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John Huber Associate Professor of Engineering Science

Professor

John Huber MEng PhD

Associate Professor of Engineering Science

Tutorial Fellow at Oriel College

TEL: 01865 283478

Biography

John studied engineering in Cambridge University and gained a PhD researching mechanics of materials. Joining Oxford Engineering Science in 2005, he continued to research smart materials for actuators and sensors along with other topics in the mechanics of materials.

Most Recent Publications

Exploring domain continuity across BaTiO3 grain boundaries: Theory meets experiment

O'Reilly T, Holsgrove K, Gholinia A, Woodruff D, Bell A et al. (2022), Acta Materialia, 235, 118096-118096

Use of synchrotron X-rays for direct observation of wear damage in optically-opaque contacts by means of CT imaging and X-ray diffraction.

Aleksejev J, Williamson M, Huber J, Magdysyuk O, Michalik S et al. (2022), Tribology International, 107809-107809

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Research Interests

•Mechanics of materials
•Functional Materials, Electroceramics, Piezoelectrics, Ferroelectrics
•Actuators and sensors
•Micro and nanoscale materials characterisation by scanning probe microscopy

Current Projects

Optimized Ferroelectrics

Exploring optimized microstructures in ferroelectric materials.

Energy Harvesting

Investigating novel methods for converting vibrational mechanical energy into electrical energy.

Wear

Conducting a fundamental study of dry wear in metal-metal contacts.

Most Recent Publications

Exploring domain continuity across BaTiO3 grain boundaries: Theory meets experiment

O'Reilly T, Holsgrove K, Gholinia A, Woodruff D, Bell A et al. (2022), Acta Materialia, 235, 118096-118096

Use of synchrotron X-rays for direct observation of wear damage in optically-opaque contacts by means of CT imaging and X-ray diffraction.

Aleksejev J, Williamson M, Huber J, Magdysyuk O, Michalik S et al. (2022), Tribology International, 107809-107809

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DPhil Opportunities

I am open to applications for research students wishing to study smart materials, ferroeelctrics, piezoelectrics and related materials, wear in metals, micromechanical modelling of materials.

Most Recent Publications

Exploring domain continuity across BaTiO3 grain boundaries: Theory meets experiment

O'Reilly T, Holsgrove K, Gholinia A, Woodruff D, Bell A et al. (2022), Acta Materialia, 235, 118096-118096

Use of synchrotron X-rays for direct observation of wear damage in optically-opaque contacts by means of CT imaging and X-ray diffraction.

Aleksejev J, Williamson M, Huber J, Magdysyuk O, Michalik S et al. (2022), Tribology International, 107809-107809

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