Josh Dorn

Materials Engineer, NanoAL

Josh leads the laboratory operations for NanoAL, supporting the team from experiment design to execution and analysis. He is actively involved with research and application efforts for both Addalloy powder and conventional products.

  • Experiment and test design
  • Material characterization
  • Conventional extrusion alloys project lead
  • Contributor to powder and wire SBIR programs
  • Advanced aluminum sheet product development
  • CALPHAD calculations and application
  • Laboratory and facilities management

Experience & Education

  • BS Materials Science and Engineering, Minor in Economics – Michigan Technological University
  • Senior capstone project “Design and Production of Lightweight, High Temperature Aluminum Brake Rotors” awarded first place in 2018 ASM Undergraduate Design Competition
  • Process Engineer Intern for Howmet Aerospace; evaluated process variations and mold design on metallurgy of single-crystal nickel superalloy turbine blades
  • Metallurgical Intern for Neenah Foundry; compared effects of inoculants on ductile iron casting solidification characteristics
  • Materials Science Intern for Meritor, Inc; performed metallurgical analysis of steel and ductile iron driveline components for research and development projects