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Barbara Shaw

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • Larson Transportation Institute

403C Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

bas13@psu.edu

814-865-7828

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Advanced Materials and Devices, Emerging Manufacturing Processes for Materials, Tissues, and Devices, Energy Infrastructure, Storage and Devices, Structural and Human Health Monitoring

Interest Areas:

Corrosion, environmental degradation of engineering alloys and sprayed metal coatings.

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Parts of Book

  • Barbara Shaw and Elizabeth Sikora, 2014, Crystalline Alloys: Magnesium, Environmental Degradation of Advanced and Traditional Materials, Taylor & Francis, pp. 21-66
  • Barbara Shaw, 2006, Corrosion-Resistant Powder Metallurgy Alloys, ASM International, pp. 447-475
  • Barbara Shaw, W. W. Shaw and D. P. Schmidt, 2006, Corrosion of Metallic Coatings, ASM International, pp. 61-78
  • Barbara Shaw and Rayan C. Wolfe, 2005, Corrosion of Magnesium and Magnesium-Base Alloys, ASM International, Materials Park, OH, pp. 205-227

Journal Articles

  • Anthony J. Naccarelli, Robert W. Gresh, Michael Nunez, Barbara A. Shaw, Elizabeth Sikora, Hanqi Xu, Thomas Bayliss and Esteban Brown, 2014, "Corrosion and Structural Characterization of Physically Vapor Deposited Magnesium Alloys", Naval Engineer's Journal
  • Brian S. DeForce and Barbara Shaw, 2013, "Crevice Corrosion of Type 444 Stainless Steel in a Mildly Acidic Chloride solution-Detection of an Anodic Preak Prior to the Onset of Corrosion", Corrosion, pp. 614-623
  • Barbara Shaw, Elizabeth Sikora and Sana Virtannen, 2008, "Heal and Disappear -A New Approach to Using Metals in the Human Body", Interface, 17, (2), pp. 43-47
  • R. C. Wolfe and Barbara Shaw, 2007, "The effect of thermal treatment on the corrosion properties of vapor deposited magnesium alloyed with yttrium, aluminum, titanium, and misch metal", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 1
  • D. P. Schmidt, Barbara Shaw, E. Sikora, W. W. Shaw and L. H. Laliberte, 2007, "Comparison of Testing Techniques Used to Anayze the Corrosion Resistance of Sacrificial Coating Systems", Corrosion, 63, pp. 958-974
  • D. P. Schmidt, Barbara Shaw, E. Sikora and W. W. Shaw, 2006, "Corrosion Protection Assessment of Sacrificial Coating Systems on Steel in Artificial Seawater", Corrosion, 62, pp. 323-339
  • R. C. Wolfe, H. W. Pickering and Barbara Shaw, 2006, "Microprobe Study of pH During the Induction Period Preceding Crevice Corrosion", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 153, pp. B25-B32
  • Barbara Shaw and R. G. Kelly, 2006, "What is Corrosion?", Interface, 15, pp. 24-26
  • D. P. Schmidt, Barbara Shaw, E. Sikora, W. W. Shaw and L. H. Laliberte, 2006, "Corrosion protection assessment of sacrificial coatings systems as a function of exposure time in a marine environment", Progress in Organic Coatings, 57, pp. 352-364
  • A. Shi, Barbara Shaw and E. Sikora, 2005, "The Role of Grain Boundary Regions in the Localized Corrosion of a Copper-Free 6111-Like Aluminum Alloy", Corrosion, pp. 534-547
  • Ryan C. Wolfe, Konrad G. Weil, Barbara Shaw and Howard W. Pickering, 2005, "Measurement of pH Gradients in the Crevice Corrosion of Iron Using a Palladium Hydride Microelectrode", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 152, (2), pp. B82-B88
  • Daniel Cook, Matt Kuentzler, Faye Kim, Jesse Galvan, Daniel Cardoba and Barbara A Shaw, , "Development of a thin and flexible sesor for assessing corrosion damage of hard-to-access painted surfaces", Naval Engineer's Journal

