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JD Boyd


Office: 263 Fluor Daniel Building
Phone: (864) 656-5627
Fax: (864) 656-4435


Ph.D., The University of Kentucky, 2021
B.S., The University of Kentucky, 2016

Research Interests

Biofilm adhesion strength, Biocompatibility of medical implanted devices, Surface morphology and Bio-adhesion, Laser-induced stress wave propagation, Engineering education and best practices

Selected Publications

Boyd, J. D., Stromberg, A. J., Miller, C. S., Grady, M. E., “Biofilm and cell adhesion strength on dental implant surfaces via the laser spallation technique,” Dental Materials 37 (2021).

Boyd, J.D., Grady, M. E., “The effect of surface roughness on laser-induced stress wave propagation,” Applied Physics Letters (2020)

Kearns, K. L., Boyd, J. D., Grady, M. E., “Biofilm rupture by laser-induced stress waves increases with loading amplitude, independent of location,” ACS Applied Bio Materials. DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.9b01085

Boyd, J. D., Korotkova, N., Grady, M. E., “Adhesion of biofilms on titanium measured by laser-induced spallation” Experimental Mechanics 59, 1275-1284 (2019).