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     Roger H. French
     Director, SDLE Center
Roger H. French is the Director of the SDLE Center. He is the F. Alex Nason Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Case School of Engineering, with secondary appointments in Macromolecular Science and Physics. Dr. French is a member of the U. S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Science Advisory Committee. Before coming to CWRU, Dr. French was in Central Research and Development at the DuPont Co. in Wilmington, Delaware since 1985 and was Adjunct Professor of Materials Science at the University of Pennsylvania since 1996. He received his B.S. from Cornell University and his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Materials Science. Using vacuum ultraviolet and optical spectroscopies, spectroscopic ellipsometry, and computational optics, his research is in optical properties, electronic structure, and radiation durability of optical materials, polymers, ceramics, and liquids. 
     Chris Littman
     Business Development Director &
     Operations Manager
  Alexis Abramson
    Jennifer Carter
Research Faculty
     Laura Bruckman
     Research Assistant Professor


      Timothy Peshek
      Research Assistant Professor
Senior Research Associates
   Mohamed Elsaeiti
   Ina Martin
Graduate Students
    Devin Gordon   
     Mohammad Hossain
    Yang Hu
     Yingfang Ma
     Nick Wheeler
     Justin Fada






Undergraduate Students




   Maria Kim

   Elle Zadina
     Diana Acosta




     Olga Eliseeva
     Katherine Krawiec