MSE Departmental Faculty

Our world-class faculty engage in teaching and interdisciplinary research across many traditional and cutting-edge fields.  Below is an alphabetical list of faculty with academic appointments within the department. Also listed are their affiliated MSE research areas. To learn more about each of our faculty members, click to view their profiles for information on their specific research activities, center and institute affiliations, and publications.

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Ritesh Agarwal Name: Ritesh Agarwal, Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Chemistry of Materials | Electron Microscopy | Electronic and Optical Properties | Energy | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Semiconductors
Office: 308 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-573-3037 | Research website | View Profile
John L. Bassani

Name: John L. Bassani, Richard H. and S.L. Gabel Professor, MEAM
Research Areas: Chemistry of Materials | Materials Theory and Modeling | Mechanical Behavior | Metals | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 237 Towne Building | Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-5632 | View Profile

Dawn Bonnell Name: Dawn Bonnell, Henry Robinson Towne Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Biomaterials | Ceramics | Electronic and Optical Properties | Materials Theory and Modeling | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Scanning Probe Microscopy | Semiconductors | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 118 College Hall| Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-7236 | Research website | View Profile
Norman Brown Name: Norman Brown, Professor Emeritus, MSE
Office: 200 LRSM | Affiliation: Emeritus Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-8337 | View Profile
Robert Carpick Name: Robert Carpick, John Henry Towne Professor and Chair, MEAM
Research Areas: Ceramics | Energy | Mechanical Behavior | Metals | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Scanning Probe Microscopy | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 251 Towne Building | Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-4608 | Research website | View Profile
I-Wei Chen Name: I-Wei Chen, Skirkanich Professor of Innovation, MSE
Research Areas: Biomaterials | Ceramics | Chemistry of Materials | Electronic and Optical Properties | Mechanical Behavior | Nanostructured Materials | Polymers | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 424 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-5163 | Research website | View Profile
Russell Composto Name: Russell Composto, Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Biomaterials | Chemistry of Materials | Materials Theory and Modeling | Mechanical Behavior | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Polymers | Scanning Probe Microscopy | Surfaces & Interfaces | X-Ray & Neutron Scattering
Office: 321 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-4451 | Research website | View Profile
Ertugrul Cubukcu Name: Ertugrul Cubukcu, Assistant Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Nanophotonics | Plasmonics | Nanooptics
Office: 401 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-7975 | Research website | View Profile
Peter K. Davies Name: Peter K. Davies, Class of 1942 Term Professor and Chair, MSE
Research Areas: Ceramics | Chemistry of Materials | Electron Microscopy | Electronic and Optical Properties | Energy | Nanostructured Materials | X-Ray & Neutron Scattering
Office: 200 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-1013 | View Profile
Name: Nader Engheta, H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor, ESE
Research Area: Devices
Office: 215 Moore | Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
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Daniel Gianola Name: Daniel Gianola, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation, MSE
Research Areas: Nanotubes and Nanowires | Electron Microscopy | Energy | Mechanical Behavior | Metals | Nanostructured Materials | X-Ray & Neutron Scattering
Office: 205 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-7974 | Research website | View Profile
Louis Girifalco Name: Louis Girifalco, Professor Emeritus, MSE
Office: 200 LRSM | Affiliation: Emeritus Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-8337 | View Profile
Raymond J. Gorte Name: Raymond J. Gorte, Russell Pearce and Elizabeth Crimian Heuer Professor, CBE
Research Areas: Ceramics | Chemistry of Materials | Energy | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 311 Towne | Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-4439 | View Profile
Charles Graham Name: Charles Graham, Professor Emeritus, MSE
Office: 220C LRSM | Affiliation: Emeritus Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-8337 | View Profile
