E. Koray Akdoğan
Associate Teaching Professor & Undergraduate Program Director
Interests Include: Chemical and solid-state thermodynamics; In Situ synchrotron x-ray diffraction; Electric field & pressure assisted materials processing; Mechanical, thermal & electric properties
Professor & Director of Energy Storage Research Group
Office: 671 Route 1 South, North Brunswick, NJ
Professor & Corning/Saint Gobain/Malcolm G. McLaren Chair
Interests Include: All manners of renewable energy generation and storage -- and the materials innovations required to implement these technologies.
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.
Office: ENG A-217
Interests Include: Molecular dynamics simulations, glass surfaces, nanoconfined materials, water/glass interactions.
Interests Include: Structure-Property relationships in glasses
Professor & Director, Ceramic, Composite & Optical Materials Center
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.
Distinguished Professor & Department Chair
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 & Director, Rutgers Advanced Polymer Center
Phone: 609-203-2501 (mobile)
Interests Include: Oxide glasses and the glass transition, thermoplastic polymers, inorganic thermoplastic ionomers prepared using ionic liquids. Polymers and composites for aviation and aerospace.
Adrian B. Mann
Interests Include: Nanomechanics of materials, contact mechanics, structure-chemistry-property relationship for hard ceramics, nanomaterial synthesis, mechanical properties of teeth and bones.
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.
Assistant Research Professor
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
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).
Interests Include: Structural-property relationship in ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials, Pb-Free piezoelectric ceramics and composites for transducers, and energy harvesting/storage applications, ferroelectric and piezoelectric thin films, and 3-D printing.
Interests Include: Mechanical behaviors of materials, esp. metals and composites; Multiscale modeling, incl. atomistic, mesoscale, and continuum methods; Micromechanics of deformation, dislocation-mediated plasticity, and brittle/ductile fracture.
Office: ENG A-133