Faculty mentors

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is committed to fostering a community of inclusive excellence that promotes everybody's potential without bias. These faculty members are part of our Diversity & Inclusion initiative and welcome students to contact them for support and guidance as you develop into the best engineers possible.

 

Professor Sheikh Akbar
Materials Science and Engineering

Focus areas

  • Ceramic material
  • Electronic materials
  • Energy applications

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Professor Vicky Doan-Nguyen
Materials Science and Engineering

Focus areas

  • Ceramic material
  • Electronic materials
  • Energy applications

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Professor Carolin Fink
Welding Engineering

Focus areas

  • Metallurgy
  • Welding and joining
  • Processing/manufacturing
  • Computational/Modeling of materials
  • Energy applications

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Professor Perena Gouma
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Edward Orton, Jr., Chair in Ceramic Engineering

Focus areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Ceramic material
  • Composite materials
  • Processing/Manufacturing

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Professor Tyler Grassman
Materials Science and Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Focus areas

  • Electronic materials
  • Energy applications

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Professor Jenifer Locke
Materials Science and Engineering

Focus areas

  • Metallurgy
  • Corrosion/Degradation

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Professor Roberto Myers
Materials Science and Engineering
Physics
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Focus areas:

  • Electronic materials
  • Energy applications

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Professor Steven Niezgoda
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Focus areas

  • Metallurgy
  • Computational modeling of materials

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Professor Heather Powell
Materials Science and Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Focus areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Polymeric materials

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Professor Michael Sumption
Materials Science and Engineering
MSE Undergraduate Studies Chair

 

Focus areas

  • Electronic materials
  • Energy applications
  • Superconductors

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Diversity in Engineering

We advance Inclusive Excellence by:

Advocating for campus diversity and inclusion

Promoting the understanding of diversity and inclusion and,

Integrating its principles and practices into the fabric and culture of the college.

engineering.osu.edu/diversity