Philip Brooke
Philip Brooke, Ph.D.
Associate
Materials & Corrosion Engineering
  • Atlanta

Dr. Brooke specializes in failure analysis, materials science, engineering mechanics, thin film coatings, system design, and the creation of testing apparatus. His degrees in mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering give him a broad experience base. He has worked in multidisciplinary teams for projects ranging from thin film coatings, high temperature reactions, batteries, MEMS, and optical structures, to fuel cell testing stations, building construction, and thermal regulation.

Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Brooke was a graduate research assistant at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he studied the deposition of functional thin film oxides on to complex 3D structures (including butterflies, inverse opals, and pollen) to create multifunctional assemblies for applications including active-passive displays and anti-counterfeiting.  To facilitate this research, Dr. Brooke created multiple automated coating systems to deposit thin film coatings and also developed a novel high temperature (1000 °C) reaction process to remove sulphur contamination from barium titanate samples.  Dr. Brooke also conducted research on the use of thin film coatings in lithium ion battery cathodes as well as mechanical testing for structural materials used on the James Webb Space Telescope.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), 2015
  • M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), 2015
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of North Florida, 2010, magna cum laude and Baccalaureate Honors

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer, National Instruments, #100-315-2537 Microelectromechanical Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology 

Publications

Waller GH, Brooke PD, Rainwater BH, Lai SY, Hu R, Ding Y, Alamgir FM, Sandhage KH, Liu ML. Structure and surface chemistry of Al2O3 coated LiMn2O4 nanostructured electrodes with improved lifetime. Journal of Power Sources 2015; 306: 162–170.

Presentations

Brooke PD, Sandhage K. Multimodal coloration: Replication of structurally colored biological templates with photoluminescent materials. MSE Graduate Poster Competition, Atlanta, GA, 2015.

Brooke PD, Goodwin WB, Shin D, Meredith JC, Sandhage KH. Control of Ba, Ti and Sr content for syntheses of phase pure Ferroelectric BaTiO3 and BaxSr1-xTiO3 pollen replicas for tailorable electrostatic adhesion. Bio-PAINTS MURI Review Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2015.

Brooke PD, Goodwin WB, Zhang Y, Sandhage KH. Shape and size-preserving oxide replication of butterfly scales. BIO-OPTICS MURI Annual Review, Boston, MA, 2014.

Professional Affiliations

ASM

ASME

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), 2015
  • M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), 2015
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of North Florida, 2010, magna cum laude and Baccalaureate Honors

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer, National Instruments, #100-315-2537 Microelectromechanical Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology