J.D. Clayton holds a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga, USA. He has served as a Staff Scientist in the Impact Physics Branch of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md, USA since 2003. His research interests include theoretical and computational solid mechanics, mathematical modeling, materials science, solid-state physics, shock physics, and terminal ballistics. Clayton's published works have discussed nonlinear elasticity, plasticity, fracture mechanics, electromechanics, and defect mechanics in metals, ceramics, and minerals.
Biography Updated on 23 May 2012