Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080
ChemE Research Areas:
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Award
Prof. Bates’s research sits at the intersection of chemistry and materials science, leveraging synthetic and physical experimental techniques to design, create, and probe the properties of soft matter. Current endeavors span a variety of topics including block polymer self-assembly, new elastomeric materials, and thin film patterning.
PhD: Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin
BS: Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison