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Shireen Adenwalla

Shireen Adenwalla
Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310E Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2709
sadenwalla1@unl.edu
Adenwalla's website

Research Areas
Structural characterization of materials, magnetic systems, polymers and the development of solid state neutron detectors

Dennis Alexander

Dennis R. Alexander
Kingery Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
248 Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3091
dalexander1@unl.edu
Alexander's webpage

Research Areas
Ultra fast lasers and their applications, femtosecond lasers, optical switches

Evelyn Baesu

Evelyn Baesu
Associate Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W304 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2382
ebaesu2@unl.edu
Baesu's webpage

Research Areas
Solid mechanics, specifically electromechanical effects, fiber networks, and biomechanics.

Caren Barnes

Caren Barnes
Professor

UNMC College of Dentistry
Room 2108C, 4000 East Campus Loop South, Lincoln NE 68583-0740
Office: 402-472-5168
cbarnes@unmc.edu
Barnes's webpage

Research Areas
Phase I, II and III randomized clinical trials, clinical trials with dental products, devices, pharmaceuticals, effects of dental products/devices, airpolishing, power toothbrushing, remineralization, smokeless tobacco, bisphosphonates, polishing, abrasives, dental materials, protocol development for clinical trials

Herman Batelaan

Herman Batelaan
Professor

Physics & Astronomy
075 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-3579
hbatelaan@unl.edu
Batelaan's website

Research Areas
Coherent electron control, slow light/phononic bands

Kirill Belashchenko

Kirill Belashchenko
Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310D Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2396
belashchenko@unl.edu
Belashchenko's website

Research Areas
Electronic theory of magnetism and magnetotransport

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David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz
Willa Cather Professor

Chemistry
810 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2738
dberkowitz1@unl.edu
Berkowitz's webpage

Research Areas
Catalyst screening and reaction development, asymmetric synthesis, fluorinated phosphonates , mechanism-based enzyme inhibitors, PLP enzymes, lignan natural products

Christian Binek

Christian Binek
Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310G Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-5231
cbinek2@unl.edu
Binek's website

Research Areas
Electrically controlled exchange bias, experimental approach to fundamental aspects in statistical physics, magnetic nanoparticles, magnetic nanostructures for energy-efficient cooling

Florin Bobaru

Research Areas
Damage and fracture with peridynamics, modeling of corrosion damage and stress corrosion cracking, failure in heterogeneous materials, dynamics of granular materials, optimization of material composition and optimal shape design

Jennifer Brand

Jennifer I. Brand
Professor

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
245N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-9320
jbrand@unl.edu

Research Areas
Supercritical processing, solid-state radiation detetectors, and polymers for harsh environments

Barry Cheung

Barry Cheung
Associate Professor

Chemistry
514A Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-5172
ccheung2@unl.edu
Cheung's webpage

Research Areas
Design and synthesis of novel nanomaterials, study of biological macromolecules at the nanoscale, development of new analytical devices via biomimetical approach with nanomaterials

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Cornelius Christopher

Christopher Cornelius
Associate Dean for Research & Professor

College of Engineering
207Q Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-4344
ccornelius2@unl.edu
Cornelius' webpage

Research Areas
Fundamental material interrelationships between structure, property, and function of natural and synthetic polymers, ionomers, hybrid organic-inorganic materials, and sol-gel glasses; transport of molecule, ion, and electrons in complex structures and interfaces; structured and functional surfaces and materials

David Covey

David Covey
Associate Professor

UNMC College of Dentistry
Rm. 2148, 4000 East Campus Loop South, Lincoln NE 68583-0740
Office: 402-472-1284
dcovey@unmc.edu
Covey's webpage

Research Areas
Dental restorative materials testing, surface characteristics of dental materials, digital image processing, 3-D modeling of dental structures

Bai Cui

Bai Cui
Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W331 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-5740
bcui3@unl.edu
Cui's webpage

Research Areas
Metals, ceramics, nuclear materials, high-temperature materials, corrosion, electron microscopy

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Joshua Darr

Joshua Darr
Professor

Chemistry - UNO
DSC 337, 6001 Dodge St.
Omaha, Nebraska 68182
Phone: (402) 554-2653
jdarr@unomaha.edu

