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David Grewell

Associate Professor



Office: 132A Davidson

Phone: 515-294-2036









Department: Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

Research Interests: joining of plastics, micro-fabrication, laser processing of materials, bioplastics and biofuels

Brief description of current research:

David Grewell currently works at Iowa State University as an Associate Professor in the department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. His research group focuses on using high power ultrasonics to enhance biofuel production as well as on using plant proteins for biorenewable, biodegradable plastics and composites.

Recent publications:

Baboi, M., and D. Grewell, 2010: Evaluation of amplitude stepping in ultrasonic welding. Welding Journal, 89, 161-165s.

Baboi, M., and D. Grewell, 2010: Comparison of control algorithms for ultrasonic welding of aluminum. Welding Journal, 89, 243-2.

Chand, P., C. Reddy, J. Verkade, and D. Grewell, 2010: Enhancing biodiesel production from soybean oil using ultrasonics. Energy and Fuels, 24, 2010-2015.