Osseo-Asare, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Energy and Mineral Engineering. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering. He received B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California (Berkeley). His research interests include aqueous processing: materials synthesis and processing, nanoparticle synthesis, purification and assembly, wet processing in semiconductor fabrication, chemical-mechanical polishing, surface cleaning, and finishing, hydrometallurgy, separation science and technology, environmental systems, applied aqueous chemistry, interfacial and colloidal phenomena, surfactant science, semiconductor electrochemistry, and thermodynamic modeling.
This faculty member is associated with the Penn State Intercollege Graduate Degree Program (IGDP) in Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) where a multitude of perspectives and cross-disciplinary collaboration within research is highly valued. Graduate students in the IGDP in MatSE may work with faculty members from across Penn State.
- Aqueous Processing: Materials Synthesis & Processing
- Nanoparticle Synthesis, Purification, and Assembly
- Wet Processing in Semiconductor Fabrication
- Chemical-Mechanical Polishing, Surface Cleaning & Finishing
- Separation Science & Technology
- Environmental Systems
- Applied Aqueous Chemistry: Interfacial and Colloidal Phenomena
- Surfactant Science
- Semiconductor Electrochemistry
- Thermodynamic Modeling