Dr. Jincheng Du promoted to Full Professor

Dr. Jincheng Du is promoted to the Full Professor, effective of September 1, 2017.

Dr.  Jincheng Du, Associate Chair for the Graduate Program, joined our department in September 2007 and had professionally grown to become an excellent scholar with outstanding teaching, research and service accomplishments. Today, Dr. Du stands out as one of the most productive department scholars, who also exemplifies inspirational and energetic collaborations with academia, government and industry organizations in USA and abroad.  Dr. Du is an international known scholar on atomistic computer simulations of glass and amorphous materials. Dr. Du has published over 100 peer reviewed journal papers and his works were cited over 1800 times with an H-index of 23. He has given over 50 invited talks, seminars in national and international conferences, and at universities around the world. His recognition in national professional community is evidenced from his leadership roles in the Glass and Optical Materials Division of American Ceramic Society and International Commission on Glass. Last year, Materials Research Society had elected Dr. Du’s research in atomistic computer simulations of glass materials and glass corrosions for a special research highlight video at their annual professional meeting in Boston. Dr. Du has received multiple grants from NSF, DOE, AFRL, and industry, totaling over $4M in his personal credit and graduated multiple Ph.D. and M.S. students. Dr. Du greatly contributed to the growth of the graduate program, including the establishment of the MTSE GradTrack program and initiating a MTSE Ph.D. program with a concentration on Biomedical Engineering. He is also successful in initiating and advancing dialogs with universities in China to bring international students for undergraduate and graduate studies with material concentration.  This promotion is a recognition of Dr. Du’s outstanding achievements and contributions to our department and UNT.

Congratulations Dr. Du!