Geoff Brennecka
Colorado School of Mines
Assistant Professor
303-384-2238 (office)
geoff.brennecka@mines.edu
505-681-8879 (mobile)
Employment and Adjunct Appointments
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department
Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics
Assistant Professor, 2014 - present
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
Electronic, Optical, and Nanostructured Materials Department
Principal Member of the Technical Staff, 2011 - 2014
Senior Member of the Technical Staff, 2007 - 2010
Post-Doctoral Appointee, 2006 - 2007
Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Department of Recording Arts and Technologies, 2017 - present
Boise State University (BSU)
Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2013 - present
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2012 - present
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMTech)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, 2013
Awards and Honors
Fellow of the American Ceramic Society
2017
University of Illinois MatSE Department Young Alumnus Award
2017
Awarded annually to a high-performing alumnus under the age of 40
NSF CAREER Award: Dynamic Defect Interactions in Ferroelectrics
2016
Funded out of the Ceramics program from the Division of Materials Research
Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award
2015
Young professional who demonstrates exceptional leadership and service to ACerS
IEEE-UFFC Ferroelectrics Young Investigator Award
2014
Selected as the top international researcher in the ferroelectrics field under the age of 40
Distinguished Ceramic Alumnus Award from the Missouri S&T MSE department
2014
Chosen by the current students and faculty
Selected to participate in the 2014 Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
2014
Recognizes fewer than 60 top engineers from the US and Japan between the ages of 30 and 45
Karl Schwartzwalder Professional Achievement in Ceramic Engineering Award
2013
Nation’s outstanding young ceramic engineer, selected by the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers
American Ceramic Society Emerging Leader Award
2010
In recognition of exemplary service to the American Ceramic Society

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Education
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006
Advisor: Prof. David A. Payne
Dissertation: Structural Origins of Enhanced Dielectric Properties in TiO2-Modified Ta2O5 Ceramics
M.S., Ceramic Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 2002
Advisor: Prof. Wayne Huebner
Thesis: Stress-Induced Orientation in Chemical Solution Deposited Tetragonal PZT Thin Films
B.S., Ceramic Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 2001
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Courses Taught
MTGN 272
Su15, Su16, Su17, Su18
Particulate Materials Processing (Field Session)
Colorado School of Mines
MTGN 412
F14, F15, F16, F17
Ceramic Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
MTGN 414
S18
Ceramic Processing
Colorado School of Mines
MTGN 466
S15, S18
Materials Design and Synthesis (Senior Design)
Colorado School of Mines
MTGN 499
S16, F16, S17, F17
Independent Study
Colorado School of Mines
MLGN 598
S17
Anisotropic Dielectrics
Colorado School of Mines
MLGN 599
Su17
Independent Study
Colorado School of Mines
MATE 301
S13
Introduction to Ceramic Engineering
New Mexico Tech
Funded Projects at Mines
COUPLED: Computation Of Undiscovered Piezoelectrics and Linked Experiments for Design
NSF DMREF, $1.5M over 4 yrs, 2015
Lead PI
• Co-PIs: Cristian Ciobanu, Paul Constantine, Corinne Packard, Vladan Stevanovic, and Andriy Zakutayev
• Parallel high-throughput computational and experimental effort to develop new piezoelectric materials
• Includes an Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) with nearly 20 members
Integration of High-Performance Ceramic Capacitors with Low-Cost Copper Electrodes via
Advanced Kinetic Control
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, $150k over 2 yrs, 2015
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• Collaboration with Pneumaticoat (now ForgeNano) to develop process to integrate advanced BT-BZT-
based dielectrics with copper electrodes
CAREER: SusChem: Dynamic Defect Interactions in Ferroelectrics
NSF CAREER Award, $460k over 5 yrs, 2016
Lead PI
• Investigating the fundamental interactions between a variety of defects and ferroelectric domain walls
• Extending quantitative understanding of domain dynamics to high power drive conditions
Nanoparticle Capacitors for Multipoint Initiation
Army SBIR with Aegis Technology, $65k to Mines in Phases I and II, 2015-2017
Academic PI
• Fabricating, testing, and characterizing advanced composite multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for
pulse discharge applications
• Suggesting process modifications based on characterization and testing results
Critical Evaluation of Additive Manufacturing for Critical Ceramic Components
Honeywell National Security Campus, $45k + student for 2 yrs, 2016
Lead PI
• Evaluating maturity, opportunities, and limitations of additive manufacturing techniques for electrical
ceramic components
• Funding amount does not include student tuition, fees, salary, and consumables, all paid directly
Dielectrics under extreme electric fields: In situ studies on nanoscale mechanisms
DOE BES with Iowa State University, $156k to Mines over 3 yrs, 2017
co-PI, led by Xiaoli Tan
• Fundamental studies of dielectric breakdown in oxide thin films
• In situ TEM studies with high spatial and temporal resolution
Additional Funded Activities
• CSM Tech Fee, $5k for a pair of 3D printers and accessories, 2015
• MRS Foundation, $8k for a glass melter for the CSM hot glass shop, 2016
• NSF EAPSI Program, $9k for Jake Ivy to study with Prof. John Daniels at UNSW in Australia, 2016
• CSM Tech Fee, $40k for equipment to build a hot glass shop in the MME Foundry, 2016
• CSM Tech Fee, $18k for rheometer, 2016
• REMRSEC Seed Program, $5k for proposal development, 2017
Professional Society and Service Activities
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS):
Board of Directors: Member 2014-17, Finance Committee 2014-15, 16-17
Electronics Division: Chair 2016-17, other officers 2013-16; Historian 2008
Keramos (Professional Ceramic Engineering Fraternity): Vice President, 2017-19
Nominating Committee: Member 2017-21
Panel of Fellows: EPDC Representative 2017-21
Education Integration Committee: Chair 2012-14
