BIO – Dr. Luis Echegoyen

Dr. Luis Echegoyen

Dr. Luis Echegoyen

Dr. Luis Echegoyen, Division Director for NSF Chemistry (CHE), appointed in August 16, 2006. Dr. Echegoyen comes to the Foundation from Clemson University where he served as Chair for the Department of Chemistry. Prior academic experience includes serving as Associate Professor and Professor at the University of Miami; Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park; Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of Puerto Rico

and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He also conducted research at Union Carbide Corporation, Bound Brook, New Jersey.

Dr. Echegoyen maintains an active research program with interests including Fullerene electrochemistry, monolayer films, supramolecular chemistry, and spectroscopy; endohedral Fullerene chemistry and electrochemistry; carbon Nanonions, synthesis, derivatization and fractionation; and chemical and active caution transport through membranes. He has published numerous research papers and books. Dr Echegoyen holds his B.S. Degree and Ph.D. degree from the University of Puerto Rico.

In addition, Dr. Echegoyen has extensive past experience with NSF, including serving as a Program Officer in Chemical Dynamics Program; a member of the Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering (CEOSE); and a member of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee. In addition, he has served as principal investigator for several research grants supported by NSF.


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2 Responses to BIO – Dr. Luis Echegoyen

  1. Arun Agarwal says:

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