Professor Mark Roberts was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. This promotion with tenure is the culmination of hard work over the last six years and is representative of excellence in teaching, research, and service. Professor Roberts has taught a variety of courses in the curriculum, including Thermodynamics I, Process Control, Advanced Kinetics, and an elective course on Energy Storage, which was developed as part of an NSF grant on Scalable Nanomanufacturing of Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrical Energy Storage.
In terms of research, his group focuses on developing functional polymeric materials with unique electronic and electrochemical properties for energy storage and sensor applications. He has graduated three Ph.D. students and two Honors students, and he has secured research funding from the NSF. He is also a productive scholar, having published over 50 journal articles with 15 of those published in the last five years, many of them in top-notch journals. Professor Roberts has also served faithfully on numerous committees at the departmental, college, and university levels.
Congratulations to Professor Roberts for all of his achievements in the first segment of his career.
Professor Roberts received his B.S. degree from Montana State University – Bozeman, his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at Stanford University, and served as a postdoctoral researcher at Sandia National Laboratories before beginning his teaching career at Clemson in 2010. Further information about Professor Roberts and his group can be found here: