Shashank Priya


Professor of Materials Science and Engineering ,
Associate Vice President for Research


  • Sustainability & Environment
  • Engineering & Technology

Focus Areas:

  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Biological Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science

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  • Priya's interdisciplinary team, consisting of materials scientists, physicists, mechanical engineers, roboticists and electrical engineers,conducts integrated research at the material, component, and system level.
  • The research is bio-inspired,taking form, function or design from the natural world.

​Shashank Priya is a professor of materials science and engineering and associate vice president for research. Priya’s research is focused on multifunctional materials, energy, and bio-inspired systems. He has published over 400 peer-reviewed journal papers/book chapters and more than 60 conference proceedings covering these topics. Priya is the founder and chair of the Annual Energy Harvesting Meeting and is currently serving as a member of the Honorary Chair Committee for the International Workshop on Piezoelectric Materials and Applications (IWPMA).

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