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Andrea Maria Hodge

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Arthur B. Freeman Professor and Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering


  • 2002, PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
  • 1997, Bachelors, Mechanical Engineering, University Nevada Las Vegas

Research Summary

My research focus is in the area of Nanomechanics, nanocrystalline materials processing, high temperature mechanics, thin and thick film coatings, biomaterials mechanics and foam processing.


  • 1997 NSF Graduate Fellowship
  • 2000 Amelia Earhart Fellowship
  • 2004 TMS Young Leader Award
  • 2006 LLNL Excellence in Publication award
  • 2008 NSF BRIGE Award
  • 2010 Viterbi Philip and Cayley MacDonald Early Career Chair
  • 2010 NSF NSF CAREER award
  • 2011 Philip and Cayley MacDonald Early Career Chair
  • 2011 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior ResearcH Fellow
  • 2012 Materials Research Society Member of Board of Directors
  • 2012 DARPA DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA)
  • 2012 Office of Naval Research ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award
  • , Vice Provost for Undegraduate Programs
  • Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

  • RTH 503
  • Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering
  • 3710 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1453

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-4225
  • ahodge@usc.edu


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