Profiles

Jason Locklin, Ph.D.

Professor

School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering

NSF CAREER Award Winner

Phone: 706-542-2359
Fax: 706-542-3804

Email: jlocklin@uga.edu

Riverbend Research Center South, Room 104
220 Riverbend Road
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Dr. Locklin is committed to producing bright, well-rounded graduates by exposing his students to multi-disciplinary research. He has been awarded the Central Intelligence Agency Young Investigator Award (2007) and the NSF CAREER Award (2010). In addition, Dr. Locklin is the founding director of the University of Georgia New Materials Institute and a key player in UGA's partnership with Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), a public-private partnership funded partially by a $75 million commitment from the U.S. Department of Defense. AFFOA's goal is to accelerate innovation involving fibers and textiles through advances in manufacturing and engineering.

Education

Ph.D., University of Houston, 2004
M.S., Chemistry, University of Alabama, 2002
B.S., Chemistry, Millsaps College, 1999

Areas of Specialty

  • Organic thin films
  • Polymers
  • Soft materials
  • Smart surfaces
  • Interfacial characterization
  • Organic electronics 

Links

Locklin Group

New Materials Institute