Pierre Lucas

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Optical Sciences
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Arizona
1235 E James E Rogers Way
P.O. Box 210012
Tucson, AZ 85721-0012

Specific Research Interests: 

  • Structure, property and synthesis of chalcogenide glasses
  • Fabrication and characterization of infrared fibers
  • Design and fabrication of infrared biomedical sensor
  • Properties and characterization of phase change materials
  • Liquid-liquid phase transitions and polyamorphism
  • Calorimetry of amorphous solids


  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1999
  • B.S., University of Rennes, France, 1993