MSE Faculty

Kathryn Dannemann
Director, Multidisciplinary Design Laboratory and Professor of Practice, Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Materials in Extreme Environments, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Experimental Mechanics, Engineering Design
David J. Duquette
John Tod Horton Professor of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
Edwin Fohtung
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Coherent X-ray Scattering, electronic structure, fluctuations and dynamics, phase retrieval
Daniel Gall
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Nanotechnology, Electronic Materials, Thin Film Deposition, First-principles calculations, Materials characterization
Ganpati Ramanath
John Tod Horton Professor of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
Nanomaterials, thin films and interfaces for energy and electronics, Discovery of novel materials phenomena and properties, Atomistic/molecular-level interface science and engineering, Materials processing and manufacturing, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, composites
Liping Huang
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, School of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
Thermal sensors, Porous materials, Nanomaterials, Glass materials, Energy, Computational modeling, Ceramic materials
Robert Hull
Henry Burlage Jr. Professor of Engineering and Director of Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems , Materials Science and Engineering
Nanotechnology, Electronic Materials, Semiconductors
Pawel Keblinski
Professor and Department Head, Materials Science and Engineering
Nanotechnology, Computational Modeling, Integrated Electronics
Nikhil Koratkar
John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Chair Professor, Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Smart Materials and Structures, Graphene Electrodes, Electricity Energy Storage, Carbon Nanotubes
John LaGraff
Professor of Practice, Materials Science and Engineering
Daniel Lewis
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Mesoscopic Modeling, Microstructure Science and Microscopy, Image Driven Machine Learning, Solidification and Phase Transformations
Vincent Meunier
Department Head and Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ‘70 Chair. Professor, Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
computational physics, condensed matter physics, nanoscience
Rahmi Ozisik
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Computational Modeling and Simulations, Polymer nanocomposites, Polymer processing and characterization, Protein structure and dynamics, Supercritical fluid assisted processing
Edmund Palermo
Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Polymer Synthesis, Materials-Biology Interface, Antibacterial Materials
Jian Shi
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Epitaxy, Strain engineering in functional materials, Correlated materials and devices, Neuromorphic devices, Ferroelectricity
Yunfeng Shi
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Nanomaterials, Energy, Computational Modeling
Richard W. Siegel
Robert W Hunt Professor , Materials Science and Engineering
Ravishankar Sundararaman
Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Research Interests: computational material science, electronic properties, nanomaterials, solid-liquid interfaces, electrochemistry, plasmonics, photonics, energy conversion and storage applications, Emphasis on collaboratively developing new theoretical and computational methods in open-source software
Minoru Tomozawa
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Glass Materials, Mass Transport, Reliability
Chaitanya K. Ullal
Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Polymers, Optics, and Nanolithography
Bruce Watson
Institute Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Inorganic chemistry of the Earth and terrestrial planets, Experimentation at high pressures and temperatures, Kinetics of reactions and diffusion, Early Earth history, Astrobiology, Earth materials, Numerical modeling of diffusion phenomena, Geochemical proxies, Isotope geochemistry
Christian M. Wetzel
Professor, Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Electronic Band Structure, Group III Nitrides, Solar Cell Junctions, Power Electronics , Solid State Lighting, Solar Fuels