Craig Hawker

Craig Hawker
Distinguished Professor
Alan and Ruth Heeger Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Clarke Professor
Co-Director - Materials Research Laboratory
Director - Dow Materials Institute
Director - California Nanosystems Institute
Professor of Materials

Contact Phone

(805) 893-7161

Office Location

3009 Bldg. 576(MRL)


Polymer Synthesis

Materials Chemistry 

Applications to Medical, Energy, and Personal Care 


Post-doctoral Research Associate, Cornell University

                                    Supervisor:  Professor J.M.J. Fréchet

   Ph.D. Degree, University of Cambridge, U.K.

                                    Supervisor:      Professor Sir A.R. Battersby

                                    Thesis title:      Biosynthesis of Vitamin B12 - Model Studies

                                                            on the Spiro Intermediate       

B.Sc. (1st Class Honors),  University of Queensland


Research Group Website:

Synthetic Polymer Chemistry, Nanotechnology -- Materials science that integrates fundamental studies with the development of nanostructured materials for advances properties and functions in microelectronics and biotechnology. 


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