Assistant Teaching Professor
Interests Include: Graduate and undergraduate instruction, Chemical and solid state thermodynamics; In situ laboratory and synchrotron x-ray diffraction (Bragg-Brentano and EDXRD); Electric field and pressure assisted processing of inorganic and nonmetallic solids.
Professor, Director of Energy Storage Research Group
Office: 671 Route 1 South, North Brunswick, NJ
Distinguished Research Professor
Office: Nanophysics Lab 205/ CCR-210
Interests Include: Spatially resolved Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS) using the Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM), including the design and fabrication of a high resolution electron spectrometer for use with the STEM.
Professor & Corning/Saint Goban/Malcolm G. McLaren Chair
Interests Include: All manners of renewable energy generation and storage -- and the materials innovations required to implement these technologies.
Phone: 908-656-1104 ( Cell)
Office: Nanophysics Lab 207 and CCR 239
Interests Include: Electronic Materials
Professor, Associate Department Chair, and Interim Director of IAMDN
Interests Include: Synthesis and Characterization of Plasmonic nanoparticles and their use in surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)-based sensing and cell imaging and in those applications that require near field enhancement effects.
Distinguished Professor, Vice President of Physical Sciences Partnerships
Interests Include: Electronic materials, Surface & Interface Science; Thin Films, Epitaxy, Materials Science; Materials Modification & Analysis Using Ion Beams.
Office: ENG A-217
Interests Include: Molecular dynamics simulations, glass surfaces, nanoconfined materials, water/glass interactions.
Interests Include: Structure-Property relationships in glasses
Professor and Director, Ceramic, Composite & Optical Materials Center
Office: Fiber Optics 201
Interests Include: Relationships among powder characteristics & processing parameters, microstructural develop & properties of ceramic materials, non-destructive evaluation of materials, armor ceramics, sintering of nanoscaled materials, colloidal & mineral processing.
Office: ENG A-137
Interests Include: General research interests in the field of fiber optics. Specifically, the development of specialty fiber optics for use in the delivery of laser power in surgical and industrial applications and for use as chemical and temperature fiber optic sensors.
Distinguished Professor, Director Center for Nanomaterials Research
Office: ENG A-225
Interests Include: Synthesis and processing of ceramics and glasses using the sol-gel process. Emphasis on processing the conditions for forming gels for optical applications, porous membranes, electrochemical devices, such as fuel cells, smart windows and hermetic seals.
Professor, Department Chair, Director Rutgers Advanced Polymer Center
Phone: 848-445-2317 or 609-203-2501 (mobile)
Interests Include: Oxide glasses, thermoplastic polymers, specialty ionomers. Processing, properties, green manufacturing. Sustainability.
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Interests Include: Nanomechanics of materials, contact mechanics, mechanical properties of teeth and bones, structure-chemistry-property relationship for hard ceramics, nanomaterial synthesis.
Office: ENG A-133
Interests Include: Mechanical properties, reliability and fatigue, particularly of glass and optical fibers. Fractography and failure analysis of glasses. Computational modeling of processing and material behavior, including finite element methods.
Interests Include: Light generating and light harvesting processes in organic polymer semiconductor materials and plasmonic nanostructures.
Interests Include: Processing (low temperature hydrothermal methods, dispersion, particulate mixed-ness, and solution crystallization of ceramics) and functional materials (structural ceramics, electro-ceramics, optics, and biomaterials).
Office: ENG A-100