Raj N. Singh
Raj N. Singh is currently a Herman Schneider Professor of materials science and engineering and Director of emerging energy systems at the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He received his Sc.D. degree in ceramics from M.I.T. and has worked at industrial R&D organizations (Argonne National Laboratory and GE R&D Center) for several years before joining his university position in 1991 as a Professor of materials science and engineering. He has also served as the Department Head for 2.5 years between 1997 and 1999 and 3 years from 2007 to 2010. His current research areas are processing and properties of nanostructured materials and nanotubes/nanorods, materials for fuel cells and batteries, “Smart” materials, structural composites, and novel thin films, which have been supported by NSF, ONR, DOE-BES, DOE-NETL, GE, Textron, OAI, and Martin-Marietta. Professor Singh has developed novel processes for manufacturing ceramic composites, which are being commercialized for applications in advanced gas turbines. He is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society and a Fellow of the ASM International, recipient of numerous awards, and author or coauthor of over 230 research articles, 25 patents, and articles in several books.
Biography Updated on 29 September 2011