Pradeep Fulay Ph.D.
Dr. Fulay's principal research and teaching interests lie in the area of science of chemical synthesis and processing of smart materials and structures. He is also interested in properties of ferroelectric, magnetic, and microwave dielectric ceramic materials in relation to their microstructure.Dr. Fulay is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). He is a member of the Society of Rheology, the Materials Research Society (MRS), and the American Chemical Society (ACS). He is also a member of the ASEE, AAAS, and ISHM. He has served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of American Ceramic Society. He was the lead Guest Editor of the MRS Bulletin Special issue on the Materials Science of Field Responsive Fluids. He has served as the secretary and vice-president of the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the MRS, of which he is a founder member, and the education committee of the electronics division of the ACerS. Dr. Phulé has served on organizational, advisory, or program committees for several conferences and symposia.
EducationPhD in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1989; M.Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering, 1984; B.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering, 1983, both at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India.
Career HighlightsCurrently, Professor, MEMS, School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.
August 1997-August 2005: Graduate Student Coordinator of Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh.
July 1994 -April 1999 Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow, University of Pittsburgh.
August 1992-July 1994: William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.
May 1989-Aug. 1992:Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.
July 1985-May 1989: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science , University of Arizona, Tucson.
Dr. Fulay has three US issued patents and has edited one book. He has regularly presented his research results at national and international meetings. His research program at the University of Pittsburgh has received funding through grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF), Alcoa Foundation, Ford Foundation, and International Society for Hybrid Microelectronics.
BooksElectronic, Magnetic and Optical Materials (CRC Press) February 2008.
He has approximately sixty (60) publications in reputed journals and conference proceedings. He is the co-author on the Fourth Edition of two textbooks, "The Science and Engineering of Materials" and "Essentials of Materials Science and Engineering".