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Name Email Research Topic
Douglas J. Adams
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Email Mechanics of Musculoskeletal Health
Douglas Adamson    
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Email Polymer Synthesis, Polymer Nanocomposites, Graphene, Self-Assembly, Bio-Inspired Materials, High Vacuum Anionic Polymerization
Mark Aindow
Associate Director of IMS and Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Defects and Interfaces, Microstructural Development in Alloys and Thin Films & Electron Microscopy
S. Pamir Alpay
Department Head and Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Materials Modeling, Ferroic Materials, Electrical Contacts, Compound Semiconductors, Conducting Oxides, Materials in IR Detection, Dielectric Materials
Alexandru Asandei  
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Email Controlled Radical Polymerization, Block Copolymers, Fluoropolymers, Catalysis, Biodegradable Polymers, Organometallic Chemistry
William F. Bailey    
Professor of Chemistry
Email Synthetic Applications of Organolithium Chemistry, Main-Group Organometallics, Reaction mechanisms, Molecular Structure and Energetics
Rajeev Bansal
Department Head and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email Applied electromagnetics including dielectric materials and Biomedical applications
Steven A. Boggs
Research Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Email Numerical Modeling of Electrical and Thermal phenomena Including Transient Nonlinear Problems with Coupled Fields, High Field Pheomena in Dielectrics, Numerical and Theoretical Modeling
Robin Bogner
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email Dissolution Enhancement of Drug Solubility
George Bollas
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Email High Temperature Processes, Chemical-looping Combustion, Biomass Pyrolysis, Catalytic Processes, Process Modeling Optimization and Control
Harold D. Brody
Distinguished Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Materials Processing, Alloy Casting and Solidification & Process Models
Diane J. Burgess
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email Microsphere, Nanoparticle, Liposome, Emulsion and Hydrogel Formulation, Performance-testing Methods for Complex Delivery Systems, Colloid and Interfacial Chemistry, implantable Biosensor for Continuous Metabolic Monitoring
Kelly A. Burke
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 Email Stimuli-responsive Polymers, Natural and Synthetic Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering
Yang Cao
Director of Electrical Insulation Research Center, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email High Electric Field Phenomena and Devices, Polymer Nanocomposites for Renewables, High Voltage Engineering, Grid Asset Management
C. Barry Carter
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Email Electron microscopy (TEM and SEM), Scanned-probe microscopies, Defects and Interfaces, Ceramic Materials, Ceramic and Composite Fibers, Metals, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology
Baki M. Cetegen
United Technologies Chair Professor
 Email Combustion, Gas Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transport, Laser Diagnostics
Bodhi Chaudhuri
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email Transport Phenomena in Complex Fluids, Granular Mechanics, Discrete Element Method (DEM), Molecular Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Multi-scale modeling, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Scale up, Mixing and Segregation, Film Coating, Nano-coating
Xu Chen
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Systems and Controls, Additive Manufacturing, Precision Engineering, Mechatronics, and Robotics
Wilson K. S. Chiu
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Heat and Mass Transfer, Synchrotron-based X-ray 3-D Imaging, Energy Materials
Ki Chon
Krenicki Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Department Head
Email Real-time detection of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and atrial tachycardia and noninvasive assessment of diabetic cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (DCAN) from surface ECG, vital sign monitoring
Maria Chrysochoou
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Email Characterization and Remediation of Contaminated Soils, Recycling and Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Environmental Geochemistry
James L. Cole   
Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology
Email Macromolecular Interactions, Analytical Ultracentrifugation, Small Angle X-ray Scattering, Double-stranded RNA Activated Protein Kinase (PKR), Innate Immunity
Heidi M. Dierssen
Professor of Marine Sciences/Geography
Email Imaging Spectroscopy and Remote Sensing of Organic and Inorganic Substances at the Air-sea Interface
Avinash Dongare
Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Computational Materials Science, Computational Mechanics of Materials, Nanostructured Materials, Defects and Interfaces, Composites, Multiscale Modeling Methods
Elena Dormidontova    
Associate Professor of Physics
