In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Alan Searcy


Alan W. Searcy, a professor emeritus in the College of Engineering, passed away on November 5, at the John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek.

E 40 – Engineering Thermodynamics

Course Number: E40 Course Units:  4, 3 hours of lecture + 1 hour of discussion per week INSTRUCTORS: Professors Andreas M. Glaeser and Mark D. Asta CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Fundamental laws of thermodynamics for simple substances; application to flow processes and to non-reacting mixtures; statistical thermodynamics of ideal gases and crystalline solids; chemical and materials thermodynamics; multiphase […]

MSE 45 – Properties of Materials

Course Number:  MSE 45 Course Units: 3, 3 hours of lecture per week + 6 laboratories (3 hours each) INSTRUCTORS: Professors Thomas M. Devine, Ronald Gronsky, John W. Morris, Jr.  and Ramamoorthy Ramesh. TEXTBOOK: The Structure and Properties of Materials, J.W. Morris, Jr., McGraw Hill, 2005. CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Application of basic principles of physics and […]

Miquel Salmeron wins the 2012 MRS Medal


August 15, 2012 –   Miquel Salmeron has been awarded the 2012 MRS Medal, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the molecular level understanding of material surfaces, made possible by the development and application of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Ambient Pressure Photo-electron spectroscopy. 

Tirrell, Matthew


Professor Emeritus, Materials Science & Engineering

Healy, Kevin


Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioengineering, Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Zackay, Victor

Professor Emeritus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Yang, Peidong


Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering

Xu, Ting


Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Wu, Junqiao


Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering