Faculty Alphabetical List

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Shireen Adenwalla

Shireen Adenwalla
Associate Professor


310E Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2709
sadenwalla1@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Structural characterization of materials, magnetic systems, polymers and the development of solid state neutron detectors

Dennis Alexander

Dennis R. Alexander
Kingery Professor


248 Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3091
dalexander1@unl.edu

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

Vitali Alexandrov


Assistant Professor

207E Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-5323
valexandrov2@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Computational materials science and chemistry, redox flow batteries, defect chemistry, electronic structure

Christos Argyropoulos

Christos Argyropoulos
Assistant Professor


239N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3710
christos.argyropoulos@unl.edu

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


Eveline Baesu

Eveline Baesu
Associate Professor


W304 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2382
ebaesu2@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Solid mechanics, specifically electromechanical effects, fiber networks, and biomechanics.

Wei Bao

Wei Bao
Assistant Professor


E411C Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
Office: 402-472-9491
wbao@unl.edu

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

Shannon Bartelt

Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt
Professor


203B Peter Kiewit Institute
Omaha, NE 68182-0178
Office: 402-554-3868
sbartelt2@unl.edu

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

Herman Batelaan

Herman Batelaan
Professor


075 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-3579
hbatelaan@unl.edu

Research Areas
Coherent electron control, slow light/phononic bands

Kirill Belashchenko

Kirill Belashchenko
Professor


310D Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2396
belashchenko@unl.edu

Research Areas
Electronic theory of magnetism and magnetotransport


David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz
Willa Cather Professor


810 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2738
dberkowitz1@unl.edu

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 NNF, Interim Director of NCMN, Professor


310G Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-5231
cbinek2@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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


W307 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-8348
fbobaru2@unl.edu

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


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

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Supercritical processing, solid-state radiation detetectors, and polymers for harsh environments

Eric Carnes

Eric Carnes
Associate Professor


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

Martin Centurion
Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor


079 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-5810
martin.centurion@unl.edu

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

Barry Cheung

Barry Cheung
Associate Professor


514A Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-5172
ccheung2@unl.edu

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

Ozan N. Ciftci

Ozan N. Ciftci
Assistant Professor


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

Research Areas
Lipid particle formation, green extraction of bioactive lipids

Cornelius Christopher

Christopher Cornelius
Professor


207Q Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-4344
ccornelius2@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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
Assistant Professor


W331 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-5740
bcui3@unl.edu

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


Joshua Darr

Joshua Darr
Assistant Professor


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

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, aerosol particles

Scott Darveau

Scott Darveau
Professor
and Chair

417 Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8491
darveausa@unk.edu

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

Dennis Diestler

Dennis Diestler
Professor Emeritus


Home office: 402-466-0687
ddiestler1@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Stability of multi-valent ligand-receptor complexes, dynamical coupling of electronic and nuclear motions in molecules

Shudipto Dishari

Shudipto Konika Dishari
Assistant Professor


214 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-2750
sdishari2@unl.edu

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

Peter Dowben

Peter Dowben
Charles Bessey Professor


310L Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-9838
pdowben1@unl.edu

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

Stephen Ducharme

Stephen Ducharme
Professor


310F Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-8590
Lab: 402-472-8644
sducharme1@unl.edu

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


Patrick Dussault

Patrick Dussault
Charles Bessey Professor


809B Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-6951
Lab: 402-472-2781
pdussault1@unl.edu

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

Diganta Dutta

Diganta Dutta
Assistant Professor


219 Bruner Hall / 2401 11th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68849
Office: 308-865-8910
duttad2@unk.edu

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

Yuris Dzenis

Yuris Dzenis
R. Vernon McBroom Professor


W315 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-0713
ydzenis@unl.edu

Research Areas
Advanced functional nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing

Craig Eckhardt

Craig Eckhardt
Professor


524 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2734
ceckhardt1@unl.edu

Research Areas
Organic materials and organic solid-state chemistry

Jongwan Eun

Jongwan Eun
Assistant Professor


203C Peter Kiewit Institute, 1110 S. 67th St.
Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0176
Office: 402-552-3522
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


417 Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8565
exstromc@unk.edu

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

Ruquiang Feng

Ruqiang Feng
Professor


W316 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2384
rfeng1@unl.edu

Research Areas
Experimental and computational mechanics of materials

Lucia Fernandez

Lucia Fernandez-Ballester
Assistant Professor


W332 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3994
Fax: 402-472-8292
lucia.fernandez@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Conjugated polymers, 3D printing, flow-induced crystallization, nucleation control, biopolymers

Eva Franke-Schubert

Eva Franke-Schubert
Associate Professor

209N WSEC
Office: 402-472-1697
evaschub@engr.unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Ion beam processing and nanostructured thin film fabrication for optical, electromechanical, and magnetic device applications

Timothy Gay

Timothy Gay
Willa Cather Professor


073 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2773
tgay@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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


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


081 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-4788
Lab: 402-472-8358
agruverman2@unl.edu

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


W317.2 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-7680
lgu2@unl.edu

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

David Hage

David Hage
James Hewett University Professor of Chemistry


704 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2744
dhage1@unl.edu

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


362R Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
2200 Vine St. P.O. Box 830851
Lincoln, NE 68583-0851
u乐平台登陆Office: 402-472-7857

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

hhaghshenasfatmeh2@unl.edu

Gerard Harbison

Gerard Harbison
Professor


723 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-9346
gharbison1@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Computational chemistry, NMR spectroscopy

Xia Hong

Xia Hong
Associate Professor


310J Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2779
xhong2@unl.edu

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


Jiong Hu

Jiong Hu
Associate Professor



204C Peter Kiewit Institute
1110 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0178
402-554-4106
jhu5@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Eco-efficient infrastructure materials, innovative infrastructure materials development, and advanced materials characterization

Natale Ianno

Natale "Ned" Ianno
Milton E. Mohr Professor


207N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-1965
nianno@unl.edu

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


233 Chase Hall
Office: 402-472-0884
Cell: 732-648-3319
iverson@unl.edu

Research Areas
Carbon nanotubes, biological sensors, reactive oxygen and nitrogen species

Sitaram Jaswal

Sitaram Jaswal
Professor Emeritus


310A Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2787
sjaswal1@unl.edu

Research Areas
Interfaces and tunnel junctions composed of multiferroic components

Alexey V. Krasnoslobodtsev

Alexey V. Krasnoslobodtsev
Assistant Professor


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 sensitivit

Srivatsan Kidambi

Srivatsan Kidambi
Assistant Professor


207 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-4443
skidambi2@unl.edu

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


228 L.W. Chase Hall
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0726
Office: 402-472-2175
fkievit2@unl.edu

Kievit's CV

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Biomedical Engineering, Nanomedicine, Nanotheranostics

Seunghee Kim

Seunghee Kim
Associate Professor


204C Peter Kiewit Institute
1110 S. 67th St.
Omaha, NE 68182
Office: 402-554-3547
seunghee.kim@unl.edu

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

Alexey Kovalev

Alexey Kovalev
Assistant Professor


310K Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2880
alexey.kovalev@unl.edu

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


Rebecca Lai

Rebecca Lai
Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor


651 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-5340
Lab: 402-472-2681
rlai2@unl.edu

Research Areas
Fundamental and applied aspects of biosensor research

Marjorie Langell

Marjorie Langell
Charles Bessey Professor


629 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-2702
Lab: 402-472-2618
mlangell1@unl.edu

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

Abdelghani Laraoui

Abdelghani Laraoui
Assistant Professor


W312 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-7680
alaraoui2@unl.edu


Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Quantum sensing, quantum computing, and defect discovery and spectroscopy in 2D materials and wide bandgap semiconductors

Gustavo Larsen

Gustavo Larsen
Professor


207 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-9805
glarsen1@unl.edu

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

Hui Li

Hui Li
Associate Professor


508 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-5232
hli4@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Structural biology, metalloprotein redox chemistry, histidine pKa, intermolecular interaction, continuum solvation model

Yusong Li

Yusong Li
Associate Professor


N114 SEC-LINK
Office: 402-472-5972
yli7@unl.edu

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


085 Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2405
sliou@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Magnetic sensors, magnetic force microscopy, microcantilever torgue magnetometer, nanofabrications

Yongfeng Lu

Yongfeng Lu
Lott Distinguished Professor


217N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-8323
ylu2@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Micro- and nanoscale laser material processing and characterization

Wai Ning Mei

Wai Ning Mei
Milo Bail Professor


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

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

Stephen Morin

Stephen Morin
Assistant Professor


409C Hamilton Hall
402-472-4608
smorin2@unl.edu

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

985360 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-1080
Office: 402-559-8558
fnamavar@unmc.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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

Sidy Ndao

Sidy Ndao
Assistant Professor


W317.4C Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-1623
sndao2@unl.edu

Research Areas
Thermal-fluid sciences and nanotechnology

Mehrdad Negahban

Mehrdad Negahban
Professor
and Graduate Chair

W311 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2397
mnegahban1@unl.edu

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

Siamak Nejati
Assistant Professor


207i Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-3232
snejati2@unl.edu

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

Hector Palencia

Hector Palencia
Associate Professor


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

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

Angela Pannier

Angela Pannier
Associate Professor


231 Chase Hall
Office: 402-472-0896
Lab: 402-472-0899
apannier2@unl.edu

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

Lawrence Parkhurst

Lawrence Parkhurst
Hewett University Professor


737 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3316
Lab: 402-472-1430
lparkhurst1@unl.edu

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

Andrzej Rajca

Andrzej Rajca
Charles Bessey Professor


818D Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-9196
arajca1@unl.edu

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


W303 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-0526
krajurkar1@unl.edu

