Scott A. Barnett


Office: Cook 4043
Phone: (847) 491-2447

1982 Ph.D. Metallurgy, University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, IL
1976 B.S. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, IL

Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University 9/1/86 – present
Associate Department Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 9/1/98 – 8/31/03
Chief Technical Consultant, Functional Coating Technology LLC, 1/1/02 – present.
Founder and Chief Technical Consultant, Applied Thin Films Inc, 1/1/98 – 12/31/01
Visiting Scientist, Center for Materials Science, Los Alamos National Laboratories, 6/15/99 – 8/15/99
Visiting Professor, Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, Sweden, 6/1/85 – 8/31/86
Research Professor, Department of Metallurgy and Mining Engineering, Coordinated Science Laboratory, and Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 8/1/82 – 5/31/85

Courses taught
Introduction to Materials Science (201) (Undergrad)
Ceramic Processing 340 (Undergrad/grad)
Electronic Materials 355 (Grad/Undergrad)
Introductory Physics of Materials I 351-1 (Undergrad)
Introductory Physics of Materials II 351-2 (Undergrad)
Physics of Materials 405 (Grad)
Applications of Thermodynamics 314 (Undergrad)
Chemical Thermodynamics 401 (Grad)
Fundamentals of Thin Film Materials 415 (Grad)

Fulbright award, 2015
Otto Mønsted Guest Professorship, Danish Technical University, 2013
Cheng Tsang Man Endowed Professorship, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2008
Fellow, American Vacuum Society (AVS), 1998
Department Teacher of the Year, 1993
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 1986

Professional Societies and Activities:
Member, American Vacuum Society
Member, Electrochemical Society
Member, American Ceramic Society
Member, Materials Research Society