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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

Dr. Jun Lou

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Rice University

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Jun Lou obtained B.E. and M.S. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University and Ohio State University, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Princeton Materials Institute at Princeton University. He then did his postdoctoral research in the Brown/GM collaborative research center at Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island) before joining Rice. His research interest lies in the following areas: Materials related issues and device developments for MEMS/NEMS applications; Size effects in mechanical integrity and electrical properties of metallic nanostructures; Interfacial behavior of NT/NW reinforced nanocomposites; Novel nano-fabrication methods with implications for Bio-nano interactions and sensing applications.

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