National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (NICE): President 2011-12, other officers 2008-11
Education & Student Programs Presidential Advisory Committee: Co-Chair 2012
David W. Kingery Award Committee: Member 2012-13; Chair 2014

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Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award Committee: Member 2016, Chair 2013
Arthur L. Friedberg Award Committee: Member 2011-13
Arthur Frederick Greaves-Walker Award Committee: Member 2013-16
Helped ACerS launch the Young Professionals Network (YPN) in 2009
Co-founded the ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors in 2008; served as Mentor ever since
Chair of the ACerS/NICE Student Congress (precursor to PCSA) in 2000
IEEE:
Member of Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC)
UFFC Administrative Committee (AdCom): Elected member, 2014-17
UFFC AdCom Education Committee: 2015-17, Chair 2016-17
Ferroelectrics Committee (FerroCom): Elected member, 2011-present
FerroCom Education Committee: Chair, 2016-present
FerroCom Technical Programming Chair: Processing, 2013-present
Elevated to Senior Member in 2011
Member of Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS)
Member of Power Electronics Society (PELS)
Member of Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS)
Colorado School of Mines:
Graduate Council, 2015-18
MME Assessment/ABET Committee, 2014-18, Chair 2016-18; head of curriculum review, 2015-18
MME Graduate Affairs Committee, 2014-15
MME Undergraduate Affairs Committee, 2015-18
Materials Science Graduate Admissions Committee, 2015-18
CASE Graduate Student Recruitment Committee, 2016-18
MME and Materials Science Graduate Student Recruitment Coordinator, 2014-18
MME Search Committee for EM lab manager, 2014-15
MME Search Committee for junior faculty, 2014-15
Fulbright student application review committee, 2014-15
Research Council, 2014
Materials Research Society (MRS): Active member since 2003
Thesis Examiner for the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering at the Univ. of New South Wales,
Australia, 2016
Alumni Board for the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering at the Univ. of Illinois, 2012-16
Industrial Advisory Board for the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (NSF I/UCRC), 2012-14
Conferences and Symposia Organized
IEEE ISAF
2020
Lead organizer of entire meeting
Keystone, CO
19th US-Japan Seminar on Advanced Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics
2019
Technical Chair
Tskuba, Japan

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NAE Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering
2018
co-organizer of Smart Materials and Structures track
Tskuba, Japan
14th International Ceramics Congress
2018
International Advisory Board
Perugia, Italy
National Academies, Decadal Review of Materials Science
2017
Lead on-site organizer
Golden, CO
18th US-Japan Seminar on Advanced Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics
2017
Technical Programming Chair
Santa Fe, NM
NSF Professional Development Workshop in Ceramics
2017
Lead organizer of entire meeting
Waikaloa, HI
Electronic Materials and Applications
2017
Lead organizer of entire meeting
Orlando, FL
5G Materials for the Millimeter Wave Revolution
2017-18
Electronic Materials and Applications
Orlando, FL
IEEE ISAF-ECAPD-PFM Joint Meeting
2016
Processing lead for the Technical Programming Committee for ISAF
Darmstadt, Germany
IEEE Future Directions Smart Materials Initiative Workshop
2016
Lead organizer
Golden, CO
Electronic Materials and Applications
2015
Co-organizer of entire meeting
Orlando, FL
International Symposium for the Application of Ferroelectrics, ISAF
2015
Processing lead for the Technical Programming Committee for ISAF
Biopolis, Singapore
Advanced Solution and Colloidal Processing for Ceramics
2014
MS&T 2014
Pittsburgh, PA
Solution Proc. & Prop. of Funct. Oxide Thin Films & Nanostructures
2014
Spring EMRS
Lille, France
Solution-Based Processing for Ceramic Materials
2013
MS&T 2013
Montreal, QC, Canada
IEEE UFFC Joint Meeting, ISAF
2013
Processing lead for the Technical Programming Committee for ISAF
Prague, Czech Republic
Production Quality Ferroelectric Thin Films and Devices
2013
Electronic Materials and Applications
Orlando, FL
Failure: The Greatest Teacher
2013-18
Electronic Materials and Applications
Orlando, FL
Solution-Based Processing for Ceramic Materials
2012
MS&T 2012
Pittsburgh, PA
Education and Student Programs Thrust Leader
2012
Materials Challenges for Alternative and Renewable Energy
Clearwater, FL
Solution-Based Processing for Ceramic Materials
2011
MS&T 2011
Columbus, OH
Nano Phenomena & Surface, Interfacial Effects in Electronic Ceramics
2010, 2011
Electronic Materials and Applications
Orlando, FL

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Highlights of Student Research in Basic Science & Electronic Ceramics
2011-14
Electronic Materials and Applications
Orlando, FL
The Future of Electronic Ceramics: A New Investigator Symposium
2010
Electronic Materials and Applications
Orlando, FL
Rio Grande Symposium on Advanced Materials
2009-13
co-organizer 2009-11, 2013; lead organizer in 2012
Albuquerque, NM
17th International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics &
2008
2008 Meeting of the Electronics Div. of the American Ceramic Society
co-organizer of entire meeting
Santa Fe, NM
Editorial and Peer-Review Activities
Editor for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2017-present
Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2010-present
Associate Editor for the Journal of Electronic Materials 2013-15
Associate Editor for a Special Issue of the Transactions of the IEEE-UFFC 2010
Editor for Ceramic Transactions v249 and v252, Processing and Properties of Advanced Ceramics and
Composites VI and VII
Peer Reviewer for >30 journals including Adv. Mater., Phys. Rev. Lett., Appl. Phys. Lett., J. Appl.
Phys., J. Am. Ceram. Soc., J. Am. Chem. Soc., J. Mater. Res., Acta Mater., and ACS Nano
Refereed Publications (h index = 16), <per-article citations to date>
48. C.-F. Chen, G. Brennecka, R. Synowicki, E. Tegmeier, J. Montalvo, J. Ivy, N. Cherepy, Z.M. Seely,
and S. Payne, “Transparent Polycrystalline Gd2Hf2O7 Ceramics,” in review, (2018).
47. K.R. Talley, S.L. Millican, J. Mangum, S. Siol, C.B. Musgrave, B. Gorman, A.M. Holder, A. Zakutayev,
and G.L. Brennecka, “Implications of Heterostructural Alloying for Enhanced Piezoelectric Performance
of (Al,Sc)N,” in review, (2018).
