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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigan Positionsort icon

Breton L. Mattes

1977
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Qian Yu

2015 - 2016
Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

David C. Van Aken

1986 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Jay S. Wallace

1984 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Anton Van der Ven

2005 - 2013
Associate Professor

Orville F. Kimball

1966 - 1974
Associate Professor of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
Associate Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Frank E. Legg Jr

1949 - 1975
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

John E. Sanchez

1996 - 2000
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

John F. Mansfield

1987 - 2018
Associate Research Scientist
Associate Research Scientist Emeritus

Frank E. Filisko

1970 - 2008
Professor

Ann Marie Sastry

1995 - 2012
Professor
Arthur F Thurnau Professor

Clarence Arnold Siebert

1936 - 1973
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

William F. Hosford Jr

1963 - 2004
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Edward E. Hucke

1955 - 1991
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

J. Wayne Jones

1978 - 2017
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Lawrence H. Van Vlack

1953 - 1988
Professor of Materials Engineering

Rodney Ewing

1997 - 2014
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Professor of Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences
Professor of Geological Sciences

John W. Halloran

1990 - 2017
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

Richard E. Robertson

1986 - 2018
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Professor of Macromolecular Science & Engineering
Research Scientist

Wilbur C. Bigelow

1951 - 1993
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

John C. Bilello

1989 - 2004
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

I-Wei Chen

1986 - 1997
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Richard A. Flinn

1951 - 1985
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Ronald Gibala

1984 - 2004
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
L.H. and F.E. VanVlack Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

David V. Ragone

1972 - 1980
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Dean of Engineering

William C. Leslie

1973 - 1984
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

David J. Srolovitz

1987 - 2001
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Tseng-Ying Tien

1966 - 1996
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Albert F. Yee

1985 - 2003
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Macromolecular Science & Engineering
Professor of Chemical Engineering

Robert D. Pehlke

1960 - 2002
Professor of Metallurgical Engineering

John R. Smith

2009 - 2015
Research Professor, Materials Science & Engineering