Department of Materials Science & Engineering, UC Berkeley
Materials Sciences Faculty Scientist
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, UC Davis
BS, University of California, Berkeley, 1988
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
Honors and Awards
ASM International's Materials Science Research Silver Medal, 2002.
“Teacher of the Year,” Northwestern University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2004.
Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2010.
TMS Electronic, Magnetic, and Photonic Materials Division (EMPMD) Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award, 2013.
State of the art computational methods are used to investigate the structural, thermodynamic, mechanical and transport properties of advanced materials.
CSMC Research Thrusts
Understanding Strucutral Evolution/Interdiffusion
Solution Characterization (M13 Clusters)
Recent Center Publications
- Hanken, B.E.; Asta, M.; Casey, W.H. Computational characterization of the internal bonding and solvation structure for [Nb10O28]aq6−. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2013.
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