Prof. Marat Khafizov is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Nuclear Engineering program at The Ohio State University. He directs Thermal properties of Materials for Extreme environments (TME) laboratory. Dr. Khafizov is Phonon Transport Thrust lead for the Center for Thermal Energy Transport under Irradiation, an Energy Frontiers Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences. His research interests are in investigating the impact of radiation damage on properties of materials, development of experimental methods and sensors for measuring material’s physical properties in extreme environments. Dr. Khafizov holds  Ph. D. degree in Physics from University of Rochester. Prior to joining OSU, he was a research scientist at Idaho National Laboratory.


Thermal transport, radiation effects, nuclear fuels, sensors for extreme environments.