Email Theory and Computer Modeling of Macromolecular Systems, Nanoparticle Targeting, Associating Soft Matter, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Self-assembly
Niloy K. Dutta
Professor of Physics
Email Optoelectronic Devices and Telecommunication Systems
Gayanath W. Fernando
Professor of Physics
Email Electronic, Magnetic, and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter Systems
Pu-Xian Gao
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Nanomaterials Assembly, Nanomanufacturing, Nanocatalysis for Energy and Environmental Applications, Nanosensors and Related Electronics, Energy Conversion and Harvesting, Nano-bio Interfaces
George Nicholas Gibson
Professor of Physics
Email Behavior of Atoms and Molecules in Intense Laser Fields
Ali Gokirmak
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email Nanoscale Semiconductor Devices, Thermoelectricity, Phase Change Memory, Crystallization, Carrier Transport and Electro-thermal Effects at Small Scales
A. Jon Goldberg
Professor of Reconstructive Sciences
 Email Development of new Dental Materials and Biomaterial-cell Interactions, Tissue Engineering
Phillip L. Gould    
Professor of Physics
 Email Ultracold Molecules, Photoassociative Spectroscopy, Ultracold Collisions, Laser Cooling and Trapping, Rydberg Atoms, Quantum Optics, Quantum Computing, Atom Optics, Laser Spectroscopy
Douglas S. Hamilton
Professor of Department of Physics
Email The Investigation of the Optical Properties of Solid State Materials.
Martin Han
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Email
Jason N. Hancock
Assistant Professor of Physics
Email Condensed Matter Physics, Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Magnetism, Superconductivity, Topological Insulators, Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering, Broadband (Terahertz, Infrared, and Optical) Photon Spectroscopy
Jie He
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email Programmable Synthesis of Polymer/Inorganic Hybrid Materials, Biomimetic Self-assembly of Hybrid Materials at all Scales, Molecule-mimicking Self-assembly of Anisotropic Colloids in Solution, and Biomedical Applications of Hybrid Materials
Rainer J. Hebert
Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
 Email Metallic Glasses, Rapid Solidification, Crystallization, Intense Plastic Deformation, Steel, Titanium Alloys, Additive Manufacturing: Powder-bed Processing of Metallic Parts
Kazunori Hoshino
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Email Nano and micro electromechanical systems (NEMS/MEMS), Microfluidic systems for disease detection and analysis, Nano and micro scale mechanical sensing and optical imaging, Scanning probe microscopy
Bryan D. Huey    
Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Scanning Probe Microscopy, High Speed Imaging, Data Storage Materials, Photovoltaics, Semiconductors and Electronic Ceramics, Nanomechanics, Biological Tissue and Cell Mechanics
Faquir C. Jain
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
 Email Quantum Dot Gate/Channel Multi-state InGaAs and Si FETs and Memory Devices, Implantable Biosensor Chips, Tandem Quantum Dot Solar Cells and Modulators
Menka Jain
Associate Professor of Physics
Email Functional Metal-Oxides, Nanocomposites and Heterostructures for Sensors, Ferroelectric & Multiferroic Bulk and Thin Films, Magnetoresistive, Magnetic Nanoparticles and Films
Richard T. Jones
Associate Professor of Physics
Email Hadron Spectroscopy, Strong Interaction Phenomenology, Parity-Violation Electron Scattering
Eric H. Jordan    
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Email Thermal Spray, Solution Precursor Plasma Spray, Thermal Barrier Coatings,  Nondestructive Testing, High Temperature Constitutive Modeling, Gas Turbines
Devendra S. Kalonia
Professor of Pharmaceutics
Email High Concentration Proteins, Antibody-Formulation Design, Protein Solubility
Rajeswari M. Kasi
Polymer Program Director and Associate Professor of Chemistry
Email Responsive Polymers, New Self Assembling Polymer Architectures Including Blocks, Brushes and Liquid Crystalline Units, Protein-polymer Conjugates, Polymer Nano Composites
Theodoulos Z. Kattamis
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Solidification and Metals Joining, Materials Processing, Thin Coatings & Tribology
Kazem Kazerounian
Dean of the School of Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Nano-bio Mechanical Systems, Analysis and Design of Mechanisms, Machines and Gear Systems, Robotics, Analytical and Computational Kinematics, Design Optimization

Robert J. Kelly
Professor of Reconstructive Sciences

Email Fatigue Testing of Dental Restorative and Implant Components, Development/Enhancement of CAD/CAM Dental Materials, Dental Implant Directed Bone Growth, Artificial Salivary Gland Development, Identification and Modelling of Clinical Damage Accumulation/Faiure, Interfacial Fracture Mechanics
Debra A. Kendall
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Department Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email Biochemical and Biophysical Analyses of Membrane-interactive Proteins Including the Cannabinoid Receptors, their Activation, Allosteric Modulation, and Signal Transduction
Yusuf Khan
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Materials Science & Engineering
Email Orthopaedic Biomaterials, Regenerative Engineering, Tissue Engineering, Bone Graft Substitutes
Jeong-Ho Kim
Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email Mechanics of Functionally Graded Materials and Composites, Microstructural Analysis of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Viscoelastic Analysis of Dental Crowns
Liisa Tiina Kuhn
Associate Professor of Reconstructive Sciences, Center for Biomaterials
Email Improvement of Bone Growth in the Elderly through Progenitor Cell and Growth Factor Delivery Using Calcium Phosphate-based Biomaterial Scaffolds, and Development of a Targeted Nano-particle Anti-cancer Drug Delivery System
Challa Vijaya Kumar   
Professor of Physical and Biological Chemistry
Email Photochemistry at Interfaces, Biocatalysis, High Temperature Enzymology, Sensing of Cancer Biomarkers, Chiral Protein Scissors, Biocatalytic Nanomaterials and Nanofluids
Sangamesh Kumbar
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Materials Science & Engineering
Email Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery
Cato T. Laurencin
University Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Material Science and Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
Email Regenerative Engineering, Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, Drug Delivery
Seok-Woo Lee
Pratt & Whitney Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Mechanical Behavior of Materials at Multiple Length Scales, Dislocation Mechanics, in-situ Nanomechanical Test, and Rapid Solidification & Processing
Yu Lei
Castleman Professor  of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Email Biosensor, Chemical Sensor, Harsh Environmental Sensor, Bionanotechnology
Baikun Li
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Email Biological Water Treatment, Bioenergy Production from Waste Treatment, Environmental Biotechnology, Biosensor Development
Ying Li
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Multiscale Modeling, Computational Material Design, Mechanics and Physics of Soft Matter, Design of Mechanical Metamaterials, Multiscale Modeling of Targeted Drug Delivery
Yao Lin
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Email Polymers, Bioinspired Materials, Macromolecules with Complex Architecture, Supramolecular Polymerization, Molecular Cooperativity, Multicatalytic Enzyme-Polymer Assemblies, Polymerization Motors
Wai Hong (Kevin) Lo
Assistant Professor of Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology; Department of Biomedical Engineering
Email Targeted Drug Delivery, Inductive Small Molecule Based Musculoskeletal Regenerative Engineering, Intracellular Gene and Drug Delivery Systems, Signal Transduction Mechanisms, Protein Engineering 
Xiuling Lu
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email Nanoparticle-based Drug Delivery, Neutron-activatable Nanoparticles,  Image-guided Drug Delivery, Self-Assembled Polymer Nanoparticles, Bioresponsive Nanoparticles
Yangchao Luo
Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences
Email Protein-polysaccharide Nanocomplex, Solid Lipid Nanoparticles, Nanoemulsions, Self-assembly of Novel Biopolymer Derivatives, Nanoscale Delivery Systems for Nutraceuticals to Prevent Chronic Diseases
George Lykotrafitis    
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Cellular Mechanics and Other Mechanics Related Research Problems
Anson W. K. Ma
Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Email Rheology and Processing of Nanofluids; Inkjet and 3D Printing; Nanoparticle-based Drug Delivery
Ramesh B. Malla
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email Structural Mechanics, Dynamics & Vibrations of Structures, Finite Element Analysis & Modeling, Energy Harvesting Systems, Granular Materials, Bridge Joint Sealants and Monitoring
Tomoyasu Mani
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email Photochemistry and Photophysics, Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy, Pulse Radiolysis, Organic Synthesis
Harris L. Marcus
Professor Emeritus of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Materials Processing, Surface Chemistry Studies
Radenka Maric
CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy
Email Novel Materials for High Temperature Fuel Cells
Jeffrey McCutcheon
Associate Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Email Membrane Separations, Polymer Electrospinning, Forward Osmosis/Osmotic Power
William Mustain    
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Email Electrocatalysis; Nanomaterials; Materials Genomics; Low Temperature Fuel Cells; Li-ion Batteries; Supercapacitors; Electrochemical Utilization of CO2
Lakshmi Nair
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Material Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Email Regenerative Engineering, Injectable Hydrogels, Nanostructured Materials, Drug Delivery 
Serge M. Nakhmanson
Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Soft and Hard Multifunctional Ferroic Materials by Computational Design. Mesoscale Simulations of Electroactive Materials and Nanostructures.
Mu-Ping Nieh
Associate Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Email Self-assembled Functional Nanomaterials, Nano-structural Characterization, Soft Material Function-structure Relationship, Theragnostic Delivery Carriers, Sensing Materials, Biomembranes, Nanodiscs, Nano-vesicles, Surfactant Morphology
Kenneth Noll
Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology
Email Physiology and Evolution of Hyperthermophilic Organisms
Julian A. Norato
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Topology and Shape Optimization for Computational Design of Structures and Structure-material Systems, including Cellular Solids, Composites and Bone Scaffolds
Syam P. Nukavarapu    
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Materials Science & Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering
Email Advanced Biomaterials and Structures, Tissue Engineering, Polymer-Hydrogel Matrices, Oxygen-tension Controlled Matrices, Large Bone Defect Repair, Bone-Cartilage Interface, Clinically Relevant Tissue Engineering Methods
Thanh Duc Nguyen
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Nanotechnology, Nano-Biointerfaces, Microfluidics, Advanced and Smart Materials, Cellular/Neuronal Mechanics, Drug Delivery and Regenerative Engineering
Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos
Professor of Chemistry
Email Self-assembly, Polymer Science, Electrochemistry, Photophysics, Carbon Nanotubes, Implantable Glucose and Metabolite Sensors, Quantum Dots, Photovoltaics, Immunoassays, and Microfluidics
Richard Parnas
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Email Bio-renewable Process Design for Solid and Liquid Materials from Waste Streams
Michael Thompson Pettes    
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Micro- and Nano-scale Thermal Transport, Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion, Storage, and Waste Heat Recovery
David M. Pierce
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics
Email Experimental and Computational Biomechanics, Image-Based Constitutive Modeling, Finite Element Methods, Solid Mechanics, Continuum (Damage) Mechanics, Fatigue and Fracture Analysis
Michael J. Pikal
Pfizer Distinguished Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology Professor
Email Lyophilization and Solid State Chemistryof Proteins
Eugene Pinkhassik
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Email Nanomaterials and Nanodevices with New and Superior Properties to Address Current Problems in Energy-related Technologies, Medical Imaging and Treatment, and Environmental Sensing
Rebecca C. Quardokus
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), with its ability to image individual atoms and molecules, is the primary tool used to investigate surface-confined molecular interactions and two-dimensional materials.
Ramamurthy Ramprasad
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Computational Materials Design, First Principles Computing, Materials Informatics, Dielectrics, Catalysts, Interfaces
Wolf-Dieter Reiter
Professor Emeritus of Molecular & Cell Biology
Email Rheological Properties of Plant Cell Walls, Biosynthesis of Cell Wall Components, Nucleotide Sugar Interconversion Pathways, Transport Across Biological Membranes
Victoria Robinson
Associate Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology
Email
George Rossetti Jr.
Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Electroceramic Materials and Devices, Dielectric, Piezoelectric, Pyroelectric and Ferroelectric Ceramics, Applications in Sensing, Actuation and Energy Transduction, Harvesting and Storage
Jessica Rouge
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email Enzymes, Nucleic Acids and Nanoparticles
James F. Rusling    
Professor of Chemistry and Cell Biology
Email Nanomaterials-assisted Protein Detection for Cancer Diagnostics; High Throughput Genotoxicity Screening Using Opto-electronics and MS/MS; Photosynthetic Protein Photovoltaics
Cristian P. Schulthess
Associate Professor of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture
Email Nanopores, Interstitial Cavities, Surface Chemistry, Ion Exchange, Ion Retention Processes
Jeffrey S. Schweitzer
Research Professor of Physics
Email Elemental Analysis and Optical Properties for Mineralogy, Chemical Reaction Mechanism, and Non-destructive Analysis
Thomas Seery
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Polymer Science
Email Nanocomposite Syntheses, Polymer Solutions, Hydrogels with Hydrophobic Associations, Polyelectrolytes in Nonaqueous Solvents, Light Scattering
Montgomery T. Shaw
Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering
Email Rheology, Polymer Processing, Blends and Composites, Aging of Polymers, Biomedical Applications of Polymers
Leslie Shor
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Email Microfluidics, Photolithography and 3D Printing, Microbial Biofilms, Nanoparticle-based Agrochemical Delivery, Agriculture Biotechnology, Antimicrobial & Antibiofouling Assays
Sina Shahbazmohamadi
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Email
Helena Silva
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email Nanoelectronics, Device Physics, Device Fabrication, Logic and Memory Devices, Thermal Transport in Small Scale Devices
Boris Sinkovic
Associate Professor of Physics
Email Magnetism in Reduced Dimensions, Surfaces, Atomically Thin Films and Interfaces, Spintronics, Electronic Structure, Photoemission and Soft X-ray Absorption
Gregory A. Sotzing
Professor of Chemistry Polymer Science
Email Polymer Synthesis, Conjugated and Conductive Polymers, Electrochromic Devices, Conductive Textile, High Dielectric Low Loss Materials
William C. Stwalley
Professor Emeritus of Physics
Email Atomic and Molecular Interactions, especially at Ultracold Temperatures [T < 0.001 K] and at large Internuclear Distances
Steven L. Suib
Director of IMS, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Professor of Chemistry
Email Solid State Inorganic Chemistry, Zeolites and Microporous Materials, Environmental Chemistry, Plasma Chemistry and Catalysis, Semiconductors, Inorganic Photocatalysis, Batteries, Ceramics
Luyi Sun   
Associate Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Email Multifunctional Nanostructured Hybrids, Nanomaterials, Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites, Polymer Processing, Green Science and Engineering, Energy Conversion and Storage, Layered Materials
Savas Tasoglu
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Complex Fluid Dynamics, Micro-assembly Approaches, Magnetics, Microfluidics, Regenerative Medicine, and Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices
Geoff W. Taylor
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Email Modeling of Laser Diodes, Vertical Cavity Lasers, Intersubband Absorption, Photoluminecence, Ultra High Speed Electronic Devices, Rare Earth Doped Lasers, THz Device Physics
Carolyn M. Teschke    
Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology
Email Genetic and Biochemical Analysis of Virus Assembly, Bacterial Protein Export, Protein Folding and Interaction of Folding Intermediate with Chaperones
Julia Valla    
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Email Hierarchical Pore Structure Zeolites as Multifunctional Catalysts and Sorbents, Coal and Biomass to Fuels and Chemicals, Refinery Processes
Wendy S. Vanden Berg-Foels
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Email Cartilage Tissue Engineering, Stem Cell Characterization, Signaling Molecule Delivery to Stimulate Regeneration, Connective Tissue 3D Architecture, SEM-FIB, Helium Ion Microscopy
Mei Wei
