IGDP Faculty

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    • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering
    • Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Materials Science and Engineering
    N-209 Millennium Science Complex
    (814) 863-0744
James Adair
James Adair
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacology
(814) 863-6047
Dinesh Agrawal
Dinesh Agrawal
  • Director of Microwave Processing and Engineering Center
  • Professor of Materials
(814) 865-1451
Nasim Alem
Nasim Alem
  • Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-7928
Harry Allcock
Harry Allcock
  • Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry
(814) 865-3527
S Ashok
S Ashok
  • Professor of Engineering Science
(814) 863-4588
John Badding
John Badding
  • Professor of Chemistry, Physics and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 777-3054
Charles Bakis
Charles Bakis
  • Director of Composites Manufacturing Technology Center
  • Distinguished Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 865-3178
Allison Beese
Allison Beese
  • Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-1523
Andrew Belmonte
Andrew Belmonte
  • Professor of Mathematics and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-2491
Jeffrey Brownson
Jeffrey R. S. Brownson
  • Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-3248
Wenwu Cao
Wenwu Cao
  • Professor of Mathematics
(814) 863-8895
Gary Catchen
Gary Catchen
  • Professor of Nuclear Engineering
(814) 865-2011
Moses Chan
Moses Chan
  • Evan Pugh Professor of Physics
(814) 863-2622
Long-Qing Chen
Long-Qing Chen
  • Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering,
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics, and Mathematics
(814) 863-8101
Yongsheng Chen
Yongsheng Chen
  • Assistant Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
(814) 865-9834
T.C. Mike Chung
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-1394
Ralph Colby
Ralph Colby
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering
(814) 863-3457
Vincent Crespi
Vincent Crespi
  • Distinguished Professor of Physics, Materials Science and Engineering and Chemistry
(814) 863-0163
Ismalia Dabo
Ismaila Dabo
  • Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 867-4886
Tarasankar DebRoy
Tarasankar DebRoy
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-1974
Melik Demirel
Melik Demirel
  • Pearce Development Professor
  • Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 863-2270
Qiang Du
Qiang Du
  • Verne Willaman Professor of Mathematics
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-3674
Renata Engel
Renata Engel
  • Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 863-3750
Roman Engel-Herbert
  • Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 867-4325
Kristen Fichthorn
Kristen Fichthorn
  • Merrell R. Fenske Professor of Chemical Engineering
  • Professor of Physics
(814) 863-4807
Enrique Gomez
Enrique Gomez
  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
(814) 867-3428
venkat gopalan
Venkatraman Gopalan
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Associate Director, Center for Optical Technologies
(814) 865-2910
Donald Heaney
Donald Heaney
  • Director, Center for Innovative Sintered Products
  • Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 865-7346
John Hellmann
John Hellmann
  • Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-0163
Michael Hickner
  • Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering
  • Corning Faculty Fellow
  • @hicknergroup
(814) 867-1847
Thomas Jackson
Thomas Jackson
  • Robert E. Kirby Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering
(814) 863-8570
JOHN JANOWIAK
John Janowiak
  • Professor of Wood Products Engineering
(814) 863-1817
Hojong Kim
Hojong Kim
  • Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Norris B. McFarlane Faculty Professor
(814) 865-3117
Dr. Allen Kimel
R. Allen Kimel
  • Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies
(814) 865-5397
Sridhar Komarneni
Sridhar Komarneni
  • Distinguished Professor of Clay Mineralogy
(814) 865-1542
Akhlesh Lakhtakia
Akhlesh Lakhtakia
  • Charles Godfrey Binder Professor in Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 863-4319
Michael Lanagan
Michael Lanagan
  • Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • Associate Director, Materials Research Institute
  • Associate Director, Center for Dielectric Studies
(814) 865-6992
Patrick Lenahan
Patrick Lenahan
  • Distinguished Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 863-4630
Qi Li
Qi Li
  • Professor of Physics
(814) 863-5347
Jingjing Li
Jingjing Li
  • William and Wendy Korb Early Career Professor (Associate Professor) Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
(814) 863-1300
Zi-Kui Liu
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-1934
Thomas Mallouk
Thomas Mallouk
  • Associate Head of the Chemistry Department
  • Evan Pugh Professor of Materials Chemistry and Physics
(814) 863-9637
Evangelos Manias
Evangelos Manias
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-2980
Janna Maranas
Janna Maranas
  • Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-6228
Dr. Gary L. Messing
Gary Messing
  • Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering
(814) 865-2262
Richard Meyer jr
Richard Meyer, Jr.
  • Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Senior Scientist
(814) 865-9607
Suzanne Mohney
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering
  • Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-0744
Arthur Motta
Arthur Motta
  • Professor and Chair of Nuclear Engineering
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-0036
Karl Mueller
Karl Mueller
  • Professor of Chemistry
(814) 863-8674
Zoubeida Ounaies
Zoubeida Ounaies
  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dorothy Quiggle Career Developmental Professorship
(814) 867-4443
Todd Palmer
Todd Palmer
  • Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Senior Research Associate
(814) 863-8865
Carlo Pantano
Carlo Pantano
  • Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-2071
Virendra Puri
Virendra Puri
  • Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
(814) 865-3559
Ljubisa Radovic
Ljubisa Radovic
  • Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
(814) 863-0594
Clive Randall
Clive Randall
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Director, Materials Research Institute
(814) 863-1328
Joan Redwing
Joan Redwing
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering
  • Associate Director, Materials Research Institute
(814) 865-8665
Joshua Robinson
  • Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-8567
James Runt
James Runt
  • Professor of Polymer Science
(814) 863-2749
Jerzy Ruzyllo
Jerzy Ruzyllo
  • Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-5193
Earle Ryba
Earle Ryba
  • Professor Emeritus of Metallurgy
Nitin Samarth
Nitin Samarth
  • George A. and Margaret M. Downsbrough Department Head and Professor of Physics
(814) 863-0136
Albert Segall
Albert Segall
  • Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 865-7829
Barbara Shaw
Barbara Shaw
  • Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 865-7828
Thomas Shrout
Thomas Shrout
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Senior Scientist
(814) 865-1645
Elzbieta Sikora
Elzbieta Sikora
  • Instructor in Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 863-5571
Jogender Singh
Jogender Singh
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Senior Scientist
(814) 863-9898
Susan B. Sinnott
Susan Sinnott
  • Department Head
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-3117
Ivica Smid
Ivica Smid
  • Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 863-8208
Jorge Sofo
Jorge Sofo
  • Director, Materials Simulation Center
  • Professor of Physics and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 777-3450
Chunshan Song
Chunshan Song
  • Director, EMS Energy Institute
  • Associate Director, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment
  • Distinguished Professor of Fuel Science
  • Professor of Chemical Engineering
(814) 863-4466
Mauricio Terrones
Mauricio Terrones
  • Professor of Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-0343
Bernhard Tittmann
Bernhard Tittmann
  • Schell Professor and Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 865-7827
Judith Todd
Judith Todd
  • P.B. Breneman Department Head Chair, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics
(814) 863-0771
Susan Trolier-McKinstry
Susan Trolier-McKinstry
  • Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering
  • Director, W.M. Keck Smart Materials Integration Laboratory
  • Director, Nanofabrication Facility
  • Lead, Piezoelectrics, Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP)
(814) 863-8348
Kenji Uchino
Kenji Uchino
  • Professor of Electrical Engineering
(814) 863-8035
Adri van Duin
Adri van Duin
  • Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering
(814) 865-3389
Randy Vander Wal
Randy Vander Wal
  • Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 865-5813
Erwin Vogler
Erwin Vogler
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Bioengineering
(814) 863-7403
Chao-Yang Wang
Chao-Yang Wang
  • PROFESSOR AND DIEFENDERFER CHAIR Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-4762
Donghai Wang
Donghai Wang
  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
(814) 863-1287
Qing Wang
Qing Wang
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-0042
Douglas Wolfe
Douglas Wolfe
  • Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Department Head, Advanced Coatings at the Applied Research Laboratory
  • Senior Scientist
(814) 865-0316
Qiming Zhang
Qiming Zhang
  • Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
(814) 863-8994
Gregory Ziegler
Gregory Ziegler
  • Professor of Food Science
(814) 863-2960
Darin Zimmerman
Darin Zimmerman
  • Professor of Physics
  • Interim Associate Dean for Research
(814) 949-5746