Faculty of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering Department
Materials Science & Engineering Program
Herman, Herbert, Emeritus, Ph.D., 1961, Northwestern University: Protective coatings; thermal spray; composites; marine materials.
Rafailovich, Miriam, Ph.D., 1980, Stony Brook University: Polymeric liquids; phase transitions; thin film wetting phenomena; atomic force microscopy; ion, X-ray, and neutron scattering.
Sampath, Sanjay, Ph.D., 1989, Stony Brook University: Thermal spraying; protective coatings; functioning graded materials; thick film electronics and sensors.
Takeuchi, Esther, Ph.D., 1981, The Ohio State University, Organic Chemistry: Materials for Energy Storage
Clayton, Clive R., Ph.D., 1976, Surrey University, England: Environmental degradation of materials; XPS; AES; dynamic and static SIMS; electrochemical analysis synthesis by ultra-fast laser ablation; RHEED; protective coatings.
Dudley, Michael, Ph.D., 1982, University of Warwick, England: Synchrotron topography; crystal defects; mechanical properties.
Frenkel, Anatoly., PhD 1995, Tel Aviv University, Application of synchrotron measurements in materials, Structure-property-function relationships in applied nanomaterials, catalysis
Gersappe, Dilip., Interim Chairperson, Ph.D., 1992, Northwestern University: Polymer theory and simulation, Modeling of complex fluids and electrochemical processes
Mahajan, Devinder, CME Graduate Program Director, Ph.D., 1979, University of British Columbia: Inorganic chemistry; fuel cells; catalysis.
Sokolov, Jonathan C., ESM Graduate Program Director, Ph.D., 1983, Stony Brook University: Surface and interface properties of polymers and blends; phase transitions; neutron and X-ray scattering; EXAFS; SIMS.
Tannenbaum, Rina, PhD 1982, ETH Zurich: Polymers, Biomaterials, nanotechnology and nanomedicine.
Halada, Gary, Ph.D., 1993, Stony Brook University: Electron spectroscopy; electrochemistry; surface engineering; optical spectroscopy; environmental remediation.
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
Orlov, Alexander, Ph.D., 2005, University of Cambridge, UK, Physical Chemistry: M.Phil. Chemistry University of Cambridge, UK; M.S.E. Engineering, University of Michigan, USA; M.E./B.E. Engineering, National Technical University, Ukraine. Materials for environmental applications; physical chemistry, environmental nanotechnology and photocatalysis
Trelewicz, Jason, Ph.D., 2008, M.I.T.; thermodynamic and mechanical properties of binary nanocrystalline alloys by implementing a combination of analytical theory and experimental mechanics
Venkatesh, T.A., Ph.D., 1998, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Nanomaterials, Smart Materials, Materials for MEMS and biomedical applications
Kim, Taejin, PhD, 2007, Lehigh University, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Operando methods of characterizing catalytic reactions, biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals
Chen-Wiegart, Karen, PhD, 2011, Northwestern University, x-ray imaging and spectroscopic techniques to study novel functional materials. Energy storage and conversion, nano-/meso-porous materials, thin film & surface treatment
Meng, Yizhi, PhD, 2003, Cornell University, Food Engineering
Nitodas, Steve PhD, 2001, University of Rochester, Materials Science & Chemical Engineering, Kinetic Investigation and Modeling of the Chemical Vapor Deposition of Aluminum Oxide, Silicon Oxide and Aluminosilicates from Mixtures of Metal Chlorides, Carbon Dioxide, and Hydrogen
Endoh, Maya Koga, Ph.D. 2005, Kyoto University, Japan, Polymer Physics.
Marshilok, Amy, University of Buffalo, Energy storage and electrochemical transport. New material and electrode concepts for high power, high energy density, extended life primary and secondary batteries
Muller, Erik, Ph.D., 2005, Cornell University, Physics; Investigating the material properties of high quality synthetic diamond for use as both electron emitters and x-ray detectors
Snead, Lance, Ph.D., 1992, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Nuclear Engineering
Sprouster, David, Ph.D., 2010, Physics, Australian National University (Canberra), Research School of Physics and Engineering: “Ion Beam Formation and Modification of Cobalt Nanoparticles”
Samuilov, Vladimir, Ph.D., 1986, Belarus State University: Physics.
Veerasamy, Vijayen S., PhD., 1994, University of Cambridge, England, Engineering & Material Science
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
Adzic, Radoslav, Ph.D., 1974, University of Belgrade, Chemistry; Surface electrochemistry; electrocatalysis; direct energy conversion; fuel cells.
