Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018



Mahajan, Devinder, Ph.D., 1979, University of British Columbia: Applied chemistry; fuel cells; catalysis; renewable energy.

Tannenbaum, Rina, Ph.D., 1982, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Chemical Engineering.

Associate Professors

Koga, Tadanori, Ph.D., 1998, Kyushu University, Japan, Physics: green nanofabrication of polymer thin films; chemical recycling of waste plastics and methane hydrate as a future energy resource.

Assistant Professors

Meng, Yizhi, Ph.D., 2003, Cornell University, Food Chemistry: Designing novel biomaterials for tissue engineering and nanotherapeutics.

Kim, Tae-Jin, Ph.D., 2007, Lehigh University, Chemical Engineering: Energy and Environmental Heterogeneous catalysis, In-situ and Operando characterization, Reaction Engineering and Kinetics.

Crossover with Materials Science

Gersappe, Dilip, Ph.D., 1992, Northwestern University, Physics. Professor. Polymer theory and simulation

Rafailovich, Miriam, Ph.D., 1980, Stony Brook University, Physics. Distinguished Professor. Polymer nanocomposites; atomic force microscopy; biomaterials; biomechanics; PEM fuel cells; BHJ solar cells; flame retardant materials.

Research Assistant Professor

Mironava, Tatsiana, Ph.D., 2011, Stony Brook University; Ph.D., 2005, Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences, Belarus: Nanotoxicology, Design and Synthesis of novel nanoparticles; Chemistry of Polymers and Ion Exchangers.

Adjunct Faculty

DiMarzio, Donald, Ph.D., 1987, Rutgers University: Nanotechnology, nanocomposites.

Horvat, Kristine, Ph.D., 2015, Stony Brook University, Materials Science: gas hydrates and water purification.  

Jurukovski, Vladimir, Ph.D., 1999, Stony Brook University: Cell and Molecular Biology.

Koga, Maya, Ph.D., 2005, Kyoto University: Polymer Physics; x-ray scattering; block copolymers; polymer rheology.

Pinkas-Sarafova, Adriana, Ph.D., 1990, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria: Cell and Molecular Biology; GMP education and protocol development.

Zaitsev, Vladimir, Ph.D., 1992, Moscow State University, Russia: Chemistry.