Mark S Goorsky
Mark S Goorsky is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at UCLA. He was chair of the department from 2004-2009. He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering in 1989 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering in 1984 from Northwestern University. Goorsky held a post-doctoral position at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (Jan. 1989 - June 1991) and started at UCLA in 1991. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Crystal Growth. He is also a member of the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, which assesses the state of research and development in technologies that are crucial to the Air Force and provides forecasts of long-range science and technology. He was awarded the T.S. Walton Award from the Science Foundation of Ireland in 2010. He also received the TRW Outstanding Young Teacher Award in the School of Engineering and Applied Science in 1993, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 1995, and the Northrop Grumman Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 1996. His research focuses on materials integration and the relationship between materials defects and device performance in semiconductor structures.
High resolution X-ray diffraction; III-V; ion implantation, epitaxial relaxation