MSE Faculty and Staff

Department Chair

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Constant, Kristen P
Morrill Professor
Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering and Chair
Office: 2240F Hoover Hall
Phone: 515-294-3337
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Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

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Akinc, Mufit
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering (Courtesy)
Professor-in-Charge, International Programs, College of Engineering
Council on International Programs Chair, ISU
Interim Director, Iowa Energy Center
Office: 2220AD Hoover Hall
Phone: 515-294-0738
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Bartlett, Michael
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BN Hoover
Phone: 515-294-9280
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Bowler, Nicola
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
Office: 2220BM Hoover
Phone: 515-294-3202
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Bratlie, Kaitlin
Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Chemical & Biological Engineering
Office: 2220BK Hoover
Phone: 515-294-7304
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Cademartiri, Ludovico
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Courtesy)
Office: 3109 Gilman
Phone: 515-294-4549
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Chumbley, Scott
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 214 Wilhelm
Phone: 515-294-7903
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Collins, Peter Chancellor
Al and Julie Renken Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Courtesy Appointment, Aerospace Engineering
Office: 2220AA Hoover
Phone: 515-294-5127
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Constant, Kristen P
Morrill Professor
Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering and Chair
Office: 2240F Hoover Hall
Phone: 515-294-3337
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Cui, Jun
Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BA Hoover
Phone: 515-294-4736
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Jiang, Shan
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BD Hoover
Phone: 515-294-1445
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Johnson, Duane D.
F. Wendell Miller Professor of Energy Sciences
Materials Science and Engineering
Chemical & Biological Engineering (Courtesy)
Physics (Courtesy)
Office: 130 Spedding Hall, 2416 Pammel Road
Phone: 515-294-2122
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King, Alexander
Director, Critical Materials Institute
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 134 Wilhelm
Phone: 515-296-4500
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LeSar, Richard Alan
Lynn Gleason Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BR Hoover
Phone: 515-294-1841
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Martin, Steve Warthen
Distinguished Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BF Hoover Hall
Phone: 515-294-0745
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Napolitano, Ralph E.
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Associate Chair, Director of Graduate Education
Office: 3273 Gilman (main office)
Phone: 515-294-9101

Office: 2220BN Hoover (mail address)
Phone: 515-294-1214
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Pecharsky, Vitalij K
Distinguished Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 253 Spedding
Phone: 515-294-8220
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Russell, Alan Mark
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BP Hoover
Phone: 515-294-3204
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Schwartz, Adam
Director, U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 311 TASF
Phone: 515-294-2770
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Shechtman, Dan
Nobel Laureate
Distinguished Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 342 Spedding
Phone: 515-294-3685
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Tan, Xiaoli
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BH Hoover Hall
Phone: 515-294-3355
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Thiel, Patricia Ann
Distinguished Professor
Chemistry
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 320 Spedding
Phone: 515-294-8985
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Thuo, Martin
Assistant Professor
Office: 2220AB Hoover
Phone: 515-294-8581
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Xu, Jing
Assistant Professor
Office: 2220 Hoover
Phone: 515-294-9278
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Teaching Faculty

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Constant, Alan P
Senior Lecturer
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220AC Hoover
Phone: 515-294-3070
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Cullinan, Tim Edward
Lecturer
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BJ Hoover
Phone: 515-294-0910
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Selby, Martha Ann
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220BG Hoover Hall
Phone: 515-294-0195
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Courtesy Appointments

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Beckman, Scott P
Affiliate Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
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Hong, Wei
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering
Office: 2239 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-8850
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Jiles, David C
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2215 Coover
Phone: 515-294-1097
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Mallapragada, Surya
Anson Marston Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Carol Vohs Johnson Chair
Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2031 Sweeney Hall
Phone: 515-294-7407
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Shafei, Behrouz
Assistant Professor
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)
Office: 424 Town Engr
Phone: 515-294-4058
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Soukoulis, Costas M
Distinguished Professor
Physics
Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)
Office: A519 Zaffarano
Phone: 515-294-2816
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Tank, Kristina Maruyama
Assistant Professor
School of Education
Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)
Office: 0624C Lagomar
Phone: 515-294-4503
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Travesset-Casas, Alejandro
Professor
Physics
Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)
Office: A503 Physics
Phone: 515-294-7191
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Adjunct Faculty

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Anderson, Iver E
Adjunct Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 222 Metals Dev
Phone: 515-294-9791
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Cademartiri, Rebecca
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Office: 1031 Sweeney
Phone: 515-294-3327
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Kramer, Matthew J
Adjunct Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 124 Metals Dev
Phone: 515-294-0276
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Lograsso, Thomas A
Adjunct Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 311 TASF
Phone: 515-294-2770

Office: 111A Metals Dev
Phone: 515-294-8425
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Postdoctoral Researchers

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Gebhardt, Ryan Scott
Postdoc Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 3318 Hoover
Phone: 515-257-6428
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Lazar, Michael Lawrence
Postdoc Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220 Hoover
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Ouyang, Gaoyuan
Postdoc Research Associate
Office: 2220 Hoover
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Samimi, Peyman
Postdoc Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220 Hoover
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Shi, Yichao
Postdoc Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220 Hoover
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Siemianowski, Oskar J
Postdoc Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220 Hoover
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Zhao, Ran
Postdoc Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2220 Hoover
Phone: 515-294-1214
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Staff

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Grawe, Michelle
Laboratory Coordinator
Materials Science and Engineering

Office: 2220BB Hoover
Phone: 515-294-3304
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Johns, Benjamin Cory
Systems Support Specialist III
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2240H Hoover
Phone: 515-294-3369
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Klocke, Andrea Susanne
Academic Advisor II
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2240K Hoover
Phone: 515-294-0891
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Knight, Karen M
Account Clerk
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2240 Hoover
Phone: 515-294-8724
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Lenkaitis, Michelle M
Program Coordinator II
Operations Manager
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2240E Hoover
Phone: 515-294-0741
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Li, Ying
Fiscal and Grants Coordinator
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2240G Hoover
Phone: 515-294-6118
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Mendoza, Ellie
Academic Program Assistant
Graduate Program Coordinator
Office: 2240 Hoover Hall
Phone: 515-294-1243
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Morton, Patrick
Academic Advisor II
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2240L Hoover
Phone: 515-294-5713
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Schober, Bailey
Communications Specialist I
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 2240 Hoover
Phone: 515-294-0080
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Emeritus Faculty

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McGee, Thomas
Professor Emeritus
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Patterson, John W.
Emeritus Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
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Trivedi, Rohit K
Distinguished Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Office: 100 Wilhelm
Phone: 515-294-5869
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Verhoeven, John
Emeritus Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering
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Wilder, David R.
Emeritus Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
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