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Dr. David Tanner

Biography

Dr. David Tanner received his degree (BA, BAI) in Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin in 1995. He then moved to the University of Limerick, where he completed his PhD entitled 'Measurement and finite element prediction of residual stresses in aluminium alloy 7010 forgings' with Dr JS Robinson. After a one year post-doc at the University of Limerick, he worked from 1999 to 2001 with Alcan International research laboratories in Banbury, UK, on prediction and testing of the performance of aluminium joints for applications in the Jaguar XJ8.David returned to the University of Limerick in 2001 to work on a transmission electron microscopy (TEM) based project investigating welding technology of power plant steels (SmartWeld). He managed the TEM facility at the Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI) prior to obtaining a position as lecturer in Manufacturing Process Technology in September 2005 in the Manufacturing & Operations Engineering Department. David is now a member of the Bernal Institute and continues to undertake research in the areas of TEM and finite element analysis of metal working processes. He is currently Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs in the Faculty of Science and Engineering and continues to work on industrially relevant research projects in the areas of investment casting and additive manufacturing processes.

Research Interests

1) Finite element analysis of nebuliser devices to aid manufacture and design;
2) Optimization of production processes for contact lens manufacture;
3) Improvement of investment casting processing for sustainable biomedical device manufacture;
4) Development of blown powder additive manufacturing technology for jet engine repair;
5) Development of high power laser ablation process for polycrystalline diamond polishing;
6) Residual stress determination and prediction methods.

Teaching Interests

Current modules include:
Solid modelling with Solidworks for Technology Management students
Metrology and Quality for 4th year Technology Management and BE Design and Manufacture students.
Finite element analysis with BE Design and Manufacture students.
Manufacturing processing technology with 1st year engineering students

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2007 MSSI Executive Committee,

Award

  • 2003 - CEng

Employment

  • 2001 Department of Materials Science and Technology / M - Research Fellow

Education

  • 1999 University of Limerick - Ph.D.
  • 1995 Trinity College - B.Eng.
  • 1995 Trinity College - B.A.

Association

  • 1995 Professional Member, Chartered Engineer (CEng), Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining
  • 1994 Ordinary Member, Institution of Engineers of Ireland

Consultancy

  • - Confidential
  • - Confidential

Publications

Book Chapter

2013

Hydroxyapatite Formation on Metallurgical Grade Porous Silicon Nanosponge Particles
E.G. Chadwick, O.M. Clarkin, D.A. Tanner
Hydroxyapatite: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

Conference Contribution

2014

UL/NUIG Research Day
Mortell, D., C. McCarthy, D. Tanner

2014

Aeromat 2014
Hinchy, E, Tanner, DA, Pomeroy, M.

2014

11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics
Mortell, D., C. McCarthy, D. Tanner

2013

Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium 2013
Mortell, D., C. McCarthy and D. Tanner

2013

Microscopy Society of Ireland 37th Annual Symposium
Hinchy, E., Tanner, DA, Pomeroy, M.

2013
2013

37th Microscopical Society of Ireland Annual Symposium
Mortell, D., C. McCarthy, D. Tanner

2012

UL/NUIG Research Day
Mortell, D., C. McCarthy, D. Tanner

2011

Nanoweek Conference 2011: Nanotechnology: Research Excellence & Commercial Opportunities
Chadwick, E. G., D. A. Tanner, S. Beloshapkin, H. Zhang and G. Behan.

2011

35th Annual Symposium, Microscopical Society of Ireland,
Mogili, N. V. B. Chadwick, E.G. and D. Tanner.

2011

NUI Galway-UL Alliance First Annual Engineering and Informatics Research Day
E.G. Chadwick, D.A. Tanner, S. Beloshapkin, H. Zhang, G. Behan

2011
2009

Inspire-09 National Scientific Meeting
E.G. Chadwick, O.M. Clarkin, D.A. Tanner

2009

Materials Ireland 2nd Annual Conference
E.G. Chadwick, O.M. Clarkin, D.A. Tanner

Conference Publication

2020

Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Scalbert W.;Tanner D.;Holtz R.
Proceedings Of Spie-The International Society For Optical Engineering DOI: 10.1117/12.2544963

2020

Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Mouchard A.;Tanner D.;Pomeroy M.J.;Robinson J.;McAuliffe B.;Donovan S.
Proceedings Of Spie-The International Society For Optical Engineering DOI: 10.1117/12.2544212

2019

Procedia Manufacturing
Lynn S.;O'Malley P.;Tanner D.;Moore S.
Procedia Manufacturing DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2020.01.037

2019

15th International CDIO Conference,
Tanner, D., Power, J., & Canty, D.,

2019

Procedia Manufacturing
Power J.;Tanner D.;Ryan A.;Devitt B.
Procedia Manufacturing DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2020.01.087

2019

15th International CDIO Conference
Power, J. Tanner, D. Ryan, A and Devitt, B

2017

9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND NEW LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES (EDULEARN17)
Herbert, Juan Herrera and Edelbro, Catrin and Hulthen, Erik and Bhadani, Kanishk and Clausen, Elisabeth and Tanner, David and Jonsson, Kristina and Bealieu, Stephan and Kamp, Aldert and Forsth, Michael

2017

International CDIO Conference
Tanner, D. & Power. J.,

2013
2012

ICEM15: 15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EXPERIMENTAL MECHANICS
Robinson, JS,Tanner, DA,Tiernan, P,SilvaGomes, JF,Vaz, MAP
Icem15: 15th International Conference On Experimental Mechanics

2010

Journal of Materials Science
Chadwick E.;Clarkin O.;Tanner D.
Materials Science DOI: 10.1007/s10853-010-4745-4

2009

Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Kumar S.;Zhang L.;Salehpour Z.;Gray A.;Hamilton J.;McLaughlin J.;Tanner D.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2009.M82

2009

33rd Annual MSI Meeting
Tanner D.A. Chadwick E.

2009
2009

33rd Annual MSI Meeting
Tanner D.A. Mogili, V

2008

14th International Conference on Solid Films and Surfaces (ICSFS)
Kumar, S., Mahony, C.M., McLaughlin, J.A., Maguire, P.D., McCann, R., Kumar Yadav, P. & Tanner D.A

2008

YUCOMAT 2008
Clarkin, O.M. Towler, M.R. Tanner, D.A.

2008

Society of Ireland 32nd Annual Symposium
Chadwick, E. Tanner, D.A.

2008

International Materials Research Congress (IMRC)
Kumar, S. McLaughlin, J.A. McCann, R. Tanner, D.A.

2007

212th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society
Reid M, Tanner DA, Belochapkine S, Garfias LF & Shannon K.

2007

MECA SENS IV. Conference on stress evaluation
Robinson JS, Tanner DA, Truman CE.

2006

Materials Science and Technology
Ooi S.;Fourlaris G.;Tanner D.;Robinson J.
Journal Of Materials Science & Technology DOI: 10.1179/174328406X86100

2006

30th Annual MSI Symposium
Clancy, M.L., Tanner, D.A., Belochapkine, S. & Pomeroy , M.J.

2006
2006

7th European Conference on Residual Stresses
Robinson, JS and Tanner, DA

2006

Materials Science Forum
Robinson J.;Tanner D.
Materials Science Forum

2005

Microscopy of Oxidation 6
Reid, M., Pomeroy, M.J., Vokal, V., Tanner, D.A.

2005

ECCC Creep Conference
Mraz L, Bernasovsky P, Brziak P, Ziffck P, Robinson J & Tanner D.

2005

European Conference on Biomaterials: Conference Proceedings
Boyd, D., Tanner, D.A., Hui, L., Wall, J.G., Towler, M.R.

2003

International Manufacturing Conference (IMC) '20
O'Sullivan, D., Cotterell, M., Meszaros, I. & Tanner, D.A

2002

Materials Science Forum
Robinson J.;Tanner D.
Materials Science Forum

2002

The magnitude of heat treatment induced residual stresses and the thermal stress relief of aluminium alloys
Robinson, JS,Tanner, DA
Ecrs 6: Proceedings Of The 6th European Conference On Residual Stresses

2000

Materials Science Forum
Tanner D.;Robinson J.;Cudd R.
Materials Science Forum

1998

ASM Proceedings: Heat Treating
Tanner D.A., Robinson J.S., Whelan S.D.

1998

Proceedings of the ASM Heat Treating Society Conference and Exposition
Tanner, D.A., Robinson, J.S. and Whelan, S.D.

1996

Junior Euromat 96
Tanner, D.A. & Robinson, J.S.

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

2018

An Investigation into the Reverse Transformation Mechanisms in the Heat Treatment of Austenitic Stainless Steel
O'Sullivan, D;Raghavendra, R;Cotterell, M;Meszaros, I;Tanner, DA
Materials Performance And Characterization DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170093

2018

Cold Compression of 7075 and Factors Influencing Stress Relief
Robinson, JS;Wimpory, RC;Tanner, DA;Mooney, B;Truman, CE;Panzner, T
Materials Performance And Characterization DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170130

2017

Application of multiple residual stress determination methods to coarse-grained biomedical implant castings
Conroy, B,Traore, Y,Paddea, S,Kelleher, J,Tanner, D
Materials Science And Technology DOI: 10.1080/02670836.2017.1282035

2017

A virtual experimental approach to microscale composites testing
Mortell, DJ,Tanner, DA,McCarthy, CT
Composite Structures DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.03.016

2014

Experimental study of process parameters' effect on surface residual stress magnitudes in equal channel angular rolled aluminium alloys
Mahmoodi, M,Sedighi, M,Tanner, DA
Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part B-Journal Of Engineering Manufacture DOI: 10.1177/0954405414522449

2014

A bioactive metallurgical grade porous silicon-polytetrafluoroethylene sheet for guided bone regeneration applications
Chadwick, EG,Clarkin, OM,Raghavendra, R,Tanner, DA
Bio-Medical Materials And Engineering DOI: 10.3233/BME-140961

2014

Characterization of the Microstructure of GaP Films Grown on {111} Si by Liquid Phase Epitaxy
Huang, SR,Lu, XS,Barnett, A,Opila, RL,Mogili, V,Tanner, DA,Nakahara, S
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces DOI: 10.1021/am503448g

2014
2013

Doping controlled roughness and defined mesoporosity in chemically etched silicon nanowires with tunable conductivity
McSweeney, W,Lotty, O,Mogili, NVV,Glynn, C,Geaney, H,Tanner, D,Holmes, JD,O'Dwyer, C
Journal Of Applied Physics DOI: 10.1063/1.4813867

2012
2012

The influence of quench sensitivity on residual stresses in the aluminium alloys 7010 and 7075
Robinson, JS,Tanne, DA,Truman, CE,Paradowska, AM,Wimpory, RC
Materials Characterization DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2012.01.005

2012

Influence of quenching and aging on residual stress in Al-Zn-Mg-Cu alloy 7449
Robinson, JS,Tanner, DA,van Petegem, S,Evans, A
Materials Science And Technology DOI: 10.1179/1743284711Y.0000000063

2012

Testing method for measuring corrosion resistance of surface mount chip resistors
Reid, M., Collins, M.N. , Dalton, E., Punch, J., Tanner, D.
Microelectronics Reliability

2011

Oxidation induced void formation in TEM specimens of Al-Cu-Li alloy
Nakahara, S; Tanner, DA; Khan, AK; Robinson, JS
Materials Science And Technology DOI: 10.1179/026708310X12712410311811

2010

Hydroxyapatite formation on metallurgical grade nanoporous silicon particles
Chadwick, EG; Clarkin, OM; Tanner, DA
Journal Of Materials Science DOI: 10.1007/s10853-010-4745-4

2010

Enhanced Electrochemiluminescence and Charge Transport Through Films of Metallopolymer-Gold Nanoparticle Composites
Devadoss, A; Spehar-Deleze, AM; Tanner, DA; Bertoncello, P; Marthi, R; Keyes, TE; Forster, RJ
Langmuir DOI: 10.1021/la902676p

2010

Mesopore constrictions derived from the substitutionally co-packed SBA-15
Chen, L; Zhang, WH; Xu, J; Tanner, DA; Morris, MA
Microporous And Mesoporous Materials DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2009.09.014

2009

Facile Synthesis of Oxygen Nanogenerators
Chen, L; Tanner, DA; Xu, J; Holmes, JD; Morris, MA
Nanoscience And Nanotechnology Letters DOI: 10.1166/nnl.2009.006

2009

Reduced Surfactant Uptake in Three Dimensional Assemblies of VO(x) Nanotubes Improves Reversible Li(+) Intercalation and Charge Capacity
O'Dwyer, C; Lavayen, V; Tanner, DA; Newcomb, SB; Benavente, E; Gonzalez, G; Torres, CMS
Advanced Functional Materials DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200801107

2009

One-Step Synthesis of Stoichiometrically Defined Metal Oxide Nanoparticles at Room Temperature
Chen, L; Xu, J; Tanner, DA; Phelan, R; Van der Meulen, M; Holmes, JD; Morris, MA
Chemistry-A European Journal DOI: 10.1002/chem.200800992

2009

Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Catalyst-Free Carbon Micro-Cones
Kumar, S; Hamilton, J; McLaughlin, JA; Tanner, D
Journal Of Nanoscience And Nanotechnology DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2009.M82

2009

Structure of corrosion film formed on copper exposed to controlled corrosive environment
Reid, M; Tanner, DA; Belochapkine, S; Garfias, LF
Materials And Corrosion-Werkstoffe Und Korrosion DOI: 10.1002/maco.200805084

2008

TEM Analysis of Apatite Surface Layers Observed on Zinc Based Glass Polyalkenoate Cements
Boyd, D; Towler, MR; Wren, AW; Clarkin, OM; Tanner, DA
J. Materials Science

2008
2008

Study of mixed flowing gas exposure of copper
Reid, M; Punch, J; Garfias-Mesias, LF; Shannon, K; Belochapkine, S; Tanner, DA
Journal Of The Electrochemical Society DOI: 10.1149/1.2837834

2008

Polyfluorene nanowires with pronounced axial texturing prepared by melt-assisted template wetting
O'Carroll, D; Irwin, J; Tanner, DA; Redmond, G
Materials Science And Engineering B-Solid State Materials For Advanced Technology DOI: 10.1016/j.mseb.2007.08.025

2008

Reducing residual stress in 7050 aluminum alloy die forgings by heat treatment
Robinson, JS; Tanner, DA
Journal Of Engineering Materials And Technology-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.2931150

2007

Synthesis of pentacene nanotubes by melt-assisted template wetting
Barrett, C; Iacopino, D; O'Carroll, D; De Marzi, G; Tanner, DA; Quinn, AJ; Redmond, G
Chemistry Of Materials DOI: 10.1021/cm0622654

2007

Emission color tuning in semiconducting polymer nanotubes by energy transfer to organo-lanthanide dopants
Moynihan, S; Iacopino, D; O'Carroll, D; Doyle, H; Tanner, DA; Redmond, G
Advanced Materials DOI: 10.1002/adma.200602585

2006

The antibacterial effects of zinc ion migration from zinc-based glass polyalkenoate cements
Boyd, D; Li, H; Tanner, DA; Towler, MR; Wall, JG
Journal Of Materials Science-Materials In Medicine DOI: 10.1007/s10856-006-8930-6

2006

Ultrasonically set glass polyalkenoate cements for orthodontic applications
Tanner, DA; Rushe, N; Towler, MR
Journal Of Materials Science-Materials In Medicine DOI: 10.1007/s10856-006-8229-7

2006

Precipitation in vanadium bearing ultralow carbon strip steels
Ooi, SW; Fourlaris, G; Tanner, DA; Robinson, JS
Materials Science And Technology DOI: 10.1179/174328406X86100

2006
2006

A single polymer nanowire photodetector
O'Brien, GA; Quinn, AJ; Tanner, DA; Redmond, G
Advanced Materials DOI: 10.1002/adma.200601012

2005

Quench factor analysis of aluminium alloys using the Jominy end quench technique
Dolan, GP; Flynn, RJ; Tanner, DA; Robinson, JS
Materials Science And Technology DOI: 10.1179/174328405X43081

2005

Focused ion beam assisted analysis of the oxidation of a NiAl coating on pure Ni
Reid M.;Pomeroy M.;Vokal V.;Tanner D.
Materials At High Temperatures

2005

Focused ion beam assisted analysis of the oxidation of a NiAl coating on pure Ni
Reid, M; Pomeroy, MJ; Vokal, V; Tanner, DA
Materials At High Temperatures DOI: 10.3184/096034005782744047

2004

Magneto-acoustic emission for the characterisation of ferritic stainless steel microstructural state
O'Sullivan, D; Cotterell, M; Cassidy, S; Tanner, DA; Meszaros, I
Journal Of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2003.10.004

2004

Characterisation of ferritic stainless steel by Barkhausen techniques
O'Sullivan, D; Cotterell, M; Tanner, DA; Meszaros, I
Ndt & E International DOI: 10.1016/j.ndteint.2004.01.001

2001

Quench sensitivity and tensile property inhomogeneity in 7010 forgings
Robinson, JS; Cudd, RL; Tanner, DA; Dolan, GP
Journal Of Materials Processing Technology DOI: 10.1016/S0924-0136(01)00927-X

2000

Cold compression residual stress reduction in aluminum alloy 7010
Tanner D.A., Robinson J.S., Cudd R.L.
Materials Science Forum

1999

Retrogression, reaging and residual stresses in 7010 forgings
Robinson, JS; Tanner, DA; Whelan, SD
Fatigue & Fracture Of Engineering Materials & Structures DOI: 10.1046/j.1460-2695.1999.00137.x