Alan P Constant

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Materials Science and Engineering

Main Office

2220AC Hoover
Ames, IA 50011-2300
Phone: 515-294-3070


  • Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1987
  • B.S. Materials Science & Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1981

Interest Areas

  • Electronic properties of materials
  • Solid state physics

Brief Biography

Graduated with Ph.D.from Northwestern University  In 1987. Worked as senior process engineer from 1988 – 1993 at Digital Equipment Corporation. Joined Ames Lab as research scientist at the Microelectronics Research Center in 1993. Joined Materials Science & Engineering Department at ISU in 1997 as an Assistant Professor. Worked as a senior process development engineer at Micron Technologies in 2001 during a leave of absence from ISU. Became a lecturer in 2003 and was promoted to senior lecturer in 2010. Married to Kristen Constant with 3 children; Alexander, Matthew and Ethan. Native of Queens N.Y.