Bahr, David Frederick

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Bahr, David Frederick


Dr. David Bahr is a Professor and Head of Materials Engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Bahr received his B.S. and M.S. in Materials Engineering from Purdue and a Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Bahr's research spans a range of materials reliability issues, from hydrogen embrittlement, to high strain MEMS, to dislocation nucleation in metals. In addition to work in metallic systems, he has investigated deformation mechanisms and mechanical properties in piezoelectric thin films, polysilicon, molecular organic crystals, and natural and cellulosic composites.

For more information, visit Bahr's website at or the Purdue Center for Surface Engineering and Enhancement website at: