Harry A. Atwater, Jr.
Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science; Director, Resnick Sustainability Institute
Degrees and Appointments
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982; M.S., 1983; Ph.D., 1987. Assistant Professor of Applied Physics, Caltech, 1988-94; Associate Professor, 1994-99; Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science, 1999-13; Howard Hughes Professor, 2002-. Director, 2009-.
Tel: 626-395-2197246 Watson Laboratory MC 128-95 Pasadena, CA 91125
Jennifer Blankenship, WAT 256, 626-395-5916
Tiffany Kimoto, WAT 256, 626-395-3330
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Professor Atwater's research focuses on electronic and photonic materials and devices, photovoltaics, and materials for micromechanical devices.
List of Research Areas
electronic and photonic materials and devices, photovoltaics, materials for micromechanical devices
The Resnick Institute, The Kavli Nanoscience Institute, Materials on the Brink: Unprecedented Transforming Materials, Light-Material Interactions in Energy Conversion, Center for Science and Engineering of Materials
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