Marek W. Urban

Marek W. Urban, Ph.D.

J.E. Sirrine Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634

Contact Infomation:
P 864 656 0549 (campus) or 864 656 1155 (AMRL)
F 864 656 5973


299 A Sirrine Hall, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University Clemson, SC 29634

Advanced Materials Research Laboratory (AMRL), 91 Technology Dr., Anderson, SC 29634. Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET).


1984-1986 IBM Postdoctoral Fellow; Case Western Reserve University, Department of Macromolecular Science, Cleveland, OH

Ph.D. 1984 Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Physical Inorganic Chemistry, Materials, and Spectroscopy

M.S. 1981 Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. Department of Chemistry; Physical Inorganic Chemistry and Spectroscopy

BS/MS 1979 AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland. Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Chemical Pioneer Award; American Institute of Chemists; Chemical Heritage Foundation; Philadelphia, PA, 2017.
PMSE Fellow: American Chemical Society; Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Division, 2017.
Faculty Scholar in School of Health Research; Clemson University, 2016.
Five Top Innovations of the Year Award; Institute of Chem. Eng., Manchester, United Kingdom, 2012.
Distinguished Professorship Award, Shandong University, P.R.China, 2009.
Outstanding Faculty Research Award, USM, 2006.
Distinguished Research Award; Marquette University, Milwaukee, 2004.
Distinguished LETTERS Scholar; USM, 2003.
Innovation of the Year Award; USM, 2003.
Dean of the College of Science and Technology Award; USM, 2002.
Distinguished Alumni Award; Michigan Technological University, 2000.
Roon Foundation Award; The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technologies, 1999.
Technical Focus Speaker; Federation of Societies for Coatings Technologies, 1999.
Alcoa Research Foundation Award; Alcoa Corporation, 1996.
Megger's Award; Applied Spectroscopy Journal, 1989.
3M Company Award for Young Investigators, 1987-1991.