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Hattrick-Simpers, Jason

Hattrick-Simpers, Jason

Materials Research Engineer, NIST
Materials Science and Engineering


B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Mathematics, Rowan University (2002)
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, UMD (2007)



Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina (2011 - 2017)
N.R.C. Post-doctoral Fellowship, NIST (2007 - 2011)


2018 - Outstanding Young Engineer Award, MD Academy of Sciences

LEGOLAS participates at U.S. Senate Robotics Showcase on Capitol Hill

UMD engineers demonstrate their autonomous robot science kit

Reflecting on 20 Years of Excellence and Innovation

Materials Science and Engineering celebrated its anniversary on November 7, 2023.

Alumnus Named “Breakthrough Star” by University of South Carolina

Jason Hattrick-Simpers (Ph.D. ’07) is a professor of chemical engineering.

Discover, Create, Deploy: Professors Contribute to Materials Genome Initiative

Maryland MSE professor, alumnus co-author white paper on enhancing “materials innovation infrastructure.”

Alumnus’ Self-Healing Catalyst Featured in Chemical & Engineering News

Hattrick-Simpers reports new strategy for preventing oxidation and waste.

MSE@UMD Grads: The Next Generation of Faculty, Part 2

Jason Hattrick-Simpers (Ph.D. '07): Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina.

Takeuchi, Hunter in Nature Communications

Researchers report discovery of new magnetostrictive material.

Hattrick-Simpers Wins NIST/NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Research will lay foundation for discovery of new hydrogen storage materials.