Jake Auliff is a Principal Metallurgist at Danfoss Power Solutions in Ames, Iowa. He is also serving as the Tribology & Materials Engineering (TME) Laboratory team leader for the Americas region within the Global TME Team at Danfoss Power Solutions. His technical focus is in the field of metallic materials, with emphasis on the properties of materials for fluid power transmission applications.
Jake earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Engineering from Iowa State University in 2003 with coursework emphases in metals and ceramics. He is a member of the Iowa State External Advisory Council and is active in the Failure Analysis Society, an affiliate society of ASM International. Jake is also active in his community, serving on the board of a state-wide non-profit organization. His spare time is spent with his spouse and on numerous outdoor activities.
Auliff is in his 1st term on the EAC, which ends in 2019.