Dr. Corinne Packard

Corinne Packard

Assistant Professor, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Joint Appointment, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
303-273-3773
cpackard@mines.edu

Education

  • PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Dissertation: "Nanomechanical studies of metallic glasses at ambient and elevated temperatures"
    • Advisor: Prof. Christopher A. Schuh
    • Program: Structural and Environmental Materials
    • Minor: Mathematics
  • BS, Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines, 2010 to present
  • Staff Scientist, National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2010 to present
  • Post-doctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008 to 2010, advisor: Prof. Vladimir Bulovic


Service

Colorado School of Mines

  • Member, MME Graduate Affairs Committee, September 2010 to present
  • Member, REMRSEC IRG3 Planning Committee, September 2010 to present
  • Faculty Advisor, Energy Minor Student Club, September 2010 to present

National/International

  • Reviewer for Experimental Mechanics and Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology
  • TMS Technical Committees
    • Mechanical Behavior of Materials Committee, 2009 to present
    • Nanomechanical Materials Behavior Committee, 2008 to present
  • Active member of professional societies including the Materials Research Society (MRS), The American Ceramic Society (ACerS), ASM International, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)


Awards and Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2014
  • NSF ADVANCE Fellowship, Purdue Conference for Pre-Tenure Women, 2010
  • Ida M. Green MIT Institute Fellowship, 2004
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, 2003 and 2004


Publications

Archival Publications

  • Packard, C.E., Franke, O., Homer, E.R., Schuh, C.A., "Nanoscale strength distribution in amorphous versus crystalline metals.", J. Mater. Res., 25, 12, 2010
  • Trenkle, J.C., Packard, C.E., Schuh, C.A., "Hot nanoindentation in inert environments.", Rev. Sci. Instrum., 81, 073901, 2010
  • Packard, C.E., Homer, E.R., Al-Aqeeli, N., Schuh, C.A., "Cyclic hardening of metallic glasses under Hertzian contacts: Experiments and STZ dynamics simulations.", Phil. Mag., 90: 10, 2010
  • Packard, C.E., Murarka, A., Lam, E.W., Schmidt, M.A., Bulovic, V., "Contact-printed microelectromechanical systems.", Adv. Mater. 22, 2010
  • Packard, C.E., Trenkle, J.C., Schuh, C.A., "Nanoindentation: High Temperature." In: K.H.J. Buschow, R.W. Cahn, M.C. Flemings, B. Ilschner (print), E.J. Kramer, S. Mahajan, and P. Veyssiere (updates), Editor(s)-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Elsevier, Oxford, 2010, Pages 1-6
  • Packard, C.E., Schroers, J., Schuh, C.A., "In situ measurements of surface tension-driven shape recovery in a metallic glass.", Scripta Mater. 60, 2009
  • Packard, C.E., Witmer L.M., Schuh, C.A., "Hardening of a metallic glass during cyclic loading in the elastic range.", Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 171911, 2008
  • Packard, C.E., and Schuh, C.A., "Initiation of shear bands near a stress concentration in metallic glass.", Acta Mater. 55, 2007
  • Schuh, C.A, Packard, C.E., Lund, A.C., "Nanoindentation and contact-mode imaging at high temperatures.", J. Mater. Res. 21, 3, 2006

Conference Proceedings

  • Murarka, A., Packard, C.E., Yaul, F., Lang, J., Bulovic, V., "Micro-contact printed MEMS.", IEEE MEMS 2011 Conference Proceedings, accepted

Presentations

  • Packard, C.E., "New capabilities in nanoscale mechanical characterization at Mines." Meeting of the Rocky Mountain chapter of ASM International, Nov. 2010 (invited)
  • Packard, C.E., "Microcontact printing approaches for optoelectronics and MEMS using organic small molecules." Chemistry Department seminar series, Colorado School of Mines, Oct. 2010 (invited)
  • Packard, C.E., "New capabilities in nanoscale mechanical characterization." Materials Research seminar series, Colorado School of Mines, Oct. 2010 (invited)
  • Packard, C.E., Akselrod, G.M., Bulovic, V., "Tuning emission from an organic molecular film microcavity using a MEMS deformable mirror." 8th International Conference on Electroluminescence and Organic Optoelectronics, Oct. 2010
  • Packard, C.E., "Understanding the initiation of failure in metallic glasses through nanomechanical testing," Yale University, Apr. 2010 (invited)
  • Packard, C.E., Aidala, K.E., Yu, J., Bulovic, V., "Scalable, high resolution patterning of organic small molecule films." Materials Research Society, Spring 2010
  • Packard, C.E., Bulovic, V., "Exploiting delamination to fabricate microcontact-printed MEMS." TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2010
  • Packard, C.E., "Understanding the initiation of failure in metallic glasses through nanomechanical testing," California Institute of Technology, Feb. 2010 (invited)
  • Packard, C.E., Yu, J., Kim, L., Bulovic, V., "Microcontact printing-based patterning techniques for OLED displays and other microelectronic devices." Organic Microelectronics & Optoelectronics Workshop V ACS/IEEE/MRS, July 2009
  • Packard, C.E., Murarka, A., Bulovic, V., "Direct patterning of metallic MEMS through microcontact printing." Materials Research Society, Spring 2009
  • Packard, C.E., "Opportunities and experimental challenges in high temperature nanoindentation." Hysitron User Group Meeting, Spring 2009 (invited)
  • Schuh, C.A., Packard, C.E., and Al-Aqeeli, N., "Cyclic hardening in metallic glasses." TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2009
  • Schuh, C.A., Homer, E.R., and Packard, C.E., "Collective dynamics of shear transformation zones in amorphous metals." Materials Research Society, Fall 2008
  • Trenkle, J.C., Packard, C.E., and Schuh, C.A., "Optimizing high temperature nanoindentation in inert atmospheres." Materials Research Society, Fall 2008
  • Packard, C.E., "New nanoindentation–based methods for studying plasticity in metallic glasses," Northeastern University, Oct. 2008 (invited)
  • Packard, C.E., and Schuh, C.A., "Probing the nanoscale strength distribution in metallic glasses." TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2008
  • Packard, C.E., and Schuh, C.A., "Condition to initiate shear bands around a stress concentration in metallic glass." Materials Research Society, Fall 2007
  • Schuh, C.A., and Packard, C.E., "Statistics of shear band activation in metallic glasses." TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2006
  • Packard, C.E., and Schuh, C.A., "Statistical analysis of the first shear band event during nanoindentation of metallic glass." Materials Research Society, Fall 2005

Patents

  • "Method and Apparatus for forming MEMS device." U.S. patent application filed Oct. 2010.
  • "Method and Apparatus for Microcontact Printing of MEMS." U.S. and European patent applications filed Dec. 2009.


Research Interests

  • Mechanical properties and behavior of materials, especially at micro- and nano-scales
  • Stress-driven failure in renewable energy materials
  • Nanomechanical testing at elevated temperatures
  • Traditional and novel microfabrication methods

Packard Research Group