Guillermo C. Bazan

Department of Materials and Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9510 USA

Office Location: 2512 PSBN

Telephone: 805-893-5538
Facsimile: 805-893-3803


Professor Bazan obtained his B.Sc. (Honors) from the University of Ottawa and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the advisement of Professor Richard R. Schrock. After working at the California Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral fellow with advisor Professor John E. Bercaw, he started his academic career at the University of Rochester in 1992. In 1998, Gui became a Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara. A year later he joined the faculty of the Department of Materials (Engineering) and in June 2000, he became the Director of the Center for Polymers and Organic Solids.


2017 ISI Highly Cited Scientists in Materials Science

Frontiers in Chemistry Named Lecture, Case Western Reserve University

Thomson Reuter “Most Influential Scientific Minds”, 2015

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014

Top 50 Material Scientists by Citation and Impact, Thompson Reuters, 2011

Macromolecules Advisory Board, 2009

Professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Professor, 2009

Advanced Materials Editorial Advisory Board, 2008

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007

American Chemical Society Cope Scholar Award, 2006

Bessel Award, Humboldt Foundation, 2005

NSF Special Creativity Award, 2003

Union Carbide Innovation Award, 1998, 1999

Closs Lecturer, University of Chicago, 1997

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1996-1998

Sloan Research Fellow Award, 1996-1998

NSF CAREER Award, 1995-1998

Dreyfus New Faculty Award, 1992-1993

NSERCC Postdoctoral Fellowship, November 1990-May 1992

NSERCC 1967 Science and Engineering Scholarship, September 1986-June 1990


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