Dr. Sebastian Osswald is an Assistant Professor of Physics and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey (CA).
He holds a dual Ph.D. degree (2008) in Materials Science and Engineering (Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA) and in Physics (Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany).
Before his appointment as Assistant Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, Dr. Osswald worked as Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.
is highly experienced with a broad range of different nanomaterials and extensively studies their chemical and physical properties.
recent research focuses on the application of carbon nanomaterials, such as nanodiamond and carbon nanotubes, in energy conversion and storage technologies
, sensors, and nanocomposites.
His research has been recognized by several awards including the Elsevier CARBON Prize, the George Hill, Jr. Endowed Fellowship Award, the Graduate Student Research Award, and the American Ceramic Society's Annual Ceramographic Competition Award.
Publications featuring the results of his
work include the Carbon, Nanotechnology
, Physical Review B
, Journal of Applied Physics
, Journal of the American Chemical Society
, Journal of Power Sources
, Journal of Materials Chemistry, Chemical Physics Letters
, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy
, as well as other leading journals, and have been frequently cited by the scientific community.