Conference Proceedings

  • Barbara Shaw and Brian S. DeForce, 2016, "Documented Evidence of significant Metal Loss in aluminum Crevice Corrosion"
  • Ryan Wolfe and Barbara Shaw, 2013, "Improving the Corrosion Resistance of Magnesium by Vapor Phase Processing", Corrosion 2013 Proceedings
  • D. P. Schmidt, Barbara Shaw, E. Sikora, W. W. Shaw and L. H. Laliberte, 2005, "Comparison of Testing Techniques Used to Analyze the Corrosion Resistance of Sacrificial Coating Systems", Proceedings of the Tri-Service Corrosion Conference, NACE International
  • E. L. Montgomery, E. Sikora and Barbara Shaw, 2005, "Corrosion Preventative Compounds: Physical and Mechical Mechanisms on Steel", Tri-Service Corrosion Conference Proceeedings

Manuscripts

  • D. P. Schmidt, Barbara Shaw, E. Sikora and W. W. Shaw, , "Corrosion Protection Assessment of Barrier Properties of Several Zn-containing Coating Systems on Steel in Artificial Seawater", Corrosion

Research Projects

  • February 2018 - February 2021, "Low-cost, conformal applique for evaluating paint degradation and substrate corrosion in hard-to-access spaces," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • September 2017 - August 2018, "Impact of Nitrogen on Pitting and Crevice Corrosion Mechanisms in Additively Manufactured Austenitic Stainless Steels," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2013 - September 2017, "Corrosion Protection for Magnesium Alloys - Development of a Novel Environmentally Compliant, Magnesium Coating System with Tailored Properties," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • September 2013 - September 2017, "Corrosion Protection for Magnesium Alloys-Development of Novel Environmentally Compliant, Magnesium Coating System with Tailored Properties," (Sponsor: U.S. Depatment of the AirForce).
  • October 2013 - September 2016, "Corrosion Protection for Magnesium Alloys - Development of a Novel Environmentally Compliant,Magnesium Coating System with Tailored Properties," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • September 2014 - September 2015, "Naval Engineering Education Center: Thin Film and Conformal Sensor Development for Assessing Corrosion Damage of Hard-to-Access Painted Surfaces," (Sponsor: The Regents of the University of Michigan).
  • January 2013 - December 2015, "," (Sponsor: Qatar National Research Foundation).
  • January 2013 - December 2015, "Development of New Multifunctional Coatings for Protection against Erosion and Corrosion in Qatar Oil and Gas Production," (Sponsor: Texas A&M University at Qatar).
  • September 2013 - September 2014, "Naval Engineering Education Center: Thin-film and conformal sensor development for assessing corrosion damage in hard-to access painted spaces," (Sponsor: The Regents of the University of Michigan).
  • September 2012 - September 2013, "Naval Engineering Education Center: Thin-Films: Sensors, Electrodes and Batteries," (Sponsor: The Regents of the University of Michigan).
  • October 2011 - September 2012, "Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC)," (Sponsor: The Regents of the University of Michigan).
  • February 2009 - December 2010, "Fieldable Probe for the Quantitative Assessment of DoS in Marine Aluminum Alloys (STTR Phase I)," (Sponsor: Proto Manufacturing Inc.).
  • February 2009 - December 2009, "Double Loop EPR Measurements," (Sponsor: Bechtel Bettis Inc.).
  • July 2006 - June 2009, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2006 - June 2008, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2006 - June 2008, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2007 - July 2008, "Fourier Transforms Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • June 2006 - May 2008, "," (Sponsor: Bechtel Bettis Inc.).
  • June 2006 - May 2008, "," (Sponsor: Bechtel Bettis Inc.).
  • February 2006 - February 2007, "Corrosion Measurement and Control Subtasks," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • October 2006 - October 2007, "Corrosion Measurement and Control Subtasks," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • May 2006 - June 2007, "An Engineered Materials Approach to Developing a Bioabsorbable, Drug-Eluting, Bare-Metal Stent from Nanostructured Magnesium Alloys (J&J Seed 2006)," (Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson Corporation).
  • June 2007 - October 2007, "Electrochemical Potentiokinetic Reactivation Measurements," (Sponsor: Bechtel Bettis Inc.).
  • June 2006 - June 2007, "Electrochemical Potentiokinetic Reactivation Measurements - Amendment 2," (Sponsor: Bechtel Bettis Inc.).
  • July 2006 - June 2007, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2006 - June 2007, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • June 2006 - December 2006, "Electrochemical Potentiokinetic Reactivation Measurements," (Sponsor: Bechtel Bettis Inc.).
  • June 2005 - June 2006, "Corrosion Measurement and Control Subtasks," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • September 2004 - June 2005, "Corrosion Measurement and Control Subtasks 1.1-A, 1.1-B, and 1.2-B," (Sponsor: Concurrent Technologies Corporation).
  • January 2004 - July 2004, "Corrosion Measurement and Control Subtasks R1.1-D, R1.2-C, and R1.1-A," (Sponsor: Concurrent Technologies Corporation).
  • January 2004 - September 2004, "Corrosion Measurement and Control Subtasks R1.1-D, R1.2-C, and R1.1-A," (Sponsor: Concurrent Technologies Corporation).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee, Faculty Search Committee, August 2016 - May 2017
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Committee Member, COE Climate Commeetee to develop Climate Survey, July 2015 - December 2015
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, ESC Promotion and Tenure Committee, August 2015 - August 2017
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, ESM Senior Thesis committee, August 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, University Promotion and Tenure Committee, August 2012 - August 2014
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Representative, Meeting with potential high school students and freshman and sophomores to discuss majoring in Engineering Science, January 2011 - December 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, ESM Portfolio committee, January 2011
  • Member, ESM Senior Thesis committee, January 2011 - May 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, ESM Curriculum Committee, January 2011
  • Committee Work, Member, College of Engineering Faculty Advisory Board, January 2011 - February 2015
  • Committee Work, Fenlon Award Committee, January 2011
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, ESM ABET Committee, January 2011 - May 2015
  • Other, Board Member, CISP, January 2006
  • Other, Consultant, university liason to industry, Penn Tap, November 2005 - December 2012
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Committee Member, COE Faculy Senior Women's Committee, January 2005
  • Chairperson, ESM Scholarship Committee, September 1999 - December 2013

