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Mark Horn

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

305C Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

mwh4@psu.edu

814-865-0332

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Plasma etching, thin film deposition, lithography, planarization, MEMS, gas sensors, and engineered thin films

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Huilong Hou, Yuan Tang, Reginald F Hamilton and Mark W Horn, 2017, "Functional fatigue of submicrometer NiTi shape memory alloy thin films", JOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY A, 34, (4)
  • Joseph Nasr, Jacob Cordell, Ramya urunathan, Jefferey RS Brownson and Mark W Horn, 2017, "Phase Control of RF Sputtered SnSx with Post-Deposition Annealing for a Pseudo-Homojunction Photovoltaic Device", JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, 46, (2), pp. 7
  • Rona Banai, Jefferey Brownson and Mark W Horn, 2016, "A Review of Tin (II) Monosulfide and its Potential as a Photovoltaic Absorber", Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 150, pp. 17
  • Myles Billard, Hitesh Basantani, Mark W Horn and Bruce Gluckman, 2016, "A Flexible Vanadium Oxide Thermistor Array for Localized Temperature Field Measurements in Brain", IEEE Sensors Journal, 16, (8)
  • Huilong Hou, Reginald Felix Hamilton and Mark W Horn, 2015, "Crystallization and microstructure evolution of nanoscale NiTi thin films prepared by biased target ion beam deposition", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 34
  • Rona Banai, Jacob Cordell, G Lindwall, Nicolas J Tannen, S L Shang, Josef R Nasr, Z K Liu, J R Brownson and Mark W Horn, 2015, "Control of Phase in Tin Sulfide Thin Films Produced via RF-Sputtering of SnS2 Target with Post-deposition Annealing", Journal of Electronic Materials
  • Huilong Hou, Reginald Felix Hamilton, Mark W H andrn, , 2015, "Structure and interfacial analysis of nanoscale TiNi thin film prepared by biased target ion beam deposition", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 33
  • Jin Yao, Adem Ozelik, Mark W Horn and Thomas N Jackson, 2014, "Potential for reactive pulsed-dc magnetron sputtering of nanocomposite VOx microbolometer thin films", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 32, (6)
  • H Hou, R F Hamilton, Mark W Horn and Y Jin, 2014, "NiTi thin films prepared by biased target ion beam deposition co-sputtering from elemental Ni and Ti targets", Thin Solid Films, 570, (A), pp. 1-6
  • Rona E. Banai, Hyeonseok Lee, Michael A. Motyka, Ramprasad Chandrasekharan, Nikolas J. Podraza, Jeffrey R.S. Brownson and Mark W Horn, 2013, "Optical Properties of Sputtered SnS Thin Films for Photovoltaic Absorbers", IEEE Journal for Photovoltaics
  • Hyeonseok Lee and Mark W Horn, 2013, "Sculptured platinum nanowire counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells", Thin Solid Films
  • M. A. Motyka, B. D. Gauntt, Mark W Horn and N. J. Podraza, 2012, "Microstructural Evolution of Thin Film Vanadium Oxide Prepared by Pulsed-DC Magnetron Sputtering", JAP, 112, (9)
  • Adem Ozcelik, Orlando Cabarcos, David L. Allara and Mark W Horn, 2012, "Vanadium oxide thin films alloyed with Ti, Zr, Nb, and Mo for uncooled infrared imaging applications", Journal of Electronic Materials
  • H. A. Basantani, S. Kozlowski, Myung-Yoon Lee, J. Li, S. S. N. Bharadwaja, E. C. Dickey, T. N. Jackson and Mark W Horn, 2012, "Enhanced electrical and noise properties of nanocomposite vanadium oxide thin films by reactive pulsed-dc magnetron sputtering", APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 100, (26)
  • N. J. Podraza, B. D. Gauntt, M. A. Motyka, E. C. Dickey and Mark W Horn, 2012, "Electrical and optical properties of sputtered amorphous vanadium oxide thin films", JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 111, (7)
  • Chandrasekaran Venkatasubramanian, Orlando M. Cabarcos, William R. Drawl, Dave Allara, S. Ashok, Mark W Horn and S. S. N. Bharadwaja, 2011, "Process-structure-property correlations in pulsed dc reactive magnetron sputtered vanadium oxide thin films", JOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY A, 29, (6), pp. 061504
  • Guneet Seth, Brian Bontempo, Eugene Furman, Mark W Horn, Michael T. Lanagan, S. S. N. Bharadwaja and Jing Li, 2011, "Impedance analysis of amorphous and polycrystalline tantalum oxide sputtered films", JOURNAL OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, 26, (6), pp. 745-753
  • Shih-To Fei, Seung-Hyun Anna Lee, Sean M. Pursel, James Basham, Andrew Hess, Craig A. Grimes, Mark W Horn, Thomas E. Mallouk and Harry R. Allcock, 2011, "Electrolyte infiltration in phosphazene-based dye-sensitized solar cells", Journal of Power Sources, 196, pp. 5223-5230
  • Seung-Hyun Anna Lee, Anne-Martine S. Jackson, Andrew Hess, Shih-To Fei, Sean M. Pursel, James Basham, Craig A. Grimes, Mark W Horn, Harry R. Allcock and Thomas E. Mallouk, 2010, "Influence of Different Iodide Salts on the Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Containing Phosphazene-Based Nonvolatile Electro-lyte", J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, (35), pp. 15234-15242
  • S. S. N. Bharadwaja, C. Venkatasubramanyam, N. Fieldhouse, B. Gauntt, Myung Yoon Lee, S. Ashok, E. C. Dickey, T. N. Jackson and Mark W Horn, 2010, "Processing Issues in Pulse Dc Sputtering of Vanadium Oxide Thin Films for Uncooled Infrared De-tectors", Advances in Electroceramic Materials II, Ceramic Transactions, 221, pp. p. 177
  • G. Sethi, R. Sahul, C. Min, P. Tewari, E. Furman, Mark W Horn and M. T. Lanagan, 2009, "Dielectric Response of Tantalum Oxide Deposited on Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film by Low-Temperature Pulsed-DC Sputtering for Wound Capacitors", IEEE Trans. Comp. Pack. Tech., 32, (4), pp. 915
  • P. Tewari, G. Sethi, Mark W Horn and M. T. Lanagan, 2009, "Enhanced polarization in zirconia-P(VDF-TrFE) laminar composite dielectrics", J. Mat. Sci.-Mat. Elec., 20, (10), pp. 1001-1007
  • G. Sethi, P. Sunal, Mark W Horn and M. T. Lanagan, 2009, "Influence of reactive sputter deposition conditions on crystallization of zirconium oxide thin films", J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, 27, (3), pp. 577-583
  • S. S. N. Bharadwaja, C. Venkatasubramanian, N. Fieldhouse, S. Ashok, Mark W Horn and T. N. Jackson, 2009, "Low temperature charge carrier hopping transport me-chanism in vanadium oxide thin films grown using pulsed dc sputtering", Appl. Phys. Lett., 94, pp. 3
  • C. Venkatasubramanian, Mark W Horn and S. Ashok, 2009, "Ion implantation studies on VOx films prepared by pulsed dc reactive sputtering", Nucl. Inst. Meth. Phys. Res. B, 267, pp. 1476-1479
  • N. Fieldhouse, S. M. Pursel, Mark W Horn and S. S. N. Bharadwaja, 2009, "Electrical properties of vanadium oxide thin films for bolometer applications: processed by pulse dc sputtering", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 42, pp. 6
  • N. Fieldhouse, S. M. Pursel, R. Carey, Mark W Horn and S. S. N. Bharadwaja, 2009, "Vanadium oxide thin films for bolometric applications deposited by reactive pulsed dc sputtering", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 27, (4), pp. 951-955
  • C. Venkatasubramanian, O. M. Cabarcos, D. L. Allara, Mark W Horn and S. Ashok, 2009, "Correlation of temperature response and structure of annealed VOx thin films for IR detector applications", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 27, (4), pp. 956-961
  • B. D. Gauntt, Elizabeth C. Dickey and Mark W Horn, 2009, "Stoichiometry and micro-structural effects on electrical conduction in pulsed dc sputtered vanadium oxide thin films", J. Mater. Res., 24, (4), pp. 1590-1599
  • T. J. Mullen, C. Srinivasan, M. J. Shuster, Mark W Horn, A. M. Andrews and P. S. Weiss, 2008, "Hy-brid approaches to nanometer-scale patterning: Exploiting tailored intermolecular interactions", JOURNAL OF NANOPARTICLE RESEARCH, 10, (8), pp. 1231-1240
  • T. J. Mullen, P. Zhang, C. Srinivasan, Mark W Horn and P. S. Weiss, 2008, "Combining electrochemical desorption and metal deposition on patterned self-assembled mono-layers", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 621, (2), pp. 229-237
  • C. Srinivasan, J. N. Hohman, M. E. Anderson, P. S. Weiss and Mark W Horn, 2008, "Sub-30-nm pat-terning on quartz for imprint lithography templates", APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 93, (8)
  • N. J. Podraza, J. Li, C. R. Wronski, E. C. Dickey, Mark W Horn and R. W. Collins, 2008, "Analysis of Si1-xGex : H thin films with graded composition and structure by real time spectro-scopic ellipsometry", PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI A-APPLICATIONS AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, 205, (4), pp. 892-895
  • F. Zhang, J. Xu, A. Lakhtakia, T. Zhu, S. M. Pursel and Mark W Horn, 2008, "Circular polarization emission from an external cavity diode laser", APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 92, (11)
  • N. J. Podraza, J. Li, C. R. Wronski, Mark W Horn, E. C. Dickey and R. W. Collins, 2008, "Analysis of Compositionally and Structurally Graded Si:H and Si1-xGex:H Thin Films by Real Time Spectroscopic Ellipsometry"
  • S. Pursel, J. Petrilli, Mark W Horn and B. A. Shaw, 2008, "Effect of alloy addition and growth conditions on the formation of Mg-based bioabsorbable thin films", 7041, pp. 704113
  • J. Xu, F. Zhang, A. Lakhtakia, S. M. Pursel and Mark W Horn, 2008, "Circular polarization emis-sion from an external cavity diode laser", 7041, pp. 70410S
  • N. J. Podraza, S. M. Pursel, C. Chen, Mark W Horn and R. W. Collins, 2008, "Analysis of the Optical Properties and Structure of Serial Bi-Deposited TiO2 Sculptured Thin Films using Mueller Matrix Ellipsometry", Journal of Nano-Photonics, 2, pp. 021930