A.T. Charlie Johnson Name: A. T. Charlie Johnson, Professor, Physics
Research Areas: Nanotubes and Nanowires | Electron Microscopy | Nanostructured Materials
Office: 1A and 2A LRSM/116 LRSM| Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-9325, 215-898-6231| Research website | View Profile
Cherie Kagan Name: Cherie Kagan, Stephen J. Angello Professor, ESE
Research Areas: Nanotubes and Nanowires | Chemistry of Materials | Electronic and Optical Properties | Energy | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Polymers | Semiconductors | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 254 Levine | Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-573-4384 | Research website | View Profile
Mahadevan Khantha Name: Mahadevan Khantha, Senior Lecturer, MSE
Research Areas: Nanotubes and Nanowires | Materials Theory and Modeling | Mechanical Behavior | Metals | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Semiconductors | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 221 LRSM | Affiliation: Academic Support Staff
Email | Phone: 215-898-2913 | View Profile
Campbell Laird Name: Campbell Laird, Professor Emeritus, MSE
Office: 200 LRSM | Affiliation: Emeritus Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-8337 | View Profile
Charles McMahon Name: Charles McMahon, Jr., Professor Emeritus, MSE
Research Areas: Mechanical Behavior | Metals | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 200 LRSM | Affiliation: Emeritus Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-8337 | View Profile
Christopher B. Murray Name: Christopher B. Murray, Richard Perry University Professor, MSE and Chemistry
Research Areas: Nanotubes and Nanowires | Ceramics | Chemistry of Materials | Electron Microscopy | Electronic and Optical Properties | Energy | Metals | Nanostructured Materials | X-Ray & Neutron Scattering
Office: 322 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-0588 | View Profile
David Pope Name: David Pope, Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Mechanical Behavior | Metals | Nanostructured Materials | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 206 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-9837 | View Profile
Andrew M. Rappe Name: Andrew M. Rappe, Professor, Chemistry
Research Areas: Ceramics | Chemistry of Materials | Electronic and Optical Properties | Energy | Materials Theory and Modeling | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | X-Ray & Neutron Scattering
Office: 264 Cret Building | Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-8313 | Research website | View Profile
Vivek Shenoy Name: Vivek Shenoy, Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Computational Materials Science; Mechanical Behavior; Nanostructured Materials; Biomaterials; Physics of Materials; Surface and Interfaces
Office: 309 LRSM | Phone: 215-898-1558
Affiliation:
Primary Faculty
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Name: David J. Srolovitz, Joseph Bordogna Professor, MSE/MEAM
Research Areas: Computational and Theoretical Materials Science | Defects, Growth, Evolution and Deformation of materials
Office: 326 LRSM | Phone: 215-898-6924
Affiliation:
Primary Faculty
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Kevin Turner Name: Kevin Turner, Gabel Family Term Associate Professor, MEAM
Research Areas: Mechanics of Materials | Micro- and Nano-mechanics
Office: 245 Towne Building | Phone: 215-573-7485 |
Affiliation: Secondary Faculty
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Vaclav Vitek Name: Vaclav Vitek, Harold Pender Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Materials Theory and Modeling | Mechanical Behavior | Metals | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 218 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-7883 | View Profile
Karen Winey Name: Karen Winey, TowerBrook Foundation Faculty Fellow and Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Biomaterials | Nanotubes and Nanowires | Chemistry of Materials | Electron Microscopy | Mechanical Behavior | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | Polymers | X-Ray & Neutron Scattering
Office: 300 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-0593 | Research website | View Profile
Shu Yang Name: Shu Yang, Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Biomaterials | Chemistry of Materials | Electronic and Optical Properties | Nanostructured Materials | Polymers | Surfaces & Interfaces
Office: 203 LRSM | Affiliation: Primary Faculty
Email | Phone: 215-898-9645 | Research website | View Profile
Taner Yildirim Name: Taner Yildirim, Adjunct Professor, MSE
Research Areas: Nanotubes and Nanowires | Energy | Materials Theory and Modeling | Nanostructured Materials | Physics of Materials | X-Ray & Neutron Scattering
Office: 302 LRSM | Affiliation: Affiliated Faculty
Email | Phone: 301-975-6228 | View Profile