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MTE Professor, ME Adjunct Professor, Director of the Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center

Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2001
B.S.E. Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 1996
B.S.E. Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1996


Dr. Luke N. Brewer performs research in the manufacture and repair of metallic structures. He is generally interested in processing-microstructure-mechanical property relationships in metallic alloys and ceramics.

He is currently developing cold spray deposition for additive manufacturing and repair of complex structures. He also studies residual stresses and corrosion of welded structures.