Andrew Craft



College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.5924 BC 256B

PhD, University of Vermont

BA, Clark University

Andrew Craft has a background in physical chemistry and materials science with a focus on thermodynamic and mechanical properties of metals and alloys. Craft has done extensive research into the absorption of hydrogen by metals and alloys and the effects of this absorption on the properties of the metal. Craft’s work in this field has been published in many of the leading materials science journals and his research has been recognized with several external grants. He has also done research related to the use of recycled plastics in the preparation of polymer concrete. 

Craft is the 2020 recipient of the Humphrey Tonkin Award that honors a full-time University of Hartford faculty member for scholarly and/or artistic creativity.