Leadership

Materials Science and Engineering Program Organization

The Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program is governed by three committees: the Executive Committee, the Steering Committee, and the Academic Committee.

Executive Committee

Responsibilities: Strategic planning, vision, and graduate fellowship selection.

Faculty Members

Peter Burns
Peter C. BurnsCivil & Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

 

Ruilan Guo
Ruilan GuoChemical & Biomolecular Engineering

 

Boldizsar Janko
Boldizsar JankoPhysics

 

Masaru Kuno
Masaru Kuno, Committee Co-chairChemistry & Biochemistry

 

Glen Niebur
Glen NieburAerospace & Mechanical Engineering; Bioengineering

 

Alan Seabaugh
Alan Seabaugh, Committee ChairElectrical Engineering

 

Steering Committee

Responsibilities: Building community, doctoral thesis approval, raising visibility, and attracting top students.

Faculty Members

Morton Eskildsen
Morten Eskildsen, Committee ChairPhysics

 

Jeremy Fein
Jeremy FeinCivil & Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

 

Anthony Hoffman
Anthony HoffmanElectrical Engineering

 

Prashant Kamt
Prashant KamatChemistry & Biochemistry

 

William Phillip
William PhillipChemical & Biomolecular Engineering

 

Ryan Roeder
Ryan Roeder, Committee Co-chairAerospace & Mechanical Engineering; Bioengineering

 

Academic Committee

Responsibilities: Refine the interdisciplinary curriculum to promote Notre Dame materials research.

Faculty Members

Badih Assaf
Badih AssafPhysics

 

Gregory Hartland
Gregory Hartland, Committee ChairChemistry & Biochemistry

 

Scott Howard
Scott HowardElectrical Engineering; Bioengineering

 

Paul McGinn
Paul McGinn, Committee Co-chairChemical & Biomolecular Engineering

 

Clive Neal
Clive NealCivil & Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

 

Svetlana Neretina
Svetlana NeretinaAerospace & Mechanical Engineering

 

Need more information?

For more information on the Materials Science and Engineering Program, please contact us at MSE-list@nd.edu or 574-631-6470.