James Michael Rigsbee
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
North Carolina State University, USA
Michael Rigsbee was professor and chairman of the Department of Materials and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham before becoming Department Head of Materials Science at NCSU in November, 1998.
Dr. Rigsbee interests include Phase transformations, surface engineering, materials characterization, thin films. Atomic-level design of non-equilibrium alloys using physical vapor deposition techniques and the application of electron optics-based microstructural and microchemical characterization techniques.