Research Areas

Scott Darveau

Scott Darveau
Professor
and Chair
Chemistry - UNK
417 Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8491
darveausa@unk.edu
Darveau's webpage

Research Areas
Development and characterization of novel thin films for use in solar cells, Laser spectroscopy/instrument development

Dennis Diestler

Research Areas
Stability of multi-valent ligand-receptor complexes, dynamical coupling of electronic and nuclear motions in molecules

Stephen DiMagno

Stephen DiMagno
Willa Cather Professor

Chemistry
818 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-9895
Lab: 402-472-0068
sdimagno1@unl.edu
DiMagno's webpage

Research Areas
Fuel cells, C-H activation, biofuel reforming, synthetic dehydrogenases, catalysis, fluorine chemistry, imaging agents

Peter Dowben

Peter Dowben
Charles Bessey Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310L Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-9838
pdowben1@unl.edu
Dowben's webpage

Research Areas
Changes in electronic (band) structure across electronic phase transitions in reduced dimensionality

Google scholar page

Stephen Ducharme

Stephen Ducharme
Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310F Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-8590
Lab: 402-472-8644
sducharme1@unl.edu
Ducharme's website

Research Areas
Molecular ferroelectrics from fundamental studies, to materials discovery, to applications

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Patrick Dussault

Patrick Dussault
Charles Bessey Professor

Chemistry
809B/829 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-6951
Lab: 402-472-8644
pdussault1@unl.edu
Dussault's webpage

Research Areas
Organic synthesis (natural products as well as functionalized materials), new oxidation methods, chemistry of peroxide explosives, chemical biology

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Yuris Dzenis

Yuris Dzenis
R. Vernon McBroom Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W315 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-0713
ydzenis@unl.edu
Dzenis's webpage

Research Areas
Advanced functional nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing

Craig Eckhardt

Craig Eckhardt
Professor

Chemistry
524 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2734
ceckhardt1@unl.edu
Eckhardt's webpage

Research Areas
Organic materials and organic solid-state chemistry

Axel Enders

Axel Enders
Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy
083 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-7055
Lab: 402-472-8850
axel@unl.edu
Enders' website

Research Areas
Surface-supported self-assembled nanostructures

Christopher Exstrom

Christopher Exstrom
Professor

Department of Chemistry - UNK
417 Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8565
exstromc@unk.edu
Exstrom's webpage

Research Areas
Nanocrystalline semiconductor and noble metal materials, photovoltaic materials, biosensor nanostructures

Ruquiang Feng

Research Areas
Experimental and computational mechanics of materials

Lucia Fernandez

Lucia Fernandez-Ballester
Research Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W335 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3994
Fax: 402-472-8292
lucia.fernandez@unl.edu
Fernandez-Ballester's webpage

Research Areas
Processing and flow-induced crystallization of polymers, conjugated polymers, hierarchical structures and self-assembly, biopolymers

Valery Forbes

Valery Forbes
Professor & Director

School of Biological Sciences
348 Manter Hall
Office: 402-472-6676
vforbes3@unl.edu
Forbes' webpage

Research Areas
Linking modeling and empirical approaches for studying ecological processes, developing and applying models that integrate across levels of biological organization and that can appropriately capture the complexity of such systems

Eva Franke-Schubert

Research Areas
Ion beam processing and nanostructured thin film fabrication for optical, electromechanical, and magnetic device applications

Timothy Gay

Timothy Gay
Professor

Physics & Astronomy
073 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2773
tgay@unl.edu
Gay's website

Research Areas
Polarized electron physics

Alexei Gruverman

Alexei Gruverman
Charles Bessey Professor

Physics & Astronomy
081 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-4788
Lab: 402-472-8358
agruverman2@unl.edu
Gruverman's webpage

Research Areas
Fundamental studies of nanoscale physical phenomena in electronic and polar materials by means of scanning probe microscopy (SPM) techniques

Linxia Gu

Linxia Gu
Associate Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W317.2 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-7680
lgu2@unl.edu
Gu's website

Research Areas
Experimental/computational mechanics of soft materials (Artery, Brain, Polymers, Composites, etc) with focus on the interface mechanics

M. Susan Hallbeck

M. Susan Hallbeck
Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W355 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2394
hallbeck@unl.edu

Research Areas

Milford A. Hanna

Milford A. Hanna
Kenneth E. Morrison Professor Emeritus
and Director of Industrial Agricultural Products Center
Biological Systems Engineering
211 Chase Hall
Office: 402-472-1413
mhanna1@unl.edu

Research Areas

Gerard Harbison

Gerard Harbison
Professor

Chemistry
723 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-9346
gharbison1@unl.edu
Harbison's webpage

Research Areas
Computational chemistry, NMR spectroscopy

Robert Hardy

Robert Hardy
Professor Emeritus

Physics & Astronomy
118 Schorr Center
Office: 402-304-5793
rhardy@unl.edu

Research Areas

Tino Hofmann

Tino Hofmann
Research Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
209N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-4732
thofmann@engr.unl.edu
Hofmann's webpage

Research Areas

Xia Hong

Xia Hong
Assistant Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310J Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2779
xhong2@unl.edu
Hong's website

Research Areas
Epitaxial growth and fabrication of novel nanostructures and low dimensional systems, creating and imaging their local phase structures, and studying how their properties evolve with system dimensions

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Jinsong Huang

Jinsong Huang
Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W308 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2640
jhuang2@unl.edu
Huang's website

Research Areas
Organic electronics and nanoelectronics

Natale Ianno

Natale "Ned" Ianno
Milton E. Mohr Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
207N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-1965
nianno@unl.edu
Ianno's webpage

Research Areas
Thin film deposition including sputtering and PECVD, high density plasma processing, nanoscale processing, In-situ optical process monitroing

Sitaram Jaswal

Sitaram Jaswal
Professor Emeritus

Physics & Astronomy
310A Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2787
sjaswal1@unl.edu
Jaswal's webpage

Research Areas
Interfaces and tunnel junctions composed of multiferroic components

Sri Kidambi

Sri Kidambi
Assistant Professor

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
207 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-4443
skidambi2@unl.edu
Kidambi's webpage

Research Areas
Biological arrays, biological tissue models, biomaterials, nanofabrication, self-assembled monolayers, thin films, thin film preparation and characterization

Young-Rak Kim

Young-Rak Kim
Associate Professor

Civil Engineering
362N Whittier Research Center
Office: 402-472-1727
ykim3@unl.edu
Kim's website

Research Areas
Multiscale modeling and analysis of infrastructure materials-structures, experimental research on infrastructure materials, computational research on infrastructure materials and structures

Roger Kirby

Roger Kirby
Professor Emeritus

Physics & Astronomy
087 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2784
rkirby1@unl.edu
Kirby's webpage

Research Areas
Magnetism in nanoscale and nanostructured materials, including thin films, multilayer films, and laterally patterned films

Alexey Kovalev

Alexey Kovalev
Assistant Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310K Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2880
alexey.kovalev@unl.edu
Kovalev's website

Research Areas
Theoretical spintronics, comprising various classical and quantum phenomena related to the spin degree of freedom

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Rebecca Lai

Rebecca Lai
Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor

Chemistry
651 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-5340
Lab: 402-472-2681
rlai2@unl.edu
Lai's webpage

Research Areas
Fundamental and applied aspects of biosensor research

Marjorie Langell

Marjorie Langell
Charles Bessey Professor

Chemistry
629 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2702
Lab: 402-472-2618
mlangell1@unl.edu
Langell's webpage

Research Areas
Surface properties of transition metal oxides (TMOs) and TMO nanoparticle systems

Gustavo Larsen

Research Areas
Catalysis, adsorption, materials design, nanostructured materials for biomedical applications

Hui Li

Hui Li
Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry
508 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-5232
hli4@unl.edu
Li's website

Research Areas
Structural biology, metalloprotein redox chemistry, histidine pKa, intermolecular interaction, continuum solvation model

Yusong Li

Yusong Li
Assistant Professor

Civil Engineering
362R Whittier Building
Office: 402-472-5972
yli7@unl.edu
Li's webpage

Research Areas
Fate and transport of contaminants, environmental implication of nanotechnology, ground water remediation, numerical simulation at pore and continuum scales

Sy-Hwang Liou

Sy-Hwang Liou
Professor

Physics & Astronomy
085 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2405
sliou@unl.edu
Liou's website

Research Areas
Magnetic sensors, magnetic force microscopy, microcantilever torgue magnetometer, nanofabrications

