Jeremy Mason

Title: 
Assistant Professor
Room / Office: 
M4345
Phone Number: 
+90 212 359 7176
Fax Number: 
+90 212 287 2456
jeremy.mason@boun.edu.tr
Degrees: 
  • Ph.D. 2009. Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
  • B.S. 2005. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
Experience: 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, TR, 2013-
  • Lawrence Fellow, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA, USA, 2011-2013
  • Member, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study, NJ, USA, 2009-2011
Courses Taught: 

   

Research Interests: 
  • Grain Growth and Microstructure Evolution
  • Connectivity of Grain Boundary Networks
  • Representation and Manipulation of Texture Information
  • Statistical Topology of Configuration Spaces
Awards & Honors: 
  • Lawrence Fellowship, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2011
  • Acta Materialia Student Award, 2009
  • DMSE Best Ph.D. Thesis Research Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009
  • DMSE Graduate Student Teaching Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, 2006
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, 2005
Publications: 

Book Sections

  • Mason, J.K., and Schuh, C.A., Representations of Texture. In: Schwartz, A.J., Kumar, M., Adams, B.L., and Field, D.P., editors. Electron Backscatter Diffraction in Materials Science. Springer, 2009.

Refereed Journal Publications

  • Mason, J.K., Johnson, O.K., Reed, B.W., Li, S.F., Stolken, J.S., and Kumar, M. “Statistics of twin-related domains and the grain boundary network” Acta Materialia (accepted).
  • Mason, J.K., and Johnson, O.K. “Convergence of the hyperspherical harmonic expansion for crystallographic texture” Journal of Applied Crystallography (accepted).
  • LaGrange, T., Reed, B.W., Wall, M., Mason, J., Barbee, T., and Kumar, M. “Topological view of the thermal stability of nanotwinned copper” Applied Physics Letters 2013;102:011905.
  • Mason, J.K., Lazar, E.A., MacPherson, R.D., and Srolovitz, D.J. “Statistical topology of cellular networks in two and three dimensions” Physical Review E 2012;86:051128.
  • Patala, S., Mason, J.K., Schuh C.A. “Improved representation of misorientation information for grain boundary science and engineering” Progress in Materials Science 2012;57:1383.
  • Lazar, E.A., Mason, J.K., MacPherson, R.D., and Srolovitz, D.J. “Complete topology of cells, grains, and bubbles in three-dimensional microstructures” Phyiscal Review Letters 2012;109:095505.
  • Mason, J.K., Ehrenborg, R. and Lazar, E.A. “A geometric formulation of the law of Aboav–Weaire in two and three dimensions” Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 2012;45:065001.
  • Carlsson, G., Gorham, J., Kahle, M. and Mason, J.K. “Computational topology for configuration spaces of hard disks” Physical Review E 2012;85:019905.
  • Lazar, E.A., Mason, J.K., MacPherson, R.D., and Srolovitz, D.J. “A more accurate three-dimensional grain growth algorithm” Acta Materialia 2011;59:6837.
  • Mason, J.K., and Schuh, C.A. “Expressing crystallographic textures through the orientation distribution function: conversion between the generalized spherical harmonic and hyperspherical harmonic expansions” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 2009;40:2590.
  • Mason, J.K., and Schuh, C.A. “The generalized Mackenzie distribution: disorientation angle distributions for arbitrary textures” Acta Materialia 2009;57:4186.
  • Mason, J.K. “The Relationship of the Hyperspherical Harmonics to SO(3), SO(4) and Orientation Distribution Functions” Acta Crystallographica A 2009:65:259.
  • Mason, J.K., and Schuh, C.A. “Hyperspherical harmonics for the representation of crystallographic texture” Acta Materialia 2008;56:6141.
  • Mason, J.K., and Schuh, C.A. “Correlated grain-boundary distributions in two-dimensional networks” Acta Crystallographica A 2007;63:315.
  • Mason, J.K., Lund, A.C., and Schuh, C.A. “Determining the activation energy and volume for the onset of plasticity during nanoindentation.” Physical Review B 2006;73:054102.
  • Schuh, C.A., Mason, J.K., and Lund, A.C. “Quantitative insight into dislocation nucleation from high-temperature nanoindentation experiments.” Nature Materials 2005;4:617.