Susanne Stemmer did her doctoral work at the Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research in Stuttgart (Germany) and received her Ph.D. in 1995 from the University of Stuttgart. After working as a postdoctoral research associate at Case Western Reserve University and the Catholic University in Leuven (Belgium), she joined the Physics Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago as a Visiting Assistant Professor. In 1999, she joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science at Rice University as Assistant Professor. She moved to UCSB in the summer of 2002. Her research focuses on structure-property relationships in functional oxide films, employing atomic resolution analytical and imaging techniques in transmission electron microscopy. Honors include an NSF Faculty Early Career Development award (2000).
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Email: stemmer [at] mrl [dot] ucsb [dot] edu