Faculty

We integrate faculty and students with differing expertise to discover, design and characterize advanced materials needed to address global societal challenges.


Leadership

Shirley Meng
Shirley Meng

IMDD Director
Professor, NanoEngineering
UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

smeng.ucsd.edu  

Michael Sailor
Michael Sailor

IMDD Co-Director
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
UC San Diego Physical Sciences

Sailor Group  

Andrea Tao
Andrea Tao

IMDD Founding Faculty Member
Assoc. Professor, NanoEngineering
UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

Tao Research Group  

Jon Pokorski
Jon Pokorski

IMDD Founding Faculty Member
Assoc. Professor, NanoEngineering
UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

Pokorski Lab  

Faculty by Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry

M. Burkart
Mike Burkart

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Burkart Lab 

J. Figueroa
Joshua Figueroa

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Figueroa Group 

A. Kummel
Andrew Kummel

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Kummel Group 

F. Paesani
Francesco Paesani

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Paesani Research Group 

Professor
Michael Sailor

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Sailor Research Group 

A. Schimpf
Alina Schimpf

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Schimpf Lab 

A. Tezcan
Akif Tezcan

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Tezcan Lab 

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Eric Fullerton
Eric Fullerton

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

Yu-hwa Lo
Yu-hwa Lo

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Lo Research Group 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

P. Bandaru
Prabhakar Bandaru

Materials Science and Engineering Program Director, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Bandaru Group 

J. Garay
Javier Garay

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Advanced Materials Processing and Synthesis (AMPS) Lab 

O. Graeve
Olivia Graeve

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Xtreme Materials Laboratory 

M. Meyers
Marc Meyers

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Meyers Group 

Molecular Biology

Rachel Dutton
Rachel Dutton

Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology

The Dutton Lab 

James Golden
James Golden

Professor, Molecular Biology

 

Susan Golden
Susan Golden

Distinguished Professor, Molecular Biology

 

Stephen Mayfield
Stephen Mayfield

Professor, Molecular Biology

Mayfield Lab 

NanoEngineering

Jinhye Bae
Jinhye Bae

Assistant Professor, NanoEngineering

Bae Research Group 

Shaochen Chen
Shaochen Chen

Professor, NanoEngineering

Chen Laboratory 

David Fenning
David Fenning

Assistant Professor, NanoEngineering

Fenning Research Group 

Darren Lipomi
Darren Lipomi

Assoc. Professor, NanoEngineering

Lipomi Research Group 

Ping Liu
Ping Liu

Assoc. Professor, NanoEngineering

Liu Research Group 

S. Ong
Shyue Ping Ong

Assoc. Professor, NanoEngineering

Materials Virtual Lab 

Tod Pascal
Tod Pascal

Assistant Professor, NanoEngineering

 

Jon Pokorski
Jon Pokorski

Assoc. Professor, NanoEngineering

Pokorski Lab 

Nicole Steinmetz
Nicole Steinmetz

Professor, NanoEngineering

Steinmetz Lab 

Andrea Tao
Andrea Tao

Assoc. Professor, NanoEngineering

Tao Research Group 

Physical Sciences

Monica Allen
Monica Allen

Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences

Allen Lab 

Alex Frano
Alex Frano

Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences

Alex Frano's X Lab 

Jérémie Palacci
Jérémie Palacci

Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences

Palacci Lab 

Oleg Shpyrko
Oleg Shpyrko

Professor, Physical Sciences

Shpyrko Research Group 

Structural Engineering