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

Prahalada Rao

Prahalada Rao
Assistant Professor


NH East 303E
Office: 402-472-3458
rao@unl.edu

Research Areas
Monitoring of ultraprecision nanomanufacturing and additive manufacturing (AM) processes, sensor-based predictive analytics and quality monitoring of data rich complex systems, surface morphology and dimensional integrity monitoring

Jody Redepenning

Jody Redepenning
Professor
and Acting Chair

535 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3533
jredepen@unl.edu

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

Timothy Reece

Timothy Reece
Assistant Professor


218 Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Office: 308-865-8280
reecetj@unk.edu

Research Areas
Langmuir-Blodgett films and ferroelectric polymers

Brian Robertson

Brian Robertson
Professor


342W Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2375
brobertson@unl.edu

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

Sangjin Ryu

Sangjin Ryu
Assistant Professor


W307 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-4313
sangjin.ryu@unl.edu or sryu2@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Microscale fluid dynamics, interfacial fluid dynamics, biophysics, cell mechanics, microfluidics, atomic force microscopy

Renat Sabirianov

Renat Sabirianov
Professor
and Chair

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


212 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-8284
rsaraf2@unl.edu

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


242N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3771
schubert@engr.unl.edu

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

Michael Sealy

Michael Sealy
Assistant Professor


W306 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-1659
sealy@unl.edu

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

David Sellmyer

David Sellmyer
George Holmes University Distinguished Professor


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

Mahmoud Shakouri

Mahmoud Shakouri
Assistant Professor


University of Nebraska-Kearney
132F Otto Olsen
2508 12 Ave.
Kearney, NE 68849
Office: 308-865-8688
shakourim2@unk.edu

Research Areas
Concrete Durability, Sustainable Cementitious Materials, Corrosion




Jeff Shield

Jeff Shield
Professor
and Chair

W339 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2378
jshield2@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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


525A Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3543
asinitskiy2@unl.edu

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

Ralph Skomski

Ralph Skomski
Research Full Professor


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

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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


60th & Dodge, DSC 366A
Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0109
Office: 402-554-3592
robertsmith@unomaha.edu

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

Rodney Soukup

Rodney Soukup
Henson Professor Emeritus


212N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-3771
rsoukup1@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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

Eli Sutter

Eli Sutter
Professor


W348 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-2465
esutter@unl.edu

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

Peter Sutter

Peter Sutter
Professor


SLNK 216N
Office: 402-472-6849
psutter@unl.edu

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

James Takacs

James Takacs
Charles Mach University Professor


807B / 551 Hamilton Hall
Office: 402-472-3634
jtakacs1@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Asymmetric catalysis, self-assembly, combinatorial catalysis, metal-catalyzed cyclizations, synthetic methods development, natural product total synthesis

Li Tan

Li Tan
Associate Professor


W334 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-4018
ltan4@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Material design, self-assembly, and nanomanufacturing; mechanics of nanomaterials and nanostructures

Evgeny Tsymbal

Evgeny Tsymbal
Director
() and George Holmes University Distinguished Professor

310B Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-2586
tsymbal@unl.edu

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

Joseph Turner

Joseph Turner
Robert W. Brightfelt Professor


W354 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-8856
jturner3@unl.edu

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

Hendrik Viljoen

Hendrik Viljoen
Distinguished Professor
and Chair

211 Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-9318
hviljoen1@unl.edu

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
Associate Professor


W342.B Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-1514
jianwang@unl.edu

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


David Watkins

David K. Watkins
Professor


330 Bessey Hall
Office: 402-472-2648
dwatkins1@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆Calcareous nannofossils, the smallest of all skeletal fossils routinely preserved in marine sediments

John Woollam

John A. Woollam
George Holmes Distinguished Professor


240N Scott Engineering Center
Office: 402-472-7501
jwoollam@unl.edu

Research Areas
u乐平台登陆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


310M Jorgensen Hall
Office: 402-472-6134
xiaoshan.xu@unl.edu

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


Jiashi Yang

Jiashi Yang
Professor


317.5 Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-0712
jyang1@unl.edu

Research Areas
Frequency stability of piezoelectric crystal resonators

Yiqi Yang

Yiqi Yang
Charles Bessey Professor

and
221 Home Economics Building
Office: 402-472-5197
yyang2@unl.edu

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

Ruiguo Yang

Ruiguo Yang
Assistant Professor

E303C Nebraska Hall
Office: 402-472-3494
ryang6@unl.edu

Research Areas
Biophysics, Nanofibers, Nanomedicine, Cell mechanics, Atomic Force Microscopy

Xiao Cheng Zeng

Xiao Cheng Zeng
Chancellor's University & Willa Cather Professor


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

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

Jian Zhang

Jian Zhang
Associate Professor


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

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


Zhaoyan Zhang

Zhaoyan Zhang
Associate Professor


350W Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0526
Office: 402-472-4993
zhaoyan.zhang@unl.edu

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