Faculty Alphabetical List

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Shireen Adenwalla

Shireen Adenwalla
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 Engineering Professor - Emeritus

Electrical & Computer Engineering
E417 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3091
dalexander1@unl.edu
Alexander's webpage

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

Vitali Alexandrov

Research Areas
Computational chemistry and materials science, electronic structure, electron/ion transport, surface chemistry

Christos Argyropoulos

Research Areas
Nanophotonics, plasmonics, metamaterials, metasurfaces, computational electromagnetics

Google scholar page
ResearcherID

Eveline Baesu

Eveline 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.

Wei Bao

Wei Bao
Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
E411C Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
Office: 402-472-9491
wbao@unl.edu
Google Scholar Page

Research Areas
Laser physics, quantum optics, matamaterials, optical microscopy, biophotonics, micro-scale engineering

Shannon Bartelt-Hunt

Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt
Department Chair
Donald R. Voelte, Jr. and Nancy A. Keegan Chair of Engineering and Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering

W181D Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0531
Office: 402-472-8036

205E Peter Kiewit Institute
Omaha, NE 68182-0178
Office:(402) 554-3868

Research Areas
Physicochemical fate of contaminants in soil and water, contaminant fate and transport in landfills

sbartelt2@unl.edu
Bartelt-Hunt's webpage

Herman Batelaan

Herman Batelaan
Professor

Physics & Astronomy
075 Jorgensen Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0299
Office: 402-472-3579
hbatelaan@unl.edu
Batelaan's website
Digital Commons

Research Areas
Coherent electron control, slow light/phononic bands

Kirill Belashchenko

Research Areas
Electronic theory of magnetism and magnetotransport

Google scholar page
ResearcherID

David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz
Willa Cather Professor

Chemistry
824A Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2738
dberkowitz1@unl.edu
Berkowitz's webpage
Berkowitz group website

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

Christian Binek

Christian Binek
Director of NCMN and NNF, Charles Bessey Professor of Physics

Physics & Astronomy
N201A NANO
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

Florin Bobaru
Professor, Hergenrader Distinguished Scholar

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W355 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-8348
fbobaru2@unl.edu
Bobaru's webpage

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 Emeritus

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

Eric Carnes

Eric Carnes
Associate Professor

Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health
984388 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198
eric.carnes@unmc.edu

Research Areas
Combining inorganic nanomaterials with biological materials and living cells to create novel solutions to problems in public health, agriculture, and the environment

Martin Centurion

Research Areas
Molecular imaging, ultrafast molecular dynamics, ultrafast electron diffraction

Google Scholar Page

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

ResearcherID

Ozan N. Ciftci

Ozan N. Ciftci
Kenneth E. Morrison Distinguished Professor of Food Engineering

Food Science and Technology
264 Food Innovation Center
1901 North 21st St.
Office: 402-472-5686
ciftci@unl.edu
Ciftci Lab

Research Areas
Particle formation, green extraction, biorefining, biocatalytic conversions, 3D food printing

Cornelius Christopher

Christopher Cornelius
Adjunct Faculty

College of Engineering
Office: 402-472-2750

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

Bai Cui

Bai Cui
Associate 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

Google scholar page
ResearcherID

Joshua Darr

Joshua Darr
Associate Professor

Chemistry - UNO
331 DSC, 6001 Dodge St.
Omaha, Nebraska 68182
Phone: (402) 554-2653
jdarr@unomaha.edu
Darr's webpage

Research Areas
Scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, aerosol particles

Scott Darveau

Scott Darveau
Donald E. Fox Professor, Physical Chemistry

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

Dennis Diestler
Emeritus Research Professor of Soil Physical Chemistry

Department of Agronomy & Horticulture
(402) 472-2811
ddiestler1@unl.edu

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

Shudipto Dishari

Research Areas
Polymers, conducting oligo/polymers, membranes, thin films, energy, fuel cells, biomaterials, biosensors, bioseparation, fluorescence based techniques

Peter Dowben

Peter Dowben
Charles Bessey Professor

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

Research Areas
Nanostructured and 2D organic materials, functional organic materials, fundamentals of ferroelectricity

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

Google scholar page
ResearcherID

Patrick Dussault

Patrick Dussault
Charles Bessey Professor

Chemistry
809B Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-6951
Lab: 402-472-2781
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

Google scholar page

Diganta Dutta

Diganta Dutta
Associate Professor

Physics/Mechanical Engineering–UNK
339 Discovery Hall (DSCH)
Kearney, NE 68849
Office: 308-865-8921
duttad2@unk.edu
Dutta's webpage

Research Areas
Nano scale characterization of biological cells and tissues, microfluidics

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
Emeritus Professor

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

Research Areas
Organic materials and organic solid-state chemistry

Jongwan Eun

Jongwan Eun
Associate Professor

Civil Engineering
203D Peter Kewit Institute (PKI), 1110 S. 67th St.
Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0176
(402) 554-3544
jeun2@unl.edu

Research Areas
Geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering, multiphase mass transport through prorous and nonporous medium, unsaturated behavior of geomaterials, advanced application of sensing technics for geosystem, sustainable geotechnics

Christopher Exstrom

Christopher Exstrom
Professor

Department of Chemistry–UNK
217 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

Lucia Fernandez

Lucia Fernandez-Ballester
Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W332 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3994
Fax: 402-472-8292
lucia.fernandez@unl.edu
Fernandez-Ballester's webpage

Research Areas
Conjugated polymers, 3D printing, flow-induced crystallization, nucleation control, biopolymers

Eva Franke-Schubert

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

Alexandra Fursina

Alexandra Fursina
Research Associate Professor Chemistry
604D Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2603
afursina2@unl.edu
Google Scholar

Research Areas
Nanotechnology, quantum materials, quantum computing, topological qubits, InP etch trenches, spintronics, cryogenics, graphene devices, nanofabrication, thin films

Timothy Gay

Timothy Gay
Willa Cather Professor

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

Research Areas
Polarized electron scattering from atoms and molecules, the understanding of chiral and dichroic effects in such targets, the development of novel sources of polarized electrons and electron polarimeters, and investigations of the fundamental nature of the electron

Mohammad Ghashami

Mohammad Ghashami
Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W317 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3329
mghashami2@unl.edu

Research Areas
Micro/nanoscale energy transfer; near-field thermal radiation; evergy conversion and recycling processes; thermophotovoltaics, thermoelectrics, and thermionics; engineering applications of nanoscale energy transport

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

David Hage

David Hage
James Hewett University Professor of Chemistry

Chemistry
704 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2744
dhage1@unl.edu
Hage Research Group

Research Areas
The design and use of affinity-based separations in LC and miniaturized systems for clinical and pharmaceutical analysis

Hamzeh F. Haghshenas

Hamzeh F. Haghshenas
Research Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering
362R Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
2200 Vine St. P.O. Box 830851
Lincoln, NE 68583-0851
Office: 402-472-7857

Research Areas
Chemo-physical and multi-cale characterization of construction materials, mechanistic analysis and design of pavements, infrastructure sustainability

h.f@unl.edu
Haghshenas’ webpage

Gerard Harbison

Gerard Harbison
Professor Emeritus

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

Research Areas
Computational chemistry, NMR spectroscopy

Xia Hong

Xia Hong
Associate 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

Google scholar page
ResearcherID

Jiong Hu

Jiong Hu
Associate Professor

Geotechnical and Materials Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
205E Peter Kiewit Institute
1110 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0178
402-554-4106
jhu5@unl.edu
Hu's website

Research Areas
Eco-efficient infrastructure materials, innovative infrastructure materials development, and advanced materials characterization

Natale Ianno

Natale "Ned" Ianno
Milton E. Mohr Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
E417.1 Nebraska Hall
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

Nicole Iverson

Nicole M. Iverson
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Nanotechnology Specialist

Biological Systems Engineering
260 Morrison Center
Office: 402-472-0884
iverson@unl.edu
Iverson's webpage

Research Areas
Biomedical engineering, nanotechnology, biological sensors, disease development and resistance, reactive oxygen and nitrogen species

Google scholar page

Sitaram Jaswal

Sitaram Jaswal
Professor Emeritus

Physics & Astronomy
310A Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2499
sjaswal1@unl.edu
Jaswal's webpage

Research Areas
Interfaces and tunnel junctions composed of multiferroic components

Alexey V. Krasnoslobodtsev

Alexey V. Krasnoslobodtsev
Assistant Professor

Department of Physics
University of Nebraska-Omaha
119 Durham Science Center
Omaha, NE 68182
Office: 402-554-3723
akrasnos@unomaha.edu

