Studies and engineers microstructures, interfaces and surfaces of metallic materials by novel methods of processing and microcharacterization
Develops predictive lifetime models for materials degradation related to stress conditions and induced degradation mechanisms evaluated by quantitative spectroscopic characterization of materials
deformation mechanisms of metals and metal-matrix composites; fatigue, fracture, and creep; failure analysis; electron microscopy; 3D microscopy; novel methodologies for multi-scale material characterization; data science and analytics; open science
Applies data science and analytics to energy and materials science research problems
Researches material reliability for biomedical and structural applications, advanced materials manufacturing and processing/microstructure/property relationships. Hybrid Autonomous Manufacturing.
Develops new methodologies for material processing, characterizes processing-property relationships, studies high-temperature diffusion and solid-state reactions, fosters industry-university relationships
Develops new materials through exploitation of interfaces to control functionality and exploration of multi-functionality for energy-related applications
Develops new processing methods and designs for energy storage and optimized materials
Investigates phase transformations and materials processing, especially their impact on structure and properties of materials
Develops multifunctional materials and flexible nanostructured platforms for electrochemical and biomedical devices, localized drug delivery, neural interfacing, and electrochemical sensing; studies nanomaterials evolution/interactions in controlled (liquid) environments using in-situ characterization techniques
Researching materials science and engineering
Analyzes performance of ceramics in energy applications, including fuel cells and oxygen transport membranes
Develops a unified theory for plastic deformation via slip and deformation twinning
Develops process engineering solutions for the manufacturing of new magnetic materials
Optimizes semiconductors, electron microscopy, mechanisms of twinning and metal-ceramic interfaces
Provides procurement services for the departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; Macromolecular Science & Engineering; and Materials Science & Engineering
Manages administrative support for the academic and research operations for the departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering.
Procurement Specialist, provides procurement services for the departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Macromolecular Science & Engineering, and Materials Science & Engineering
Assists the manager, academic coordinators and research administration teams for the departments of Chemical and Biomolecular and Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering
Develops, implements and manages procedures for the administration and operation of the Office of the Chair for the Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Provides engineering support for the Materials Science & Engineering Department, Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical Reliability Center, AMMRC, and the Solar Durability and Lifetime Extension Center, SDLE.