Professor Sheikh Akbar


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Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Faculty member at Ohio State since December 1987



  • MS in Solid State Physics
  • PhD in Materials Engineering
  • Post-doc at Purdue University (1985-87)

Areas of Interest

  • Ceramic material
  • Electronic materials
  • Energy applications

Professor Akbar's research areas and areas of expertise

My expertise is electronic and ionic transport in oxides. Examples of my current work involves synthesis-microstructure-property relationship of ceramic bulk, thin-film and nanostructures for electrochemical devices (sensors, fuel cells) and biomedical applications.

What you might not know about Professor Akbar

I love sports and traveling.