Faculty

Harry A. Atwater, Jr.

Harry A. Atwater, Jr.

Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science; Director, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982; M.S., 1983; Ph.D., 1987. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1988-94; Associate Professor, 1994-99; Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science, 1999-2002; Howard Hughes Professor, 2002-. Director of Resnick Sustainability Institute, 2009-15; Director of Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, 2014-.

Tel: 626-395-2197

246 Watson Laboratory MC 128-95 Pasadena, CA 91125

Assistant(s)

Research Group Matters
Liz Hormigoso
256 Watson Laboratory (95)
626-395-5916
lizh@caltech.edu

Research Group Matters
Lyann Lau
Watson Laboratory
626-395-3330
llau@caltech.edu

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Research Overview

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


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