Matthew J. Beck, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research Areas: Computational Materials Science of Nanomaterials and Materials for Energy, Application of Novel Quantum Mechanical Methods to Diffusion, Electron Transport and Catalysis

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Chemical and Materials Engineering - CME
157 FPAT
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone: 859-257-0039
Fax: 859-323-1929

Professional Preparation

University of Michigan, B.S.E Materials Science & Engineering, 2000

Northwestern University, Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering, 2005

Vanderbilt University, Post‐Doc Materials Physics, 2005‐2008


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2009‐Present Assistant Professor, Chemical and Materials Engineering Department

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

2008‐2009 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy

2005‐2008 Research Associate, Department of Physics and Astronomy