Subhash L. Shinde

Associate Director

115 Stinson Remick Hall
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556 USA
574-631-1425 phone
574-631-3520 fax

Subhash L. Shinde joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in November 2016 as the Associate Director responsible for research business development. Subhash has a broad background with extensive experience in developing research programs and leads ND Energy’s global research initiatives and corporate programs. Subhash is an affiliate of the iNDustry Labs at Notre Dame and the Hypersonic Systems Initiative for his expertise in high temperature materials. Prior to joining the University, Subhash held various research staff and management positions within Sandia National Laboratories requiring strong leadership capabilities, extensive technical knowledge, and the acumen to organize well-functioning and productive teams. Prior to Sandia, he held various leadership positions in research at I.B.M. Microelectronics Division and Research for eighteen years. Subhash is an accomplished author with several publications, including three edited books and a book chapter, and has sixty-three U.S. and eighteen international patents. He is regularly invited to speak at national and international conferences and has received several awards for his work. Subhash received his Ph.D. in Materials Science from Stanford University and his B.Tech and M.Tech in Physical Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Technology. His research interests are in fundamental and applied interdisciplinary research on advanced materials for energy applications. Subhash is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Subhash is also the co-chair (organizer) of the Spring 2019 Conference of the Materials Research Society to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, and is on the editorial board of the MRS Bulletin.

Subhash’s current responsibilities with ND Energy include the following:

  • Develop corporate relationships with industry, academia, and government to support global research programs and large-center grants.
  • Create multidisciplinary, collaborative research teams and partnerships to compete for research funding and large-center grants.
  • Promote the research and scholarly achievements of faculty and students for professional recognitions and awards. 
  • Oversee the operation and expansion of the Materials Characterization Facility (MCF) at Notre Dame.