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Gabriela Petculescu


My research interests are in physical ultrasonics, experimental condensed matter, and materials characterization.

Find out more on my ResearchGate profile.

Current projects

  • Studying the elastic properties of novel magnetostrictive alloys (e.g. Galfenol) using Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS).
  • Investigating Aluminum alloy sensitization using ultrasonic sound speed and attenuation measurements.
  • Nondestructive studies of aerospace composite structures using ultrasonic Lamb and surface waves.



  • PHYS 207: Algebra-Based Introductory Physics
  • PHYS 437: Quantum Mechanics I
  • PHYS 438: Quantum Mechanics II