Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Electron spectroscopy; electrochemistry; surface engineering; optical spectroscopy; environmental remediation
Dr. Gary Halada is an Associate Professor and Director of the Engineering Science undergraduate degree program in the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering at Stony Brook University. For over twenty years he has led research efforts supported by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, federal and state education departments and private industry in nanoscale environment-materials surface interactions, environmental cleanup and ‘green’ technologies, and novel materials design for applications ranging from medical and energy uses to additive manufacturing (3D printing), resulting in over 100 peer-reviewed publications. He has served as a member of the National Academies Committee for Development and Implementation of a Cleanup Technology Roadmap for DOE’s Office of Environmental Management, been named a Fellow of the NSF-supported SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) program, has led the SUNY focus group on Digital and Additive Manufacturing for the Network of Excellence on Materials and Advanced Manufacturing, and is a participant on the steering committee for the state-wide NYSERDA initiative on digital and additive manufacturing. He is currently the director of Additive Manufacturing Materials Prototyping and Applications Center (AMPAC) and the NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates site for Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the Environment. In addition, he has an extensive background in engineering education research and innovative curriculum development, leading to a number of awards including the prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Email : Gary.Halada@stonybrook.edu