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Steve Reese

Materials Scientist

I am a research and project engineer at a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory in Idaho. I been active in the governance of ASME since the mid 90s. My experience within ASME has progressed from treasurer of a local section to serving on operating boards within the K&C sector. ...
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Material Scientist/Project Manager  
Idaho National Laboratory, September 1999 to Present, Idaho Falls, Idaho United States
(Nuclear (Materials))
Design and execute experiments employing laser based ultrasound for examination of physical properties of material microstructure. Coordinate biohazard decontamination test programs and facilities. Evaluate chemical and radioactive waste treatment processes.

Research Engineer  
University of Idaho, August 1995 to August 1999, Idaho Falls, Idaho United States
(Nuclear (Materials))
Conducted process validation experiments related to the drying of spent nuclear fuel.


Columbia University  
Bachelor Of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Sep, 1989 to May, 1993


  • Professional Engineer
    January 2001


Examination of the epicentral waveform for laser ultrasound in the melting regime     
Published by (Ultrasonics)
Authors: S.J. Reese, Z.N. Utegulov, F. Farzbod, R.S. Schley, D.H. Hurley.  Published March 01, 2013

vol 53, issue 3, pp. 799-802, March 2013, DOI 10.1016/j.ultras.2012.11.007

Application of Laser-based Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy to Study Texture in Copper     
Published by (Journal of Applied Physics)
Authors: D.H. Hurley, S.J. Reese, F. Farzbod.  Published March 01, 2012

vol 111, issue 5, 053527, March 2012, DOI 10.1063/1.3692386

Characteristics of a Laser Resonant Ultrasonic Spectroscopy System for Measuring the Elastic Constan     
Published by (Journal of the Korean Physical Society)
Authors: S.K. Park, S.H. Baik, H.K. Cha, S.J. Reese, D.H. Hurley.  Published August 01, 2010

vol 57, issue 2, pp. 375-9, August 2010

In situ laser-based resonant ultrasound measurements of microstructure mediated mechanical property     
Published by (Journal of Applied Physics)
Authors: D.H. Hurley, S.J. Reese, S.K. Park, Z. Utegulov, J.R. Kennedy, K.L. Telschow.  Published April 01, 2010

vol 107, issue 6, 063510, April 2010, DOI 10.1063/1.3327428

On the establishment of a method for characterization of material microstructure through laser-based     
Published by (IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control)
Authors: S.J. Reese, K.L. Telschow, T.M. Lillo, D.H. Hurley.  Published April 01, 2008

vol 55, issue 4, pp. 770-7, April 2008, DOI 10.1109/TUFFC.2008.711

Effect of surface acoustic waves on the catalytic decomposition of ethanol employing a comb transduc     
Published by (Ultrasonics Sonochemistry)
Authors: S.J. Reese, D.H. Hurley, H.W. Rollins.  Published 

vol 13, issue 3, pp. 283-6, 2006

Drying of Mock Spent Nuclear Fuels     
Published by (Drying Technology)
Authors: J.C. Crepeau, S. Reese, H. McIlroy, R. Lords.  Published 

vol 16, no. 3-5, pp. 545-60, 1998