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

2010
Shin Y C; Kim D H; Kim E H; Park J M; Ho K M; Constant K; Choe J H; Park Q H; Ryu H Y; Baek J H; Jung T; Kim T G . 2010. High Efficiency GaN Light-Emitting Diodes With Two Dimensional Photonic Crystal Structures of Deep-Hole Square Lattices. Ieee Journal of Quantum Electronics. 46:116-120. abstract
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2008
Lee J H; Lee J C W; Leung W; Li M; Constant K; Chan C T; Ho K M . 2008. Polarization engineering of thermal radiation using metallic photonic crystals. Advanced Materials. 20:3244-+. abstract
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Lee J H; Leung W; Kim T G; Constant K; Ho K M . 2008. Polarized thermal radiation by layer-by-layer metallic emitters with sub-wavelength grating. Optics Express. 16:8742-8747. abstract
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2007
Lee J H; Kim Y S; Constant K; Ho K M . 2007. Woodpile metallic photonic crystals fabricated by using soft lithography for tailored thermal emission. Advanced Materials. 19:791-+. abstract
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Lee J H; Leung W; Ahn J; Lee T; Park I S; Constant K; Ho K M . 2007. Layer-by-layer photonic crystal fabricated by low-temperature atomic layer deposition. Applied Physics Letters. 90:151101. abstract
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