Frank W. Zok

 Frank W. Zok

Professor, Materials

Contact

(805) 893.8699
1361C Engineering II
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5050

Materials Research Areas: 

Honors: 

Fellow, American Ceramic Society

Research Description: 

Research interests concern design, fabrication and performance of materials and structures. Emphasis is placed on fundamental understanding of performance-limiting mechanisms, through combined experimental, modeling and simulation studies. Topics of current interest include fiber-reinforced ceramic composites for gas turbine engines and novel cellular and truss structures.

Education: 

Ph.D. in Materials, McMaster University
M.E.Sc. in Materials, University of Western Ontario
B.E.Sc. in Materials, University of Western Ontario