David Hurley

Materials and Engineering Department

Idaho National Laboratory
Phone: (208) 526-3665

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1997
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Montana State University, 1991
  • B.S. in Physics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1988
  • Advisory Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory, 1999-Present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Hokkaido University, 1998-1999
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, 1997-1998
  • Ultrafast optical property characterization techniques
  • Theoretical acoustics analysis
  • In situ laser-based thermal imaging of material properties
  • D. H. Hurley, M. Fig, Parametric Study of Thermal Interface Resistance Using Laser-Based Thermal Wave Imaging, Journal of Applied Physics, 104 123703 (2008).
  • D. H. Hurley, R. Lewis, O. B. Wright, O. Matsuda, Coherent control of gigahertz surface acoustic and bulk phonons using ultrafast optical pulses, Applied Physics Letters, 93 113101 (2008).
  • O. Matsuda, O.B. Wright, D.H. Hurley, M. Msall, V.E. Gusev, K. Shimizu, Coherent shear phonon generation and detection with laser picosecond acoustics, Physical Review B, 77 224110 (2008).
  • S.J. Reese, K.L. Telschow, D.H. Hurley, On the establishment of a method for the characterization of material microstructure through laser based resonant ultrasound spectroscopy, Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control (IEEE), 55, 770 (2008).