  • Sean M. Pursel, Mark W Horn and Akhlesh Lakhtakia, 2007, "Tuning of sculptured-thin-film spectral-hole filters by post-depostion etching", Optical Engineering, 46, (4)
  • J. Ravi Prakash, A. H. McDaniel, Mark W Horn, L. Pilone, P. Sunal, R. Messier, R. T. McGrath and F. K. Schweighardt, 2007, "Hydrogen sensors: Role of palladium thin film morphology", Sensors and Actuators, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 120, (2), pp. 439-446
  • T. J. Mullen, C. Srinivasan, J. N. Hohman, S. D. Gillmor, M. J. Shuster, Mark W Horn, A. M. Andrews and P. S. Weiss, 2007, "Microcontact insertion printing", Applied Physics Letters
  • C. Srinivasan, T. J. Mullen, J. N. Hohman, M. E. Anderson, A. A. Dameron, A. M. Andrews, E. C. Dickey, Mark W Horn and P. S. Weiss, 2007, "Scanning electron microscopy of nanoscale chemical patterns", ACS Nano, 1, pp. 191-201
  • Fan Zhang, Jian Xu, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Sean M. Pursel, Mark W Horn and Andrew Wang, 2007, "Circularly polarized emission from colloidal nanocrystal quantum dots confined in microcavities formed by chiral mirrors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, pp. 023102
  • C. Srinivasan, J. N. Hohman, M. E. Anderson, P. S. Weiss and Mark W Horn, 2007, "Nanostructures using self-assembled multilayers as molecular rulers and etch resists", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 24, pp. 1985-1988
  • S. M. Pursel and Mark W Horn, 2007, "Prospects for Nanowire Sculptured Thin Film Devices", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 25, pp. 2611-2615
  • S. Pursel, Mark W Horn and A. Lakhtakia, 2007, "Tailored circular Bragg phenomena in TiO2 sculptured thin films through post-deposition processing", 6645
  • C. Srinivasan, M. E. Anderson, E. M. Carter, J. N. Hohman, S. S. N. Bharadwaja, S. Trolier-McKinstry, P. S. Weiss and Mark W Horn, 2006, "Extensions of molecular ruler technology for nanoscale patterning", JOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE & TECHNOLOG, pp. B1071-1023
  • Paul Sunal, Russell Messier and Mark W Horn, 2006, "Reactive co-deposition of TiNx/SiNx nanocomposites using pulsed direct current magnetron sputtering", Thin Solid Films, 515, (4), pp. 2185-2191
  • H. Tanaka, Mark W Horn and P. S. Weiss, 2006, "A method for the fabrication of sculptured thin films of periodic arrays of standing nanorods", JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 6, (12), pp. 3799-3802
  • C. Chen, Mark W Horn, S. Pursel, C. Ross and R. W. Collins, 2006, "The ultimate in real-time ellipsometry: Multichannel Mueller matrix spectroscopy", Applied Surface Science, 253, (1), pp. 38-46
  • S. M. Pursel, Mark W Horn and A. Lakhtakia, 2006, "Blue-shifting of circular Bragg phenomenon by annealing of chiral sculptured thin films", Optics Express, 14, (17), pp. 8001-8012
  • H. Tan, O. K. Ezekoye, J. van der Schalie, Mark W Horn, A. Lakhtakia, J. Xu and W. D. Burgos, 2006, "Biological reduction of nanoengineered iron(III) oxide sculptured thin films", Environ. Sci. Technol., 40, pp. 5490-5495
  • C. Srinivasan, M. E. Anderson, R. Jayaraman, P. S. Weiss and Mark W Horn, 2006, "Electrically isolated nanostructures fabricated using self-assembled multilayers and a novel negative-tone bi-layer resist stack", Microelectronic Engineering, 83, (4-9), pp. 1517-1520
  • M. E. Anderson, M. Mihok, H. Tanaka, L. P. Tan, Mark W Horn, G. S. McCarty and P. S. Weiss, 2006, "Hybrid approaches to nanolithography: Photolithographic structures with precise, controllable nanometer-scale spacings created by molecular rulers", Advanced Materials, 18, (8), pp. 1020-1022
  • S. Pursel, Mark W Horn, M. C. Demirel and A. Lakhtakia, 2005, "Growth of sculptured polymer submicronwire assemblies by vapor deposition", Polymer, 46, pp. 9544-9548
  • M. E. Anderson, C. Srinivasan, R. Jayaraman, P. S. Weiss and Mark W Horn, 2005, "Utilizing Self-Assembled Multilayers in Lithographic Processing for Nanostructure Fabrication: Initial Evaluation of the Electrical Integrity of Nanogaps", Microelectronic Engineering, 78-79, pp. 248-252
  • Fei Wang, Katherine E. Weaver, Akhlesh Lakhtakia and Mark W Horn, 2005, "Electromagnetic modeling of near-field phase-shifting contact lithography with broadband ultraviolet illumination", Optik, 116, (1), pp. 1-9
  • Fei Wang, Katehrine E. Weaver, Akhlesh Lakhtakia and Mark W Horn, 2005, "On contact lithography of high-aspect-ratio features with incoherent broadband ultraviolet illumination", Microelectronic Engineering, 77, (1), pp. 55-57
  • Hyeonseok Lee, Yu-Ting Huang, Mark W Horn and Shien-Ping Feng, , "Engineered optical and electrical performance of rf-sputtered undoped nickel oxide thin films for inverted perovskite solar cells", Nature Scientific Reports

Conference Proceedings

  • Yao Jin, Hitesh A. Basantani, Adem Ozcelik, Tom N. Jackson and Mark W Horn, 2013, "High Resistivity and High TCR Vanadium Oxide Thin Films For Infrared Imaging Prepared by Bias Target Ion Beam Deposition", Proc. of SPIE, 8704, 87043C
  • Hitesh A. Basantani, Hang-Beum Shin, T. N. Jackson and Mark W Horn, 2013, "Vertically Integrated Pixel Microbolometers for IR Imaging Using High Resistivity VOx", Proc. of SPIE, 8704, 87041A
  • Rona E. Banai, Hyeonseok Lee, Sivan Zlotnikov, Jeffrey R. S. Brownson and Mark W Horn, 2013, "Phase Identification of RF-Sputtered SnS Thin Films Using Rietveld Analysis of X-ray Diffraction Patterns", IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference
  • Charan Srinivasan, J. Nathan Hohman, Mary E. Anderson, Pengpeng Zhang, Paul S. Weiss and Mark W Horn, 2007, "Molecular-ruler nanolithography", SPIE Conference on optical lithography
  • Guneet Sethi, Michael T. Lanagan, Eugene Furman and Mark W Horn, 2007, "DEVELOPMENT OF STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS IN DISORDERED ZIRCONIA THIN FILMS FOR HIGH ENERGY DENSITY MIM CAPACITORS", MRS Proceedings

Manuscripts

  • Y Jin, T N Jackson and Mark W Horn, 2015, "High TCR Molybdenum and Nickel Oxide Thin Films for Microbolometer Applications", Optical Engineering, 54, (3)
  • Y Jin, T N Jackson and Mark W Horn, 2014, "High TCR Molybdenum and Nickel Oxide Thin Films for Microbolometer Applications", Optical Engineering
  • Hyeonseok Lee, Suil In and Mark W Horn, , "Plasmonic Enhancement of CO2 Conversion to Methane using Sculptured Copper Thin Films Grown Directly on TiO2", Thin Solid Films, 565, pp. 105-110
  • N. Fieldhouse, S. M. Pursel, R. Carey, Mark W Horn and S. S. N. Bharadwaja, , "Va-nadium oxide thin films deposited by reactive pulse DC sputtering for bolometric applications", JVST B

