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Hoehn Engineering Complex 340A
(205) 934-8453
(205) 934-8485

Research and Teaching Interests: Growth and characterization of II-VI Semiconducting Compounds, failure analysis of ceramics and glass, development of ZBLAN glasses for optical fiber applications

Office Hours: By appointment


  • B.S., Alfred University, Ceramic Science & Engineering
  • M.S., Penn State University, Ceramic Engineering
  • M.S., University of Florida, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, Materials Science & Engineering

Recent Courses

  • EGR 111 - Introduction to Engineering II
  • EGR 200 - Introduction to Engineering Design
  • MSE 280 - Engineering Materials
  • MSE 380 - Thermodynamics of Materials
  • MSE 470:570 - Ceramic Materials
  • MSE 603:703 - Thermodynamics of Materials (Graduate)

Academic Distinctions & Professional Memberships

  • Member, Executive Board, American Association of Crystal Growth
  • Chair, Ingalls/ UAB Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Award Committee
  • Senator-at Large, Faculty Senate Executive Committee
  • Alternate Senator, UAB Faculty Senate
  • Alternate Representative, Faculty Policies and Procedures Committee (FPPC)
  • Member, UAB Writing Task Force Committee( QEP/Writing Committee)
  • Member, Faculty Policies and Procedures Committee (2009) Community Service Red Cross Volunteer