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Joe Wells

  • Materials Science & Engineering, Sc.D.
  • Associate Director for Materials Science & Engineering
  • Office of Naval Research - Global
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Research interests

Composition-Microstructure-Properties Environmental Effects X-ray Computed Tomography for Damage Diagnostics Ballistic Impact Damage Diagnostics Light Weight Armor Materials International S&T Interactions

Co-authors (8)

Publications (5)

  • On incorporating XCT into predictive ballistic impact damage modeling

    • Wells J
  • On the 3D visualization of ballistic damage in Ti-6Al-4V applique armour with x-ray computed tomography

    • Wells J
    • Green W
    • Rupert N
    • et al.
  • Progress on the NDE characterization of impact damage in armor materials

    • Wells J
  • A multiresolution transformation rule of material defects

    • Shen J
    • Mao J
    • Reyes G
    • et al.
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  • Perspectives on the requirements, development, and outputs of an x-ray computed tomography image processing application for ballistic impact analysis in armor samples

    • Wheeler J
    • Rupert N
    • Wells J

Professional experience

Associate Director for Materials Science & Engineering

Office of Naval Research - Global

June 2009 - Present

Assistant Research Scientist

The Johns Hopkins University

June 2008 - Present

Principal Consultant

JMW Associates

October 2002 - May 2009(7 years)

Senior Research Engineer

US Army Research Laboratory

August 1986 - September 2002(16 years)

Manager-Materials Technology

Westinghouse R&D Center

January 1972 - August 1986(15 years)

Education history



September 1965 - January 1970(4 years)

Master of Science

Northeastern University

September 1963 - May 1965(2 years)