Research Areas
Single molecule studies of molecular mechanisms of protein misfolding phenomenon and protein-protein interactions; combination of nanoimaging and nanomanipulation with spectroscopic techniques and development of hybrid biosensing nano-platforms with high sensitivity

Srivatsan Kidambi

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

Forrest Kievit

Forrest Kievit
Associate Professor

Biological Systems Engineering
262 Morrison Center
Lincoln, NE 68583-0900
Office: 402-472-2175
fkievit2@unl.edu
Kievit Lab website
Kievit's CV

Research Areas
Biomedical Engineering, Nanomedicine, Nanotheranostics

Seunghee Kim

Seunghee Kim
Assistant Professor

Civil Engineering
204D Peter Kiewit Institute
1110 S. 67th St.
Omaha, NE 68182
Office: 402-554-3547
seunghee.kim@unl.edu
Kim's website
Kim's CV

Research Areas
CO2 Geologic Storage; Underground Construction and Storage; Energy Efficiency and Conservation; Sustainability and Energy-Geotechnology

Alexey Kovalev

Alexey Kovalev
Associate 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

Google scholar page
ResearcherID

Rebecca Lai

Rebecca Lai
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
Professor Emeritus

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

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

Abdelghani Laraoui

Research Areas
Quantum sensing, quantum computing, and defect discovery and spectroscopy in 2D materials and wide bandgap semiconductors

Gustavo Larsen

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

Hui Li

Hui Li
Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry
431 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
Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty and Inclusion

Civil Engineering
114M Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-5649

301C Peter Kiewit Institute
Omaha, NE 68182
(402) 554-6052

yli7@unl.edu
Li's webpage
Yusong Research Group

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

Yongfeng Lu

Research Areas
Micro- and nanoscale laser material processing and characterization

Eric Markvicka

Research Areas
Stretchable electronics, soft materials, multifunctional composites, robotics

Wai Ning Mei

Wai Ning Mei
Milo Bail Professor

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

Research Areas
Theoretical studies of the electronic and structural properties of the molecular solids, transition and rare-earth metals, nanostructurally designed materials, ferroelectric and multiferroic materials

Keegan Moore

Research Areas
Theoretical and experimental nonlinear dynamics and vibrations, system identification and model updating, data-driven modeling and identification, advanced signal processing (empirical mode decomposition and methods), non-reciprocal acoustics and nonlinear energy guiding, aeroelasticity and data-driven flutter analysis.

Stephen Morin

Stephen Morin
Associate Professor, Graduate Recruiting Chair

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

Research Areas
The discovery of new methods to control (e.g., synthesize, assemble, manipulate, organize, etc.) functional, inorganic materials with soft polymers. Systems include: mechano-chemical surfaces and soft micro-reactors.

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

Mehrdad Negahban

Mehrdad Negahban
Professor, US Directory of Advanced Mechanics and Materials Engineering International Laboratory (AMME-International)

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W311 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2397
mnegahban1@unl.edu
Negahban's webpage
Negahban Group
AMME Lab
Polymer Mechanics Laboratory

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

Siamak Nejati

Research Areas
Chemical vapor deposition, chemical synthesis of polymers, carbon nanomaterials and nanostructures, conducting and semiconducting polymers, interfaces in solids, self-assembly and self organization processes, thin films, separation processes
Nejati Lab on Twitter

Hector Palencia

Hector Palencia
Professor

Chemistry–UNK
209B Bruner Hall, 2401 11th Ave
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8479
palenciah2@unk.edu
Palencia's webpage

Research Areas
Organocatalysis, biofuels/biomass, organometallic chemistry, synthetic methodology

Angela Pannier

Angela Pannier
Professor
and Swarts Family Chair in Biological Systems Engineering
Biological Systems Engineering
368 Morrison Life Science Center
Office: 402-472-0896
Lab: 402-472-0899
apannier2@unl.edu
Pannier Lab

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

Google scholar page

Lawrence Parkhurst

Lawrence Parkhurst
Emeritus Professor, Hewett University Professor

Chemistry
737 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3316
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

Wen Qian

Wen Qian
Research Assistant Professor
Facility Manager
- Nanoengineering Research Core Facility (NERCF)
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
N213C NANO
402-472-1668
wqian2@unl.edu
Google Scholar

Research Areas
Production, hybridization, modification, characterization, and device fabrication of graphene, carbon nanotubes, carbon spheres and graphite flakes



NERCF
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
(402) 472-0454
krajurkar1@unl.edu
Rajurkar's webpage

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

Jody Redepenning

Jody Redepenning
Professor
and Department Chair
Chemistry
Lab: 534 Hamilton Hall
(402) 472-3533
Chair Office: 551B Hamilton Hall
(402) 472-5645
jredepen@unl.edu
Redepenning's webpage

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

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

Arman Roohi

Research Areas
Neuromorphic computing, deep learning hardware acceleration, deep learning security, reconfigurable and adaptive computer architectures, beyond CMOS computing (emphasis on spintronics).

