Neil Dasgupta

Neil Dasgupta
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Address

3658
GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)

2350 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125


Phone
(734) 764-9655

Degrees

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2011
Ph.D. minor in Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 2011
M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 2006
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

Research Interests

Renewable energy and energy storage; nanomanufacturing; atomic layer deposition; high-resolution microscopy and spectroscopy of nanomaterials; surface science and catalysis; electrochemistry; nanowires; energy policy and economics

Honors and Awards

Young Faculty Award (YFA), DARPA, 2018
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2018
Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, SME, 2017
Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 3M, 2017
Young Investigator Award (YIP), Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2016
Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award, American Vacuum Society (AVS), 2016
Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal Award, ASME, 2015
U. S. Dept. of Energy EERE Postdoctoral Research Award (SunShot Fellowship), 2012-2013
Student Award for Best Presentation of Graduate Research in ALD, American Vacuum Society, 2011
Stanford Graduate Fellowship (J. Hewes Crispin and Majorie Holmes Crispin Fellow), 2005-2008

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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The DARPA Young Faculty Award program identifies rising research stars in junior faculty positions at U.S. academic institutions and introduces them to Department of Defense needs as well as DARPA’s program development process.

The NSF CAREER awards are the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

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