Roya Maboudian

Roya Maboudian

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

Research Group
Recent Publications

Research Interests

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.


  • 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
  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Bakar Fellow