Faculty of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering Department
Chemical Engineering Program
Mahajan, Devinder, CME Graduate Program Director, Ph.D., 1979, University of British Columbia: catalysis and process engineering; largescale energy storage for decarbonization of power and transportation sectors via Hydrogen economy and Renewable methane.
Tannenbaum, Rina, PhD 1982, ETH Zurich: Polymers, Biomaterials, nanotechnology and nanomedicine.
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
Kim, Taejin, PhD, 2007, Lehigh University, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Operando methods of characterizing catalytic reactions, biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals
Rajput, Nav Nidhi, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Louisiana State University (2013). Research: Molecular dynamics studies of ionic liquids, Nanoporous materials; Electrochemistry
Abboud, Marcus, Ph.D., 2003, University of Bonn, Dental Medicine; “Correlation between gingival recession and tooth deflections in patients with mandibular crowding”
Abdelaziz, Sherif, Ph.D., 2012, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Geotechnical; Thermo-active Deep Foundations, Energy Piles, Geothermal Energy Foundations
Arbab, Hassan M, Ph.D., 2012, University of Washington, EE and Nanotechnology
Berndt, Christopher, Ph.D., 1981, Monash University, Materials Science Engineering
Bhatt, Vatsal, Ph.D., 2014, CEPT University Ahmedabad, India, Urban Energy, Water and Climate Change
Boscoboinik, Jorge Anibal, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Chemistry; Small Organic Molecules in Transition Metal Surfaces and Monte Carlo Simulations of Bimetallic Surface Alloys.
Butcher, Thomas, Ph.D. 1987, Stony Brook University, Mechanical Engineering
Cen, Jiajie, Ph.D., 2019, Stony Brook University, Materials Science Engineering
Chidambaran, Dev, Ph.D., 2003, Stony Brook University: Corrosion science and surface analysis.
Concepcion, Javier, Ph.D., 2002, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Inorganic Chemistry
Cotlet, Mircea, Ph.D., 2002, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium: Physical Chemistry.
Dawber, Matthew, Ph.D. 2003, University of Cambridge, UK, ferroelectric materials, mostly as thin films, with a current focus on artificially layered ferroelectric superlattices.
DiMarzio, Donald, Ph.D, 1987, Physics, Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ.
Dwivedi, Gopal, Ph.D. 2011, Stony Brook University, Materials Science & Engineering.
Fukuto, Masafumi, Ph.D. 2001, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Physics, Thesis: “Two-Dimensional Structures and Order of Nano-Objects on the Surface of Water: Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Studies”
Gangwal, Santosh, Ph.D., 1977, University of Waterloo, CA, Chemical Engineering
Ge, Mingyuan, Ph.D., 2015, Materials Science, University of Southern California (USC), CA
Govindhan, Dhanaraj, Ph.D. 1992, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore (INDIA), Physics/Materials Science. Thesis: “Crystal growth and characterization of some important nonlinear optical materials
Gu, Genda, Ph.D., 1989, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China; Materials Science & Engineering; Single crystal characterization and physical properties measurement; single crystal growth and solidification of oxide materials and metallic materials.
Hainfeld, James, Ph.D., 1974, University of Texas, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Harrison, Robert, Ph.D., 1984, University of Cambridge, Theoretical Chemistry
Htun, Nay, Ph.D, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, U.K.
Hu, Enyuan, Ph.D., 2015, Stony Brook University, Mechanical Engineering, Solid-State Chemistry
Huang, Xianrong, Ph.D., 1995, Nanjing University, China: X-ray typography.
Isaacs, Hugh, Ph.D., 1963, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, England: Electrochemical Research
Johnson, Curtis, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Metallurgy
Karmakar, Supriya, Ph.D, 2011, Electrical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Ph.D. Thesis: “Novel Three State Quantum Dot Gate Field Effect Transistor:Fabrication, Modeling And Applications”
Keister, Jeffrey, Ph.D. 1997: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Physical Chemistry.
Kim, Hyun-Joong, Ph.D., 1995, University of Tokyo, Polymeric Materials
Kondakis, Nicholas, Ph.D., 1989, Columbia University: High energy physics.
Krishna, C.R., Ph.D., 1974, Stony Brook University, Mechanical Engineering: Atomization, Combustion, Biofuels.
Krstic, Predrag S. Ph.D. 2002, City College of CUNY, New York, Theoretical Physics, Physics Department.
Lee, Wilson, Ph.D., 2007, Stony Brook University, Materials Science, Cosmetics Research and Development
Li, Qiang, Ph. D., 1991, Iowa State University at Ames: Energy and electronic materials; synthesis and characterization.
Liu, Mingzhao, Ph.D., 2007, The University of Chicago, Chemistry; Solar water splitting; Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD), Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD); Colloidal nanoparticle synthesis; Numerical simulation for nanophotonic/plasmonic structures.
