University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Steven Girshick

Steven L. Girshick

Kenneth T. Whitby Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Director, High Temperature and Plasma Laboratory,
Graduate Faculty Member, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Office: ME 2101E
Phone: 612-625-5315

Ph.D. 1985, M.S. 1981, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
S.B. 1970, Humanities and Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology



Research interests include dusty plasmas, nucleation theory, and synthesis of nanoparticles for a variety of applications, with a current focus on engineering the production of multicomponent nanoparticles for cancer theranostics.

Journal Editing

Editorial Board, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing and Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems


High Temperature and Plasma Laboratory

NSF Graduate Traineeship Program for Nanoparticle Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota