2003 to Oct 2004 Deputy for the Sandia Nuclear Weapons Science & Technology Program and Deputy to the Vice President for S&T
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • June 2001 to Oct 2003 Deputy Director, Materials and Process Sciences Center
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Aug 1999 to June 2001 Department Manager, Ceramic Materials Department
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Feb 1997 to Aug 1999 Department Manager, Direct Fabrication Technologies Department
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Mar 1990 to Feb 1997 Senior/Principal Member of the Technical Staff
      Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
    • Nov 1987 to Feb 1990 Postdoctoral Scientist, IBM Research Division
      IBM, Yorktown Heights, NY
    • Aug 1986 to Nov 1987 Senior Scientist
      Air Product and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA
    • Mar 1983 to Aug 1983 Visiting Scientist, Institut fur Physikalische Chemie
      University of Hannover, Germany

Memberships

  • Member, Board of Directors
    • Jan 2010 to Dec 2013 Materials Research Society
  • Panel Member, Materials Science and Engineering to review the NIST Materials Science and Engineering Lab
    • Mar 2010 to Present National Research Council
  • Member
    • Aug 2003 to Aug 2009 Solid State Sciences Committee - Standing committee under the Board of Physics and Astronomy, National Academy of Sciences. Develop topics for assessments to be carried out under the auspices of the National Reserach Council
  • Member
    • Dec 2008 to Dec 2008 Organizing committee for the 'Partnering for American Competitiveness' workshop. Developed the workshop in collaboration with six other institutions at Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars
  • Member
    • Aug 2002 to Present External Advisory Board, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithacak, NY
  • Member
    • Dec 2007 to Present External Adviory Board, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  • Member
    • Sept 2007 to Present Industrial Advisory Council to the Dean of Engineering, University of Arizona
  • Member
    • 2002 to Present Pubilc Affairs Committee: Materials Research Society. Supervised Public Affairs Forum of the MRS Bulletin and was a panelist for the MRS Congressional Fellow Selection Committee for three years
  • Member
    • 2003 to 2006 John Jepson Award Committee: American Ceramic Society
  • Member
    • 2003 to 2006 Meetings Committee/Long Range Planning - American Ceramic Society
  • Member
    • 2015 to Present National Research Council - Materials Research Science & Engineering Center impact assessment committee. Led subcommittee on industry interactions
  • Chair
    • 2015 to Present Government Affairs Committee for the Materials Research Society. Lead 4 subcommittees and coordinate with MRS D.C. consultant
  • Chair
    • 2015 to Present Materials Research Society policy subcommittee
  • Member
    • 2013 to Present United Way of Central New Mexico - Mission: Graduate (employment network team)
  • Member, Governance Board
    • 2013 to Present Joint Center for Energy Storage Research
  • Chair
    • 2001 to 2002 Basic Science Division of the American Ceramic Society
  • Member
    • July 2004 to Present Editorial Board: Journal of Materials Science
  • Member
    • Jan 2002 to Dec 2004 Editorial Board: Applied Physics Letters / Journal of Applied Physics
  • Member
    • 1996 to Present Editorial Board: Journal of Electroceramics
  • Member
    • 2015 to Present Liason Committee: American Ceramic Society/ International Microelectronics & Packaging Society
  • Member
    • 1993 to 1993 Planning Committee: Basic Science Division of the American Cermaic Society
  • Member
    • 2008 to 2011 Strategic Education Committee, Sandia
  • Chair
    • 2011 to 2013 Strategic Education Committee, Sandia
  • Member
    • 2009 to 2009 Fall Leadership Forum organizing committee, Sandia
  • Member
    • Past to Present University interactions: Campus executive for the University of Arizona, University of Texas outreach – NINE/nanoengineering, Point of Contact for North Dakota State Univ
  • Chair
    • 2007 to 2007 Materials Research Society, Boston MA
  • Chair
    • Apr 2004 to Apr 2004 Ceramic Interconnect Technology Conference, Denver, CO. Co-Sponsored by IMAPS and the American Ceramic Society
  • Chair
    • Apr 2003 to Apr 2003 Ceramic Interconnect Technology Conference, Denver, CO. Co-Sponsored by IMAPS and the American Ceramic Society
  • Officer
    • Apr 1998 to Apr 2002 Baisc Science Division of the American Ceramic Society
  • Director
    • 2007 to Present Corporate Review Committee, Sandia
  • Member
    • 2015 to Present Laboratory Directed Research & Development program

