Leadership

The Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program is governed by three committees: the Executive Committee, the Steering Committee, and the Academic Committee.

 

Executive Committee

Responsibilities: Strategic planning, vision, and graduate fellowship selection.

  1. Peter Burns

    Peter Burns

    Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

  2. Ruilan Guo

    Ruilan Guo

    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  3. Boldizsar Janko

    Boldizsar Janko

    Physics and Astronomy

  4. Masaru Kuno

    Masaru Kuno

    Co-Chair

    Chemistry and Biochemistry

  5. Glen Niebur

    Glen Niebur

    Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

  6. Alan Seabaugh

    Alan Seabaugh

    Chair

    Electrical Engineering

Steering Committee

Responsibilities: Building community, doctoral thesis approval, raising visibility, and attracting top students.

  1. Kyle Doudrick

    Kyle Doudrick

    Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

  2. Anthony Hoffman

    Anthony Hoffman

    Co-Chair

    Electrical Engineering

  3. Dafei Jin

    Dafei Jin

    Physics and Astronomy

  4. Prashant Kamat

    Prashant Kamat

    Chemistry and Biochemistry

  5. Casey Obrien

    Casey O'Brien

    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  6. William Phillip

    William Phillip

    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  7. Ryan Roeder

    Ryan Roeder

    Chair

    Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Academic Committee

Responsibilities: Refine the interdisciplinary curriculum to promote Notre Dame materials research.

  1. Badih Assaf

    Badih Assaf

    Physics and Astronomy

  2. Patrick Brewick

    Patrick Brewick

    Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

  3. Chris Hinkle

    Christopher Hinkle

    Electrical Engineering

  4. Adam Jaffe

    Adam Jaffe

    Chemistry and Biochemistry

  5. Paul McGinn

    Paul McGinn

    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  6. Svetlana Neretina

    Svetlana Neretina

    Chair

    Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering