Stefan Zauscher

Sternberg Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (2012 - 2017)

Professor Zauscher is an international leader in the broad field of colloids and interface science and the emerging field of biointerface science. His research achievements have been reflected in his exemplary scholarly productivity, his establishment of a state-of-the-art laboratory in the biointerface science at Duke, his ability to attract and sustain significant research funding, and his success in engaging in cross-disciplinary and collaborative research. Professor Zauscher has been the lead instructor for the department’s introductory course in Materials Science, which is required for all majors, and he has mentored undergraduate students and visiting students, working on various research projects including industrially funded projects and ongoing research in his lab.