- Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
- M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988
- B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986
Research Areas and Descriptors
Dr. Neu began at Tech in 1995 as an Assistant Professor. Prior, he was a Visiting Scientist at U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
Dr. Neu's research involves the understanding and prediction of the fatigue behavior of materials and closely related topics. Specifically, he has published in areas involving thermomechanica
- 6TH International Symposium on Fretting Fatigue Best Paper Award, 2010
- Sigma Xi (Georgia Tech Chapter) President, 2008-2010
- TAPPI Engineering Conference Stowe Best Paper Award, 2006
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Orr Best Paper Award, 2006
- American Society for Testing and Materials
- Thermomechanical Fatigue Behavior of Materials Symposium, Best Presented Paper Award, 1998
- E-8 Committee on Fatigue and Fracture Keith J. Miller Young Investigator Award, 1997
- American Society for Engineering Education Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award, 1998
- Wright Laboratory Materials Directorate Director's Award, 1995
- M. M. Shenoy, A. P. Gordon, D. L. McDowell, and R. W. Neu. 2005. Thermomechanial Fatigue Behavior of a Directionally Solidified Ni-base Superalloy. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 127, 325-336.
- D. R. Swalla, R. W. Neu, and D. L. McDowell. 2004. Microstructural Characterization of Ti-6Al-4V Subjected to Fretting. Journal of Tribology 126, 809-816.
- C. H. Goh, J. M. Wallace, R. W. Neu, and D. L. McDowell. 2001. Polycrystal Plasticity Simulations of Fretting Fatigue. International Journal of Fatigue 23, Supplement 1, S423- S435.
- R. W. Neu, D. T. Scott, and M. W. Woodmansee. 2001. Thermomechanical Behavior of 96Sn-4Ag and Castin Alloy. Journal of Electronic Packaging 123, 238-246.
- R. W. Neu, J. A. Pape, and D. R. Swalla. 2000. Methodologies for Linking Nucleation and Propagation Approaches for Predicting Life under Fretting Fatigue. In Fretting Fatigue: Current Technology and Practices, ASTM STP 1367, W. Hoeppner, et al. (eds.). American Society for Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, Penn., 369-388.