Izabela Szlufarska

Harvey D. Spangler Professor of Engineering

College of Engineering

Izabela Szlufarska is the Harvey D. Spangler Professor of Engineering in the materials science and engineering department in the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering. Prior to joining UW–Madison in 2004, Szlufarska was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Southern California and received her Ph.D. in physics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

  • Computational materials science
  • Mechanical behavior at the nanoscale
  • Defect behavior in semiconductors and insulators under irradiation
  • Solid/liquid interfaces
  • Nucleation and kinetics of medium range order in bulk metallic glasses