Constellations + Programs

Constellations in the College of Nanoscale Science + Engineering include Nanobioscience, Nanoengineering, and Nanobioscience.

Nanobioscience Constellation

Programs:
B.S. Nanoscale Science
B.S. Nanoscale Engineering
M.S. Nanoscale Science
M.S. Nanoscale Engineering
M.S. Nanobioscience
Ph.D. Nanoscale Science
Ph.D. Nanoscale Engineering
Ph.D. Nanobioscience
M.D./Ph.D. in Medicine and Nanoscale Science or Engineering

Nanobioscience Faculty:

J. Andres Melendez
Associate Head of the Nanobioscience Constellation; Professor of Nanobioscience
Research areas: free radical biology, cellular and organismal aging biology, matrix remodeling, nanobiotechnology, host & pathogen interactions

Ben Boivin
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience; Director of the Redox Biology and Signal Transduction Laboratory

Robert Brainard
Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: photoresists, small molecule and polymer synthesis, reaction mechanisms

Nathaniel Cady
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience
Research areas: nanobiotechnology, biosensors, molecular biology

Michael Fasullo
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience
Research areas: Genome profiling of toxin resistance, repair of radiation-induced DNA damage, cytochrome P450 activation of carcinogens, biosensors for toxin exposure, electrophoretic and single cell karyotyping

Janet Paluh
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience
Research areas: cell cycle signaling, mitosis and genomic stability, stem cell biology, cell and tissue engineering, nanobiotechnology

Susan Sharfstein
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience
Research areas: mammalian cell biotechnology, bioprocessing, recombinant protein production, high-throughput screening, biomolecular engineering

Scott Tenenbaum
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience
Research areas: nanobiotechnology, genomics, nanotoxicology, RNA-biology, stem cell biology, bioinformatics

Yubing Xie
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience
Research areas: nanobiotechnology, stem cell biology, chemical and biomolecular engineering, cellular and tissue engineering


Nanoengineering Constellation

Programs:

B.S. Nanoscale Engineering
M.S. Nanoscale Engineering
Ph.D. Nanoscale Engineering

Nanoengineering Faculty:

Unni Pillai
Associate Professor and Head, Nanoengineering Constellation
Research Areas: economics of technological change, macroeconomics

Michael Carpenter
Associate Professor of Nanoengineering
Research areas: chemical & all-optical sensors, quantum dots, Kelvin probe microanalysis, near field scanning optical microscopy

Gregory Denbeaux
Associate Professor of Nanoengineering
Research areas: microscopy, magnetic materials, lithography 

Harry Efstathiadis
Associate Professor of Nanoengineering
Research areas: thin film deposition and optical characterization, carbon based alloys, photovoltaics, quantum well based thermoelectrics

Spyros Gallis (Spyridon Galis)
Assistant Professor of Nanoengineering
Research areas: Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials, SiC nanowires, generation and characterization of color centers in SiC nanostructures for quantum applications, layered semiconductor materials, advanced PFA techniques

Ji Ung Lee
Professor of Nanoscale Engineering
Research areas: carbon nanotube electronics, amorphous Si devices, vacuum microelectronics, superconductivity 

Fatemeh (Shadi) Shahedipour-Sandvik
Interim Dean of Graduate Studies; Professor, Nanoengineering Constellation
Research areas: optoelectronics, wide bandgap III-nitride semiconductor materials & devices, metalorganic chemical vapor deposition technique

Woongje Sung
Associate Professor of Nanoengineering
Research areas: semiconductor device physics, solid state devices; design and computer simulation of power semiconductor devices; fabrication technology of silicon and post-silicon (wide bandgap, SiC and others) materials

Bradley Thiel
Professor and Head, Nanoengineering Constellation
Research areas: low vacuum scanning electron microscopy, critical dimension SEM metrology, ion-solid interactions, protein elastomers 

Natalya Tokranova
Instructor
Research areas: MEMS, NEMS, optoelectronics, porous & hybrid materials


Nanoscience Constellation

Programs:

B.S. Nanoscale Science
M.S. Nanoscale Science
Ph.D. Nanoscale Science
M.D./Ph.D. in Medicine and Nanoscale Science or Engineering

Nanoscience Faculty:

Hassaram Bakhru
Head, Nanoscience Constellation; Distinguished Service Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: nanomaterials, solid state physics, ion beam physics, particle solid state interactions 

Alain Diebold 
Interim Dean of the College of Nanoscale Science; Empire Innovation Professor of Nanoscale Science; Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Metrology; Executive Director, NC3
Research Areas: materials characterization, metrology and materials science at the nanoscale; semiconductor metrology 

Kathleen Dunn
Associate Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: electron microscopy, ion microscopy liners, metallization, defects in metals, ultrafine wires

Eric Eisenbraun
Associate Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: thin films, ALD, CVD, metallization, barriers, interconnects, gate stack, metals

Robert Geer
Professor of Nanoscale Science
Research areas: nanomechanical & nano-optical metrology, planarization processing, molecular self-assembly, scanning probe microscopy

Mengbing Huang
Associate Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: silicon-based optoelectronic and photonic materials/devices, synthesis/modification of nanostructures and novel materials 

Vincent LaBella
Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: Schottky Barrier Visualization, Surface and Interfaces, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Ballistic Electron Emission Microscopy

Ernest Levine
Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: Cu and low k BEOL, electromigration, thermal voids 

Eric Lifshin
Professor of Nanoscience; Director, Metrology & Electron Imaging Facilities; Co-Director, Center for Advanced Interconnect Science & Technology (CAIST)
Research areas: scanning electron microscopy, x-ray microanalysis, materials characterization

Jim Lloyd
Lecturer
Research Areas: reliability science and technology in microelectronics and emerging nano-technologies

Thomas Murray
Instructor
Research areas: materials characterization by electron and ion beam methods 

Serge Oktyabrsky
Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: compound semiconductors, photonics, electronics 

Miguel Rodriguez
Instructor
Research areas: electron & ion microscopy, liners, TEM, SEM, FIB, EELS 

Vadim Tokranov
Instructor
Research areas: optoelectronics, molecular beam epitaxy & nanotechnology

Carl Ventrice
Associate Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: surface/interface science 

Alex Xue
Associate Professor of Nanoscience
Research areas: theoretical nanoscience & computational nanotechnology

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