Yi Liu

Yi Liu
Research Associate Professor

Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience
091 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2682
yliu1@unl.edu

Research Areas

Yongfeng Lu

Yongfeng Lu
Lott Distinguished Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
217N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-8323
ylu2@unl.edu
Lu's website

Research Areas
Micro- and nanoscale laser material processing and characterization

Wai Ning Mei

Wai Ning Mei
Milo Bail Professor

Physics - UNO
60th & Dodge
Omaha, NE 68182-0266
Office: 402-554-3729
physmei@unomaha.edu

Research Areas

Stephen Morin

Stephen Morin
Assistant Professor

Chemistry
409C Hamilton Hall
402-472-4608
smorin2@unl.edu
Morin Research Group

Research Areas
Investigation of crystal growth on deformable or elastic substrates, growth of crystals in fluid flow fields, use of acoustics to control the location of crystal nucleation

Fereydoon Namavar

Fereydoon Namavar
Professor Emeritus
and Director of the Nano-Biotechnology Laboratory
Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
985360 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-1080
Office: 402-559-8558
fnamavar@unmc.edu
UNMC faculty webpage

Research Areas
Understanding how cells attach to a nanostructured surface, development of novel concepts and technologies to maximize the lifetime of orthopaedic implants and minimize the possibility of wear and revision surgery through the development of novel nanostructure materials

Michael Nastasi

Michael Nastasi
Professor
and Director of the Center for Energy Sciences Research Mechanical & Materials Engineering
230 Whittier Research Center
Office: 402-472-3852
mnastasi2@unl.edu
Nastasi's webpage

Research Areas
Materials for extreme nuclear environments, irradiation induced phase transformations, ion irradiation and plasma modification of materials, synthesis and properties of high strength nanolayered composites

Sidy Ndao

Sidy Ndao
Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W317.4C Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-1623
sndao2@unl.edu
Ndao's Group website

Research Areas
Thermal-fluid sciences and nanotechnology

Mehrdad Negahban

Mehrdad Negahban
Professor
and Graduate Chair
Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W311 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2397
mnegahban1@unl.edu
Negahban's webpage

Research Areas
Theoretical, computational, and experimental studies to characterize large deformation thermo-mechanical response of materials; simulation of the effects of crystallization on polymers; simulation of the manufacturing of thin film extruded polymers; 3D printing with stereo lithography

Shadi Othman

Shadi Othman
Assistant Professor

Biological Systems Engineering
233 Chase Hall
Office: 402-472-1413
sothman2@unl.edu
Othman's webpage

Research Areas
Magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance elastography/tissue mechanobiology, translational imaging and regenerative tissue monitoring

Hector Palencia

Hector Palencia
Associate Professor

Chemistry - UNK
209B Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8479
palenciah2@unk.edu
Palencia's webpage

Research Areas

Angela Pannier

Angela Pannier
Associate Professor

Biological Systems Engineering
231 Chase Hall
Office: 402-472-0896
Lab: 402-472-0899
apannier2@unl.edu
Pannier's website

Research Areas
Nonviral gene delivery, tissue engineering, and protein-cell-biomaterial interactions

Google scholar page

Lawrence Parkhurst

Lawrence Parkhurst
Hewett University Professor

Chemistry
737 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3316
Lab: 402-472-1430
lparkhurst1@unl.edu
Parkhurst's webpage

Research Areas
Interactions between DNA, RNA and proteins, particularly the step-wise structural and energetic changes associated with these binding events

Edgar Pearlstein

Edgar Pearlstein
Professor Emeritus

Physics & Astronomy
258B Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-4279
epearlstein2@unl.edu

Research Areas

Andrzej Rajca

Andrzej Rajca
Charles Bessey Professor

Chemistry
818D Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-9196
arajca1@unl.edu
Rajca's website

Research Areas
Organic and biomaterials chemistry, specifically the rational design and synthesis of new materials (molecules and polymers) with magnetic and optical properties

Kamlakar Rajurkar

Kamlakar Rajurkar
College of Engineering Distinguished Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W303 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-0526
krajurkar1@unl.edu
Rajurkar's webpage

Research Areas
Modeling and analysis, control of traditional and nontraditional manufacturing processes

