Graduate Faculty

Learn more about our graduate faculty by browsing the alphabetical listing below. You also may search for faculty by name, or research interest.

James Adair James Adair
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
407 Steidle Building
(814) 863-6047
jha3@psu.edu
Kofi Adu
Assistant Professor of Physics
Penn State Altoona, 158 LRC, 3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601
814-940-3335
cxa269@psu.edu
Nasim Alem Nasim Alem
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-210 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 865-7928
nalem@psu.edu
Igor Aronson
Huck Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Mathematics
504 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building
814-867-6260
isa12@psu.edu
John Asbury
Professor of Chemistry
112 Chemistry Building, University Park, PA 16802
814-863-6309
jasbury@psu.edu
John Badding John Badding
Professor of Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Science and Engineering
120 Chemistry Building
(814) 777-3054
jvb2@psu.edu
Saurabh Basu
Assistant Professor
210 Leonhard Building
814-868-2447
sxb514@psu.edu
Allison  Beese Allison Beese
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
327 Steidle Building
814-865-1523
beese@matse.psu.edu
Andrew Belmonte
Professor of Mathematics and Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
322 McAllister Building
(814) 865-2491
belmonte@math.psu.edu
Jeffery Brownson
Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
212 Hosler Building / 265 MRL Building
814-867-4227
jrb52@psu.edu
Jeffrey Brownson
Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
212 Hosler Building / 265 MRL Building
solarpower@psu.edu
Wenwu Cao
Professor of Mathematics
339 McAllister Building
(814) 863-8895
cao@math.psu.edu
Long-Qing  Chen Long-Qing Chen
Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-229 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 863-8101
lqc3@psu.edu
Huanyu Cheng
Assistant Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
307D Earth and Engineering Sciences Building University Park, PA 16802
huc24@psu.edu
Sukwon Choi
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
306 Reber Building
814-863-4355
sfc5185@psu.edu
T.C. Mike Chung T.C. Mike Chung
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
302 Steidle
(814) 863-1394
chung@matse.psu.edu
Ralph Colby Ralph Colby
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
305 Steidle
(814) 863-3457
colby@matse.psu.edu
Judith Copley
Department Head of ESM, P.B. Breneman Chair
214 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
814-863-0771
jat20@psu.edu
Vincent Crespi
Distinguished Professor of Physics,
326 Davey Lab
(814) 863-0163
vhc2@psu.edu
Ismaila  Dabo Ismaila Dabo
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-241 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-4886
dabo@matse.psu.edu
Tarasankar  DebRoy Tarasankar DebRoy
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
204 Steidle
(814) 865-1974
debroy@matse.psu.edu
Melik Demirel
Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics
212 Earth and Engineering Sciences University Park, PA 16802
814-863-2270
mcd18@psu.edu
Aida Ebrahimi Aida Ebrahimi
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
111-J Electrical Engineering West
814-865-6177
sue66@psu.edu
Roman  Engel-Herbert Roman Engel-Herbert
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Physics
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-232 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-4325
engel-herbert@matse.psu.edu
Kristen Fichthorn
Merrell R. Fenske Professor of Chemical Engineering
164 Fenske Lab
(814) 863-4807
fichthorn@psu.edu
Noel Giebink
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
209H Electrical Engineering West
814-865-2229
ncg2@psu.edu
Enrique Gomez
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
404 Steidle Building
814-867-3428
edg12@psu.edu
Venkatraman  Gopalan Venkatraman Gopalan
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-212 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 865-2910
gopalan@matse.psu.edu
John  Hellmann John Hellmann
Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research
Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
248 Deike Building
(814) 865-0163
hellmann@matse.psu.edu
John Hellmann
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research
248D Deike Building
814-865-0163
jrh3@psu.edu
Robert Hickey Robert Hickey
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
403 Steidle Building
(814) 863-7521
rjh64@psu.edu
Michael Hickner
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering
405 Steidle Building
(814) 867-1847
hickner@matse.psu.edu
Mark Horn
Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
305C EES Bldg.
