David Reiser

Bio

Dr. David Reiser is an Associate Professor of Instruction in the Center for Technology, Engineering, and Management in the College of Engineering at Temple University. Prior to joining Temple, Dr. Reiser was Lead Materials Engineer at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He also worked in the Alloy Technology division of Alcoa Laboratories, and did chemical process research and development for Union Camp Corp.

Degrees

 

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from UIUC

 

A.B. in Chemistry from Dartmouth College

 

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Instruction in Engineering Technology, Temple University, July 2016 - present

 

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Engineering Technology, Temple University, July 2009 - June 2016

 

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, September 2005 - June 2009 

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, Spring semester 2004

 

Patent

Co-inventor of aluminum alloy 7055 (U.S. 5,221,377), first used extensively in the Boeing 777 upper wing structures. The alloy has more recently gained some recognition as a premium alloy for Little League bats.

 

 

Technical Interests

 

Corrosion analysis and prevention. 

 

Materials degradation in aggressive environments and atmospheric exposure.