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Troy Ansell

Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Phone: (831) 656-3033
NPS Experience
  • 2018 - current: Research Assistant Professor
Research Interests
Ferroelectric materials, piezoelectric materials and applications, and ultrasonics; High-temperature actuators; Plasma synthesis of materials; Microscopy; X-ray diffraction.

Scholarly Work

  • Journal Articles
  • Ansell, T, (2021). Current Status of Liquid Metal Printing. Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, (5), 31.
  • Ansell, T., Hanneman, T., Gonzalez-Perez, A., Park, C., & Nieto, A, (2021). Effect of high energy ball milling on spherical metallic powder particulates for additive manufacturing. Particulate Science and Technology, 1--9.
  • DeMartino, A., Ansell, T., & Nieto, A, (2021). Effects of Laser Energy Density on Carbon-Nanotube-Reinforced Titanium Composites Printed via Selective Laser Melting. Advanced Engineering Materials.
  • Reinhart, A., Ansell, T., Smith, W., & Nieto, A, (2021). Oxide Reinforced Ti64 Composites Processed by Selective Laser Melting. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 9(30), 6949-6960.
  • Phillips, J., Janssen, A., Ansell, T., & Luhrs, C. C, (2020). Creating Strong Titanium-Titanium Hydride Brown Bodies at Ambient Pressure and Moderate Temperatures. Materials, (13), 5008.
  • Earp, B., Dunn, D., Phillips, J., Agrawal, R., Ansell, T., Aceves, P., De Rosa, I., Xin, W., & Luhrs, C. C, (2020). Enhancement of Electrical Conductivity of Carbon Nanotube Sheets through Copper Addition Using Reduction Expansion Synthesis. Materials Research Bulletin, (131), 110969.
  • Ansell, T., Ricks, J. P., Park, C., Tipper, C. S., & Luhrs, C. C, (2020). Mechanical Properties of 3D-Printed Maraging Steel Induced by Environmental Exposure. Metals, (10), 218.
  • Norrell, T., Ferguson, G., Ansell, T., Saladin, T., Nardi, A., & Nieto, A, (2020). Synthesis and corrosion behavior of cold sprayed dual nanoparticle reinforced Al coatings. Surface and Coatings Technology, (401), 126280.
  • Daniels, Z., Rydalch, W., Ansell, T., Luhrs, C. C., & Phillips, J, (2019). Reduction Expansion Synthesis of Sintered Metal. Materials, 18(12), 2890.
  • Foos, K. G., Ansell, T., Mariella Jr., R. P., & Luhrs, C. C, (2019). Fabrication of surrogate glasses with tektite composition. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, (321), 197 - 206.