About the Chair

Jun Nogami, Professor & Chair

Jun Nogami, PhD, FAAAS, PEng
Professor & Chair


To schedule an appointment with the Chair: T: 416.978.3012 | E: materials.engineering@utoronto.ca


Professor Jun Nogami is the 8th Chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He was appointed to his first five-year term effective January 1, 2009, and was re-appointed to a second five-year term starting July 1, 2014. Prior to his appointment, Professor Nogami served as Associate Chair in the Division of Engineering Science.

A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Professor Jun Nogami received his Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Engineering Science (physics option) in 1980 from the University of Toronto, and his MASc and PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford University. After a post-doctoral fellowship and research associate appointment at Stanford University, he then held professorial appointments at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Department of Physics and Michigan State University’s Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science. In 2004, Dr. Nogami returned to the University of Toronto as Professor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PEng) in Ontario and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (FAAAS).

Professor Jun Nogami’s research areas include: Integrated approaches to Nanofabrication, Nanostructures and Nanowires for Electronic Applications, and Surface Structure Studies using Scanned Probe Microscopy. His 2010 FAAAS citation reads: “for distinguished contributions to materials engineering and nanotechnology, particularly in relation to surface structure studies with scanning tunneling microscopy.


Past Chairs / Heads

Professor Jun Nogami, 2009-present
Professor Doug D. Perovic, 1997-2008
Professor Alexander McLean, 1992-1997
Professor W. Alfred Miller, 1981-1992
Professor James M. Toguri, 1976-1981
Professor C. Benjamin Alcock, 1969-1976
Professor Lloyd M. Pidgeon, 1943-1969
Professor George A. Guess, 1913-1943


Contact Us / Appointment with the Chair

T: 416.978.3012 | F: 416.978.4155
E: materials.engineering@utoronto.ca