Department of Physics and Material Science
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains three levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, and (3) External.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one external graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
JINGBIAO CUI, Professor, PhD (1993), University of Science and Technology of China 
JOHN W. HANNEKEN, Associate Professor, Ph.D. (1979), Rice University 
M. SHAH JAHAN, Professor, Ph.D. (1977), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 
MOHAMED LARADJI, Professor, Ph.D. (1993), McGill University 
SANJAY R. MISHRA, Professor, Ph.D. (1996), The University of Missouri-Rolla 
CHENHUI PENG, Assistant Professor, PhD (2018), Kent State University 
FIROUZEH SABRI, Associate Professor, PhD (2002), The University of Cambridge 
FRANCISCO MULLER SANCHEZ, PhD (2008), University of Munich 
XIAO SHEN, Assistant Professor, PhD (2009), Stony Brooks University 
THANG HOANG, Assistant Professor, PhD (2008), University of Cincinnati 
HAI TRIEU, PhD (1995), Case Western Reserve University 
STEPHEN ALLISON, PhD (1979), University of Virginia 
MARK MORRISON, PhD (2005), University of Tennessee, Knoxville 
JON MOSELEY, PhD (1992), University of Alabama at Birmingham 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.
*Adjunct teaching only status no longer requires the submission of the Graduate Faculty Status application.*