Other

  • R. E. Banai, H. Lee, M. Lewinsohn, M. A. Motyka, R. Chandrasekharan, N. J. Podraza, J. R. S. Brownson and Mark W Horn, 2012, "Investigation of the Absorption Properties of Sputtered Tin Sulfide Thin Films for PhotovoltaicApplications"
  • Orlando M. Cabarcos, Hitesh A. Basantani, S. S. N. Bharadwaja, Jing Li, Bryan D. Gauntt, Sami Antrazi, Elizabeth C. Dickey, David L. Allara and Mark W Horn, 2011, "Comparison of ion beam and magnetron sputtered vanadium oxide thin films for uncooled IR imaging", pp. 80121K pp1-9
  • B. D. Gauntt, J. Li, O. M. Cabarcos, H. A. Basantani, C. Venkatasubramanian, S. S. N. Bharadwaja, N. J. Podraza, T. N. Jackson, D. L. Allara, S. Antrazi, Mark W Horn and E. C. Dickey, 2011, "Microstructure of vanadium oxide used in microbolometers", pp. 80123T, pp 1-7

Research Projects

  • September 2013 - January 2014, "Carrier and Band Properties in Tin Monosulfide Thin Films," (Sponsor: NREL NCPV NPO).
  • June 2006 - September 2013, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - December 2012, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - February 2011, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - February 2011, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - September 2011, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • February 2008 - July 2011, "Improved Electrodes and Electrolytes for Dye-Based Solar Cells," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • September 2008 - July 2011, "NUE: Nano Nano: Two courses on the social, human, and ethical impacts of nanotechnology," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • February 2008 - January 2011, "Improved Electrodes and Electrolytes for Dye-Based Solar Cells," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • February 2008 - January 2011, "Improved Electrodes and Electrolytes for Dye-Based Solar Cells," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • February 2008 - January 2011, "Improved Electrodes and Electrolytes for Dye-Based Solar Cells," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • February 2008 - January 2011, "Improved Electrodes and Electrolytes for Dye-Based Solar Cells," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • February 2008 - January 2011, "Improved Electrodes and Electrolytes for Dye-Based Solar Cells," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • April 2009 - April 2010, "Acquisition of an Infrared-Variable Angle Spectroscopic Ellipsometer," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • June 2006 - February 2010, "Supplement: Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - September 2009, "Supplement: Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2008 - September 2009, "Supplement: Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbolometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • July 2006 - June 2009, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2008 - August 2009, "NUE: Nano Nano: Two courses on the social, human, and ethical impacts of nanotechnology," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • June 2008 - May 2009, "DURIP: Real-Time Spectroscopic Ellipsometer for Microbolometer Material Studies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • July 2006 - June 2008, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • June 2006 - October 2008, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbotometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • June 2006 - October 2008, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbotometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • July 2006 - June 2008, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • June 2006 - October 2008, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbotometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - October 2008, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbotometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - October 2008, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbotometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • June 2006 - October 2007, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbotometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • July 2006 - June 2007, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2006 - June 2007, "Responsive Magnesium Alloys: A Novel Approach to Harnessing Corrosion," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • June 2006 - November 2006, "3rd Annual Symposium on Infrared Materials and Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • June 2006 - October 2006, "Growth, Characterization and Modeling of Monolithic Silicon Microbotometer Materials for Uncooled Infrared Detectors," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • July 2001 - December 2005, "ATE Regional Center for Nanofabrication Manufacturing Education," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2003 - August 2005, "Nanostructured Protective Coatings Against Wear," (Sponsor: North Dakota State University).
  •   -  , "Capacitive deionization (CDI) process aided water treatment using coconut shell derived carbon based electrodes," (Sponsor: college of engineering).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Administrative Support Work, Volunteer, co-undergraduate officer, September 2017 - December 2020
  • Participation in Governance Bodies and Related Activities, Faculty, Senator, Faculty Senate, Faculty Benefits, July 2015 - July 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, search committee, additive manufacturing, September 2014 - April 2015
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, search committee, nanotechnology, September 2014 - April 2015
  • Administrative Support Work, Faculty, Emech Minor, September 2013
  • Administrative Support Work, Faculty, Nano Minor, September 2013
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Materials specialty candidacy, Materials specialty candidacy, September 2010

Service to External Organizations:

  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Representative, Election Poll Worker, April 2012
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Volunteer, June 2009
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Board Member, June 2005
 


 

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