ProfessorELab 310 310 ELab University of Massachusetts 160 Governors Drive Amherst, MA 01003-2210 email@example.com(413) 545-2253(413) 545-1027Horizontal TabsEducation S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998 Research High-temperature materials; Condition monitoring and prognosis of structures; Physics-based modeling of materials processing and failure Program Area: Mechanical Engineering Publications R.W. Hyers, J.G. McGowan, K.L. Sullivan, J.F. Manwell, and B.C. Syrett, "Condition Monitoring and Prognosis of Utility-Scale Wind Turbines: A Critical Review", Energy Materials: Materials Science and Engineering for Energy Systems, vol. 1, no. 3, 2006, pp. 187-203. J. Lee, R.C. Bradshaw, R.W. Hyers, , J.R. Rogers, T.J. Rathz, J.J. Wall, H. Choo, P.K. Liaw, "Non-Contact Measurement of Creep Resistance of Ultra-High-Temperature Materials", Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 463, pp. 185-196, 2007. D.M. Matson and R. W. Hyers, "Adiabatic Remelting of the Mushy-zone during Rapid Solidification", Philosophical Magazine, vol. 86, no. 24, 2006, pp. 3795-3807. A. B. Hanlon, D. M. Matson, R. W. Hyers, "Internal Convective Effects on the Lifetime of the Metastable Phase in Undercooled Fe-Cr-Ni Alloys", Philosophical Magazine Letters, Vol. 86, No. 03, 2006, pp. 165 – 174. R.W. Hyers, "Fluid Flow in Levitated Drops", invited review paper, Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 16, no. 2, 2005, pp. 394-401. Honors Brimacombe Medal, TMS, 2012 NASA Faculty Fellowship, 2012 Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International, 2008 Professor of the Year, Mechanical Engineering, 2006 and 2005, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Advisor of the Year, Mechanical Engineering, 2007 and 2004, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Editors’ Choice for Physics by Science (May 30, 2003, pp.1345-6) for our paper (Phys. Rev. Let. 90, 195504, May 2003). NASA Special Service Award, 2000 and 2001.