Materials Science & Engineering Research

Adams, James

President's Professor
Undergraduate Program Chair for Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Atomic-scale computer simulation to understand the structure, properties, processing and design of materials.

Alford, Terry

Graduate Program Chair and Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research interests
Materials properties for low-power electronics and novel integrated-circuit components formation and adhesion of sol-gel metal systems for biomedical applications.

Chan, Candace

Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Lithium-ion batteries and electrochemical capacitors; electrochemical energy storage, solar-to-fuel photoelectrochemistry, nanomaterial synthesis.

Chawla, Nik

Ira A. Fulton Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Mechanical behavior and microstructural characterization of materials; fatigue, and fracture behavior of materials.

Crozier, Peter

Associate Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Synthesis, characterization and evolution of nanomaterials and nanostructures related to energy and the environment; atomic level characterization of materials for applications to energy production; photocatalysis for energy production.

Dey, Sandwip

Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Materials fabrication, characterization, and functionalization for electronics and biomedical (sensing) applications.

Friesen, Cody

Associate Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Integrated storage devices (batteries); electrochemical energy storage; surface science.

Jiao, Yang

Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Computational materials design; microstructure and effective properties of heterogeneous materials; multifunctional composites design and modeling; granular materials; biomaterials.

Krause, Stephen

Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Engineering education, engineering outreach to K-12, education materials characterization.

Li , Jian

Associate Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Design and synthesis of organic semiconductor materials, study of the structure and electrical and optical properties of organic and inorganic molecules.

Newman, Nathan

Lamonte H. Lawrence Professor in Solid State Science
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Semiconductor, superconductor and dielectric materials, thin film materials synthesis, materials characterization, electronic structure.

Sieradzki, Karl

Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Mechanical properties and characterization of materials; electrochemistry and alloy corrosion; nanoporous materials; surface science.

Tongay, Sefaattin

Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Research focuses on synthesis of next generation low-dimensional materials and understanding their optical, electrical, mechanical, and magnetic properties using state-of-art experimental and theoretical techniques...

Wang, Qing Hua

Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Research Interests
Nanostructured materials, 2D atomic layered materials, graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, electronic materials, self-assembled monolayers, scanning probe microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, materials synthesis, nanofabrication, surface science, materials chemistry