Serge Nakhmanson

Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: IMS-161
Phone: 860-486-5252
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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Rutgers University, Postdoctoral advisors: K. M. Rabe and D. Vanderbilt, 2004-2006
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, NC State University, Postdoctoral advisor: J. Bernholc, 2001-2004
  • Ph.D., Ohio University, 2001



  • Multifunctional ferroic materials by rational design with quantum-mechanical calculations
  • Building morphotropic phase boundaries into materials to achieve enhancement of functional properties
  • Mesoscale simulations of electroactive materials and nanostructures
  • “Soft” multifunctional materials: polymers, oligomers, molecular crystals and cocrystals



  • Honors Condensed Matter and Solid State Program stipend, Ohio University, 2000


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