Dr. Rajeswari Kolagani of Towson University is a colloquium speaker

Release date: April 13, 2010

Dr. Rajeswari Kolagani, a physics professor and a director of the Professional Science Masters program at Towson University will talk about her research on Rare Earth Oxide Thin Films by Laser Deposition method and the newly established professional masters program on Materials Science and Nanotechnology.  Date, Time, and Place are: Friday 4/16/2010, 3:30 PM, Hoffberger Science Building Room 134.

Dr. Rajeswari Kolagani who will serve as the director of the newly established program on Professional Science Masters, obtained her Ph.D. in physics from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (1992).  Dr. Kolagani joined Towson University in 2001 as an assistant professor and was promoted to an associate professor in 2007.  She has  more than 20 years of research experience and  over 85 peer reviewed publications in the area of perovskite metal oxide thin films including superconductors, magnetic materials, and spintronic materials, all of which are envisioned to play a key role in future technologies.  Her research experience and expertise cover a broad spectrum, including fabrication of epitaxial thin films, x-ray diffraction, cryogenics, electrical, magnetic and thermal measurements. Dr. Kolagani has been a principal investigator in research grants totaling over $800,000 at Towson University.