Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Materials Science


Julia R. Greer

Julia R. Greer

Ruben F. and Donna Mettler Professor of Materials Science, Mechanics and Medical Engineering; Fletcher Jones Foundation Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997; M.S., Stanford University, 2000; Ph.D., Stanford University, 2005. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2007-13; Professor, 2013-19; Mettler Professor, 2019-; Fletcher Jones Foundation Director, 2019-.


Research Group Matters
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111 Steele Laboratory
(626) 395-3329

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Research Overview

Professor Greer focuses on nano-scale phenomena: mechanical properties, in-situ deformation, and nano-fabrication.

List of Research Areas

nano-scale phenomena, mechanical properties, in-situ deformation, nano-fabrication

MS News about Julia R. Greer

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