46. D. Wu, Y. Chen, S. Manna, K. Talley, A. Zakutayev, C.V. Ciobanu, P. Constantine, G.L. Brennecka,
and C.E. Packard, “Effects of composition and phase on elastic modulus in (Al,Sc)N thin films with
efficient removal of substrate effects,” in review, (2018).
45. S. Manna, K.R. Talley, A. Zakutayev, G.L. Brennecka, V. Stevanović, and C.V. Ciobanu, “Enhanced
piezoelectric response of AlN via CrN alloying,” in review (2018).
44. C.-F. Chen, R.A. Synowicki, M.J. Brand, E.L. Tegtmeier, J.D. Montalvo, J. Ivy, G.L. Brennecka,
Z. Seeley, N.J. Cherepy, and S.A. Payne, “Processing and Characteristics of Transparent Gd3TaO7
Polycrystalline Ceramics,” early view, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. (2017). doi
43. S. Manna, G.L. Brennecka, V. Stevanovic, and C.V. Ciobanu, “Tuning the piezoelectric and mechanical
properties of the AlN system via alloying with YN and BN,” highlighted as SciLight and Editor’s
Pick , J. Appl. Phys., 122 105101 (2017). doi
42. B.M. Foley, E.A. Paisley, C.B. DiAntonio, T. Chavez, M.A. Blea-Kirby, G.L. Brennecka, J.T. Gaskins,
J.F. Ihlefeld, and P.E. Hopkins, “Phonon Scattering Mechanisms Dictating the Thermal Conductivity
of Lead Zirconate Titanate (PbZr1−xTixO3) Thin Films Across the Compositional Phase Diagram,”
highlighted as Editor’s Pick , J. Appl. Phys., 121, 205104 (2017). doi

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41. C.-F. Chen, G.L. Brennecka, G. King, E.L. Tegtmeier, T. Holesinger, J. Ivy, and P. Yang, “Processing of
crack-free high density polycrystalline LiTaO3 ceramics,” J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 28, 3725-32
(2016). doi
40. M. Beuerlein, N. Kumar, T.-M. Usher, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, N. Raengthon, D.P. Cann, J.L. Jones, I.
Reaney, and G.L. Brennecka, “Current Understanding of Structure-Processing-Property Relationships
in BaTiO3-Bi(M )O3 Dielectrics,” Invited Feature Article with Cover Art, J. Am. Ceram. Soc.,
99[9], 2849-70 (2016). doi <11>
39. W. Meier, K.E. Meyer, D.F. Sava Gallis, M.A. Blea-Kirby, J.R. Roth, D. Felman, T. Breuer, G.J.
Denison, F.J. Zutavern, W. Huebner, and G.L. Brennecka, “Highly Textured BaTiO3 via Templated
Grain Growth and Resulting Polarization Reversal Dynamics,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 99[3], 922-929
(2016). doi <4>
38. M.C. George, M.A. Rodriguez, M.S. Kent, G.L. Brennecka, and P.E. Hopkins, “Thermal conductivity of
self-assembling symmetric poly(styrene)-block-poly(methyl methacrylate) thin films,” J. Heat Trans.,
138, 024505 (2015). doi <3>
37. J.L. Jones, J.M. LeBeau, J. Nikkel, A. Oni, H. Dycus, C. Cozzan, F.-Y. Lin, A. Chernatynskiy, J.C.
Nino, S. Sinnott, S. Mhin, G.L. Brennecka, and J.F. Ihlefeld, “Combined experimental and computa-
tional methods reveal the evolution of buried interfaces during synthesis of ferroelectric thin films,”
Adv. Mater. Interf., 2[10], 2196 (2015). doi <7>
36. C.D. Landon, R.H.T. Wilke, M.T. Brumbach, G.L. Brennecka, M.A. Blea-Kirby, J.F. Ihlefeld, M.
Marinella, and T.E. Beechem, “Thermal Transport in Tantalum Oxide Films for Memristive Applica-
tions,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 107, 023108 (2015). doi <3>
35. J.F. Ihlefeld, P.G. Kotula, B.D. Gauntt, D. Gough, G.L. Brennecka, P. Lu, and E.D. Spoerke, “Solution
chemistry, substrate, and processing effects on chemical homogeneity in lead zirconate titanate thin
films,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 98[7], 2028-2038 (2015). doi <6>
34. A. Henriques, J.T. Graham, S. Landsberger, J.F. Ihlefeld, G.L. Brennecka, D.W. Brown, J.S. Forrester,
and J.L. Jones, “Crystallographic changes in lead zirconate titanate due to neutron irradiation,” AIP
Advances, 4 117125 (2014). doi <6>
33. R. Kirchhofer, D.R. Diercks, B.P. Gorman, J.F. Ihlefeld, P.G. Kotula, C.T. Shelton, and G.L. Bren-
necka, “Quantifying Compositional Homogeneity in Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 Using Atom Probe Tomography,”
Invited Feature Article with Cover Art, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 97[9] 2677-97 (2014). doi <16>
32. N. Triamnak, G.L. Brennecka, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, M.A. Rodriguez, and D.P. Cann, “Phase formation
of BaTiO3 - Bi(Zn1/2Ti1/2)O3 perovskite ceramics,” J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn., 122[4] 260-266 (2014). doi
<10>
31. S. Mhin, K. Nittala, J. Lee, D.S. Robinson, J.F. Ihlefeld, G.L. Brennecka, L.M. Sanchez, R.G. Polcawich,
and J.L. Jones, “Phase and Texture Evolution in Chemically Derived PZT Thin Films on Pt Substrates,”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 97[9] 2973-9 (2014). doi <8>
30. R.J. Bondi, M.P. Desjarlais, A.P. Thompson, G.L. Brennecka, and M.J. Marinella, “Electrical Conduc-
tivity in Oxygen-Deficient Phases of Tantalum Pentoxide from First-Principles Calculations,” J. Appl.
Phys., 114 203701 (2013). doi <21>
29. R. Kirchhofer, D.R. Diercks, B.P. Gorman, and G.L. Brennecka, “Atomic scale composition profiling
of ferroelectrics via laser-pulsed atom probe tomography and cross-correlative transmission electron
microscopy,” Microscopy and Microanalysis 19(S2), 980-1 (2013). doi <3>
28. N.W. Moore, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, M.A. Rodriguez, and G.L. Brennecka, “Optical anisotropy near the
relaxor-ferroelectric phase transition in lanthanum lead zirconate titanate,” J. Appl. Phys., 114 053515
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27. S. Mhin, C. Cozzan, J.L. Jones, K. Nittala, P. Wanninkhof, J.F. Ihlefeld, and G.L. Brennecka, “Effect of
Switching Atmospheric Conditions During Crystallization on the Phase Evolution of Solution-Derived
Lead Zirconate Titanate Thin Films,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 96[9] 2706-2709 (2013). doi <7>
26. K. Nittala, S. Mhin, K.M. Dunnigan, D.S. Robinson, J.F. Ihlefeld, P.G. Kotula, G.L. Brennecka,
and J.L. Jones, “Phase and texture evolution in solution deposited lead zirconate titanate thin films:
Formation and role of the Pt3Pb intermetallic phase,” J. Appl. Phys., 113 244101 (2013). doi <16>
25. L.J. Small, M.T. Brumbach, C.A. Apblett, J.F. Ihlefeld, G.L. Brennecka, and D.J. Duquette, “On the
Degradation Processes of Thin Film PZT in 0.1 N H2SO4,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 160[3] C128-c135
(2013). doi <1>
24. J.T. Graham, G.L. Brennecka, P. Ferreira, L.J. Small, D. Duquette, C.A. Apblett, S. Landsberger, and
J.F. Ihlefeld, “Neutron irradiation effects on domain wall mobility and reversibility in lead zirconate
titanate thin films,” J. Appl. Phys., 113, 124104 (2013). doi <17>
23. N. Raengthon, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, G.L. Brennecka, and D.P. Cann, “Dielectric Properties of BaTiO3
- Bi(Zn1/2Ti1/2)O3 - NaNbO3 Solid Solutions,” J. Mater. Sci., 48, 031401 (2012). doi <21>
22. N. Raengthon, V.J. DeRose, G.L. Brennecka, and D.P. Cann, “Defect Mechanisms in High Resistivity
BaTiO3 - Bi(Zn0.5Ti0.5)O3 Ceramics,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, 112904 (2012). doi <19>
21. K. Nittala, S. Mhin, J.L. Jones, D.S. Robinson, J.F. Ihlefeld, and G.L. Brennecka, “In situ X-ray
diffraction of solution-derived ferroelectric thin films for quantitative phase and texture evolution mea-
surement,” J. Appl. Phys., 112, 104109 (2012). doi <11>
20. C.T. Shelton, P.G. Kotula, G.L. Brennecka, P.G. Lam, K.E. Meyer, J.-P. Maria, B.J. Gibbons, and J.F.
Ihlefeld, “Chemically Homogeneous Complex Oxide Thin Films Via Improved Substrate Metallization,”
Featured on the Journal Cover, Adv. Funct. Mater., 22[11] 2295-2302 (2012). doi <50>
19. L.J. Small, C.A. Apblett, J.F. Ihlefeld, G.L. Brennecka, and D. Duquette, “Electrochemical Response
of Ferroelectric PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 Thin Films,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 [8], C357-C363 (2012). doi
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18. C.-F. Chen, A. Llobert, G.L. Brennecka, R.T. Forsyth, D.R. Guidry, P.A. Papin, and R.J. McCabe,
“Powder Synthesis and Hot-Pressing of a LiTaO3 Ceramic,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 95 [9], 2820-6 (2012).
doi <6>
17. L.J. Small, A. Cook, C.A. Apblett, J.F. Ihlefeld, G.L. Brennecka, and D. Duquette, “An Automated
Electrochemical Probe for Evaluation of Thin Films,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 159[4] F87-F90 (2012). doi
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16. K. Nittala, G.L. Brennecka, B.A. Tuttle and J.L. Jones, “Phase evolution in solution deposited Pb
deficient PLZT thin films,” J. Mater. Sci., 46[7], 2148-54 (2011). doi <13>
15. J. Graham, S. Landsberger, P.J. Ferreira, J.F. Ihlefeld, and G.L. Brennecka, “Neutron flux character-
ization techniques for radiation effects studies,” J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 291[2] 503-7 (2012). doi
<5>
14. J.F. Ihlefeld, S.H. Baek, C.M. Folkman, J.F. Carroll III, G.L. Brennecka and C.-B. Eom, “Effect of
domain structure on dielectric nonlinearity in epitaxial BiFeO3 films,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 97 262904
(2011). doi <17>
13. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, J.-P. Maria, B.A. Tuttle and P.G. Clem, “Processing Technologies for
High Permittivity Thin Films in Capacitor Applications,” Invited Feature Article with Cover Art,
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 93[12] 3935-54 (2010). doi <91>

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12. G.L. Brennecka, C.M. Parish, B.A. Tuttle, and L.N. Brewer, “Reversibility of the Perovskite-to-Fluorite
Phase Transformation in Lead-Based Thin and Ultrathin Films,” Adv. Mater., 20[8] 1407-11(2008). doi
<58>
11. J. Sigman, G.L. Brennecka, P.G. Clem, and B.A. Tuttle, “Advances in the Fabrication of Perovskite
Based High-Value Integrated Capacitors by Chemical Solution Deposition,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 91[6]
1851-7 (2008). doi <54>
10. C.M. Parish, G.L. Brennecka, B.A. Tuttle, and L.N. Brewer, “Quantitative X-ray Spectrum Imaging
of Lead Lanthanum Zirconate Titanate PLZT Thin-Films,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 91[11] 3690-7 (2008).
doi <32>
9. C.M. Parish, G.L. Brennecka, B.A. Tuttle, and L.N. Brewer, “Quantitative Chemical Analysis of
Fluorite-to-Perovskite Transformations in (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3,” J. Mater. Res., 23[11] 2944-53 (2008).
doi <9>
8. G.L. Brennecka, C.M. Parish, B.A. Tuttle, and L.N. Brewer, “Multilayer Thin and Ultrathin Film
Capacitors Fabricated by Chemical Solution Deposition,” J. Mater. Res., 23[1] 176-81 (2008). doi
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7. G.L. Brennecka and D.A. Payne, “Densification and Grain Growth for Powder-Derived Ta2O5–TiO2
Ceramics," J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn., 115[10] 678-82 (2007). Featured on front cover. doi
6. G.L. Brennecka and B.A. Tuttle, “Fabrication of Ultrathin Film Capacitors by Chemical Solution
Deposition,” J. Mater. Res., 22[10] 2868-74 (2007). doi <44>
5. G.L. Brennecka, D.A. Payne, H. Hellwig, P. Sarin and W.M. Kriven, “Phase transformations in the High
Temperature Form of Pure and TiO2-stabilized Ta2O5," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 90[9] 2947-53 (2007). doi
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4. G.L. Brennecka and D.A. Payne, “Preparation of dense Ta2O5-based ceramics by a coated-powder
method for enhanced dielectric properties," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 89[7] 2089-95 (2006). doi <12>
3. G.L. Brennecka, W. Huebner, B.A. Tuttle and P.G. Clem. “Use of stress to orient tetragonal (40/60)
PZT thin films and resulting electrical properties," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 87[8] 1459-65 (2004). doi
<46>
2. P.G. Clem, N.S. Bell, G.L. Brennecka, B.H. King and D.B. Dimos, “Micropen printing of electronic
components," p229-59 in Direct Write Methods for Rapid Prototyping and Sensors. Edited by A. Pique
and D. B. Chrisey. Academic Press, San Diego, 2002. doi <6>
1. T.J. Boyle, P.G. Clem, B.A. Tuttle, G.L. Brennecka, J.T. Dawley, M.A. Rodriguez, T.D. Dunbar and
W.F. Hammetter, “Lanthanide series doping effects in lead zirconate titanate (PLnZT) thin films," J.
Mater. Res., 17[4] 871-8 (2002). doi <30>
Patents and Applications
4. S. Manna, G.L. Brennecka, V. Stevanovic, and C.V. Ciobanu, “Tuning the Piezoelectric and Mechan-
ical Properties of the AlN System via Alloying with YN and BN,” United States Provisional Patent
Application #P267260 (2017).
3. G.L. Brennecka, S.F. Glover, G.E. Pena, and F.J. Zutavern, “Ferroelectric Opening Switch,” United
States Provisional Patent Application #15137539 (2016).
2. G.L. Brennecka, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, D.P. Cann, N. Raengthon, and N. Kumar, “Thermally Stable
High Performance Dielectrics,” United States Patent Application #0071646 A1 (2016).

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1. J.C. Neely, J. Flicker, S.F. Glover, and G.L. Brennecka “Low-Inductance Direct Current Power Bus,”
United States Provisional Patent Application #62292473 (2016).
Conference Proceedings and Other Publications
33. J.M. Ivy and G.L. Brennecka, “Templated Grain Growth of Prototype Ferroelectrics for Fundamental
Domain Dynamics Studies,” Proceedings of the 18th US-Japan Seminar on Advanced Dielectrics and
Piezoelectrics, Santa Fe, NM (2017).
32. K.R. Talley, S. Manna, A. Zakutayev, C. Packard, C. Ciobanu, and G.L. Brennecka, “Combinatorial
Studies on the Effect of Boron Addition to the Aluminum-Scandium Nitride System,” Proceedings of
the 18th US-Japan Seminar on Advanced Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, Santa Fe, NM (2017).
31. B.M. Cox, J.S. Pelz, and G.L. Brennecka, “Critical Evaluation of Multi-Material Additively Manufac-
tured TiO2 and BaTiO3 Electrical Ceramics for Functionally Graded Materials Applications,” Pro-
ceedings of the 13th International Conference and Exhibition on Ceramic Interconnect and Ceramic
Microsystems Technologies, co-organized by the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society
(IMAPS) and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS), Tsukuba, Japan (2017).
30. M. Kuzara, A. Mattern, D. Hoook, and G.L. Brennecka, “Importance of Reaction Pathways in Mi-
crostructure Development of x Bi(Zn0.5Ti0.5)O3-(1-x)BaTiO3 Ceramics”, Proceedings of the 17th US-
Japan Seminar on Advanced Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, Matsumoto, Japan (2015).
29. G.L. Brennecka, B. Winchester, “Simulation Studies of Nucleation of Ferroelectric Polarization Rever-
sal,” SAND2014-16529 (2014).
28. G.L. Brennecka, “For materials world, and those in it, the future looks bright,” Am. Ceram. Soc. Bull.,
93[2] 14-15 (2014).
27. G.L. Brennecka, F.J. Zutavern, G.J. Dension, G.E. Peña, S.F. Glover, M.B. Sinclair, and M.A. Blea-
Kirby, “Controlled Polarization Reversal for Ferroelectric Opening Switches,” SAND2013-10422 (2013).
26. G.L. Brennecka, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, N. Raengthon, M.A. Blea-Kirby, and D.P. Cann, “Capacitor
Development for Reliable High Temperature Operation in Inverter Applications,” Proceedings of the
Electrical Energy Storage Applications and Technologies (EESAT) international conference, San Diego,
CA (2013).
25. H.J. Brown-Shaklee, J.J. Borchardt, N. Raengthon, D.P. Cann, and G.L. Brennecka, “Pulse discharge
behavior of relaxor dielectric multilayer ceramic capacitors,” Proceedings of the 16th US-Japan Seminar
on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Materials, Raleigh, NC (2013).
24. D.P. Cann, N. Raengthon, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, and G.L. Brennecka, “BaTiO3-Bi(Zn1/2Ti1/2)O3 Re-
laxor Materials for Advanced Capacitor Applications,” Proceedings of the 16th US-Japan Seminar on
Dielectric and Piezoelectric Materials, Raleigh, NC (2013).
23. J.F. Ihlefeld, P.G. Kotula, B. Gauntt, D.V. Gough, G.L. Brennecka, B.B. McKenzie, A. Allen, M.A.
Blea-Kirby, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, and E.D. Spoerke, ”Substrate and Solution Chemistry Effects on
Chemical Homogeneity in PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 Thin Films on Platinized Silicon Substrates,” Proceedings
of the 16th US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Materials, Raleigh, NC (2013).
22. R. Kirchhofer, D. R. Diercks, B. P. Gorman, and G. Brennecka,“Atomic Scale Composition Profiling of
Ferroelectrics via Laser-Pulsed Atom Probe Tomography and Cross-correlative Transmission Electron
Microscopy,” Microsc. Microanal., S2 (2013).

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21. F.J. Zutavern, G.L. Brennecka, S.F. Glover, G.E. Pena, G.J. Dension, and J.M. Rudys, ”A Testbed
for High Voltage, High Bandwidth Characterization of Nonlinear Dielectrics,” Proceedings of the 19th
IEEE Pulsed Power Conference, San Francisco, CA (2013).
20. N.W. Moore and G.L. Brennecka, “Optical Properties of PZT Ferroelectrics through Thermally-Driven
Phase Transformations,” SAND2013-5228 (2013).
19. M.S. Kent, J.G. Cordaro, G.L. Brennecka, and M.C. George, “Triblock polymers for nanoporous mem-
branes: Characterization of phase behavior,” SAND2012-10859 (2012).
18. J.F. Ihlefeld, G.L. Brennecka, L.J. Small, C.A. Apblett, B.A. Tuttle, P. Mahoney, J.L. Jones, K. Nittala,
S.W. Mhin, K. Dunnigan, D. Duquette, S. Calabrese, S. Landsberger, P. Ferreira, J. Graham, and D.S.
Robinson, “Enabling Self-Powered Ferroelectric Nanosensors: Fundamental Science of Interfacial Effects
Under Extreme Conditions”, SAND2012-7797 (2012).
17. G.L. Brennecka and K. Fox, “Back to School: Revived EIC boosts Society’s education efforts,” Am.
Ceram. Soc. Bull., 92[2] 14 (2013).
16. D.B. Burckel, C.-Y.P. Yang, E.L. Yang, C.A. Steinhaus, and G.L. Brennecka, “Integration of Block-
Copolymer with Nano-Imprint Lithography: Pushing the Boundaries of Emerging Nano-Patterning
Technology,” SAND2012-8414 (2012).
15. J.T. Graham, S. Landsberger and G.L. Brennecka, “Ferroelectric Changes in Neutron Irradiated Lead
Zirconate Titanate,” Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 104, 241-2 (2011).
14. G.L. Brennecka, K.E. Meyer, Y.H. Jeon, D. Shahin, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, B. Gibbons, and J.F. Ihlefeld,
“Minimizing Voltage Tuning for Enhanced High Field Energy Storage,” Proceedings of the 15th US-
Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics, Kagoshima, Japan (2011).
13. J.F. Ihlefeld, C.T. Shelton, P.G. Kotula, G.L. Brennecka, P.G. Lam, K.E. Meyer, J.P. Maria, and B.
Gibbons, “Chemically Homogeneous Ferroelectric Thin Films via Improved Substrate Metallization,”
Proceedings of the 15th US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics, Kagoshima, Japan
(2011).
12. G.L. Brennecka and B. Fahrenholtz, “Replace yourself: Some student advisors’ perspectives on ceramic
education,” Am. Ceram. Soc. Bull., 89[5] 35 (2010).
11. G.L. Brennecka, B.A. Tuttle, J. Stevens, A. Gin, and D. Scrymgeour, “Nanopatterned Ferroelectrics
for Ultrahigh Density Rad-Hard Nonvolatile Memories,” SAND2010-7085 (2010).
10. K. Reed, J. Rudys, G. Pena, S. Glover, G. Brennecka, and B. Tuttle, “Ferroelectric Opening Switches
for Large Scale Pulsed Power Drivers” SAND2009-7527 (2009).
9. G.L. Brennecka, C.M. Parish, J.L. Jones, B.A. Tuttle, J.S. Wheeler, and J.G. Ekerdt, “Chemical, Phase,
and Interface Effects in Solution-Based Fabrication of Ferroelectric Thin Film Capacitors,” Proceedings
of the 14th US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics, Welches, OR (2009).
8. G.L. Brennecka, C.M. Parish, D.A. Scrymgeour, B.A. Tuttle, L.N. Brewer and J.G. Ekerdt, ”Micro-
and nano-patterning of solution-derived functional electronic ceramics,” Microscopy and Microanalysis,
14 [suppl. 2] 1432-33 (2008).
7. C.M. Parish, G.L. Brennecka, B.A. Tuttle and L.N. Brewer, ”Quantitative STEM-EDS spectrum imag-
ing of phase transformations in (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3,” Microscopy and Microanalysis, 14 [suppl. 2] 1434-35
(2008).
6. G.L. Brennecka, C.M. Parish, B.A. Tuttle, M.A. Rodriguez, L.N. Brewer and J.S. Wheeler, “Recent
Advances in the Fabrication of Solution-Derived Thin and Ultrathin Multilayer Capacitors,” IEEE
Internat. Symp. Appl. Ferroelec. (ISAF). Santa Fe, NM (2008).

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5. J. Sigman, P.G. Clem, G.L. Brennecka and B.A. Tuttle, “Fabrication of (Ba,Sr)TiO3 high-value in-
tegrated capacitors by chemical solution deposition,” IEEE Internat. Symp. Appl. Ferroelec. (ISAF).
Santa Fe, NM (2008).
4. G.L. Brennecka, B.A. Tuttle, C.M. Parish, L.N. Brewer, B.B. McKenzie, and M.A. Rodriguez, “Fabri-
cation of Ultrathin Integrated Multilayer Capacitors by Chemical Solution Deposition,” Proceedings of
the 13th US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics, Awaji City, Hyogo, Japan (2007).
3. G.L. Brennecka and D.A. Payne, “Densification and grain growth in powder-derived Ta2O5-based di-
electrics,” Proc. of the 9th International Ceramic Processing Science Symposium. Coral Gables, FL
(2006).
2. B.A. Tuttle, G.L. Brennecka, D.P. Williams, M.A. Rodriguez, T.J. Headley and J.S. Wheeler, “High
energy density PLZT thin film capacitors”; Ceramic Transactions, v162, Advanced Dielectric, Piezo-
electric, and Ferroelectric Thin Films. Proc. of the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic
Society, p.17-25 (2005).
1. D.A. Payne, G.L. Brennecka, D.L. West and J.U. Knickerbocker, “Processing of textured ceramics for
electrical applications," p199-207 in Processing of Electroceramics. Edited by M. Kosec, D. Kuscer and
B. Malic. Jozef Stefan Institut, 2003.
Invited Conference Talks
28. G.L. Brennecka “Combinatorial studies of the aluminum- scandium-boron nitride system,” Invited talk
at the 2018 PiezoMEMS Workshop, Orlando, FL (2018).
27. G.L. Brennecka, “Templated Grain Growth of Prototype Ferroelectrics for Fundamental Domain Dy-
namics Studies,” Invited talk at the 18th US-Japan Seminar on Advanced Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics,
Santa Fe, NM (2017).
26. G.L. Brennecka, “Computationally Guided Development of Nitride Piezoelectrics,” Invited talk at the
Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics Fall 2017 Meeting, Albuquerque, NM (2017).
25. G.L. Brennecka and M.A. Beuerlein, “Processing and Base-Metal Integration of Bi(M )O3-BaTiO3 Di-
electrics,” Invited talk at the 12th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology (PacRim
12), Waikoloa, HI (2017).
24. G.L. Brennecka, “Processing and Integration Science of Capacitors Based on Bi(M )O3-BaTiO3 Di-
electrics for High Field and/or High Temperature Operation,” Invited talk at the International Con-
ference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL (2017).
23. G.L. Brennecka, “Ferroelectric Domain Wall Dynamics Under High Power Drive Conditions,” Invited
talk at the 53rd Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, College Park, MD
(2016).
22. G.L. Brennecka, “Functional Complex Oxide Thin Films for Integrated Dielectric and Piezoelectric
Applications,” Invited talk at the Fall meeting of the European Materials Research Society, Warsaw,
Poland (2016).
21. G.L. Brennecka, “Chemical heterogeneity in electroceramics: the good, the bad, and the difficult to
characterize!”, Invited talk at Composites at Lake Louise, Lake Louse, Alberta, CA (2015).
20. G.L. Brennecka, “Importance of Reaction Pathways in Microstructure Development of x Bi(Zn0.5Ti0.5)O3-
(1-x)BaTiO3 Ceramics”, Invited talk at the 17th US-Japan Seminar on Advanced Dielectrics and Piezo-
electrics, Matsumoto, Japan (2015).

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19. G.L. Brennecka, “Capacitor Development for Reliable High Temperature Operation in Inverter Appli-
cations,” Keynote address of the Advances in Polar, Magnetic and Semiconductor Materials: Extend-
ing Temperature Limits Symposium of Materials Science and Technology (MS&T’15), Columbus, OH
(2015).
18. G.L. Brennecka, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, N. Raengthon, N. Triamnak, D.P. Cann, M.A. Blea-Kirby, and
S.Atcitty, “Capacitor Development for Reliable High Temperature Operation in Inverter Applications,”
Presented at MS&T’14, Pittsburgh, PA (2014).
17. G.L. Brennecka, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, N. Raengthon, N. Triamnak, D.P. Cann, and S. Atcitty, “Capac-
itor Development for Reliable High Temperature Operation in Inverter Applications,” Presented at the
TMS Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA (2014).
16. G.L. Brennecka, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, J.J. Borchardt, N. Raengthon, and D.P. Cann, “Pulse discharge
behavior of relaxor dielectric multilayer ceramic capacitors,” Presented at the 16th US-Japan Seminar
on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Materials, Raleigh, NC (2013).
15. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, K. Nittala, K.E. Meyer, C.T. Shelton, L.J. Small, and J.L. Jones, “Chem-
ical and Thermal Effects on Phase Evolution and Cation Gradients in Solution-Derived Thin Film
Ferroelectrics,” Presented at the International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities, Grapevine,
TX (2013).
14. G.L. Brennecka and J.F. Ihlefeld, “Chemical and Thermal Effects on Phase Evolution and Cation
Gradients in Solution-Derived Thin Film Ferroelectrics,” Presented at the 37th International Conference
and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL (2013).
13. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, K. Nittala, J.L. Jones, M.C. George, L.D. Williamson, and P.F. Nealey,
“Chemical, Phase, and Interface Effects in Solution-Based Fabrication of Continuous and Nanopatterned
Thin Film Ferroelectrics,” Presented at the Spring 2012 meeting of the Materials Research Society, San
Francisco, CA (2012).
12. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, K. Nittala, S. Mhin, J.L. Jones, and C.T. Shelton, “Chemical, Phase, and
Interface Effects in Solution-Based Fabrication of Thin Film Ferroelectrics,” Presented at Interfacial
Phenomena in Nanostructured Materials and Devices, Telluride, CO (2012).
11. G.L. Brennecka, K.E. Meyer, Y.H. Jeon, D.I. Shahin, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, B. Gibbons, and J.F. Ihlefeld
“Minimizing Voltage Tuning for Enhanced High Field Energy Storage,” Presented at the 15th US-Japan
Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Materials, Kagoshima, Japan (2011).
10. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, C.T. Shelton, P.G. Kotula, P.G. Lam, K.E. Meyer, J.P. Maria, and B.
Gibbons, “Chemically Homogeneous Ferroelectric Thin Films via Improved Substrate Metallization,”
Presented at the 15th US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics, Kagoshima, Japan
(2011).
9. G.L. Brennecka, K.E. Meyer, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, D.I. Shahin, M.C. George, and J.F. Ihlefeld “Oxide
Nanocomposites for Tailored Dielectric Responses,” Presented at Composites at Lake Louise, Lake
Louise, Canada (2011).
8. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, K. Nittala, J.L. Jones, C.T. Shelton, and J.-P. Maria, “Chemical, Phase,
and Interface Effects in Solution-Based Fabrication of Continuous and Nanopatterned Thin Film Fer-
roelectrics,” Fall meeting of the European Materials Research Society 2011, Warsaw, Poland (2011).
7. G.L. Brennecka, J.L. Jones, K. Nittala, S. Ji, and P.F. Nealey, “Fabrication, Patterning, and Integration
of Functional Nanoscale Electronic Oxides,” Presented at MS&T 2010, Houston, TX (2010).
6. G.L. Brennecka, K. Nittala, J.L. Jones, P. Lu, C.M. Parish, and B.A. Tuttle, “Materials Processing
Challenges and Advances for PZT-Based PiezoMEMS,” 2010 U.S. Navy Workshop on Acoustic Trans-
duction Materials and Devices, State College, PA (2010).

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5. G.L. Brennecka, K.E. Meyer, P.A. Mahoney, B.A. Tuttle, J.L. Jones, K. Nittala, P.F. Nealey, and S.
Ji, “Fabrication, Patterning, and Integration of Functional Nanoscale Electronic Oxides,” Presented at
Composites at Lake Louise, Lake Louse, Alberta, Canada (2009).
4. G.L. Brennecka, C.M. Parish, J.L. Jones, B.A. Tuttle, J.S. Wheeler, and J.G. Ekerdt, “Chemical, Phase,
and Interface Effects in Solution-Based Fabrication of Ferroelectric Thin Film Capacitors,” Plenary
talk presented at the 14th US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics, Welches, OR
(2009).
3. G.L. Brennecka, J.S. Wheeler, C.M. Parish, B.A. Tuttle, A. Gin, and J.G. Ekerdt, “Electrical Ceramics:
Functional at Fifty (and Fewer) Nanometers,” Presented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American
Ceramic Society, combined with MS&T’08, Pittsburgh, PA (2008).
2. G.L. Brennecka and D.A. Payne, “Tantalizing Ceramics: Elucidation of Unusual Behavior in Ta2O5,”
Presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, combined with MS&T’07,
Detroit, MI (2007).
1. G.L. Brennecka, B.A. Tuttle, C.M. Parish, L.N. Brewer, B.B. McKenzie, and M.A. Rodriguez, “Fabri-
cation of Ultrathin Integrated Multilayer Capacitors by Chemical Solution Deposition,” Presented at
the 13th US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics, Awaji City, Hyogo, Japan (2007).
Invited Seminars
20. G.L. Brennecka, “Coupled High Throughput Computation and Experimentation for Rapid Screening
and Demonstration of New Piezoelectric Nitrides,” invited seminar at the Laboratory for Physical
Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (2017).
19. G.L. Brennecka, “Rethinking Materials Processing,” presented as part of Frontiers of Materials Science:
A Decadal Study, organized by the National Academies, Golden, CO (2017).
18. G.L. Brennecka, “Function from frustration: Taking advantage of complexity, heterogeneity, and nonlin-
earity in electrical ceramics,” Student-selected invited seminar for the Materials Engineering department
at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (2016).
17. G.L. Brennecka, “Function from frustration: Taking advantage of complexity, heterogeneity, and non-
linearity in electrical ceramics,” Invited seminar for the MSE department at Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO
(2016)
16. G.L. Brennecka, “Ferroelectric Opening Switches: the promises and challenges of non-linearity,” Invited
seminar as part of the Power on Demand series at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
(2016).
15. G.L. Brennecka, “Function from frustration: Taking advantage of complexity, heterogeneity, and non-
linearity in electrical ceramics”, Invited seminar in the department of Mechanical Engineering, West
Virginia University (2016).
14. G.L. Brennecka, “Chemical heterogeneity in electroceramics: the good, the bad, and the difficult to
characterize!”, Invited seminar at the Rocky Mountain section of ASM, Golden, CO (2016).
13. G.L. Brennecka, “Chemical heterogeneity in electroceramics: the good, the bad, and the difficult to
characterize!”, Invited seminar at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO (2015).
12. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, and H.J. Brown-Shaklee, “Chemical heterogeneity in electroceramics:
the good, the bad, and the difficult to characterize!,” Presented as part of the Materials Science and
Engineering Seminar Series at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (2015).

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11. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, and H.J. Brown-Shaklee, “Chemical heterogeneity in electroceramics:
the good, the bad, and the difficult to characterize!,” Presented as part of the Materials Science and
Engineering Seminar Series at Boise State University, Boise, ID (2015).
10. G.L. Brennecka, “Advances in Solution-Derived Piezoelectric Thin Films,” Presented as part of the
Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series at the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (2014).
9. G.L. Brennecka, H.J. Brown-Shaklee, N. Raengthon, N. Triamnak, J.J. Borchardt, M.A. Blea-Kirby,
and D.P. Cann, “High Reliability Ceramic Capacitors based on Temperature- and Voltage-Stable Re-
laxor Dielectrics,” Presented as part of the Chemical Engineering Department Seminar Series at New
Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM (2013).
8. G.L. Brennecka, J.F. Ihlefeld, K. Nittala, J.L. Jones, M.C. George, L.D. Williamson, and P.F. Nealey,
“Chemical, Phase, and Interface Effects in Solution-Based Fabrication of Continuous and Nanopatterned
Thin Film Ferroelectrics,” Presented as part of the Materials Science and Engineering Department
Seminar Series at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM (2012).
7. G.L Brennecka, “Patterning and Integration of Ferroelectrics and other Functional Nanostructures,”
Presented as part of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Materials Science and Engineering
Department Colloquium, Urbana, IL (2010).
6. G.L Brennecka, “Patterning and Integration of Ferroelectrics and other Functional Nanostructures,”
Presented as part of the Clemson University Chemical Engineering Department Seminar Series, Clem-
son, SC (2010).
5. G.L. Brennecka, “Combined Lithography for Versatile Nanoscale Patterning and Integration,” Presented
as a Seminar to the University of Houston Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, Houston,
TX (2010).
4. G.L. Brennecka, “Frontiers in Ceramics: You can teach old rocks new tricks,” Presented to the Con-
densed Matter and Materials Research Committee of the National Research Council, Washington,
DC (2010).
3. G.L. Brennecka, “Continuous and Nanopatterned Ferroelectric Thin Films: Big Impact from Small
Science”, Seminar presented to the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of
Florida, Gainesville, FL (2009).
2. G.L. Brennecka, “Functional Solution-Derived Nanoscale Electronic Oxides,” Invited Seminar at the
NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH (2008).
1. G.L. Brennecka, “Electroceramic Solutions: From Nanometers to MegaAmperes,” Invited Seminar for
the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO (2008).