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Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1996.
B.A. Natural Sciences, Cambridge University, 1991.

Research Experience
Professor, U.C. Santa Barbara Materials Department, 07/06 - present.
Associate Professor, U.C. Santa Barbara Materials Department, 07/02 - 06/06.
Assistant Professor, U.C. Santa Barbara Materials Department, 08/97 - 06/02.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Yale University, 1996-97

Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley, January - June 2007.
Visiting Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University, Spring 2003.
Visiting Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India, Fall 2000.

Awards and Honors
American Physical Society McGroddy Award for New Materials, 2010.
NSF American Competitiveness and Innovation Fellow, 2009.
Fellow, American Physical Society, 2008.
Miller Institute Research Professorship, 2007.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 2002.
UCSB Distinguished Teaching Award, 2001.
ONR Young Investigator Award, 2000.
Technology Review magazine Young Innovator award, 1999.
NSF POWRE award, 1999.
Regents Junior Faculty Fellowship, University of California, 1998.
Fulbright Scholarship from the U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission, 1991-1996.
Electronic Materials Conference Graduate Student Award, 1995.
Cray Research Fellowship in Computational Chemistry, 1995.
Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award, 1994.
Ephraim Weiss Fellowship, Graduate Study at U.C. Berkeley, 1993-1994.
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Awards, U.C. Berkeley, 1991 and 1992.
Dora Garibaldi Fellowship, Graduate study at U.C. Berkeley, 1991-1992.
Ronald Norrish Prize for Physical Chemistry, highest score, Cambridge Chemistry, 1991.
Churchill College, Cambridge Scholarship, First Class Honours in Tripos Examinations, 1989-1991.
Mineralogical Society of Great Britain Student Award, 1989.
Undergraduate Scholarship, General Electric Company Hirst Research Centre, 1987-1991.
Royal Society of Chemistry Award, highest score in Advanced Chemistry in U.K., 1987.