Liu, Ying, Ph.D. Stony Brook University
Lombardi, Jack, Ph.D., 2015, Stony Brook University, Materials Science and Engineering
Lu, Deyu, Ph.D., Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Empirical nanotube model: Applications to water channel and nanooscillators
Meng, Qingpeng, Ph.D, 2002, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Materials Science and Engineering, Research field: Phase Transformation & Nanostructured Materials
Mironava, Tatsiana, Ph.D., 2011, Stony Brook University, Materials Science, and Engineering
Nam, Chang-Yong, Ph.D., 2007, University of Pennsylvania, Materials Science and Engineering; Infiltration synthesis, with a focus on material hybridization & nanopatterning; Atomic layer deposition for oxidation catalysts; Organic & hybrid photovoltaics; Nanowire electronics; Semiconductor device physics & characterization
Okoli, Celest, Ph.D., 2018, Stony brook University, Materials Science & Chemical Engineering
Parise, John, Ph.D., 1981, James Cook University
Pernodet, Nadine, Ph.D. 1997, Physical Chemistry, Universite’ Louis Pasteur-Institute Charles Sadron
Peterson, Elijah, Ph.D, 2007, University of Michigan, Environmental Engineering.
Petrash, Stansislas, Ph.D., 1998, Polymer Science, University of Akron: "Neutron Reflectivity Studies of Human Serum Albumin Adsorption onto Well-Defined Surfaces"
Petrovic, Cedomir, Ph.D. 2000, Florida State University, Physics.
Phillips, Reed, M.D., 1973, Downstate Medical Center, NY, Internal Medicine, Oncology.
Reid-Green, J. Douglas, MS in Geology from Northeast Louisiana University: promoting sustainable development by designing and implementing remediation programs for industrial facilities in North America
Rodriguez, Jose, Ph.D., 1988, Indiana University, Chemistry, Catalysis and Surface Science
Sawicka, Katarzyna, Ph.D., 2014, Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University
Shah, Raj, Ph.D, 1995, Pennsylvania State University, Chemical Engineering.
Sharma, Priyanka, Ph.D., 2014, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, India, Material Chemistry and Nanomaterials
Sharma, Shruti, Ph.D., 2018, Stony Brook University, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering; Geometry driven properties of Carbon nanomaterials for cancer remediation applications
Sharma, Sunil, Ph.D., 2016, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, Material Chemistry and Nanomaterials
Simon, Marcia, Ph.D., 1981, Brandeis University: Biology of oral and cutaneous epithelial and mesenchymal cells, retinoid metabolism and the control of differentiations, wound healing, development and assessment of products for treatment of chemical and thermal burn injury.
Slep, Dan, Ph.D, 1999, Stony Brook University, Materials Science & Engineering.
Stacchiola, Dario, Ph.D., 2002, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Physical Chemistry, Surface Science
Stach, Eric, Ph.D., 1998, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia
Szaladja, Frank, MS, 2006, Stony Brook University, Materials Science.
Tawfik, Hazem, P.E. and a Certified Manufacturing Engineer; Director of the Institute of Research and Technology Transfer (IRTT) at Farmingdale State College - State University of New York
Twiley, John, B.S., 1976, University of California, Riverside: Chemistry.
Uchimiya, Sophie Minori, Ph.D, 2005, Environmental Chemistry Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering: Research Chemist, USDA-ARS Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, LA
Vaccariello, Michael, Ph.D., 2000 Stony Brook University, Neoplasia
Waldvogel, James, M.S., 1978, Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute, Materials Engineering and Metallurgy
Wang, Feng, Ph.D., 2007, University of Alberta, Canada, Condensed Matter Physics; Thesis: "Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy of Nanostructures"
Wang, Jia, Ph.D., 1987, Physical Chemistry, City University of New York: Surface Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis
Weil, Edward, Ph.D., 1953, University of Illinois, Organic Chemistry.
Xiao, Xianghui, PhD., 2002, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, China, Physics
Xin, Huolin, Ph.D., 2011 Cornell University, Physics
Zhang, Zhiwei, Ph.D. 2003, Colorado School of Mines, Chemical Engineering, Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Engineering
Zhu, Yimei, Ph.D., 1987, Nagoya University, Japan: Materials physics.
Bhatia, Surita, Ph.D., 2000, Princeton University
Choi, Wanhuk Brian, Ph.D, 2007, Stony Brook University, Materials Science and Engineering -Dissertation: Inelasticity in metallic thermal spray coatings: continuum and micromechanical approaches
Takeuchi, Kenneth, Ph.D. Ohio State University
Research areas for the graduate program include Alternate Energy, Catalysis, Computational Modelling, Drug Delivery, Environmental Engineering, Nanotechnology, Nanotoxicology, Polymers, Process Engineering.