AMRI Faculty

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Faculty of AMRI

Dr. WileyJohn Wiley, Ph.D.
Director of AMRI & President's Research Professor
Northwestern

SC 2064  504-280-6840 504-280-6849 jwiley@uno.edu

Inorganic, materials chemistry

MalkinskiLeszek Malkinski, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics & Materials Science
Polish Academy of Sciences

SC 2009
504-280-1346
lmalkins@uno.edu

Thin-film deposition, magnetic tunneling, nanolithographic patterning.

Viktor PoltavetsViktor Poltavets
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

504-280-4418 vpoltave@uno.edu

Solid State Chemistry, Rechargeable Batteries, & Catalysis

Steven RickSteven Rick
University Research Professor
Department of Chemistry
UC Berkeley

504-280-1119 srick@uno.edu

Theoretical and computational approaches to the study of liquid water, interfaces, aqueous solutions, proteins, and ion transport through various materials.

Dr. SchillingPaul Schilling, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering
Chair of Mechanical Engineering Department
Louisiana State University

EN 926
504-280-6632
pschilli@uno.edu

Phase development in metastable binary alloys; Characterization of automobile exhaust particulates; Materials problems related to microfabrication techniques based on x-ray lithography; NDE of composite materials; Development of Al-Sc-X alloys

Damon SmithDamon Smith
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

504-280-6167 dsmith3@uno.edu

Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Fabrication

Dr. SpinuLeonard Spinu, Ph.D.
University Research Professor of Physics & Materials Science
University of Paris XI

SC 2007
504-280-3218
lspinu@uno.edu

Magnetic nanoparticles, radio frequency and microwave properties of materials.

See Dr. Spinu's research group website

Dr. TarrMatthew Tarr, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research
University Director of Undergraduate Research
Georgia Tech.

CSB 344
504-280-6323
mtarr@uno.edu

Analytical, biochemistry, materials chemistry

Dr. ZhouWeilie Zhou, Ph.D.
Professor of Materials Science
Chinese Academy of Sciences

SC 2003
504-280-1068
wzhou@uno.edu

Synthesis of semiconductor nanowires for chemical sensor, biological sensor and photovoltaic applications. Nanomaterials characterization using electron microscopy.

See Dr. Zhou's research group website

 

Associate Faculty of AMRI

Paul HerringtonPaul Herrington, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering
Louisiana State University

EN 909A
504-280-6178
pherring@uno.edu



Fatigue failure of composite joints, Stress concentrations in laminated plates, Reliability of laminated structures

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Dr. HuiDavid Hui, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering
Director of Composite Materials Research Laboratory
University of Toronto

EN 918
504-280-6192
dhui@uno.edu

Buckling and vibration of laminated plates and shells, impact behavior of laminated imperfect flat of cylindrical panels under axial impact, constitutive equations for engineering materials (including floating ice plates)

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Melody VergesMelody Verges, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering
Tulane University

EN 925
504-280-5472
mverges@uno.edu

Nondestructive evaluation of structures; Design of solder grid array (SGA) packages; Fatigue of SGA packages

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Professor Emeritus

Dr. O'ConnorCharles O'Connor, Ph.D.
Professor-Emeritus
University of Illinois

Inorganic chemistry, material science and nanotechnology