Kate Klein, Ph.D.

Dr. Kate KleinAssociate Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Areas of Expertise

  • Nanomaterials synthesis & characterization
  • Electron and ion beam applications
  • Microscopy and in-situ experimentation
  • Mechanical properties of materials
  • Microstructural and mechanical study of additively manufactured parts
  • Project-based learning


National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Maryland
Project Title: In vitro transmission electron microscopy of individual functionalized nanoparticles

Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering, Nanomaterials Concentration
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
Dissertation Title: Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Materials (http://etd.utk.edu/2009/Spring2009Dissertations/KleinKateLabelle.pdf)

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Concentration, ABET accredited program
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

Contact Info

Building 42, Room 213-R