about

Prof. Matthew A. Willard

Education

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

   BS    Materials Science and Engineering, 1995
   MS    Materials Science and Engineering, 1997
   PhD  Materials Science and Engineering, 2000
 
Professional Appointments

Case Western Reserve University, Materials Science and Engineering, Cleveland, OH

  2018 – present  Associate Professor (tenured), Materials Science & Engineering
  2013 – present  Faculty Director, Case Metals Processing Lab
  2012 – 2018      Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Multifunctional Materials Branch, Washington, DC

   2010 – 2012       Head, Magnetic Materials & Nanostructures Section
   2003 – 2010       Research Metallurgist
   2000 – 2003       National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate
 
Awards and Honors
 
 Research Awards
 2015   Brimacombe Metalist (TMS)
 2014   IEEE Senior Membership
 2012   NAS Japan-U.S. Kavli Frontiers of Science (Participant)
 2012   NAE U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (Speaker)
 2009   Alan Berman Research Publication Awards (NRL)
 2006   Technology Transfer Royalty Award (NRL)
 2004   Alan Berman Research Publication Awards (NRL)
 1999   Graduate Student Gold Medal Award (MRS)
 1997   Full member Sigma Xi Honor Research Society   
 
Teaching and Mentoring Awards
  2017 Undergraduate Teaching Award (CSE/CWRU)
  2015 Reinventing Education – Semifinalist  (Wharton School, Univ. Penn.)
  2014-15 Glennan Fellowship  (CWRU)