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UCSB Faculty & Staff

Craig Hawker
Director, Principle Investigator, Professor Chemistry and Materials

Craig J. Hawker, FRS is the Alan and Ruth Heeger Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies. He received a B.Sc. degree and University Medal in Chemistry from the University of Queensland in 1984 and a Ph.D. in Bioorganic Chemistry from the University of...

DowMI Program Coordinator

Samantha received a B.A. in Film & Media Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2010. After graduation, she spent six months traveling abroad in South America before she moved to Boston, MA. During her time there, she was...

Glenn Fredrickson
Co-Principle Investigator, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials

Glenn Fredrickson obtained his Ph.D. at Stanford University in 1984 and subsequently joined AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he was named Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff in 1989. In 1990 he moved to the University of California at Santa...

Javier Read de Alaniz
Co-Principle Investigator, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Read de Alaniz received his B.S. degree from Fort Lewis College in 1999 and his Doctoral Degree from Colorado State University in 2006. His doctoral training under the direction of Professor Tomislav Rovis focused on asymmetric catalysis using N...

Principle Investigator, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials

Rachel Segalman received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998 and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from UCSB in 2002.  Her postdoctoral research in conjugated polymer synthesis and properties took place at the...

Principle Investigator, Associate Professor Chemical Engineering

Todd Squires received his B.Sc. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1995, then spent a year as a Churchill Scholar at Cambridge University, completing Part III of the mathematics tripos in DAMTP. He earned his Ph.D. in Physics from...