Dr. T. David Burleigh

T. David Burleigh, PhD, PE

Professor, Department Chair

Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Curriculum Vitae


Video: 10 min Research Talk

Research Areas

  • Corrosion and prevention
  • Electrochemistry
  • Anodizing of steel
  • Corrosion resistant magnesium alloys
  • Corrosion of roll bonded aluminum
  • Microbial influenced corrosion of copper alloys


Ph.D. in Metallurgy Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981-1985

M.Sc. in Metallurgy Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978-1980

B.Sc. in Mineral Engineering-Physics Colorado School of Mines, 1974-1978

Plain Language Summaries of  Recent Research