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Oklahoma State University

Hanan, Jay C.

Associate Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University
700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74106 USA
Phone: (918) 594-8238


Areas of Interest

Academic Background

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
M.S., Materials Science, California Institute of Technology
B.S., Engineering Physics, Oklahoma Christian University
B.S., Chemistry, Oklahoma Christian University




  • Reviewer, several journals including Journal of Materials Science, Journal of Materials Science and Technology, Journal of Robotics and Automation, and others.
  • McLain magnet High-School Materials Science Curriculum and Strand advisor.
  • Reviewer for Advanced Light Source, X-ray microdiffraction proposals
  • Faculty search committees
  • Scholarship committees
  • Helmerich-ATRC planning and lab design review
  • Various invited lectures for academic and general audiences
  • Industry advisor for advanced materials applications
  • Industry advisor for non-destructive evaluation
  • General user and supporter of the APS, ALS, LANSCE, NSLS, and other facilities.
  • Others

Member:  ASME; TMS; ACerS; SPE; SPIE.


  • 2005-2007: Faculty Advisor for OSU-Tulsa ASME Student Chapter
  • 2006 Nanomechanics Committee (TMS)
  • 2003-2004: Reviewer for IEEE Aerospace Journal
  • 2003-2004: Reviewer for NASA Small Business Innovative Research  Initiatives
  • 2002-2004:  Member of the Aero Association of Caltech/JPL
  • 1998-2001:  Participant in the SMARTS (Spectrometer for Materials Research at Temperature and Stress) instrument design team at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Recent Publications