peter f. green, phd

Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor, Engineering
Professor,  Materials Science and Engineering


Peter F. Green is the Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor of Engineering and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He also holds positions in Applied Physics, Chemical Engineering and Macromolecular Science and Engineering. He began his career at Sandia National Laboratories in 1985 and was Manager of Glass and Electronic Ceramics Research from 1990-1996. In 1996 he moved to the University of Texas Austin where he became Professor of Chemical Engineering and was the BF Goodrich Endowed Professor of Materials Engineering. In 2005 he moved to the University of Michigan.

Professor Green was the 2006 President of the Materials Research Society (MRS). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London); Fellow of the American Physical Society and a Fellow of the American Ceramics Society. He served as a Divisional Associate Editor for Physical Review Letters, 2000-2006. He has served on advisory boards for the National Research Council, National Institutes of Standards and Technology, Sandia National Laboratories and Universities.

Green’s interests include transport phenomena, interfacial phenomena, morphological transitions and self-assembly in soft matter. He earned his Master of Science and Doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University on 1985, and his MA and BA degrees in Physics from Hunter College, N.Y in 1981.