Dr. Michael J. Bortner

Assistant Professor

Education

  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2003
  • M.Eng., Virginia Tech, 2002
  • B.S., Penn State, 1998

Research Interests

  • Specialty: Polymer nanocomposites; nanostructured materials and surfaces; polymer morphology and structure-property relationships; surface and interface phenomena in polymers
  • Applications: Additive manufacturing, composite processing, smart materials, advanced materials, structural composites, multifunctional coatings
  • Expertise: Nanomaterial dispersion and characterization, manufacturing process development, novel nanocomposite characterization techniques, transport at polymer / particle interfaces and in multi-phase systems
Michael J. Bortner

Contact

Email
mbortner@vt.edu

Phone
(540) 231-4213

Address
2270 Kraft Drive,          Suite 1303
Virginia Tech (0211), Blacksburg, VA 24061 United States