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Main Office
Normal Business Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - Noon — 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Closed WSU Holidays and December Holiday Reduced Operations December Holiday Reduced Operations.
Driving and walking address:
   Sloan Hall; Room 201; 405 NE Spokane Street; Pullman, Washington
Telephone (509) 335-8654
FAX (509) 335-4662
US Mail address:
  School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  Washington State University
  PO BOX 642920
  Pullman, WA 99164-2920
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Michael R. Kessler
Telephone: 509 335 8654
E-Mail: michaelr.kessler@wsu.edu
Office Support Staff
Gayle Landeen Administrative Manager 509 335 8655 landeen@mme.wsu.edu
Anika VanDeen Administrative Assistant II 509 335 8654 anika.vandeen@wsu.edu
Lauren Wells Fiscal Specialist II 509 335 2430 lauren.wells@wsu.edu
Student Services
Questions about admissions, programs, certification, transfer, and all student related questions.
Bachelor of Science Degree (Undergraduate) Students

MME specific program application and certification questions: newcoug@mme.wsu.edu
Linda Howell
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator for Everett and Bremerton
Office: EE/ME 307
Telephone: 509 335 2483
E-Mail: Linda.howell@wsu.edu
Debi Mundell
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator
Office: Sloan 205
Telephone: 509 335 7386
E-Mail: debi.mundell@wsu.edu
Paul Veridian
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator
Office: Sloan 207
Telephone: 509 335 8582
E-Mail: paul.veridian@wsu.edu
Master of Science Degree &
Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Graduate) Students

MME specific graduate program related questions: gradapp@mme.wsu.edu
Mary Simonsen
Graduate Academic Coordinator
Office: Sloan 203E
Telephone: 509 335 4546
E-Mail: mbsimon@wsu.edu
Link to the faculty directory names, telephone, and E-mail
Link to a detailed list of our faculty
Link to the staff directory
Giving to MME
Visit our "I Want to Give" page.
Web Server
Questions or comments about the web server: webweavers@mme.wsu.edu

Faculty Profiles

pictureOn this visit we highlight:
Qizhen (Katherine) Li
Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2004 with MME since 2014, more...

Research Areas

  • Advanced materials (e.g., light weight materials and structures, nanoporous materials, nanocomposites, nanostructured multilayered thin films, lattice block structures) for structural, energy, and bio-applications
  • Nano and micro fabrication/manufacturing, and materials synthesis/processing
  • Mechanical behavior of materials, Nano/micro-mechanics, Fatigue and Fracture
  • Relationship among processing, structure and property of advanced materials
  • Biomaterials and Biomechanics, bone/dental implant materials, biomedical applications of shape memory alloys, magnesium alloys, and titanium alloys
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, PO Box 642920, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-2920, 509-335-8654, Contact Us