Christoph Beckermann

Chris Beckermann
University of Iowa Foundation Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Director, Solidification Laboratory
(319) 335-5681
2402 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1987.
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1984.
Vordiplom, Mechanical Engineering, University of Hannover, 1981.
Present Research Interests: 
Solidification of metal alloys and composites
Transport phenomena in multi-phase, multi-component systems
Heat and mass transfer in buoyancy driven systems and in porous media
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society of Engineering Education
The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society
ASM International
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Foundry Society
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Thermal and fluid sciences