Stephen A. Hackney

Stephen A. Hackney


  • Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • PhD, Materials Science, University of Virginia
  • MS, Materials Science, University of Virginia
  • BS, Chemistry, James Madison University

Teaching Interests

  • Electron microscopy
  • Materials characterization
  • Thermodynamics and kinetics
  • Electronic materials
  • Senior design

Research Interests

  • Lithium ion batteries, ceramic battery materials
  • Surface and interface dynamics
  • Thin films and nanostructures
  • Thermodynamics
  • Magnetic materials
  • Diffusional instabilities and applications of electron microscopy