Stephen Farias ’14

October 12, 2011

As a graduate student I have access to the many cutting edge research facilities that Hopkins provides. While having all the facilities of a large university, the department is also small enough to provide a very personal setting. I have always felt welcome to approach any professor about my research and the entire faculty and staff take genuine interest in each student. The balance of the individual attention of a small department and the research opportunities of a large one is what makes this place stand out.

Stephen Farias prepares for electrodeposition of metal-ceramic nanocomposites using a rotating disk electrode system.

Stephen Farias prepares for electrodeposition of metal-ceramic nanocomposites using a rotating disk electrode system.

Stephen Farias is a former graduate student advised by Dr. Robert C. Cammarata. His research topics include in situ stress measurements of electrodeposited thin films, engineering of electrodeposited microstructures and nanocomposites, and tribology of metallic thin films. He joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as a Wolman Fellow in 2007 after graduating with a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.

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