President Vancho Kocevski, Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Kocevski earned his Ph.D. in Solid State Physics at Uppsala University, Sweden, before working as a postdoctoral fellow in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Northwestern University for 2 years. His research interests include thermodynamic modeling of materials, electron microscopy, and developing and utilizing methodologies for materials discovery and design. He has experience using computational materials approaches such as density functional theory, ab-initio and classical molecular dynamics, and the multislice method. Kocevski has served as a chair of the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) Social Committee and as a member of the NUPF Career and Professional Development committee.