Asta, Mark

Mark Asta

Mark Asta

Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

Arthur C. and Phyllis G. Oppenheimer Professor

Department Chair

216 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: 510-642-3803

Websites:
Research: http://www.asta.mse.berkeley.edu/

Personal: http://www.asta.mse.berkeley.edu/asta.html

Research Areas:  
Computational Materials

Education:
1993     Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Materials Physics

Professional Experience:

1993 Postdoctoral Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories
1995 Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
2000 Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University
2005 Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, UC Davis
2008 Vice-Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, UC Davis
2010 Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, UC Davis
2010 Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, UC Berkeley
2012 Chair, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, UC Berkeley

Major Awards:
ASM International’s Materials Science Silver Medal, October, 2002

Teacher of the Year, Northwestern University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2004

Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2010

Chair of Physical Metallugy Gordon Research Conference, 2011

TMS Electronic, Magnetic, and Photonic Materials Division (EMPMD) Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award, 2013