Ph.D. in Engineering (material science and engineering), Brown University, 1997. Thesis Title: Crystallization Kinetics of Amorphous Tin-doped Indium Oxide (ITO) Thin Films. Thesis advisor: David C. Paine. Minors: semiconductor physics and applied mathematics. M. Sc. in Engineering, Brown University, 1994. Thesis Title: Interfacial solid-state oxidation reactions in the indium tin oxide film on Si and Si0.85Ge0.15 Systems. Thesis advisor: David C. Paine B. Sc. in Material Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992.
Areas of Interest
mechanisms of persistent luminescence
materials for energy harvesting and storage
Circular economy and sustainability in materials process industries
structure and properties of interfaces
thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformation in materials
controlled assembly of nanoparticles