Frank DelRio

Sandia National Laboratories

SEM Awards: G. A. Brewer

Dr. Frank W. DelRio is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories and an Affiliate Scientist at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (since 2020). Prior to joining Sandia and CINT, he was a Project Leader and Group Leader in the Nanomechanical Properties Group and Fatigue and Fracture Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (2007-2020) and a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California Berkeley (2006-2007). He received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder in 2006, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boise State University in 2002, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1998. He is a practicing experimentalist in nanomechanics and nanotribology, with a focus on the development and use of new methods in atomic force microscopy and instrumented indentation for small-scale mechanical testing in extreme environments. In SEM, he is a Technical Editor for Experimental Mechanics and past Chair of the MEMS and Nanotechnology Technical Division, and has been a co-organizer for the International Symposium on Micro- and Nanomechanics for six years.


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Last Updated: 11/10/2022