Bryce Edwards

Bryce Edwards
Mentor: Dr. Juan Nino
College of Engineering
 
"Wanted to learn more about my field outside the classroom and see what graduate school would be like."

Major

Materials Science and Engineering

Minor

Physics and Business Administration

Research Interests

  • Energy
  • MEMS
  • Mechanical Properties

Academic Awards

Research Experience in Materials Scholarship
  • University Scholars Program
  • Dean's List
  • F.N. Rhines & W.R. Tarr Scholarship
  • Bright Futures

Organizations

  • Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS)
  • Engineers without Borders
  • Golden Key

Volunteer

  • ESOL Tutoring
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • St. Frances House

Hobbies and Interests

  • Sports
  • Cooking
  • Building Stuff
  • Reading

Research Description

Attachment of Silicon Carbide via Pyrolyzation of Polycarbosilane

The project is aimed at characterizing the mechanical properties of reaction bonding homogenous silicon carbide joints for the purposes of use in nuclear fuel rods.