Service to External Organizations:

  • Service to Business and Industry, Other, chairman, NACE International, Corrosion General Education Subcommittee, March 2017 - March 2020
  • Service to Business and Industry, Consultant, Silco Tek, January 2016 - July 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Coordinator, DOD Technical Corrosion Collaboration Meeting, DOD Corrosion Forum, August 2016 - August 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Panelist, Department of Defense, Persch Workshop on Corrosion Policy, February 2015 - February 2015
  • Testifying as an Expert Witness, Other, Expert Witness, Above Ground Tank Failure, January 2014 - December 2014
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Committee Member, cathodic protection committee of NACE, December 2011
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Committee Member, underground piping committee of NACE, December 2011
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Committee Member, ASTM, October 2010
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Committee Member, NACE International Fellows committee, March 2009
  • Service to Business and Industry, P/M Exhaust Systems, December 2007 - December 2010
  • Testifying as an Expert Witness, Other, Expert Witness, July 2007
  • Service to Business and Industry, Committee Member, NACE Research Committee, January 2006
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Reviewer, January 2006
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, March 2003
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Committee Member, Executive Committe of the Corrosion Division of th, May 2003 - September 2014
  • Service to Business and Industry, Consultant, January 1991
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, NACE Interantional, March 1982
 


 

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Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics

212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523