Faculty Directory
Chris Wolverton

Jerome B. Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering


2220 Campus Drive
Cook Hall 2036
Evanston, IL 60208

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Wolverton Research Group


Materials Science and Engineering


PhD Program in Applied Physics


Ph.D. Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA

B.S. Physics summa cum laude, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Significant Recognition

  • Ford Motor Company Technical Achievement Award, 2006
  • USCAR Recognition Award, 2006
  • Noah Greenberg Award, American Musicological Society, 2006
  • Ford Motor Company Patent Award, 2005
  • Ford Motor Company Publication Award, 2005
  • Ford Environmental, Physical Sciences, and Safety Research Recognition Award, 2003
  • Ford Motor Company Patent Award, 2002

Significant Professional Service

  • Member, International Commission C20 of IUPAP on Computational Physics, 2006
  • Guest Editor, MRS Bulletin, Sept. 2006
  • TMS Advisory Board, 2003-2004
  • John E. Dorn Memorial Lecture, Northwestern University, 2003
  • Member, DOE/FreedomCAR Hydrogen Storage Technical Team, 2003-2006
  • Conference/symposium organizer at APS, TMS, ACS, and several international meetings