Sangjin Ryu

Sangjin Ryu
Associate Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W316 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-4313
sangjin.ryu@unl.edu or sryu2@unl.edu
Ryu's webpage

Research Areas
Microscale fluid dynamics, interfacial fluid dynamics, biophysics, cell mechanics, microfluidics, atomic force microscopy

Renat Sabirianov

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

Research Areas
Heterostructures of nanoscale size, self-organized magnetic nanostructures, magnetic thin films, surface properties of TM oxides, molecular electronics, magnetic semiconductors

Ravi Saraf

Ravi Saraf
Lowell E. and Betty Anderson Distinguished Professor

Chemical & 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
JA Woollam Professor of Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering
E430C Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3771
mschubert4@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

Google scholar page

Michael Sealy

Michael Sealy
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W306 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-1659
sealy@unl.edu
Sealy's webpage

Research Areas
Laser-based processing, hybrid additive manufacturing, degradable medical devices, surface integrity, corrosion, fatigue, sustainable manufacturing, process signatures in manufacturing

Google scholar page

Jeff Shield

Jeff Shield
Robert W. Brightfelt Professor
and Department Chair
Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W339 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2378
jshield@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
Professor

Chemistry
604C 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

Google scholar page

Robert Streubel

Robert Streubel
Assistant Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310C Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-6933
streubel@unl.edu
Streubel's Lab
Google Scholar

Research Areas
Facilitating and advancing nanofabrication, x-rays, electron and scanning probe techniques

Eli Sutter

Research Areas
Transmission electron microscopy,
2-dimensional materials, nanostructures

Peter Sutter

Research Areas
2D materials, nanomaterials, energy conversion & energy efficiency, advanced methods development

James Takacs

James Takacs
Emeritus Professor, Charles Mach University Professor

Chemistry
807B Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-6232
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

Evgeny Tsymbal

Evgeny Tsymbal
George Holmes University Distinguished Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310B 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

ResearcherID

Joseph Turner

Joseph Turner
Robert W. Brightfelt Professor

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

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

Hendrik Viljoen

Hendrik Viljoen
Distinguished Professor

Chemical & 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

Jian Wang

Jian Wang
Professor, Graduate Chair of Materials Engineering

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W342C Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-1514
jianwang@unl.edu
Wang's webpage

Research Areas
Computer simulation and modeling, defects in solids, interfaces in solids, in-situ mechanical testing in TEM and SEM, magnesium, multilayered structures, nanomechanics, plastic deformation mechanisms of nanostructured materials, solid-solid phase transformation

Google scholar page
ResearcherID

Yanan (Laura) Wang

Yanan (Laura) Wang
Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
E430N Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-5199
yanan.wang@unl.edu
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Research Areas
Quantum Materials, Two-Dimensional Materials, Wide-Bandgap Materials; Integrated Photonics and Phononics; Nano-/Microelectromechanical Systems (NEMS/MEMS); Photophysics and Optical Spectroscopy

John Woollam

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
Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy
310M Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-6134
xiaoshan.xu@unl.edu
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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
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Research Areas
Frequency stability of piezoelectric crystal resonators

Yiqi Yang

Yiqi Yang
Charles Bessey Professor, Professor of Textiles, Professor of Biological Systems Engineering

Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design and Biological Systems Engineering
221 Human Sciences Building
Office: 402-472-2911
yyang2@unl.edu
Yang's webpage

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

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Ruiguo Yang

Ruiguo Yang
Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
W308 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3495
ryang6@unl.edu
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Research Areas
Biophysics, Nanofibers, Nanomedicine, Cell mechanics, Atomic Force Microscopy

Xiao Cheng Zeng

Xiao Cheng Zeng
Professor Emeritus

Chemistry
536 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-9894
xzeng1@unl.edu
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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
Adjunct Faculty

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