University of California, Riverside

Materials Science and Engineering

Lecturers and Staff Researchers

Dr. Nissim Amos

Asst. Adjunct Professor, MSE; Lecturer of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

MSE areas: Specialized in the fabrication and characterization of next-generation nanotechnologies and an innovator of metrology solutions for the analysis of nanoscale devices and structures.


 Dr. Krassimir N. Bozhilov

Research Scientist and Academic Coordinator, Earth Sciences
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1997
MSE areas: electron microscopy and microanalysis of nanomaterials, zeolite structure and properties, crystal chemistry and crystallography of ino- and phyllosilicates

 Dr. Roman Chomko

Lecturer of Electrical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering
Ph.D., University of Miami,1999
MSE areas: electrical and magnetic materials, spintronics, structural and electrical composites, colloids and ferrofluids

 Dr. Alexander Khitun

Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering
Ph.D., Moscow Insitute of Physics and Technology, 1995
MSE areas: spintronics; magnonics; synthetic multiferroics; magnetic logic decives, cellular nonlinear networks, nanoarchitectonics.



Dr. Alfredo Martinez-Morales

Adjunct Professor, Managing Director of the Southern California Research Initiative for Solar Energy (SC-RISE)
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2010 
MSE areas: concentrated photovoltaics (CPV), dye sensitized solar cells (DSSCs), ordered bulk-heterojunction (OBHJ) solar cells, and Lithium-ion battery technology.

Youngwoo Rheem
 Dr. Youngwoo Rheem

Assistant Reseacher, Materials Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Chungnam National University, 2003
MSE areas:  nanomaterials processing, nanodevice fabrication, nanosensor

 Dr. Pathikumar Sellappan

Assistant Researcher, Materials Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Universite' De Rennes 1, 2011
MSE areas: Efficient high-temperature thermoelectric materials through grain boundary engineering and alloying; Synthesis and processing of bulk magnets

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Bourns College of Engineering
313 Materials Science & Engineering Building

Tel: (951) 827-3383
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