Nathan Newman
Lamonte H. Lawrence Professor in Solid State Science
Materials Science & Engineering
Phone: (480)727-6934
Office: ERC 493 (Map)


Nathan Newman earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1983 and 1987, respectively. He received the B.S. degree in biomedical/electrical engineering from the University of Southern California in 1981. He is currently a Professor in the School of Materials at Arizona State University. He has been employed as a member of the technical staff at the University of California at Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Stanford University, and Conductus, Inc. and as an Associate Professor at Northwestern University. His research interests include the growth, characterization and modeling of novel solid-state materials for microwave, photonic, and high-speed applications.


Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Stanford University (1987)
M.S. Electrical Engineering, Stanford University (1983)
B.S. Biomedical/Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California (1981)

Research Interests

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

Graduate Faculties

  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Exploration Systems Design
  • Physics