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About the Leadership

The department leadership team is instrumental in guiding the department into the future while supporting the mission and vision of Texas A&M University. Read more about them by clicking on their names below.


Ibrahim Karaman

  • Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Department Head, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Chevron Professor I
Ibrahim Karaman

Terry Creasy

  • Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Associate Department Head, Materials Science & Engineering
Terry Creasy

Patrick Shamberger

  • Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs, Materials Science & Engineering
Patrick Shamberger

Michael J. Demkowicz

  • Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Director of Graduate Programs, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Director, Center for Research Excellence on Dynamically Deformed Solids (CREDDS)
  • Presidential Impact Fellow
Michael J. Demkowicz