Faculty

Alfredo Alexander-Katz

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Biophysics; Computational Materials Science; Condensed Matter Physics; Nanotechnology; Polymers; Self Assembly

Antoine Allanore

Associate Professor of Metallurgy

Electrochemistry; Corrosion and Environmental Effects; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Materials Chemistry; Metallurgy; Thermodynamics

Polina Anikeeva

Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering; Associate Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Associate Director, Research Laboratory of Electronics

Biomaterials; Biophysics; Biotechnology; Electronic Materials; Magnetic Materials; Materials Chemistry; Implants; Nanotechnology; Photonic Materials

Geoffrey S.D. Beach

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Co-director, Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) at MIT

Ceramics; Condensed Matter Physics; Electrochemistry; Electronic Materials; Magnetic Materials; Nanotechnology; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Transport Phenomena

Angela Belcher

James Mason Crafts Professor; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Professor of Bioengineering

Biotechnology; Energy Storage; Nanotechnology; Polymers

W. Craig Carter

POSCO Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; MacVicar Faculty Fellow

Computational Materials Science; Energy; Energy Storage

Yet-Ming Chiang

Kyocera Professor; National Academy of Engineering

Ceramics; Electrochemistry; Energy; Energy Storage; Nanotechnology; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films

Michael J. Cima

David H. Koch Professor of Engineering; Associate Dean of Innovation for the School of Engineering; Co-Director of the MIT Innovation Initiative; Faculty Director, Lemelson-MIT Program

Ceramics; Cancer; Implants; Nanotechnology

Thomas W. Eagar

Professor of Materials Engineering and Engineering Systems

Materials Systems and Analysis; Fracture, Fatigue, and Failure of Materials; Metallurgy; Structural Materials

Yoel Fink

Professor of Materials Science; MacVicar Faculty Fellow; Joint Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Medical; Nanotechnology; Photonic Materials

Eugene A. Fitzgerald

Merton C. Flemings-SMA Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; CEO and director of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology

Electronic Materials; Nanotechnology; Semiconductors; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films

Lorna J. Gibson

Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering; MacVicar Fellow

Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Jeffrey C. Grossman

Morton and Claire Goulder and Family Professor in Environmental Systems; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; MacVicar Fellow

Computational Materials Science; Condensed Matter Physics; Energy; Energy Storage; Materials Chemistry; Nanotechnology

Juejun (JJ) Hu

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Electronic Materials; Nanotechnology; Photonic Materials; Semiconductors

Darrell J. Irvine

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering & Biological Engineering; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Biotechnology; Nanotechnology; Polymers

Rafael Jaramillo

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Electronic Materials; Nanotechnology; Phase Transformations; Semiconductors; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Transport Phenomena

Klavs F. Jensen

Warren K. Lewis Professor of Chemical Engineering; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Chemistry; MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems); Nanotechnology; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Transport Phenomena

Jeehwan Kim

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Electronic Materials; Energy; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Nanotechnology; Nanomechanics; Phase Transformations; Photonic Materials; Semiconductors; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Thermodynamics

James M. LeBeau

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (to join MIT in July 2019)

Ceramics; Electronic Materials; Energy Storage; Nanotechnology; Semiconductors; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films

Heather Nan Lechtman

Professor of Archaeology and Ancient Technology; Director, Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology (CMRAE)

Material Culture

Ju Li

Battelle Energy Alliance Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Ceramics; Computational Materials Science; Condensed Matter Physics; Electrochemistry; Electronic Materials; Energy Storage; Environment; Corrosion and Environmental Effects; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Fracture, Fatigue, and Failure of Materials; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Metallurgy; Nanotechnology; Nanomechanics; Phase Transformations; Semiconductors; Structural Materials; Composites; Thermodynamics; Transport Phenomena

Robert J. Macfarlane

Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering

Biomaterials; Materials Chemistry; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Nanotechnology; Photonic Materials; Polymers; Self Assembly; Composites

Elsa A. Olivetti

Atlantic Richfield Associate Professor of Energy Studies

Energy; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Materials Systems and Analysis

Julia Ortony

Finmeccanica Career Development Professor of Engineering

Energy; Environment; Materials Chemistry; Nanotechnology; Self Assembly

Caroline A. Ross

Associate Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Toyota Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Electronic Materials; Magnetic Materials; Nanotechnology; Polymers; Self Assembly; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films

Frances M. Ross

Ellen Swallow Richards Professor in Materials Science and Engineering

Electrochemistry; Metallurgy; Self Assembly; Semiconductors

Jennifer L. M. Rupp

Thomas Lord Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Ceramics; Electrochemistry; Electronic Materials; Energy; Energy Storage; Materials Processing; Nanotechnology; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Transport Phenomena

Donald R. Sadoway

John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry

Electrochemistry; Energy; Energy Storage; Environment; Materials Processing; Materials Chemistry; Metallurgy

Christopher A. Schuh

Department Head; Danae and Vasilis Salapatas Professor of Metallurgy; MacVicar Fellow

Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Metallurgy; Nanotechnology; Structural Materials

Yang Shao-Horn

W.M. Keck Professor of Energy

Electrochemistry; Energy Storage; Materials Chemistry; Nanotechnology; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films

C. Cem Tasan

Associate Professor of Metallurgy

Materials Processing; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Metallurgy; Structural Materials

Carl V. Thompson

Stavros Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Director, Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) at MIT

Electrochemistry; Electronic Materials; Energy Storage; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems); Nanotechnology; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films

Krystyn J. Van Vliet

Michael (1949) and Sonja Koerner Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Associate Provost

Biophysics; Biotechnology; Computational Materials Science; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Metallurgy; Nanotechnology; Polymers; Structural Materials; Composites; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films

Bilge Yildiz

Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Ceramics; Computational Materials Science; Electrochemistry; Energy; Corrosion and Environmental Effects; Materials Chemistry; Nanotechnology; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Transport Phenomena