Dr. Amber Genau is an Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University and her B.S. and M.S in Materials Engineering from Iowa State University.
Before coming to UAB, Dr. Genau spent two years as a guest scientist at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Cologne, Germany. She maintains close relationships with German collaborators and regularly leads study abroad trips to Germany for engineering students. She is a 2016 recipient of an NSF CAREER award and winner of the ASM International Bradley Stoughton Award for Young Teachers.