Eric Kvam

Eric Kvam

Professor of Materials Engineering

Contact Information

Office: ARMS 2323
Phone: +1 765 49-44097
School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045


  • B.Sc. 1980, Iowa State University
  • M.S. 1982, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D. 1985, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Interfaces and Defects Thin films Electronics materials Phase transformations

Research Interests and Recent Publications


  • MSE 335 Materials Characterization Laboratory
  • MSE 370 Electrical, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials
  • MSE 430-440Materials Processing and Design I and II
  • MSE 502 Defects in Solids
  • MSE 508 Phase Transformation in Solids
  • MSE 510 Microstructural Characterization Techniques