M.S. (1995), Ph.D. (1997) in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thin film deposition and characterization, Ionic conductors and transport, Batteries, Interface formation, Energy efficiency, Applications of nano-particle suspensions, and Chemical mechanical polishing.
Funded Research Projects
Integrated Laboratory Industrial Research Project, Argonne National Laboratory (2010 – present)
US DOE Railroad Efficiency (2008 – 2011)