People

Directors

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Peidong Yang
CARA Director
S. K. and Angela Chan
Distinguished Chair in Energy
UC Berkeley, Department of Chemistry
p_yang@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-1545
http://nanowires.berkeley.edu

 

 

 Omar Yaghi

Omar M. Yaghi 
CARA Co-Director
The James and Neeltje Tretter
Professor of Chemistry
UC Berkeley, Department of Chemistry
yaghi@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-5507
http://yaghi.berkeley.edu

 

 

 

Kerstin Schierle-Arndt

Kerstin Schierle-Arndt
CARA Associate Director
Senior Research Manager
Inorganic Materials and Synthesis
BASF

 

 

 

 

 

Administration

Lissette Garcia
Administrative Assistant
Tel: (510) 643-1679
lgarcia@berkeley.edu

Principal Investigators

See PROJECTS page for a list of all PIs on CARA-affiliated campuses categorized by project.


BASF Visiting Scientists

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Biosciences Research

 

 

 

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Chemicals and Inorganic Materials Research

 

 

 

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Advanced Materials and Formulation Research

 

 

 

dehestaniAhmad Dehestani
Chemicals and Inorganic Materials Research

 

 

 

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Alexa Beaver
Digital Innovation Manager

 

 

 

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Victor Oh
Digital Innovation Manager

 

 

 

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Thomas Rausch
Information Services and Supply Chain Innovation Management

 

 

 

Brian Standen

Brian Standen
Digitalization in R&D

 

 

 

Mark Schmitz

Mark Schmitz
Digitial Innovation Manager

 

 

 

Former Principal Investigators

Paul Alivisatos, UC Berkeley
Vivek Subramanian, UC Berkeley
Zhenan Bao, Stanford University
Dean Toste, UC Berkeley
Yi Cui, Stanford University
Michael Fischbach, Stanford University


Researchers

Name Position Research Group Institute
Frank Abild-Pedersen Postdoc Sr. Staff Scientist SLAC Stanford University
Shradha Agrawal Ph.D Candidate Chandraker group UC San Diego
Mrittika Bhattacharya Postdoc Barile group UC Davis
Zachariah Berkson Ph.D Candidate Chmelka group UC Santa Barbara
Daniel Brauer Ph.D Candidate Francis group UC Berkeley
Michael Breeden Ph.D Candidate Kummel group UC San Diego
Nicolas Castrillon Ph.D Candidate Zohdi group UC Berkeley
Stephanie Contreras Ph.D Candidate Siegel group UC Davis
Peyman Delparastan Ph.D Candidate Messersmith group UC Berkeley
David Detomaso Ph.D Candidate Nir group UC Berkeley
Daniel Drew Ph.D Candidate Pister group UC Berkeley
Saikat Dutta Postdoc Mascal group UC Davis
Fengru Fan Postdoc Stucky group UC Santa Barbara
Breanna Ford Ph.D Candidate Nomura group UC Berkeley
Emmett Goodman Ph.D Candidate Cargnello/Norkov group Stanford University
Jason Grebenkemper Postdoc Seshadri/Wilson group UC Santa Barbara
Matthew Horton Postdoc Persson group UC Berkeley
Jianmei Huang Postdoc Yang group UC Berkeley
Lori Huberman Postdoc Glass group UC Berkeley
Kevin Hudnall Ph.D Candidate Jeoh/Sher group UC Davis
Zhe Ji Ph.D Candidate Yaghi group UC Berkeley
Kang Huang Postdoc Nitin group UC Davis
Sarah Klass Ph.D Candidate Francis group UC Berkeley
Carolyn Ladd Postdoc Mascal group UC Davis
Joseph Montoya Postdoc Persson group UC Berkeley
Molleigh Preefer Ph.D Candidate Seshadri group UC Santa Barbara
Ritwika Ray Postdoc Hartwig group UC Berkeley
Jan Saska Postdoc Mascal group UC Davis
Nicole Schauser Ph.D Candidate Seshadri group UC Santa Barbara
Craig Schindler Ph.D Candidate Pister group UC Berkeley
Sabine Sebastian Ph.D Candidate Arnold group Caltech
Jimmy Shen Postdoc Persson group UC Berkeley
Patrick Shih Postdoc Scheller group UC Berkeley
Jake Sporrer Ph.D Candidate Subramanian group UC Berkeley
Scott Strobel Ph.D Candidate Jeoh/Scher group UC Davis
Bo Su Postdoc Hartwig group UC Berkeley
Shizhao Su Postdoc McFarland group UC Santa Barbara
Behzad Tangeysh Postdoc McFarland group UC Santa Barbara
Richard Thornbury Ph.D Candidate Toste group UC Berkeley
Brylee David Tiu Postdoc Messersmith group UC Berkeley
Allon Wagner Ph.D Candidate Nir group UC Berkeley
Baoju Wang Postdoc Atkinson group UC Riverside
Justin Wang Ph.D Candidate Hartwig group UC Berkeley
Steven Wolf Ph.D Candidate Kummel group UC San Diego
Dana Wong Postdoc Jeoh/Scher group UC Davis
Zachary Wu Ph.D Candidate Arnold group Caltech
Lifeng Xiao Postdoc Francis group UC Berkeley
Vanessa Yang Ph.D Candidate Francis group UC Berkeley

Alumni

Name Previous Position Research Group Current Position
Carson Beyer New Tech Scout BASF Head of CLS Portfolio, Bayer
Christian Schildknecht New Tech Scout BASF Head of Optical Systems, Trinamix
Ioana Aanei Ph.D Candidate Francis group Sci. Analyst & Entrepreneurship Prog. Manager
Adel Elsohly Postdoc Francis group Staff Scientist, Genentech
Jake Jaffe Ph.D Candidate Francis group Graduate Student, UC Berkeley
Rafi Mohammad Ph.D Candidate Francis group Staff Scientist, Bayer
Rapeepat Sangsuwan Ph.D Candidate Francis group Graduate Student, UC Berkeley
Leslie Bateman Ph.D Candidate Nomura group Sr. Scientist, Celgene
Jeremy Smith Postdoc Subramanian group Sr. Staff Scientist, Tesla
William Scheideler Ph.D Candidate Subramanian group Postdoc, Stanford University
Andre Zeumault Ph.D Candidatet Subramanian group Postdoc, Georgia Institute of Technology
Steve Jacob Postdoc Toste group Scientist, Arcus Biosciences
Reed Larson Postdoc Toste group Sr. Scientist , Merck Laboratories
Letian Dou Postdoc Yang group Assistant Professor, Purdue University
Jacob Kanady Postdoc Alivisatos group
Ala Bunescu Postdoc Hartwig group Assistant Professor, University of Cambridge
Ayodele Ogunkoya Postdoc Francis group Research Scientist, Catalent Biologics
Jeff Lopez Ph.D Candidate Bao/Cui group Postdoc, MIT
Allen Pei Ph.D Candidate Bao/Cui group Ph.D Candidate
Qing-Wei Zhang Postdoc Hartwig group Assistant Professor, USTC
Andrew Samant Postdoc Toste group Research Scientist, Jansen Pharmaceuticals
Fan Cui Ph.D Candidate Yang group Postdoc, NYU
Zhiqiang Niu Postdoc Yang group Visiting Scholar, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics
Seojung Han Postdoc Hartwig group Research Scientist, Korea National Lab
Miao Liu Postdoc Persson group Associate Professor,Institute of Physics in Chinese Academy of Sciences