(814) 865-0332
mwh4@psu.edu
Thomas Jackson
Robert E. Kirby Chair Professor
216 Electrical Engineering West
814-863-8570
tnj1@psu.edu
Jayme Keist
Assistant Research Professor
4410M The 230 Building University Park, PA 16802
814 865 3940
jsk25@psu.edu
Hojong Kim
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Norris B. McFarlane Faculty Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
406 Steidle
(814) 865-3117
kim@matse.psu.edu
Seong Kim
Professor of Chemical Engineering,
N-323 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 863-4809
shkim@engr.psu.edu
R. Allen Kimel R. Allen Kimel
Associate Teaching Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
225B Steidle
(814) 865-5397
kimel@matse.psu.edu
Sridhar Komarneni
Distinguished Professor of Clay Mineralogy
205 Materials Research Laboratory
814-865-1542
komarneni@psu.edu
Michael Lanagan Michael Lanagan
Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
N-329 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 865-6992
mxl46@psu.edu
Patrick Lenahan
Distinguished Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
101 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building University Park, PA 16802
814-863-4630
pml8@psu.edu
George Lesieutre
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
229 Hammond Building
814-863-0103
g-lesieutre@psu.edu
Jingjing Li
Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
212 Leonhard Building
814-863-1300
jul572@psu.edu
Zi-Kui  Liu Zi-Kui Liu
Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
326 Steidle
(814) 865-1934
liu@matse.psu.edu
Evangelos Manias Evangelos Manias
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
428 Steidle
(814) 863-2980
manias@matse.psu.edu
Jon-Paul Maria Jon-Paul Maria
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
207 Steidle Building
814-863-3391
jpm133@psu.edu
Richard Martukanitz
Director of Penn State's Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition
4400D APPLIED SCIENCE BLDG
814-863-7282
rxm44@psu.edu
John Mauro John Mauro
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
333 Steidle Building
814-865-2130
jcm426@psu.edu
Theresa Mayer
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
N-229 Millennium Science Complex
814-863-8458
tsm2@psu.edu
Randall McEntaffer
Professor
505 Davey Lab
(814) 863-6091
rlm90@psu.edu
Gary Messing Gary Messing
Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
307 Steidle
(814) 865-2262
messing@matse.psu.edu
Richard Meyer
Senior Research Associate and Associate Professor of Materials
165 Applied Research Lab, University Park, PA 16802
814-865-9607
rjm150@psu.edu
Suzanne Mohney Suzanne Mohney
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-209 Millennium Science Complex, 328 Steidle Building
814-863-0744
mohney@matse.psu.edu
Arthur Motta
Professor in the Nuclear Engineering Program
233 Hallowell Bldg
(814) 865-0036
atm2@psu.edu
Kwadwo Osseo-Asare Kwadwo Osseo-Asare
Distinguished Professor of Metallurgy and Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
426 Steidle
814-865-4882
ako1@psu.edu
Zoubeida Ounaies Zoubeida Ounaies
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
157B Hammond Building
814-867-4443
zxo100@psu.edu
Todd Palmer Todd Palmer
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
147B Research West Building
(814) 863-8865
palmer@matse.psu.edu
Shashank Priya Shashank Priya
Associate Vice President for Research
303 Steidle Building
814-863-9657
sup103@psu.edu
Clive  Randall Clive Randall
Director, Materials Research Institute
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-221 Millennium Science Complex
814-863-1328
car4@psu.edu
Joan Redwing Joan Redwing
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N336 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 865-8665
redwing@matse.psu.edu
Joshua Robinson Joshua Robinson
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-337 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 863-8567
robinson@matse.psu.edu
Nitin Samarth
Professor of Physics
104 Davey Lab
(814) 863-0136
nxs16@psu.edu
Raymond Schaak
DuPont Professor of Materials Chemistry
523 Chemistry Building
(814) 865-8600
schaak@chem.psu.edu
Justin Schwartz
Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering
0101 Hammond Building
814-865-7537
jzs622@psu.edu
Albert Segall
Professor
403B Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
814-865-7829
axs18@psu.edu
Abhronil Sengupta
Assistant Professor
111K Electrical Engineering West
814-867-4776
sengupta@psu.edu
Barbara Shaw
Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics
403C Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
814-865-7828
bas13@psu.edu
Feifei Shi
Assistant Professor of Energy Engineering
154 Hosler
814-863-8852
feifeishi@psu.edu.
Elzbieta Sikora
Associate Teaching Professor and Graduate Programs Coordinator
403A Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
814-863-5571
exs36@psu.edu
Jogender Singh
Senior Scientist
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
4000D Applied Science Building
(814) 863-9898
jxs46@psu.edu
Susan Sinnott Susan Sinnott
Department Head, Materials Science and Engineering
221A Steidle Building
814-863-3117
sinnott@matse.psu.edu
David Snyder
Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering
181 The 230 Building
(814) 865-9381
dsnyder@eoc.psu.edu
Jorge Sofo
Professor of Physics
210 Osmond Lab.
(814) 777-3450
sofo@psu.edu
Chunshan Song
Distinguished Professor of Fuel Science, and Professor of Chemical Engineering
C211 CUL
814-863-4466
csong@psu.edu
Hongtao Sun
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
220 Leonhard Building
814-865-1489
hongtao.sun@psu.edu
Mauricio Terrones
Verne M. Willaman Professor of Physics, Distinguished Professor of Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering
205A Osmond
(814) 865-0343
mut11@psu.edu
Susan Trolier-McKinstry Susan Trolier-McKinstry
Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering
N-227 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 863-8348
trolier-mckinstry@matse.psu.edu
Kenji Uchino
Professor
134 Materials Research Laboratory
814-863-8035
kxu1@psu.edu
Kenan Unlu
Director of Radiation Science and Engineering Center
102 Breazeale Nuclear Reactor Building
(814) 865-6351
kxu2@psu.edu
Adrianus Van Duin
Kenneth Kuan-Yun Kuo Early Career Professor
240 Research Building East
(814) 863-6277
acv13@psu.edu
Robert Voigt
Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
344 Leonhard Building
814-863-7290
rcv2@psu.edu
Chao-Yang Wang
William E. Diefender, Chair of Mechanical Engineering
338A Reber Building
(814) 863-4762
cxw31@psu.edu
Donghai Wang
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
328 Reber Building
814) 863-1287
duw13@psu.edu
Jian Wang
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
W-340 Millennium Science Complex
814-865-1278
jxy30@psu.edu
Qing Wang Qing Wang
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-322 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 863-0042
wang@matse.psu.edu
Mary Williams
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
111 Ritenour Building
(814) 863-0284
mew17@psu.edu
Nicholas Winograd
Evan Pugh University Professor of Chemistry
209 Chemistry Building
(814) 863-0001
nxw@psu.edu
Douglas Wolfe Douglas Wolfe
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 119, 230 Building
(814) 865-0316
dew125@arl.psu.edu
Tak Wong
Principal Investigator
N-330 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 865-6122
tswong@psu.edu
Lauren Zarzar
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
436 Chemistry Building
(814) 865-1316
ldz4@psu.edu
Lauren Zarzar Lauren Zarzar
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
436 Chemistry Building
814-865-1316
ldz4@psu.edu
Quiming Zhang
Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering
N-219 Millennium Science Complex
814-863-8994
qxz1@psu.edu
Sulin Zhang
Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Bioengineering
N-231 Millennium Science Building
814-865-7640
suz10@psu.edu
Greg Ziegler
Professor of Food Science
341 Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building
814-863-2960
grz1@psu.edu