Allahverdiyev, Adil M., (M.D. PhD) a professor and the Director of Laboratory of Cell Culture and Tissue Engineering at Yildiz Technical University in Turkey
Arbab, Hassan M, Ph.D., 2012, University of Washington, EE and Nanotechnology
Attenkofer, Klaus, Ph.D., University of Hamburg, Germany, Experimental Physics.
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.
Colli, Alessandra, Ph.D. 2009, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Development of a methodology to allow comparison among different energy systems, with focus on safety aspects.
Concepcion, Javier, Ph.D., 2002, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Inorganic Chemistry
Cooley, Lance, Ph.D., 1993, University of Wisconsin, Madison: Materials science.
Cotlet, Mircea, Ph.D., 2002, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium: Physical Chemistry.
Czajkowski, Carl, Ph.D., 1996, Stony Brook University: Nuclear materials engineering.
Dasgupta, Avijit, Ph.D., P.E., 1983, University of Miami: Environmental engineering.
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.
Endoh, Maya Koga, Ph.D., 2005, Kyoto University, Japan, Polymer Physics
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
Giannuzzi, Lucille, Ph.D., Penn State in Metals Science and Engineering
Gouldstone, Andrew, Ph.D. 2001, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Materials
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
Graetz, Jason, Ph.D., 2003, California Institute of Techology, Materials Science
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
Hassan, Arbab, M., Dual Ph.D., 2011, Electrical Engineering and Nanotechnology
Hasty, Julia, Ph.D., 2015, Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University
Haynes, Aisha, Ph.D., 2008, Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University
Horvat, Kristine, Ph.D., 2015, Stony Brook University, Materials Science: gas hydrates and water purification.
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
Jerome, John, Ph.D., 2005, Stony Brook University, Materials Science & Engineering: Polymers in Confinement & Super Critical CO2
Jie, Cao, M.S., 2016, Pace University, Computer Information Systems
Johnson, Curtis, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Metallurgy
Johnson, Peter, Ph.D., 1978, Warwick University, England, Physics
Jurukovski, Vladimir, Ph.D, 1999, Stony Brook University, Oral Biology & Pathology
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.
Krstić, 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 nano-oscillators
Meng, Qingpeng, Ph.D, 2002, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Materials Science and Engineering, Research field: Phase Transformation & Nanostructured Materials
Miller, John, Ph.D. 1971, University of Wisconsin
Mironava, Tatsiana, Ph.D., 2011, Stony Brook University, Materials Science, and Engineering
Mueller, Stephan, Ph.D., 1998, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, Materials Science (summa cum laude) Ph.D. Thesis: “Growth of Silicon Carbide by the Sublimation Method – An Analysis of Growth Mechanisms and Crystal Properties“
Muizzuddin, Neelam, Ph.D., Cell Biology, St. John’s University
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
Newman, Aron, Ph.D. 1998, Stony Brook University, Materials Science, and Engineering
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
Russo, Lysa, M.S., 1992, Stony Brook University: Materials science.
Samson, Nicole, PhD., 1990, University of California, Berkeley; Chemistry , synthesis of inhibitors that provided X-ray crystal structure models of the transition state of serine protease catalysis
Sawicka, Katarzyna, Ph.D., 2014, Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University
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
Siddons, Peter, Ph.D., 1979, University of London, Kings College, Physics.
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.
Sitharaman, Balaji, Ph.D 2005, Rice University, Chemistry.
Slep, Dan, Ph.D, 1999, Stony Brook University, Materials Science & Engineering.
Smedley, John, Ph.D., 2001, Stony Brook University, Accelerator Physics, “The Physics of the Pulsed Power Electron Gun”
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
Su, Dong, Ph.D., Nanjing University, Condensed Matter Physics
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
Tobin, Al, Ph.D., 1968, Columbia University: Metallurgy.
Tranquada, John, Ph.D., 1983, University of Washington, Physics
Turunen, Eria Tellervo, Doctor of Technology (D.Tech), 2005, Thesis: Diagnostic tools for HVOF process optimization, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, PhD, 1999, Licentiate of Technology (PhD), Tampere University of Technology, Finland, Thesis: Thermal barrier coatings in diesel engine applications
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.
Welch, David O., Ph.D., 1964, University of Pennsylvania: Theoretical materials science; kinetics of diffusion; energetics; statistical mechanics; crystal lattice defects; equations of state phase equilibria; radiation effects.
Weyant, Christopher, Ph.D., 2004 Northwestern University, Materials Science and Engineering
Xin, Huolin, Ph.D., 2011 Cornell University, Physics
Zaitsev, Vladimir, Ph.D., 1992, Moscow State University, Russia: Chemistry.
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