Erica Corral

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Distinguished Scholar, Materials Science and Engineering

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Professor, Aerospace-Mechanical Engineering

Professor, BIO5 Institute

Degrees Ph.D. Materials Science William Marsh Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States Single-walled carbon nanotube reinforced ceramic composites B.S. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States Work Experience Co-Director, University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH) Co-Director, Arizona Research Center for Hypersonics (ARCH) Distinguished Scholar, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (2016 - Ongoing) Associate Professor, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (2013 - Ongoing) Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (2008 - 2013) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Sandia National Laboratories (2005 - 2008) Awards NSF CAREER Award, 2010 AFOSR YIP Award, 2010 AFOSR MURI Award, Co-PI, 2010  Dr. Eugene Garcia, Outstanding Latino/a Faculty: Research in High Education Victoria Foundation, 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award, 2016 Governance Board, University Consirtum for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH)  2021 & 2022

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Physics, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

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January 2021

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