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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2008-2010 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Materials Science and Engineering 635  

Materials Science and Engineering 635

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Lisa C. Klein, A225 Engineering Building, Busch Campus (732-445-2096)

Website: http://ceramicmaterials.rutgers.edu

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Glenn G. Amatucci, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, SOE; Ph.D., Rutgers
Solid state chemistries that deliver and store power and energy

Dunbar Birnie III,Chair and Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Photovoltaics; thin films for optical applications

Manish Chhowalla, Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Cambridge (UK)
Carbon nanotubes; amorphous carbon; nanotubes for field emission

Frederic Cosandey, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
Electron microscopy; texture analysis; semiconductor sensors

Stephen C. Danforth, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Brown
Solid free-form fabrication; fused deposition; microstructure/property relationships

Stephen H. Garofalini, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Stanford
Molecular dynamics simulations; surface physics; structure and properties of glass surfaces; diffusion in glasses; intergranular films

Victor A. Greenhut, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Rutgers
Structure-property relations; bonding and joining ceramics; glass to metals; failure analysis; chemomechanical polishing

Richard A. Haber, Associate Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Rutgers
Slip casting; rheology; whitewares

James A. Harrington, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Northwestern
Specialty fiber optics; delivery systems for laser surgery; fiber-optic sensors

Bernard H. Kear, New Jersey Professor of Materials Science and Technology, SE; D.Sc., Birmingham (UK)
Synthesis, characterization, and properties of nanomaterials; high-pressure processing; flame-sprayed nanocoatings

Armen G. Khachaturyan, New Jersey Professor of Materials Science and Technology, SE; Ph.D., Kiev Institute (Ukraine)
Theory of phase transformation in metal alloys and ceramics; computer simulation of microstructure evolution

Lisa C. Klein, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sol-gel processing of coatings and monoliths; silicate and phosphate glasses; viscosity and transformation kinetics

Richard L. Lehman, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Rutgers
Glass property/composition relationships; raw materials and processing

Jing Li, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Cornell
Synthesis and characterization of inorganic solid compounds

Yicheng Lu, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Colorado
Solid-state electronics

Adrian Mann, Associate Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Oxford (UK)
Biomaterials; atomic force microscopy

M. John Matthewson, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Cambridge (UK)
Mechanical properties of optical materials

William Mayo, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Rutgers
High-pressure processing; nanomaterials; X-ray analysis

Ronald A. McCauley, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
Corrosion of ceramics; phase equilibria; thermal analysis methods; luminescence; crystal chemistry; microscopy

Richard E. Riman, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hydrothermal synthesis; mixedness-modulated solid-state synthesis; reactive atmosphere sol-gel synthesis

Ahmad Safari, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
Preparation, characterization of electroceramic materials for dielectric, piezoelectric, and ferroelectric applications; ferroelectric and superconductor ceramics and thin films

Alvin Salkind, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; D.Ch.E., Polytechnic Institute of New York
Electrochemical systems; batteries

George H. Sigel Jr., Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Georgetown
Optical materials; infrared transmitting materials; radiation resistant materials; optical sensors

Thomas Tsakalakos, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Northwestern
Physical metallurgy; modulated structure materials; multilayered thin-film technology

John T. Wenzel, Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Chicago
Laser glasses; fiberization; sol-gel glasses

John Xu, Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Electrochemical materials

 
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