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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


  • Doctoral Degree, Materials Engineering, Northwestern University
  • Bachelor's Degree, Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada - Reno

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.


  • 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
  • 2011 Philip and Cayley MacDonald Early Career Chair
  • 2011 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior ResearcH Fellow
  • 2010 Viterbi Philip and Cayley MacDonald Early Career Chair
  • 2010 NSF NSF CAREER award
  • 2008 NSF BRIGE Award
  • 2006 LLNL Excellence in Publication award
  • 2004 TMS Young Leader Award
  • 2000 Amelia Earhart Fellowship
  • 1997 NSF Graduate Fellowship
  • , 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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