- Distinguished Professor of Chemistry; Distinguished Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Richard B. Kaner received his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. After carrying out postdoctoral research at the University of California, Berkeley, he joined the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), in 1987 and became a Full Professor in 1993. Professor Kaner is recognized for his work on refractory materials, including new synthetic routes to ceramics, intercalation compounds, superhard materials, graphene, and conducting polymers.
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