Faculty and Staff
Doreen D. Edwards
Dean, School of Engineering
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Binns-Merrill 162
Department: Inamori School of Engineering  
Phone: 607.871.2422  
Email:    
Doreen D. Edwards
Education
Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University, 1997

B.S.: Chemistry
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 1985

Background
Areas of Concentration
Edwards' research group is interested in oxides for electronic, optical, energy, and environmental applications. Projects range from basic research to process development. Basic science projects focus on designing (and discovering) new oxides and investigating how crystal structure and defect chemistry affect their electrical, optical, and catalytic properties. Applied projects involve developing thick-film and solution-based thin-film processes for making devices.

Current Research
Study of the Durability of Doped Lanthanum Manganate Cathode Materials in Real World Atmospheric Exposures, co-PI with S. Misture (AU), Department of Energy subcontracted through University of Connecticut, 2012-2014
Scalable Manufacturing of Unique Hexaboride Nanomaterials for Advanced Energy Generation and Gas Storage Applications, co-PI with O. Graeve (UCSD), S. Misture (AU), V. Vasquez (UNR), Y. Wu (AU), National Science Foundation, 2012-2015
Enabling Technologies for Next Generation Sodium Metal Halide Batteries, co-PI with M. Hall, A. Cormack, and S. Misture (AU), NYSERDA subcontracted through General Electric, 2012-2014

Administrative Experience
Dean, Inamori School of Engineering (2009-present)
Associate Dean, Inamori School of Engineering (2007-2009)
Graduate Program Director, School of Engineering (2003-2007)

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