Van de Walle Named Herbert Kroemer Endowed Chair in Materials Science at UCSB

Chris Van de Walle, Professor in the Materials Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been appointed  the inaugural recipient of the Herbert Kroemer Endowed Chair in Materials Science. Van de Walle’s appointment recognizes his outstanding achievements in computational materials science, where he has employed first-principles techniques to model the structure and behavior of wide-band-gap semiconductors, oxides, and hydrogen storage materials.  

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