Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
office: 101B Gilman
phone: (510) 643-7957
fax: (510) 642-4778
lab: B78 Tan
lab phone: (510) 643-3489
Surface/Interfacial Science and Micro-/Nanosystems Technology
Our research program centers around physical and chemical issues related to the development of new applications of micro- and nanotechnology. Leveraging our interest and expertise in materials, interfacial phenomena, electrochemistry, and nanostructures & self-assembly, we aim for fundamental and practical advances in a variety of applications, including micro/nanosystems technology, sensing, energy and biomimetics.
Professor; Ph.D. California Institute of Technology. IBM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship; AT&T Foundation Special Grant Award; National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award; National Academy of Sciences' Sixth Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Science; Hellman Family Award; The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Young Investigator Award; DOE - DP Early Career Award for Scientist and Engineers; Presidential Early Career Award for Scientist and Engineers (PECASE); Departmental Citation for Excellence in Teaching; Fellow of the American Vacuum Society.