University of Michigan
PhD Nuc Engr ’00
Kansas State University
BS Nuc Engr ’95
Irradiation effects in metals for high temperature reactors, fusion reactors, and spacecraft reactors, radiation-effects in refractory metals, identifying the mechanisms of embrittlement for materials under high temperature irradiation, irradiation-assisted stress corrosion cracking, radiation-induced microstructure and microchemistry changes, characterization of radiation-induced changes, deformation mechanics, transmission electron microscopy, scanning electron microscopy.
Dr. Busby’s research is focused on materials performance and development of materials for nuclear reactor applications. Dr. Busby has participated in materials research efforts for space reactors, fusion machines, advanced fast reactors, and light water reactors.