Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering
McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern UniversitySinan Keten is an Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University. He joined Northwestern University faculty in 2010 after obtaining his Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from MIT. His research expertise is on computational materials science and mechanics with an emphasis on polymer nanocomposites and biomolecular materials. He has published 60 articles in reputable interdisciplinary journals including Nature Materials, Nature Communications, ACS Nano and Nano Letters. He has been a recipient of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award, ONR Director of Research Early Career Grant, as well as other recognitions from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Materials Research Society (MRS). Prof. Keten currently serves as the principal investigator for several federally funded research projects broadly related to the Materials Genome Initiative, and he has given numerous invited lectures and keynotes around the world on this topic.