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2015 Employee Recognition awards sponsored by SandiaScience and Technology Division, Sandia
    • Dec  2015 Sandia President's Quality Awards sponsored by SandiaScience and Technology Division, Sandia
    • Dec  2010 Fellow sponsored by Materials Research Society
    • Dec  2010 Fellow sponsored by American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Apr  2002 Richard M. Fulrath Award sponsored by American Ceramic Society and the Japanese Ceramic Society (Jointly)
    • Dec  2002 Fellow sponsored by American Ceramic Society
    • Dec  1995 Edward C. Henry Award sponsored by Electronics Division of the American Ceramics Society
    • Dec  1994 Best paper award sponsored by IEEE CPMT Society
    • Dec  1992 Edward C. Henry Award sponsored by Electronic Ceramics
    • Dec  1990 IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award sponsored by IBM Research Division

Other Activities

    • Professional Affiliations
      • 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science
      • 2015 American Ceramic Society
      • 2015 Materials Research Society
      • Mentoring and Employee Development
        • 2015 Formal mentoring of multiple Sandia staff and managers
        • 2015 Successfully nominated individuals for Fellow recognition by the American Ceramic Society and the Materials Research Society
        • 2015 Successfully nominated an individual for the DOE E.O. Lawrence award
        • Additional Experience
          • 2015 Effective Leadership of Inclusive Teams
          • 2015 Sandia National Security Leadership Program
          • 2015 UCLA Technical Management Preogram
          • Additional Experience
            • Sept 2010 Lockheed Martin Senior Leadership Program
            • Additional Experience
              • 2005 Sandia Nuclear Weapons Leadership Development Program
              • Additional Experience
                • 2001 Sandia Advanced Sales Training
                • Symposium organizer
                  • Apr 2001 Ceramics for Wireless Technologies Symposium, Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society
                  • Additional Experience
                    • 2000 Lockheed-Martin Leadership Development Program
                    • Symposium organizer
                      • Apr 2000 Solid Freeform and Additive Fabrication Symposium, Materials Research Society
                      • Symposium organizer
                        • Nov 2002 Direct Write Fabrication Symposium, Materials Research Society
                        • Symposium organizer
                          • Nov 1998 Solid Freeform and Additive Fabrication Symposium, Materials Research Society
                          • Organizer
                            • Oct 1998 Electroceramics Session at the PCRM/AcerS BSD Fall Meeting
                            • July 1998 Rapid Prototyping session, 3rd Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing
                            • May 1998 Interfaces in Electronic Ceramics, American Ceramic Society annual meeting
                            • Technical Program Chair
                              • Mar 1997 9th International Symposium on Integrated Ferroelectrics, Santa Fe, NM

Publications

      Journal Article 1995
      • G.E. Pike, W.L. Warren, D. Dimos, B.A. Tuttle, R. Ramesh, J. Lee, V.G. Keramidas, J. T. Evans, Jr.,
        “Voltage offsets in (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3 thin films”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 66, 484

        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 1994
      • D. Dimos, W.L. Warren, M.B. Sinclair, B.A. Tuttle, R.W. Schwartz, “Photoinduced hysteresis
        changes and optical storage in (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3 thin films and ceramics”, J. Appl. Phys., 76, 4305

        {Journal Article }
      1994
      • W.L. Warren, D. Dimos, B.A. Tuttle, R.D. Nasby, G.E. Pike, “Electronic domain pinning in
        Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 thin films and its role in fatigue”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 65, 1018

        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 1990
      • R. Gross, P. Chaudhari, D. Dimos, A. Gupta, G. Koren, “Thermally activated phase slippage in
        high-Tc grain-boundary Josephson junctions”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 64, 228

        {Journal Article }
      1990
      • D. Dimos, P. Chaudhari, J. Mannhart, “Superconducting transport properties of grain boundaries
        in yttrium barium copper oxide (YBa2Cu3O7) bicrystals”, Phys. Rev. B, 41, 4038

        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 1988
      • J. Mannhart, P. Chaudhari, D. Dimos, C.C. Tsuei, T.R. McGuire, “Critical currents in [001] grains
        and across their tilt boundaries in yttrium barium copper oxide (YBa2Cu3O7) films”, Phys. Rev.
        Lett., 61, 2476

        {Journal Article }
      1988
      • P. Chaudhari, J. Mannhart, D. Dimos, D. C.C. Tsuei, J. Chi, M.M. Oprysko, M. Scheuermann,
        “Direct measurement of the superconducting properties of single grain boundaries in yttrium
        barium copper oxide (YBa2Cu3O7- )”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 60, 1653

        {Journal Article }
      1988
      • D. Dimos, P. Chaudhari, J. Mannhart, F.K. LeGoues, “Orientation dependence of grain-boundary
        critical currents in yttrium barium copper oxide (YBa2Cu3O7- ) bicrystals”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 61,
        219 

        {Journal Article }