Justin Cheng

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: University of Minnesota
  • Field of Study: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Nathan Mara
  • Practicum(s):
    Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, 2017


Ren, M., Cheng, J. Y., Jaccani, S. P., Kapoor, S., Youngman, R. E., Huang, L., Du, J. & Goel, A. Composition – structure – property relationships in alkali aluminosilicate glasses: A combined experimental – computational approach towards designing functional glasses. J. Non. Cryst. Solids 505, 144–153 (2019).

Shaharyar, Y., Cheng, J. Y., Han, E., Maron, A., Weaver, J., Marcial, J., McCloy, J. S. & Goel, A. Elucidating the Effect of Iron Speciation (Fe 2+ /Fe 3+ ) on Crystallization Kinetics of Sodium Aluminosilicate Glasses. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 99, 2306–2315 (2016).

Conference presentations:

(GOMD-S5-078-2015) Crystallization kinetics of Na2O-Al2O3-Fe2O3-
SiO2 glasses. Y. Shahrayar; E. Han; A. Maron; J. Marcial; J. Weaver; J. McCloy; A. Goel (Last minute correction made to include my name at actual conference)

Posters presented orally at:
Rutgers University Aresty Symposium (April 2017)
Glass and Optical Materials Division of the American Ceramic Society meeting (GOMD) 2016 Meeting (May 2016)
MIT CMSE/MPC REU poster session (August 2016)
Waste Management Symposium 2014 (March 2014)


Undergraduate awards:
Presidential Scholarship 2013-2017
Chester A. Gulick Scholarship Fall 2014
Corning Academic Scholarship Award Spring 2015

Graduate awards:
James Andrews Fellowship Spring 2018