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, School of Engineering; Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Tissue Engineering Scaffolds, Biomimetic Coatings on Metallic Implants, Inorganic/Organic Composites, Magnetic Nanoparticles for Bioimaging and Cancer Treatment, In Vitro and Vivo Test of Biomaterials
Barrett Wells
Professor of Physics
Email High Temperature Superconductors, Magnets, Ferroelectrics
Kay Wille    
Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email Material Design, Structural Application and Numerical Simulation of Ultra-high Performance Concrete (UHPC)
Arash E. Zaghi
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Email Multifunctional Metal/Non-Metal Composites, Advanced Construction Material, Sensors, Mechanical Characterization, and Finite Element Simulation
Assistant Professor of Mechnical Engineering
Email Multiscale Modeling of Composites, High Temperature Performance of Ceramic Matrix Composites, Composites Characterization, Micromechanics, and Damage and Fracture Mechanics
Wei Zhang
Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email Fatigue and Fracture of Materials and Structures, Corrosion Fatigue, Fluid Structure Interactions, Structural Reliability, Energy Harvesting, Structural Monitoring and Control
Jing Zhao
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email Metal and Semiconductor Nanomaterials, Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging, Single Particle Spectroscopy, Fluorescence, Surface Plasmon Resonance, and Surface-Enhanced Raman

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Emeritus/Retired Faculty

Name Email Research Interest
Thomas Anderson
Professor Emeritus, Chemical Engineering
Email
Leonid V. Azaroff
Professor Emeritus, Physics
James P. Bell
Professor Emeritus, Chemical Engineering
Email Adhesion of Polymers
Philip E. Best
Professor Emeritus, Physics
Email Eclectic Spectroscopy
Robert Birge
Harold S. Schwenk Sr. Distinguished Chair of Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry,  Molecular and Cell Biology
Email Molecular Biophysics, Protein-Based Devices and Biophotonics, Artificial Retinas and Fourier-Transform Optical Associative Processors
Joseph Budnik
Professor Emeritus
Anthony DiBenedetto|
University Professor Emeritus, Chemical Engineering
Email Composite Materials
Myer Ezrin
Industrial Affiliates Program
Email
James Galligan
Materials Science & Engineering
Email
Maurice Gell
Professor Emeritus, Materials Science & Engineering
Email Gas Turbine Materials, Nanostructured Materials and Coatings, Thermal Barrier Coatings: Processes, Compositions, Spallation Mechanisms, Life Prediction  & NDI
William Hines
Professor Emeritus, Physics
Email
Eric H. Jordan
Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email Thermal Spray, Solution Precursor Plasma Spray, Thermal Barrier Coatings,  Nondestructive Testing, High Temperature Constitutive Modeling, Gas Turbines
Lawrence A. Kappers
Professor Emeritus, Physics
Email Condensed Matter Physics
Quentin Kessel
Professor Emeritus, Physics
Email Atomic and Ionic Collisions and Surface Studies
James Knox
Professor Emeritus, Molecular and Cell Biology
Email
Harris L. Marcus
Professor Emeritus of Materials Science & Engineering
Email Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Materials Processing, Surface Chemistry Studies
Robert Northrop
Professor Emeritus, Electrical & Systems Engineering
Email
Arthur McEvily
Professor Emeritus, Materials Science & Engineering
Email Metals Failure
Donald Potter
Professor Emeritus, Metallurgy
Email
Wolf-Dieter Reiter
Professor of of Molecular & Cell Biology
Email Rheological Properties of Plant Cell Walls, Biosynthesis of Cell Wall Components, Nucleotide Sugar Interconversion Pathways, Transport Across Biological Membranes
Dan A. Scola
Research Professor, Polymer Program
Email Synthesis of Polyimides for High Temperature Applications (250oC and above), the Relationships of Polymer Structure to Thermo-oxidative Stability, Adhesive Bonding and Mechanical Properties
Winthrop W. Smith
Professor Emeritus, Physics
Email Atomic and Ionic Collisions and Surface Studies
William C. Stwalley
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Email Atomic and Molecular Interactions, especially at Ultracold Temperatures [T < 0.001 K] and at large Internuclear Distances
Chong Sook P. Sung
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
Email UV Cure of Polymers