Paul Alivisatos

President at The University of Chicago

Paul Alivisatos

Paul Alivisatos

President at The University of Chicago

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University of California - Berkeley
The University of Chicago
Nanosys Inc.

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Chairman, Chemistry & Chemical Biology Department at Harvard University

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Dean, Faculty of Molecular Engineering at The University of Chicago

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Chancellor at The University of Chicago

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Executive Vice President, Biology & Medicine, President of the University of Chicago Health System, Dean, Division of the Biological Sciences & Dean, Pritzker School of Medicine at The University of Chicago

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Founding Head, NASA Fermilab Astrophysics Group at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

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Dean of Engineering at University of California - Berkeley

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Founder at X Seed Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Schmidt Ocean Institute

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Director, Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Provost at The University of Chicago

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Paul Alivisatos
President at The University of Chicago
Education
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry
Class of 1986

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Bachelor's Degree
Class of 1981

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. In all we do, we are driven to dig deeper, push further, and ask bigger questions—and to leverage our knowledge to enrich all human life. Our diverse and creative students and alumni drive innovation, lead international conversations, and make masterpieces. Alumni and faculty, lecturers and postdocs go on to become Nobel laureates, CEOs, university presidents, attorneys general, literary giants, and astronauts. Our overseas campus and centers expand opportunities for collaboration with universities, research institutes, and cultural organizations; meet the needs of a growing number of faculty and students for research support and other opportunities abroad; and engage alumni throughout each region.

Memberships
Member
Current

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

Fellow
Current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science provides science related journal, program, and education services. The firm also promotes the responsible use of science in public policy. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Fellow
Current

American Physical Society is a nonprofit company headquartered in College Park, MD, that operates non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics.The company says this about itself: The American Physical Society is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, Maryland (Headquarters), Ridge, New York, and Washington, DC.

Career History
President
2021 - Current

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. In all we do, we are driven to dig deeper, push further, and ask bigger questions—and to leverage our knowledge to enrich all human life. Our diverse and creative students and alumni drive innovation, lead international conversations, and make masterpieces. Alumni and faculty, lecturers and postdocs go on to become Nobel laureates, CEOs, university presidents, attorneys general, literary giants, and astronauts. Our overseas campus and centers expand opportunities for collaboration with universities, research institutes, and cultural organizations; meet the needs of a growing number of faculty and students for research support and other opportunities abroad; and engage alumni throughout each region.

Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost
Prior - 2021

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Associate Laboratory Director-Physical Sciences
Prior - 2016

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory engages on research of environmental studies, nanoscience, and quantitative biology, physics and nuclear energy. The lab is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by the University of California. It was founded in 1931 by Ernest Orlando Lawrence and is headquartered in Berkeley, CA.

Political Donations
$500
2007

Former Professor at Stanford University

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Siva Power, Inc. develops solar factory for gigawatt era that will produce solar panels at unprecedented scale. It offers semiconductor, flat panel display, and solar. The company was founded by Damoder Reddy in 2006 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Nanosys, Inc. develops and manufactures inorganic nanostructures and other related products. It offers Ultra HD television. The company was founded by Paul A. Alivisatos, Stephen Empedocles, Peidong Yang, Robert M. Metcalfe, Jim Heath, Paul McEuen, Christoph H. Westphal, Moungi Bawendi, Lawrence A. Bock, Calvin Y. H. Chow, Chunming Niu, Karen Vergura, Hongkun Park, George Pontis and Charles M. Lieber in 2001 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA.

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