Associate Professor, Materials
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5050
Materials Research Areas:
Prof. Bates’ 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.
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison