Education:
• Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000
• M.Phil. in Microelectronic Engineering and Semiconductor Physics, University of Cambridge (UK), 1997
• B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996

Professional Experience:
• Director, Northwestern University Materials Research Center, 2013-
• Bette and Neison Harris Chair in Teaching Excellence, 2012-
• Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2011-
• Associate Editor, ACS Nano, 2010-
• Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2007-
• Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2006-
• Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2000-2006
• Research Intern, Nanoscale Science Department, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, 1999
• Research Aide, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 1996
• Research Intern, Center for Compound Semiconductor Microelectronics, UIUC, 1995

Selected Honors:
• ACS Arthur K. Doolittle Award in Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 2013
• Teacher of the Year in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2013
• Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture, 2013
• National Science Foundation Special Creativity Award, 2013
• American Physical Society (APS) Fellow, 2012
• American Vacuum Society (AVS) Fellow, 2012
• International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Fellow, 2012
• Materials Research Society (MRS) Fellow, 2012
• Teacher of the Year in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2011
• AVS Prairie Chapter Award for Outstanding Research, 2011
• W. M. Keck Foundation Science and Engineering Research Grant, 2011
• Teacher of the Year in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2010
• Materials Research Society Outstanding Young Investigator Award, 2010
• SES Research Young Investigator Award, Electrochemical Society, 2010
• Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009
• Teacher of the Year in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2009
• Teacher of the Year Award, Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University 2007
• Young Alumni Achievement Award, ECE Department, UIUC, 2007
• AVS Peter Mark Award, 2006
• TMS Robert Lansing Hardy Award, 2006
• Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2005
• Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2005
• Army Research Office Young Investigator Award, 2005
• Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2005
• Northwestern University Associated Student Government Faculty Honor Roll, 2004
• Teacher of the Year Award, Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2003
• National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2002
• Arnold and Mabel Beckman Young Investigator Award, 2001
• Searle Center for Teaching Excellence Junior Fellow, 2001
• Gregory Stillman Semiconductor Research Award, 2000
• IBM Distinguished Fellowship, 1999
• American Vacuum Society Graduate Research Award, 1999
• Koehler Graduate Fellowship, 1998
• National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1997
• British Marshall Scholarship, 1996

Professional Organizations and Societies:
• Associate Editor, ACS Nano, 2010-
• Chair of the AVS Nanometer-scale Science and Technology Division, 2010-
• Co-Chair of the NSF International Study of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, 2009-
• AVS Nanometer-scale Science and Technology Division Executive Board Member, 2003-2005, 2007-2009
• Review of Scientific Instruments Editorial Board Member, 2001-2003
• Nanopatterning Synergistic Research Group Leader, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, 2001-
• Director of the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center Research Experience for Undergraduates, 2001-
• National Science Foundation SBIR, IMR/MRI, MRSEC and NUE Panelist
• Member of IEEE, MRS, AVS, AIP, APS, ACS, TMS, ASEE, AAAS