Prof Frederic Sansoz

Group Leader

Sansoz Research Group

School of Engineering, The University of Vermont
Burlington
Vermont
05405
United States
PH: +1 (802) 656-3837
Fax: +1 (802) 656-1929
Email: [email protected]

Background

Frederic Sansoz is an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Vermont in the United States.

His research is at the intersection of nanomechanics and materials science using theory, computer simulation and experimental approaches. His current interest is to fundamentally characterize how the size, surface morphology and microstructure of low-dimensional nanostructures control their mechanical and thermoelectric properties at the nanoscale. With his students, his focus has been on studying twinned nanowires and nanocrystalline thin films in metals and semiconductors, and more recently carbon nanofibers and graphene. His interests also lie in state-of-the-art atomistic simulation techniques and atomic force microscopy-based experiments for property characterization, as well as in student education in the fields of materials science and engineering and nanoscience.

Dr. Sansoz is the recipient of a 2008 National Science Foundation CAREER award and the 2009 College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Milt Silveira Junior Faculty Award at the University of Vermont.

Dr. Sansoz earned an engineer diploma in mechanical and aerospace engineering and M.S. in materials science and engineering from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et Aérotechnique in Poitiers, France (1996) and a Ph.D. with Honors in materials science and engineering from Ecole des Mines de Paris (2000). Before joining the University of Vermont in 2004, Dr. Sansoz was a post-doctoral fellow in mechanical engineering at the University of Rhode Island (2001-2002) and the Johns Hopkins University (2002-2003).

Ask A Question

Do you have a question you'd like to ask this Expert?

Leave your feedback
Your comment type
Submit
Azthena logo

AZoM.com powered by Azthena AI

Your AI Assistant finding answers from trusted AZoM content

Your AI Powered Scientific Assistant

Hi, I'm Azthena, you can trust me to find commercial scientific answers from AZoNetwork.com.

A few things you need to know before we start. Please read and accept to continue.

  • Use of “Azthena” is subject to the terms and conditions of use as set out by OpenAI.
  • Content provided on any AZoNetwork sites are subject to the site Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.
  • Large Language Models can make mistakes. Consider checking important information.

Great. Ask your question.

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.