Eric Stach

Prof. Eric Stach

Professor, U. Penn
Eric Stach


Eric Stach is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1998. He has held positions as Staff Scientist and Principal Investigator at the National Center for Electron Microscopy at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as Associate then Full Professor at Purdue University and as Electron Microscopy Group Leader at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory. His research interests focus on the development and application of electron microscopy techniques to solve materials problems in catalysis, energy storage, nanostructure growth, thin film growth and materials deformation. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and the Microscopy Society of America, and has received several awards, among them the Microscopy Society of America’s Eli F. Burton Award and Purdue University’s Faculty Scholar and Early Career Research Excellence Awards. He is the author of of over 250 peer reviewed publications and has given over 150 invited presentations at conferences and university, corporate and national laboratories.


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