Professor Mattanjah de Vries

Mattanjah de Vries Photo

Tel: (805) 893-5921
Fax: (805) 893-4120
Office: Chemistry 4221
devries@chem.ucsb.edu

Education

  • Ph. D. in Chemical Physics, University of Amsterdam, 1980.
  • M. Sc. in Nuclear Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1975.
  • B. Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy, University of Amsterdam, 1971.

Research & Professional Experience

  • 2000- Professor. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • 1997-2000: Associate Professor. Department of Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • 1985-1996: Research Staff member. IBM Almaden Research Laboratory.
  • 1984-1985: Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Maryland.
  • 1980-1984: Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of California.
  • 1975-1980: Research fellow, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • 1973-1975: Graduate Research, Accelerator facility, Weizmann Institute, Rechovot, Israel.

Awards & Professional Memberships

  • Fellow AAAS 2008
  • Humbolt Research fellowship for lifetime achievement, 2003
  • Guest Editor European Journal of Physics, 2002
  • Guest Editor Journal of the Israeli Chemical Society 2000
  • Guastalla Fellow 1997-2000.
  • Member Farkash Center for Light Induced Processes, Jerusalem 1997-2000
  • Member James Frank Institute, Jerusalem 1997-2000
  • IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award 1996
  • IBM Outstanding Innovation award 1992
  • Member Executive Committee Western Spectroscopy Association.1990-1993
  • IBM Invention Achievement Award 1990
  • Member American Chemical Society
  • Member American Physical Society
  • Member American Association for the Advancement of Science