Rachel A. Segalman

E.N. Kramer Professor of Materials
Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
3341 Engineering II
University of California
Santa Barbara , CA 93106-5080
Phone: (805) 893-3709
segalman@engineering.ucsb.edu
 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, December 2002
University of California, Santa Barbara
Advisor: Professor Edward J. Kramer
Thesis: Controlling Long Range Order in Block Copolymer Thin Films

B.S. Chemical Engineering, May 1998
Graduated with Highest Honors
The University of Texas at Austin

 

APPOINTMENT

2014–Present

2010–Present

2013–2014

2013–2014

2011–2013
 

2009–2013
 

2004–2009
 

Dec 2002–
Dec 2003
 

Sept 1998–
Dec 2002

Aug 1997–
Sept 1998

Summer 1992–
Summer 1997

Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara

Director of AFOSR-MURI on Thermal and Electrical Transport in Organic and Hybrid Materials

Acting Director, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories Materials Science Division

Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Vice Chair for Graduate Education, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, and Faculty Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories Materials Science Division

Charles Wilke Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California , Berkeley , and Faculty Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories Materials Science Division

Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecole Européenne de Chimie, Polymères et Matériaux (ECPM) une composante de l'Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France;
Mentor: Professor Georges Hadziioannou

University of California, Santa Barbara
Graduate student research and teaching assistant

The University of Texas at Austin- Undergraduate Research Assistant
Mentor: Professor Peter Green

Sandia National Laboratories Research Intern: Advanced Materials Lab with Joe Cesarano

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

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2012

 

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1998

Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

Elected Senior Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award

Centennial Lecture, University of Texas Austin

Invited Speaker on Energy Technologies, National Academies of Engineering Symposium (associated paper was chosen for feature in NAE Bridge quarterly publication)

John H. Dillon Medal of the American Physical Society

Robert W. Vaughn Lectureship, California Institute of Technology

Thiele Lectureship, University of Notre Dame

Camille Dreyfus Teacher–Scholar Award

Invited participant in Kavli Symposium (National Academy of Science)

Hendrick C. Van Ness Lectureship, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Alfred P. Sloan Fellow 

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Materials Science Division's Young Scientist of the Year Award

MDV Innovators Award

TR35: Technology Review's Top Innovators Under 35

National Academy of Engineering: Frontiers of Engineering Invitee

Hellman Young Faculty Award

MDV Innovators Award

3M Untenured Faculty Award

NSF CAREER Award

Intel Young Faculty Seed Grant Award

Chateaubriand Postdoctoral Fellowship

MRS Graduate Student Award Finalist

Corning Fellowship

Poster Prize at MRL Workshop on Advanced Materials (with EPFL Lausanne / ETH Zurich / UCSB / Weizmann)

Executive Vice Chancellor Fellowship

National Science Foundation Fellowship

University of California Regents Fellowship