David P. Cann

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

303D Dearborn


Editor: Journal of Materials Science

PhD, Materials, The Pennsylvania State University, 1997
MS, Materials, The Pennsylvania State University, 1993
BS, Materials Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991

At Oregon State since 2005.

Assistant and Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, 1997–2005.

Dr. Cann is affiliated with the interdisciplinary Materials Science Graduate Program at Oregon State.

Research Interests: 

The electronic properties of ceramics, including dielectric properties, piezoelectricity, defect chemistry, crystal chemistry, non-stoichiometry, synthesis methods, and solid-state phase transformations. Applications include capacitors, energy storage, piezoelectric sensors and transducers, transparent conductors, chemical sensors, and interfacial phenomena.