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Jeffrey M. Rickman

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Phone: (610) 758-4236




Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
and Professor of Physics

Class of '61 Professor

Dr. Rickman joined the Lehigh University faculty in 1993 after postdoctoral appointments at the University of Michigan and Argonne National Laboratory. He did his graduate work in physics at Carnegie Mellon University and his undergraduate work in physics and mathematics at Miami University. His many research interests include the development of computer simulation methodologies for describing fluids and solids, determination of the elastic properties of defects and the kinetics of phase transformations. He has received several honors including the NSF Young Investigator Award, the Chambers Junior Professorship and the Culler Prize (Miami University). He is also a member of several honor societies including Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Xi and several professional organizations including the Materials Research Society, the TMS (Chemistry and Physics of Materials Committee) and the American Ceramics Society. Dr. Rickman is also an editor for Acta Materialia.