Kathryn Hasz



Contact information

Email: khasz@seas.upenn.edu

Mail: 220 S. 33rd Street, 112 Towne Building


Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering (expected 2019),                       University of Pennsylvania 

B.A., Materials Physics, (2014), Oberlin College


Research Interests

Current interests include atomic stick-slip friction and tribological properties of 2D materials. Special focus is on effects of environment, including humidity, temperature, and sliding speed.



  • Krycka, K. L., J. A. Borchers, R. A. Booth, Y. Ijiri, K. Hasz, J. J. Rhyne, and S. A. Majetich. “Origin of Surface Canting within Fe3O4 Nanoparticles,” Physical Review Letters 2014, 113, 147203.
  • Hasz, K., Y. Ijiri, Krycka, K. L., J. A. Borchers, R. A. Booth, S. Oberdick, and S. A. Majetich. “Particle Moment Canting in CoFe2O4 Nanoparticles,” Physical Review B, 2014, submitted.

  • J. Brgoch, K. Hasz, K. A. Denault, C. K. H. Borg, A. A. Mikhailovsky, and R. Seshadri, “Data-driven Discovery of Energy Materials: Efficient BaM2Si3O10:Eu2+(M = Sc, Lu) Phosphors for Application in Solid State White Lighting,” Faraday Discussions, 2014, accepted.