Jody Redepenning

Jody Redepenning
Professor
and Acting Chair
Chemistry
535 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3533
jredepen@unl.edu
Redepenning's webpage

Research Areas
Electrochemistry, particularly the use of electrochemistry to produce novel materials

Timothy Reece

Timothy Reece
Assistant Professor

Physics and Physical Science - UNK
218 Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8280
reecetj@unk.edu
Reeceā€™s webpage

Research Areas
Langmuir-Blodgett films and ferroelectric polymers

Brian Robertson

Brian Robertson
Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
342W Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2375
brobertson@unl.edu
Robertson's webpage

Research Areas
Magnetic and electronic thin films, nanoscale wires and devices, electron probe-based characterization and fabrication for materials research and processing

Renat Sabirianov

Renat Sabirianov
Associate Professor

Physics Department - UNO
125 Durham Science Center, 60th & Dodge
Omaha, NE 68182-0266
Office: 402-554-3720
rsabirianov@mail.unomaha.edu

Research Areas

Ravi Saraf

Ravi Saraf
Lowell E. and Betty Anderson Distinguished Professor

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
212 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-8284
rsaraf2@unl.edu
Saraf's webpage

Research Areas
Electronic skin, electronics on bacterium, DNA and protein chip, dance of ions at the electrode, nanomaterials on DNA and polymer scaffold

Mathias Schubert

Mathias Schubert
Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
242N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3771
schubert@engr.unl.edu
Schubert's webpage

Research Areas
Characterization of linear and non-linear optical properties of new materials, their heterostructures as well as artificial nanostructures

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David Sellmyer

David Sellmyer
Director
(NCMN) and George Holmes University Distinguished Professor
Physics & Astronomy
855 N 16th Street, N201A NANO
Office: 402-472-2407 or 7886
dsellmyer@unl.edu
Sellmyer's website

Research Areas
Quantum and spin phenomena in nanomagnetic structures

Preferred journals list
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Jeff Shield

Jeff Shield
Professor
and Chair
Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W339 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2378
jshield2@unl.edu
Shield's webpage

Research Areas
Rapid solidification processing, nanostructured functional materials, high energy permanent magnets, interfacial effects in exchange spring and exchange bias systems

Alexander Sinitskii

Alexander Sinitskii
Assistant Professor

Chemistry
525A Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3543
asinitskiy2@unl.edu
Sinitskii's website

Research Areas
Atomically precise graphene nanoribbons (GNRs), three-dimensional graphene nanostructures, graphene-based sensors

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Ralph Skomski

Ralph Skomski
Research Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy
089 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-0180
rskomski2@unl.edu or rskomski@nebrr.com
Sellmyer Group Lab

Research Areas
Magnetic nanostructures, time-dependent magnetization processes (magnetic viscosity and fast processes), the spin structure of half-metallic ferromagnets as well as topics such as RKKY interactions between nanomagnets embedded in a nonmagnetic metallic matrix

Robert Smith

Robert Smith
Professor

Chemistry - UNO
60th & Dodge, DSC 366A
Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0109
Office: 402-554-3592
robertsmith@mail.unomaha.edu
Smith's webpage

Research Areas
Investigating new high-dielectric, ferroelectric, and related materials through the use of reliable and efficient computer simulations

Andrei Sokolov

Andrei Sokolov
Research Assistant Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310H Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-3839
asokol@unl.edu

Research Areas
Novel nanofabrication techniques for studies the effects of reduced dimensionality on electric transport and exploration of these effects in the design of new types of electronic and magnetic devices

Rodney Soukup

Rodney Soukup
Henson Professor Emeritus

Electrical & Computer Engineering
212N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3771
rsoukup1@unl.edu
Soukup's webpage

Research Areas
Thin film semiconductors for solar cells and other wide bandgap semiconductor materials (hollow cathode deposition technique), research on non-vacuum deposition of thin semiconducting films

Anu Subramanian

Anu Subramanian
Professor
and Graduate Chair
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
207L Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-3463
asubramanian2@unl.edu
Subramanian's webpage

Research Areas
Biomaterials, ultrasound medicine and biology, protein engineering and design

James Takacs

James Takacs
Charles Mach University Professor

Chemistry
807B / 551 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3634
jtakacs1@unl.edu
Takacs's webpage

