Leslie Lamberson

Colorado School of Mines

SEM Awards: Springer/Nature Publishing Young Investigator Lecture

Leslie Lamberson is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering with affiliation in Materials Science at the Colorado School of Mines. Her area of expertise is in mechanics of materials under extreme conditions. She earned her B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and B.A. in Dance Performance from the University of Michigan, her M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and her Ph.D. in Aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology. Prior to her faculty position, Dr. Lamberson was a postdoctoral research scholar with K.T. Ramesh in the Center for Advanced Metallic and Ceramic Systems at the Johns Hopkins University. A former Lockheed Martin “Skunk Works” engineer, in 2013 Leslie was a NASA Glenn Faculty Fellow in the Materials and Structures under Extreme Conditions Division. She is the recipient of an ONR Young Investigator Award in 2017, an NSF CAREER award in 2018, and is currently an Associate Editor for the journal Strain and Technical Editor for Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials.


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Last Updated: 11/10/2022