Kwadwo Osseo-Asare

Kwadwo Osseo-Asare

Email: 
Phone: 
814-865-4882
Office Address: 
426 Steidle
Title: 
Distinguished Professor of Metallurgy and Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering
Unit: 
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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Research Interests: 
  • Sustainability
  • Metals
  • Nanomaterials
  • Semiconductors
  • Synthesis
Education: 
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Univ. of California Berkeley
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Univ. of California Berkeley
B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Univ. of California Berkeley
About: 

Osseo-Asare, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Energy and Mineral Engineering 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.

Research Projects: 
  • Aqueous Processing: Materials Synthesis & Processing
  • Nanoparticle Synthesis, Purification, and Assembly
  • Wet Processing in Semiconductor Fabrication
  • Chemical-Mechanical Polishing, Surface Cleaning & Finishing
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Separation Science & Technology
  • Environmental Systems
  • Applied Aqueous Chemistry: Interfacial and Colloidal Phenomena
  • Surfactant Science
  • Semiconductor Electrochemistry
  • Thermodynamic Modeling