Research Areas
Asymmetric catalysis, self-assembly, combinatorial catalysis, metal-catalyzed cyclizations, synthetic methods development, natural product total synthesis

Li Tan

Li Tan
Associate Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W334 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-4018
ltan4@unl.edu
Tan's webpage

Research Areas
Material design, self-assembly, and nanomanufacturing; mechanics of nanomaterials and nanostructures

Delmar Timm

Research Areas
Composite materials comprised of polymeric matrix, theoretical modeling

Evgeny Tsymbal

Evgeny Tsymbal
Director
(Materials Research Science and Engineering Center) and George Holmes University Distinguished Professor
Physics & Astronomy
W310B Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2586
tsymbal@unl.edu
Tsymbal's webpage

Research Areas
Fundamental understanding and the prediction of new functional properties of nanoscale magnetic and ferroelectric materials and structures relevant to device applications such as sensors, memories and storage

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Joseph Turner

Joseph Turner
Robert W. Brightfelt Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W354 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-8856
jturner3@unl.edu
Turner's webpage

Research Areas
Experimental ultrasonics, nanoindentation, atomic force microscopy, elastic wave propagation

Hendrik Viljoen

Hendrik Viljoen
Distinguished Professor
and Chair
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
211 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-9318
hviljoen1@unl.edu
Viljoen's webpage

Research Areas
Development of new methods for the synthesis and processing of materials, analysis of complex engineering systems with the aid of models and simulation, application of chemical reaction engineering principles to interdisciplinary problems

David Watkins

David K. Watkins
Professor
and Chair
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
330 Bessey Hall
Office: 402-472-2648
dwatkins1@unl.edu
Watkin's website

Research Areas
Calcareous nannofossils, the smallest of all skeletal fossils routinely preserved in marine sediments

Frazer Williams

Frazer Williams
Lott Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Electrical & Computer Engineering
206N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-1970
pfw@moi.unl.edu
Williams's webpage

Research Areas
High voltage semiconductor devices, electrical breakdown of gases, solid state physics, optics, interaction of light with matter

John Woollam

John A. Woollam
George Holmes Distinguished Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
240N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-7501
jwoollam@unl.edu
Woollam's webpage
J.A. Woollam Co. Ellipsometry Solutions

Research Areas
Optical, electrical, and microstructural studies of solids, films, interfacial effects and environmental effects on materials; optical coatings, protective coatings, biomaterials and their interfaces

Xiaoshan Xu

Xiaoshan Xu
Assistant Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310M Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-6134
xiaoshan.xu@unl.edu
Xu's website

Research Areas
Complex oxide thin films and their interfaces to the organic semiconductors

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Jiashi Yang

Jiashi Yang
Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
317.5 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-0712
jyang1@unl.edu
Yang's webpage

Research Areas
Frequency stability of piezoelectric crystal resonators

Yiqi Yang

Yiqi Yang
Charles Bessey Professor

Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design and Biological Systems Engineering
221 Home Economics Building
Office: 402-472-5197
yyang2@unl.edu
Yang's webpage

Research Areas
Green materials including polymers and chemicals for textile, composite, and medical applications

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Xiao Cheng Zeng

Xiao Cheng Zeng
Ameritas University & Willa Cather Professor

Chemistry
536 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-9894
xczeng@phase2.unl.edu
Zeng's webpage

Research Areas
Computational and theoretical studies of liquids, solids, thin films, interfaces, nanotubes, and nano-clusters; computational nanotribology and modeling of atomic force microscopy

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Jian Zhang

Jian Zhang
Assistant Professor

Chemistry
604D Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2603
jzhang3@unl.edu
Zhang's webpage

Research Areas
Materials chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, catalysis, photocatalysis

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Zhaoyan Zhang

Zhaoyan Zhang
Associate Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
350W Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0526
Office: 402-472-4993
zhaoyan.zhang@unl.edu
Zhang's webpage

Research Areas
Laser material processing, blast wave absorbing structure, diesel engine emissions control

Yunshen Zhou

Yunshen Zhou
Research Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
209N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3441
yzhou5@unl.edu
Zhou's website

Research Areas
Controlled growth, integration and application of carbon nanostructures, including carbon nanotubes, carbon nanoonions, carbon nanobuds, and graphene