Center for Materials Science and Engineering

Faculty

CMSE Members

Jacques Amar
Associate Professor of Physics
Ph.D., Temple University
Monte-Carlo studies of epitaxial growth morphologies

Mohamed S. Hefzy
Professor of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Graduate Program Director
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Mechanical behavior of biomaterials
Brian G. Bagley
Professor of Physics, Professor of Chemical Engineering Graduate Advisor
Ph.D., Harvard University
Phase transformations, glasses and disordered solids, thin films

Andrew G. Heydinger
Professor of Civil Engineering
Ph.D., University of Houston
Geotechnical

Robert A. Bennett
Professor of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Ph.D., Wayne State University
Recycling of polymers
Saleh A. Jabarin
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Director of Polymer Institute
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Polymer science and engineering
Randy G. Bohn
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Electrical transport in semiconductor films and solar cells
Sanjay V. Khare
Assistant Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park
Materials theory and computation
V. Max Brown
Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., University of Missouri at Rolla
Phase equilibrium of wet and dry silicate systems

Jon R. Kirchhoff
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Purdue University
Micro- and macro- electrode fabrication by CVD

John Chrysochoos
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Photocatalytic and optical properties of semiconductor nanoparticles

Steven E. LeBlanc
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Membranes, etching/dissolution

Yein Juin Chou
Professor of Civil Engineering
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Transportation/materials
Scott A. Lee
Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Raman scattering, materials at high pressure, biophysics
Robert W. Collins
Professor of Physics
NEG Chair in Silicate and Material Science
Ph.D., Harvard University
Spectroscopic ellipsometry and polarimetry and thin film photovoltaics

R. Alejandra Lukaszew
Assistant Professor of Physics
Ph.D., Wayne State University
Epitaxial thin films, magnetic nano-structures

Alvin D. Compaan
Professor of Physics
Director, Center for Materials Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Photovoltaics, RF sputtering, pulsed laser deposition, Raman studies
Sylvain X. Marsillac
Associate Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Nantes
Copper indium gallium Disellenide photovoltaics
Julian A. Davies
Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry
Ph.D., University of London
Molecular precursors to ceramics; semiconductor photocatalysts
Naser Mostaghel
Professor of Civil Engineering
Ph.D., University of California, Berkley
Structures

Robert T. Deck
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Theoretical problems in nonlinear and integrated optics

Ganapathy Naganathan
Professor of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Dean, College of Engineering
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Piezoceramic materials

Xunming Deng
Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Amorphous silicon photovoltaic materials and devices

A. Alan Pinkerton
Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Alberta
X-ray crystallography; chemistry of energetic materials

Kenneth J. DeWitt
Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Engineering
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Smart materials, space applications

Michael W. Phillips
Professor of Environmental Sciences
Chair, Department of Earth, Ecological & Environmental Sciences
Ph.D. Geology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Oxidation and dehydrogenation in iron-bearing silicates

Jimmie G. Edwards
Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
High temperature properties of sulfides, oxides and carbides

Bruce Poling
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Composite material thermodynamics
Ali Fatemi
Professor of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Mechanical behavior of materials.
Mehdi Pourazady
Associate Professor of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Viscoelastic materials
Eric W. Findsen
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Excited state behavior of porphyrins and related molecules
Brian W. Randolph
Professor of Civil Engineering
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Geotechnical
Ronald L. Fournier
Professor of Bioengineering
Ph.D., University of Toledo
Biomaterials
H. John Simon
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Ph.D., Harvard University
Surface plasmons, nonlinear interaction of light with matter
Kuan-Chen Fu
Professor of Civil Engineering, Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Structures
Alison Louise Spongberg
Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences
Ph.D., Texas A & M University
Interaction of waste chemicals with soil organo-clay complexes
Dean M. Giolando
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Synthesis and characterization of semiconductor precursors
Sasidhar Varanasi
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Polymers/membranes/"intelligent" membranes
Jiwan D. Gupta
Professor of Civil Engineering
Graduate Program Director
Ph.D., University of Waterloo
Transportation

Adolf N. Witt
Distinguished University Professor of Astronomy
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Interstellar dust; luminescence by hydrogenated amorphous solids

 

 

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Last Updated: 3/22/15