New MSE Faculty: I.C. Noyan

I.C. Noyan Joins Columbia University as a New Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

Prof. Noyan works on x-ray and neutron diffraction analysis and mechanical behavior of materials. He is affiliated with the IBM Research Division, T. J. Watson Laboratory on a part-time basis.

Prof. Noyan received his Bachelor of Science of Engineering degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1978, and a Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, in 1984. He has served as Research Staff Member and Research Manager at the IBM Research Division, T. J. Watson Laboratory, where he conducted and directed research on chip packaging, reliability of microelectronic interconnection structures and x-ray microdiffraction. Until 2004, while working at IBM, he taught various Materials Science and Engineering courses at Coumbia University as an adjunct professor.

Noyan received the Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching from Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science in 1993. He received two IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards and an IBM Research Division Award for research and development of computer and packaging structures, on which topics he is the co-author of more than twenty patents. He is co-editor of Advances in X-Ray Analysis and a Fellow of American Physical Society.

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