Graduate Group Faculty

Graduate Groups at the University of Pennsylvania are collections of faculty from across campus with a common research interests.  Given the breadth and depth of materials research at Penn, the MSE Graduate Group has ~ 70 members that provide a dynamic and diverse environment for cutting-edge breakthroughs.  Below is an alphabetical list of faculty who are members of the Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Group, which includes both the primary and secondary faculty of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (bolded).  By clicking the name of the faculty member, you can view their profile information.

For faculty listings sorted by research topic, or to learn more about each area of research, please visit the MSE Research Areas page. To see only faculty with academic appointments within the department of Materials Science and Engineering, visit our departmental faculty page.

Name Primary Department Primary Research Areas
Ritesh Agarwal MSE Materials for Energy, Materials for Health Science, Microscopies and Scattering, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Mark Allen ESE Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Paulo Arratia MEAM Polymers and Soft Matter
Igor Bargatin MEAM Structural Materials and Materials for Energy
John Bassani MEAM Computational Materials Science, Structural Materials
Danielle Bassett BE Materials for Health Science
Lee Bassett ESE Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Sue Ann Bidstrup-Allen CBE Polymers and Soft Matter
Jason Burdick BE Polymers and Soft Matter and Materials for Health Science
Robert Carpick MEAM Microscopies and Scattering, Materials for Energy, Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter
I-Wei Chen MSE Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
David Chenoweth CHEM Materials for Health Science
Brian Chow BE Materials for Health Science
Russell Composto MSE Computational Materials Science, Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter
John Crocker CBE Polymers and Soft Matter
Peter Davies MSE Microscopies and Scattering, Materials for Energy, Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Eric Detsi MSE Microscopies and Scattering, Materials for Energy, Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Dennis Discher CBE Materials for Health Science
Marija Drndic Physics Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Doug Durian Physics Polymers and Soft Matter
Nader Engheta ESE Computational Materials Science, Structural Materials
Zahra Fakhraai Chemistry Polymers and Soft Matter, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, Materials for Energy
Liang Feng MSE Microscopies and Scattering, Structural Materials, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Yale Goldman Physiology Materials for Health Science
Raymond Gorte CBE Materials for Energy, Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials
Dan Hammer CBE Materials for Health Science
Paul Heiney Physics Polymers and Soft Matter
Dan Huh BE Materials for Health Science
Paul Janmey Physiology Materials for Health Science
Deep Jariwala ESE Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
A.T. Charlie Johnson Physics Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, Microscopies and Scattering, Structural Materials
Cherie Kagan ESE Materials for Energy, Polymers and Soft Matter
Randy Kamien Physics Polymers and Soft Matter
Jay Kikkawa Physics Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Daeyeon Lee CBE Polymers and Soft Matter
Andrea Liu Physics Polymers and Soft Matter
Jennifer Lukes MEAM Computational Materials Science
Gene Mele Physics Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Christopher Murray MSE Microscopies and Scattering, Materials for Energy, Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Chinedum Osuji CBE Polymers and Soft Matter
Amish Patel CBE Polymers and Soft Matter
Virgil Percec Chemistry Polymers and Soft Matter
James Pikul MEAM Materials for Energy, Structural Materials and Polymers and Soft Matter
Pedro Ponte Castenada MEAM Computational Materials Science
Prashant Purohit MEAM Materials for Health Science
Ravi Radhakrishnan BE Materials for Health Science
Jordan Raney MEAM Structural Materials
Andrew Rappe Chemistry Computational Materials Science, Microscopies and Scattering, Materials for Energy, Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials
Celia Reina MEAM Structural Materials
Rob Riggleman CBE Computational Materials Science, Polymers, and Soft Matter
Jeff Saven Chemistry Computational Materials Science, Materials for Health Science, Polymers and Soft Matter
Eric Schelter Chemistry Materials for Energy
Vivek Shenoy MSE Polymers and Soft Matter, Structural Materials, Materials for Energy, Computational Materials Science
Talid Sinno CBE Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
David Srolovitz MSE Computational Materials Science, Materials for Energy, Structural Materials
Eric Stach MSE Microscopies and Scattering, Materials for Energy, Structural Materials, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Kate Stebe CBE Polymers and Soft Matter
Alison Sweeney Physics Polymers and Soft Matter
Kevin Turner MEAM Materials for Health Science, Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter
John Vohs CBE Materials for Energy
Aleks Vojvodic CBE Computational Materials Science
Ping Wang Pathology Materials for Health Science
Karen Winey MSE Microscopies and Scattering, Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Liang Wu Physics Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Shu Yang MSE Structural Materials, Polymers and Soft Matter, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Arjun Yodh Physics Materials for Health Science, Soft Matter
Bo Zhen Physics Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials