Vinayak P. Dravid
Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
Director, NUANCE Center
Professor Vinayak P. Dravid received his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Metallurgical Engineering in 1984 from IIT Bombay, INDIA. He was awarded his PhD in Material Science and Engineering in 1990 from Lehigh University, after which he gathered his courage and ventured into academics, right away, at Northwestern University.
Vinayak (wee naa yuk’) is now a professor of Materials Science & Engineering, and directs a multiple facility center called: NUANCE (NU Atomic- and Nanoscale Characterization Experimental) Center.
Vinayak’s teaching and research interests revolve around nanoscale phenomena in materials. Click here for details on research activities.
Vinayak serves a member or an executive officer at several world-renowned NU research centers such as: International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN), Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC), Materials Research Center (MRC), Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (CCNE), Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS), Institute for Environmental Catalysis (IEC).
Speaking in the NanoInk Sponsored Symposium on Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication.