Materials Science & Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 223 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409-0330; Phone:(573) 341-6129; Fax:(573) 341-6934

Dr. Wayne Huebner
Department Chairman and Professor of Ceramic Engineering

Research Interests

Preparation, characterization, and theoretical understanding of electronic ceramics, in particular ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, varistors, thermistors, superionic conductors, and solid oxide electrolytes
Fuel cells
Oxygen separation membranes


Classes Taught:
Cer 284 - Electrical Properties of Ceramics
MSE 421 - Bonding, Crystallography, and Structure-Property Relationships



Selected Publications:
W. Zhang, W. Huebner, S.E. Sampayan and M. Krogh, “Mixed electron emission from lead zirconate-titanate ceramics,” Journal of Applied Physics, 83(11), 6055-6060 (1998).

W. Zhang, W. Huebner, and G. Waddill, “Electron Energy Distributions of Ferroelectric Emission from PLZT 8/65/35,” Ferroelectrics215, 75-86 (1998).

H. Lin, D. Van Aken and W. Huebner, “Modeling the Dielectric Response and Relaxation Spectra of Relaxor Ferroelectrics,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 82 [10] 2698-704(1999).

X. Zhou, W. Huebner, I. Kosacki, and H. Anderson, “Microstructure and Grain-Boundary Effect on Electrical Properties of Gadolinium-Doped Ceria,”  J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 85[7] 1757-62 (2002).

G.L. Brennecka, W. Huebner, B. Tuttle and P. Clem, “Use of Stress to Produce Highly Oriented Tetragonal Lead Zirconate Titanate (PXT 40/60) Thin Films and Resulting Electrical Properties,” J. Amer. Cer. Soc., 87[8], 1459-1466 (2004).


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