David P. Cann

Professor of Materials Science
Interim Head of School
School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Editor: Journal of Materials Science

PhD, Materials, The Pennsylvania State University, 1997
MS, Materials, The Pennsylvania State University, 1993
BS, Materials Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991

Office: Dearborn 303D
Phone: 541-737-9623, Fax: 541-737-2600

Postdoctoral Scholars and Graduate Students

 Whitney Schmidt

Connor McCue
Connor received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Washington in 2014. He is a graduate research assistant at Oregon State University working to improve High Voltage Capacitors and Ferroelectric Relaxors.
Troy Ansell


He got his B.S. degree in Physics, Oregon State University in 2009 and is a Ph.D. student in Materials Science. His research focuses on High Temperature Piezoelectric Ceramics. He is also the Chairman of the President's Council of Student Advisors (PCSA), ACerS.

Noon Prasertpalichat


She graduated from Chiang Mai University, Thailand with a Bachelor's Degree in Physics in 2008. She is investigating Solubility Limit in Perovskites for her Ph.D. in Materials Science at Oregon State University.

Nitish Kumar


Nitish received a Bachelor's degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering in 2010. He is Ph.D. student at Oregon State University investigating Defects in High Temperature Capacitors and Piezoelectrics.