Kristen P. Constant

Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering, Chair - Materials Science and Engineering
Address
2220 Hoover Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-3337
Fax 515-294-5444
Email constant@iastate.edu

Research Interests

  • Photonic Band Gap materials
  • Materials Education
  • Research on Gender in the Sciences

        Project Affiliations:
        Photonic Systems

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 1990
  • B.S. Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University, 1986

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2001 Scientist, Micron Technologies
  • 1998 - present Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University Photonic Band Gap Materials, Gender Equity
  • 1998 - 2001 Assistant Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University
  • 1992 - 1998 Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University
  • 1990 - 1992 Post-doctoral Associate, MIT
  • 1986 - 1990 Laboratory Graduate, Argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern University

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2008 Women Impacting ISU recipient
  • 2004 Administrative Internship Award
  • 2000 ISU Engineering College Advisor of the Year Award
  • 1997 ISU Early Achievement in Teaching

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2013
Kuang P; Park J M; Liu G Y; Ye Z; Leung W; Chaudhary S; Lynch D; Ho K M; Constant K . 2013. Metal-nanowall grating transparent electrodes: Achieving high optical transmittance at high incident angles with minimal diffraction. Optics Express. 21:2393-2401. abstract
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Kuang P; Park J M; Liu G Y; Ye Z; Leung W; Chaudhary S; Lynch D; Ho K M; Constant K . 2013. Metal-nanowall grating transparent electrodes: Achieving high optical transmittance at high incident angles with minimal diffraction. Optics Express. 21:2393-2401. abstract
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2012
Ye Z; Park J M; Constant K; Kim T G; Ho K M . 2012. Photonic crystal: energy-related applications. Journal of Photonics for Energy. 2:021012. abstract
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2011
Park J M; Gan Z Q; Leung W Y; Liu R; Ye Z; Constant K; Shinar J; Shinar R; Ho K M . 2011. Soft holographic interference lithography microlens for enhanced organic light emitting diode light extraction. Optics Express. 19:A786-A792. abstract
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Kuang P; Park J M; Leung W; Mahadevapuram R C; Nalwa K S; Kim T G; Chaudhary S; Ho K M; Constant K . 2011. A New Architecture for Transparent Electrodes: Relieving the Trade-Off Between Electrical Conductivity and Optical Transmittance. Advanced Materials. 23:2469-2473. abstract
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Park J M; Kim T G; Constant K; Ho K M . 2011. Fabrication of submicron metallic grids with interference and phase-mask holography. Journal of Micro-Nanolithography Mems and Moems. 10:013011. abstract
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2010
Kuang P; Lee J H; Kim C H; Ho K M; Constant K . 2010. Improved Surface Wettability of Polyurethane Films by Ultraviolet Ozone Treatment. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 118:3024-3033. abstract
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Kuang P; Park J M; Leung W; Kim T G; Ho K M; Constant K . 2010. High aspect ratio nanoscale metallic structures as transparent electrodes. Active Photonic Materials Iii. 7756: 77560m. abstract
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Park J M; Nalwa K S; Leung W; Constant K; Chaudhary S; Ho K M . 2010. Fabrication of metallic nanowires and nanoribbons using laser interference lithography and shadow lithography. Nanotechnology. 21:215301. abstract
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Lee J H; Kuang P; Leung W; Kim Y S; Park J M; Kang H; Constant K; Ho K M . 2010. Semicrystalline woodpile photonic crystals without complicated alignment via soft lithography. Applied Physics Letters. 96:193303. abstract
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