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.
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
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
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.
Corrosion analysis and prevention.
Materials degradation in aggressive environments and atmospheric exposure.