Dr. Gregory Morscher

Dr. Gregory Morscher

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 503
Phone: 330-972-7741
Email: gm33@uakron.edu


Dr. Morscher has worked in the area of high temperature materials and composites for over twenty years. Before joining the University of Akron, he was previously affiliated with NASA Glenn (formerly Lewis) research center as a research engineer (CWRU) and then senior research scientist (OAI). Dr. Morscher has authored or coauthored over 90 publications in refereed journals or proceedings and has been a frequent contributor to NASA Glenn’s annual Research and Technology Reports. He has received several OAI achievement awards, two NASA Tech Brief awards, two NASA Turning Goals into Reality awards, the 2004 NASA Public Service Medal and the Richard M. Fulrath Award from the American Ceramic Society in 2005.


Microstructure/property relationships of ceramic matrix composites, Process development of ceramic matrix composites including all aspects of constituent materials and fiber architecture,  Acoustic emission for damage determination and general monitoring of composites, structures, and machines, Other structural health monitoring techniques, e.g., electrical resistivity, Integration technologies for dissimilar materials


  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University 2000
  • M. S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University 1989
  • B.S. in Ceramic Engineering at The Ohio State University 1986