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Frederick H. Abernathy

Gordon McKay Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering, Emeritus
Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Associate of Dunster House
Honorary Associate of Cabot House

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Pierce 100E
(617) 495-4709

Assistant

Jessa S. Piaia
Pierce 328A
(617) 496-9676

Salma Abu Ayyash

Preceptor in Educational Innovation

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Physics

Joanna Aizenberg

Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science and Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Faculty Associate, Harvard Microbial Sciences Initiative
Participant, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Pierce 229
(617) 495-3558

Lab

Aizenberg Biomineralization and Biomimetics Lab
McKay 426 and 427
(617) 496-8381

Assistant

Marina DiDonato McLaughlin

Research Areas

Environmental Science and Engineering
Global Contaminants Water
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Materials Soft Matter Surface and Interface Science
Science, Technology, Innovation, and Public Policy
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Ariel Amir

Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Mathematics

Contact

Pierce 321
(617) 495-5818

Assistant

Melissa Majkut
(617) 496-5167
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Donald G.M. Anderson

Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Mathematics, Emeritus

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Mathematics

Assistant

Susan Virginia Welby
Maxwell Dworkin 353
(617) 496-7592

Michael J. Aziz

Gene and Tracy Sykes Professor of Materials and Energy Technologies
Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Faculty coordinator, Graduate Consortium for Energy and Environment, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 2009-2018
Green Energy Storage, S.r.l., Scientific Advisory Committee, equity holder, licensed intellectual property

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Pierce 204A
(617) 495-9884

Lab

Materials Science Group
McKay 504
(617) 495-4469

Assistant

Joel Veak
Pierce Hall 225
(617) 495-2677

Research Areas

Applied Physics
Materials
Environmental Science and Engineering
Energy Resources and Energy Systems
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Materials
Science, Technology, Innovation, and Public Policy
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Demba Ba

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering

Primary Teaching Area

Electrical Engineering

Contact

Maxwell Dworkin 143
(617) 496-1228

Assistant

Gioia Sweetland
Maxwell Dworkin 343
(617) 495-2919

Katia Bertoldi

William and Ami Kuan Danoff Professor of Applied Mechanics

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Pierce 311
(617) 496-3084

Lab

Bertoldi Group: Solid Mechanics

Assistant

Stephanie A. Vincent
Pierce 310
(617) 496-1877

Research Areas

Applied Physics
Materials
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Materials Solid Mechanics

Michael P. Brenner

Michael F. Cronin Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics and Professor of Physics
Kavli Scholar, Kavli Institute for Bionano Science & Technology
Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Participant, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Mathematics

Contact

Pierce 313
(617) 495-3336

Assistant

Joanne M. Bourgeois
Pierce 318
(617) 495-2719

Research Areas

Applied Physics
Soft Matter
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Soft Matter Fluid Mechanics

Roger W. Brockett

An Wang Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Emeritus

Primary Teaching Area

Electrical Engineering

Contact

Maxwell Dworkin 110A
(617) 495-3922

Assistant

Kathleen L. Masse
Pierce 118
(617) 495-4202

Research Areas

Electrical Engineering
Robotics and Control
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Robotics and Control