Song-I Han

Songi Han - Photo

Professor

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (main)
Department of Chemical Engineering (joint appointment)

University of California Santa Barbara

Office: PSB-North 4614

Lab: PSB-North 4623
Phone: 805 893 4858

Brief

Dr. Han received her Doctoral Degree in Natural Sciences (Dr.rer.nat) from Aachen University of Technology (RWTH), Germany, in 2001. She pursued her postdoctoral studies at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany sponsored by the Max-Planck Fellowship and the University of California Berkeley sponsored by the Feodor Lynen Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Dr. Han joined the faculty at University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 2004, received tenure in 2010 and was promoted to full professor in 2012. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, as well as the Department of Chemical Engineering at UCSB. She is a recipient of the 2004 Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, the 2007 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award, the 2008 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, the 2010 Dreyfus-Teacher Scholar Award, the 2011 NIH Innovator Award and the 2015 Bessel Prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Education

  • 1995 - University of K√∂ln, Germany - Vordiplom (Chemistry)
  • 1998 - Aachen University of Technology - Diplom (Chemistry)
  • 2001 - Aachen University of Technology - Dr. rer. nat. (Advisor: Prof. Bernhard Bluemich)

Positions

  • 2012-present - Professor, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSB
  • 2012-present - Professor, Dept of Chemical Engineering, UCSB
  • 2010-2012 - Associate Professor, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSB
  • 2010-2012 - Associate Professor, Dept of Chemical Engineering, UCSB
  • 2004-2010 - Assistant Professor, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSB
  • 2002-2004 - Feodor Lynen Fellow, UC Berkeley (Advisor: Prof. A. Pines)
  • 2001-2001 - Postdoc, MPI for Polymer Research (Advisor: Prof. H-W. Spiess)

Awards

She is a recipient of the 2004 Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, the 2007 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award, the 2008 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, the 2010 Dreyfus-Teacher Scholar Award, the 2010 Institute for Advanced Study Visiting Fellow of the TUM and the prestigious 2011 NIH Innovator Award. In 2015, she received the Bess Humboldt Prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Professional Activities

  • 2002-present - Member, Humboldt Foundation
  • 2003-present - Member, American Chemical Society
  • 2007-present - Member, Americal Physical Society
  • 2012-present - Member, Biophysical Society
  • 2007-present - Director of Spectroscopy Facility, UCSB Materials Research Laboratory
  • 2007-present - Co-leader of IRG-1, MRSEC funded Materials Research Laboratory
  • 2010-present - Editorial Board, Journal of Magnetic Resonance
  • 2010-present - Advisory committee Chair, Institute of Terahertz Science and Technology
  • 2010-present - Chair of UCSB Chemistry Graduate Recruiting and Admissions
  • 2011-present - Executive Committee, Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference
  • 2013-present - External Advisory Committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
  • 2013-present - Executive Committee Member, ACalNet Thematic Network for student and staff exchange¬†program between RWTH Aachen UCLA/UCSB/UC Berkeley
  • 2014-present - Permanent reviewer for the BBM study section at the National Institute of Health

Publication, Group Members, etc.

Updated information can be found on this webpage