Deborah Chung

PhD

Deborah Chung.

Deborah Chung

PhD

Deborah Chung

PhD

Research Interests

Multidisciplinary research and teaching that are focused on materials science and engineering, particularly multifunctional structural materials (with functions including self-sensing, self-powering and vibration damping), electromagnetic shielding materials, and thermal interface materials (for microelectronic cooling). Other topics include three-dimensional printing, dielectric conductors and interface-derived viscoelasticity.

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Education

  • PhD, Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977
  • MS, Engineering Science, California Institute of Technology, 1973
  • BS, Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, 1973

Awards and Honors

  • Charles E. Pettinos Award, a triennial international award to recognize one person or one group for outstanding research accomplishments in carbon science and technology, The American Carbon Society, 2004.
  • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, Academic Year 2002-2003, The State University of New York.
  • Outstanding Inventor, State University of New York, 2002.
  • Honorary Doctorate Degree, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain, 2011.
  • "Teacher of the Year" 1992-93, awarded by Tau Beta Pi (New York Nu).
  • Inaugural speaker, Professor Millie Dresselhaus Memorial Lecture, MIT, 2022.
  • Ranked 1st in the world in the field of Building and Construction (Stanford University study, 2021)
  • Ranked 1st among all researchers in University at Buffalo (living/deceased, all fields combined) (Stanford University study, 2021)
  • Ranked 14 th among 177,931 materials researchers in the world (living and deceased), 1st among those who are female (Stanford University study, 2020).
  • Fellow, ASM International, conferred in 1998.
  • Fellow, American Carbon Society, conferred in 2001.
  • Lan Wong and Deborah Chung Center for Science and Arts, Christian Central Academy, Williamsville, NY, building dedication in 2021.
  • Drs. Lan Wong and Deborah Chung Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, California State University, Northridge, laboratory dedication in 2021.