Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Applied Physics


Chiara Daraio

Chiara Daraio

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Physics

Degrees and Appointments

B.S.; M.S., University of Ancona (Italy), 2001; M.S., University of California (San Diego), 2003; Ph.D., 2006. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2006-10; Professor, 2011-.


Research Group Matters
Carolina Oseguera
362 Gates-Thomas Laboratory
(626) 395-4271

Research Group Website

Research Overview

Professor Daraio focuses on materials science, condensed matter physics, and solid mechanics.

List of Research Areas

materials science, condensed matter physics, solid mechanics

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