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  • Robert Malloy, Ph.D.

    Robert Malloy, Ph.D.

    Professor & Department Chair

    Plastics product design, polymer processing, recycling of thermoplastics.

  • Emmanuelle Reynaud, Ph.D.

    Emmanuelle Reynaud, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Materials Science and Engineering, Polymers and Composites

  • Daniel F. Schmidt, Ph.D.

    Daniel F. Schmidt, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Materials preparation and structure/properties relationships in polymer nanocomposites, polymer crosslinking and network formation, pre-ceramic polymers, sol-gel chemistry and materials analysis (porosimetry, permeation testing, thermal analysis, x-ray diffraction & spectroscopic techniques)

  • Alkim Akyurtlu, Ph.D.

    Alkim Akyurtlu, Ph.D.

    Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, Co-Director Center for Photonics, Electronmagnetics and Nanoelectronics (CPEN) Doctoral Coordinator

    Electromagnetics, metamaterials, printed electronics, antennas, and RF devices

  • Craig Armiento, Ph.D.

    Craig Armiento, Ph.D.

    Professor, ECE Department; Director, Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC), Co-Director, Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI); Director, Center for Photonics, Electromagnetics and Nanoelectronics (CPEN)

    Printed Electronics, Photonics, Semiconductor Devices, Fiber Optic Communications

  • Todd Avery, Ph.D.

    Todd Avery, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

  • Peter Avitabile, D.Eng.

    Peter Avitabile, D.Eng.

    Professor & Co-Director

    Modal Analysis, Analytical and Experimental Structural Dynamics

  • Carol Forance Barry, D.Eng.

    Carol Forance Barry, D.Eng.

    Professor; Co-Director, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Associate Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing

    Plastics processing, including extrusion, injection molding, and novel processing techniques; , nanomanufacturing with polymers; 3D printing

  • Dhimiter Bello, Sc.D., MSc

    Dhimiter Bello, Sc.D., MSc

    Associate Professor

  • Susan J. Braunhut, Ph.D.

    Susan J. Braunhut, Ph.D.

    Professor, Distinguished University Professor, FDC Steering Committee Chair

    Radiation Therapy and Medical Countermeasures for Radiological Terrorism; Development of Novel Cancer Treatments and Biosensors for Toxicity Testing and Cancer Diagnosis

  • Bridgette Budhlall, Ph.D.

    Bridgette Budhlall, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Polymer colloids, soft matter, stimuli-responsive polymers, emulsion polymerization and water-based polymer coatings, inks and adhesives. Photoresist polymers for nanolithography, nanofluidic devices & microcapsules & hybrid nanoparticles for nanomedicine, biomedical devices, drug delivery devices and biosensors.

  • Majid Charmchi, Ph.D.

    Majid Charmchi, Ph.D.

    Professor, Associate Chair & Graduate Coordinator

    Heat and Mass Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • Julie Chen, Ph.D.

    Julie Chen, Ph.D.

    Vice-Provost for Research, Professor, Co-Director

    Composite Materials, Nanomanufacturing.

  • Michael J. Ellenbecker, Sc.D.

    Michael J. Ellenbecker, Sc.D.

    Professor Emeritus

  • Rudolf Faust, Ph.D.

    Rudolf Faust, Ph.D.


    Polymer Chemistry

  • Zhiyong Gu, Ph.D.

    Zhiyong Gu, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator

    Nanomaterials and nanotechnology, nanowires

  • David Kazmer, Ph.D

    David Kazmer, Ph.D


    Plastics product design and manufacturing

  • Jayant Kumar, Ph.D.

    Jayant Kumar, Ph.D.


    Material Science, Optical & electronic properties of materials, Optical Spectroscopy, Devices

  • Pradeep Kurup, Ph.D., P.E.

    Pradeep Kurup, Ph.D., P.E.

    Professor, Department Chair, Distinguished University Professor

    Geotechnical Engineering

  • Xuejun Lu, Ph.D.

    Xuejun Lu, Ph.D.

    Professor, Graduate Coordinator

    Optoelectronics, Nanophotonics & Fiber Optics

  • Sanjeev Manohar, Ph.D.

    Sanjeev Manohar, Ph.D.

    Professor; Director, UMass Intercampus BMEBT Program

  • Martin Margala, Ph.D.

    Martin Margala, Ph.D.

    Professor, Chair - ECE, Deputy Director - AETC

    Digital & Mixed-Signal VLSI Design & VLSI Testing

  • Kenneth Marx, Ph.D.

    Kenneth Marx, Ph.D.


    Biochemistry, Physical Biochemistry, Data Mining, & Cheminformatics

  • Melisenda Jean McDonald, Ph.D.

    Melisenda Jean McDonald, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus


  • Joey Mead, Ph.D.

    Joey Mead, Ph.D.

    Co-Director, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Professor

    Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.

  • Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Ph.D.

    Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Faculty Director - HEROES

    Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products

  • Christopher Niezrecki, Ph.D.

    Christopher Niezrecki, Ph.D.

    Chair, Professor, Director - Center for Wind Energy, Co-director - Structural Dynamics & Acoustic Systems Laboratory

    Modeling & control of vibrations & acoustics, smart structures & materials, stuctural health monitoring and sustainable energy.

  • Eugene J. Rogers, Ph.D., M.S., N.R.C.C., MT(ASCP)

    Eugene J. Rogers, Ph.D., M.S., N.R.C.C., MT(ASCP)

    Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Professor

    Clinical Chemistry, Analytical Biochemistry

  • Marina Ruths, Ph.D.

    Marina Ruths, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Surface & Colloid Chemistry

  • Daniel Sandman, Ph.D.

    Daniel Sandman, Ph.D.

    Professor, Associate Director

    Organic & materials chemistry; synthesis & physico-chemical study of organic & polymeric conjugated materials; solid state polymerization

  • Thomas B. Shea, Ph.D.

    Thomas B. Shea, Ph.D.

    Professor, Director

    Cell Biology

  • Mengyan Shen, Ph.D.

    Mengyan Shen, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Nanoscience and technology, condensed matters and optics

  • Hongwei Sun, Ph.D.

    Hongwei Sun, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Co-Director Multiscale Thermal Science Laboratory

    Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Microfluidics, Acoustic microsensors, Nano-imprinting process, Interfacial phenomena and heat transfer

  • Joel Therrien, Ph.D.

    Joel Therrien, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Nanoelectronic Devices, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Wide badgap semiconductors and sensors

  • Xingwei Wang, Ph.D

    Xingwei Wang, Ph.D

    Associate Professor

    Optical biosensing & biomedical devices

  • James E. Whitten, Ph.D.

    James E. Whitten, Ph.D.

    Chairman, Professor

    Physical & materials chemistry at surfaces & interfaces