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PhD Committees in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) consist of five Clarkson faculty, with at least four of these faculty chosen from the core MSE faculty listed below.  Detailed faculty research interests can be obtained by following links below to individual faculty research web sites.  Topics covered in the MSE PhD program include:

  • Advanced Materials for Alternative Energy
  • Biomaterials
  • Colloid Science and Technology
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Materials Processing for Microelectronic Devices
  • Computation and Simulation for Advanced Materials
  • Materials of Construction
  • Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering

Participating faculty are:

S.V. Babu
Distinguished University Professor and
Director, Center for Advanced
Materials Processing
350 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5665
Potsdam, NY 13699-5665

babu
Don H. Rasmussen
Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
218 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5705
Potsdam, NY 13699-5705
Phone: 315-268-3820
E-mail: rasmu@clarkson.edu
rasmussen
Marilyn Freeman (Director)
Michael and Janet Jesanis Chair

School of Engineering
103 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5700
Potsdam, NY 13699-5700
Phone: 315-268-2316
E-mail: mfreeman@clarkson.edu
freeman
Ian I. Suni
Professor

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
236 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5705
Potsdam, NY 13699-5705
Phone: 315-268-4471
E-mail: isuni@clarkson.edu
suni

Sitaraman Krishnan
Assistant Professor

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
229 CAMP
Clarkson University
P O Box 5705
Potsdam, NY 13699-5705
Phone: 315-268-6661
Fax: 315-268-6654
Email:  skrishna@clarkson.edu

krishnan
Ruth E. Baltus 
Professor and Chair

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
222 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5705
Potsdam, NY 13699-5705
Phone: 315-268-2368
E-mail: baltus@clarkson.edu
baltus
Dan Goia
CAMP Distinguished Professor
Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
317 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5814
Potsdam, NY 13699-5814
Phone: 315-268-4411
E-mail: goiadanv@clarkson.edu
goia
Sergiy Minko
Egon Matijević Chaired Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
242 Science Center
Clarkson University
PO Box 5810
Potsdam, NY 13699-5810
Phone: 315-268-3807        
E-mail: sminko@clarkson.edu
minko
Devon A. Shipp
Associate Professor
Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
131 Science Center
Phone: 315-268-2393
dshipp@clarkson.edu
Shipp
Evgeny Katz
Milton Kerker Chaired Professor
Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
214 Science Center
Phone: 315-268-4421
ekatz@clarkson.edu
katz
 

Silvana Andreescu
Assistant Professor
Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
206 Science Center
Phone: 315-268-2394
eandrees@clarkson.edu

andreescu
Goodarz Ahmadi
Dean, Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering
Clarkson Distinguished Professor
Robert R. Hill '48 Professor

102 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-2322
ahmadi@clarkson.edu
ahmadi
John Moosbrugger
Professor & Assoc. 
 Dean, Academic Affairs
Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering

102 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-6532
moose@clarkson.edu
moosbrugger

Cetin Cetinkaya
Professor
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
241 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-6514
cetin@clarkson.edu

cetinkaya
David Morrison
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
205 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-6585
djm@clarkson.edu
morrison

Selma Mededovic Thagard
Assistant Professor
Phone: 315-268-4423
smededov@clarkson.edu

thagard

Kathleen Issen
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
207 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-3880
issenka@clarkson.edu

issen
Ratneshwar Jha
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
364 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-7686
rjha@clarkson.edu
jha

Douglas Bohl
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
239 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-6683
dbohl@clarkson.edu

bohl
Ajit Achuthan
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
266 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-4429
aachutha@clarkson.edu
achuthan

Daryush K. Aidun
Professor and Chair
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
259 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-6518/6586
dka@clarkson.edu

aidun
Vladimir Privman
Robert A. Plane Professor and
Director, Center for Quantum Device Technology

Clarkson University
PO Box 5721
Potsdam, NY 13699-5721
Phone: 315-268-3891
E-mail: Privman
privman

Igor Sokolov
Professor and Director,
NanoBioLaboratory (NABLAB),
204 Science Center
Phone: 315-268-2375
isokolov@clarkson.edu
sokolov

Dipankar Roy
Professor & Chair Physics
269 Science Center
Phone: 315-268-6676
samoy@clarkson.edu
roy

Ming-Cheng Cheng
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
138 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5720
Potsdam, NY 13699-5720
Phone: 315-268-7735
Fax: 315-268-7600
E-mail: mcheng@clarkson.edu

cheng
William Jemison
William D. Jemison, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Electrical and Computer Engineering
P.O. Box 5720
Potsdam, New York 13699-5720
315-268-6509
Fax 315-268-7600
wjemison@clarkson.edu
Jemison
Yongming Liu
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Structural and Material Engineering
234 Rowley Laboratories
Phone: 315-268-2341
mailto:yliu@clarkson.edu
liu
Sulapha Peethamparan
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Structural and Material Engineering
236 Rowley Laboratories 
Phone: 315-268-4435
speetham@clarkson.edu
peethamoaran

Hayley H. Shen
Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Water Resources Engineering
132 Rowley Laboratories
Phone: 315-268-6614
hhshen@clarkson.edu

HHShen

John P. Dempsey
Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Structural and Material Engineering
240B Rowley Laboratories
Phone: 315-268-6517
john@clarkson.edu

dempsey
Kerop D. Janoyan
Assoc. Professor & Executive Officer
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
140A Rowley Laboratories
Phone: 315-268-6506
kerop@clarkson.edu
janoyan
 

Philip Yuya
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
203 CAMP
Phone: 315-268-2205
pyuya@clarkson.edu

Yuya
 Lifeng Wang
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
126 Rowley Laboratories
Phone: 315-268-1261
lifwang@clarkson.edu
Wang
MSE

Information for Prospective Students:

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MSE Curriculum


MSE Graduate Handbook (under construction)


Areas of Specialization


Information for Current Students:

Instruction for Preparation and Defense of a PhD Thesis


Graduate Fellowship Opportunities


International Students:

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