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Voting now open for 2021 election

Vote now in the 2021 election for seven new UEC members. See the Election Ballot to view the candidates and cast your vote. Voting ends December 17.

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Steven Spurgeon

Dr. Steven R. Spurgeon is a senior research scientist in the Energy and Environment Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where he serves as thrust lead for the laboratory’s Chemical Dynamics Initiative. He also holds affiliate appointment as an Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Washington. His research is focused on data-driven approaches […]

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Sarah Berlinger

Sarah Berlinger is a postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkeley studying electrical double layers with surface forces measurements in Professor Joelle Frechette’s lab. In 2021 she received her PhD in Chemical Engineering, also from UC Berkeley, where she was co-advised by Professor Bryan McCloskey and Dr. Adam Weber at LBNL. Her PhD work focused on fuel-cell electrode formation, […]

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Sumanjeet Kaur

Dr. Sumanjeet Kaur, a Research Scientist and Group Leader at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, performs research on thermal energy storage. She is a material scientist and has background in material synthesis and characterization, as well as in various thermal metrologies. Her current research projects include development of dynamically tunable thermal energy storage, thermal switches and […]

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Marina Radulaski

Marina Radulaski is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis where she leads the Quantum Nanophotonics Laboratory. Prof. Radulaski is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award 2021 and the OneQuantum Awards Leading Female Researcher in 2021. She was selected for the Pauli Center for Theoretical Study Visiting Researcher […]

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Katherine Inzani

Dr. Katherine Inzani is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. She completed a Masters in Materials Science at the University of Oxford, followed by a Ph.D. at NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology and postdoctoral research in the Theory Facility at the Molecular Foundry and Materials Sciences Division at Berkeley […]

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Jesús Velázquez

Jesús M. Velázquez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at UC Davis. He leads a research program centered on the rational design of well-defined materials at the meso and nanoscale. The target materials have immediate applications in nanoelectronics, energy conversion devices and environmental remediation. Characterization of the physicochemical properties of these materials […]

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Emma Xu

Emma Xu is a PhD student at Columbia University, where she works with Professor P. James Schuck on characterizing the optical properties of avalanching upconverting nanoparticles. As a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP), she is spending a part of her fellowship at the Molecular Foundry at LBL as an on-site user. Specifically, […]

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Boyce Chang

Boyce Chang is a postdoctoral scholar at the Molecular Foundry. He works on directing the self-assembly of soft materials such as polymer-grafted nanocrystals and block copolymers using patterned substrates. The interdisciplinary nature of his work involves various facilities at the Foundry, giving him the chance to collaborate with the vast expertise onsite. He received his PhD […]

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