University of California, Riverside

Materials Science and Engineering



CNAS faculty


 BardeenBarsukov | Bartels | CuiFeng | Fokwa | GaborGreen | HayashiJiang | Mills | Mohideen Mueller Shi |  Tang | Tom | Uhrich | WangWei | YarmoffYin | Zaera
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 Dr. Christopher Bardeen

Professor, Chemistry 
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1995
Website
Email: christopher.bardeen@ucr.edu 
MSE areas: Photophysics of photovoltaic materials; photomechanical properties of organic nanostructures; photochemistry in biological tissues

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Dr. Igor Barsukov

Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy

Email: igor.barsukov@ucr.edu

Website

MSE areas: Experimental condensed matter physics, spintronics

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 Dr. Ludwig Bartels

Professor, Chemistry
Dr. Rer. Nat., Freie Universität Berlin, 1997
Website
Email: ludwig.bartels@ucr.edu
MSE areas: investigation and design of surface roughness, surface properties, surface reactivity, in particular with regards to organic materials and metals surfaces.

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Dr. Yongtao Cui

Assistant Professor Physics & Astronomy

Ph.D. Cornell University, 2011

Personal Home Page

MSE areas: Experimental condensed matter physics, nanoscale physics

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 Dr. Pingyun Feng

Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, 1998
Website
Email: pingyun.feng@ucr.edu
MSE areas: porous materials, porous semiconducting materials, catalytic, electronic, and optical materials, templated self-assembly, and targeted drug delivery.

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Dr. Boniface P.T. Fokwa

Assistant Professor of Chemistry & CMF in CEE and MS

Ph.D. Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, 2003

Postdoc and Habilitation (Priv.-Doz.): RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 2010

Email: bfokwa@ucr.edu

MSE areas: Nano intermetallic materials; crystal and electronic structures; magnetic, magnetocaloric, superconducting and catalytic properties.

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Dr. Nathaniel Gabor

Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2010
qmolab.ucr.edu
Email:nathaniel.gabor@ucr.edu
MSE areas: new quantum phenomena in atomically thin two-dimensional(2D) electronic materials including graphene, hexagonal boron nitride, and layered transition metal dichalcogenides

 
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Dr. Harry W. Green

Distinguished Professor of Geology and Geophysics
Research Geophysicist
Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 1968
Website
Email: harry.green@ucr.edu 
MSE areas: synthetic and natural ceramics and rocks; mechanisms of plastic deformation; pressure effect on flow properties of solids; effect of stress on phase transformations; shearing instabilities at high pressure; nonhydrostatic thermodynamics; transmission electron microscopy; application of materials science to understanding the deep interior of Earth.

 
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Dr. Cheryl Hayashi

Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Yale University, 1996
Website
Email: cheryl.hayashi@ucr.edu
MSE areas: The mechanical properties of silk -- elasticity, tensile properties, breaking strength, etc.  -- are ultimately dependent on the sequence of amino acids that form silk proteins.

 
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Dr. De-eng Jiang

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 2005
Website
Email: de-en.jiang@ucr.edu  
MSE areas: Computational Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

 
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Dr. Allen Mills 

Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1967
Website
Email: allen.mills@ucr.edu
MSE areas: defects in thin films, porous materials, electron spin-momentum distributions in half metals, contactless gating of heterostructures

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Dr. Umar Mohideen

Professor, Physics
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1992
Website
Email: umar.mohideen@ucr.edu
MSE areas: The physical nature of empty space; nanostructure physics; interaction between single molecules or a single assembly of bound proteins

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Dr. Leonard Mueller

Professor, Chemistry 
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1997
Website
Email: leonard.mueller@ucr.edu 
MSE areas: Solid-state NMR of materials, electronic and structural characterization of catalysts, organic conductors, fullerenes, and nanotubes

 

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Jing Shi

 Dr. Jing Shi

Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1994
Website
Email: jing.shi@ucr.edu
MSE areas: spin-dependent transport and tunneling; nanoscale magnetism; graphene physics and devices; transition metal oxide thin films and devices.

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Dr. Ming Lee Tang

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2009

Website

Email: mltang@ucr.edu

MSE areas: Monovalent gold for nanophotonics at visible wavelength,Metamaterials, Vacuum Rabi Splitting, Antenna- enhanced fluorescence and Raman Scattering, Single molecule studies of the nanoparticle-ligand interface

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 Dr. Harry W.K. Tom

Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Ph.D., University of California Berkeley, 1984
Website
Email: harry.tom@ucr.edu
MSE areas: nonlinear optical and ultrafast optical studies of interfacial magnetism and spin transport across interfaces, magnetic nanowire devices, optical biosensors, terahertz spectroscopy of biomolecules in liquids, orientation of biological molecules at solid/liquid interfaces.

 

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Dr. Katheryn Uhrich

Dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Cornell University

Email: cnasdean@ucr.edu

MSE areas: Materials Chemistry, Organic Chemistry.

 

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  Dr. Chao Wang 

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., Tsinghua University, 2011
Website
Email: chaowang@ucr.edu 
MSE areas: combining molecular chemistry and supramolecular chemistry to achieve precise control of electronic/mechanical properties of organic polymer materials at the molecular level.

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Dr. Peng Wei

Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2011

Personal Home Page

Email: peng.wei@ucr.edu

MSE areas: Experimental condensed matter physics, mesoscopic quantum physics.

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 Dr. Jory Yarmoff

Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 1985

Yarmoff Group Home Page

Email: yarmoff@ucr.edu
MSE areas: investigates the physical and chemical properties of solid surfaces and interfaces,chemical reactions at surfaces, and particle-surface interactions, with applications in nanoscale materials, semiconductor processing, tribology, catalysis, and environmental sciences

Yadong Yin

 Dr. Yadong Yin

Associate Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2002
Website
Email: yadong.yin@ucr.edu
MSE areas: colloidal inorganic nanostructures: synthesis and surface modification; self-assembly approaches to nanoscale electronic and photonic devices; composite nanomaterials for catalytic applications; biomedical applications of nanostructures; colloidal and interface chemistry; nanofabrication using unconventional methods.

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Dr. Francisco Zaera

Distinguished Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University of California Berkeley, 1984
Website
Email: francisco.zaera@ucr.edu
MSE areas: Surface chemistry, with emphasis in heterogeneous catalysis and materials science; surface reaction mechanisms, thin film deposition.

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