Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Planetary Sciences
Professor, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
Krishna Muralidharan is an associate professor in the department of materials science and engineering at the University of Arizona, with joint appointments at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics. His research focuses on implementing integrated computational materials engineering paradigms to push the frontiers of additive manufacturing, multiscale energy storage systems and planetary materials analysis. Muralidharan earned his PhD from The University of Arizona in 2004, and prior to joining the University of Arizona as a faculty member, he worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Florida.
- PhD: materials science and engineering; Minor: physical chemistry, University of Arizona, 2004
- MS: materials science and engineering, University of Florida, 2000
- MS: physics, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, India, 1997
- 2016—present: Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona
- 2010—2016: Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona
Integrated computational materials engineering, additive manufacturing, cosmochemistry, energy storage.
Physical properties of materials, thermodynamics and kinetics of materials, computational materials science, planetary materials.
1 book, 5 book chapters, 70 refereed publications