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Faculty/Student Research


All Materials Science faculty members have active research programs.These research projects involve undergraduates.UW-Eau Claire has been designated a University of Wisconsin Center of Excellence for Faculty-Student Research Collaborations, so students are encouraged to participate in research. Many of the research programs also have connections to industry. Below are the current areas of research within the Materials Science Program:

Research Areas


L. Glogowski

Growth and Synthesis:

J. Dahl, D. Dunham, L. Glogowski, M. McEllistrem


M. Jewell


J. Dahl, D. Dunham, M. McEllistrem


L. Glogowski


D. Dunham, M. McEllistrem


M. Jewell

Surfaces and Interfaces:

D. Dunham, M. McEllistrem

Staff Expertise

The Materials Science Center has experienced staff with expertise in all of the instrumentation housed in the Center

Dr. Jill Ferguson

Dr. Anthony Wagner