Seth Marder, Editorial Board Chair
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Seth R. Marder obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985. After postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford, and a National Research Council Resident Research Assoc. at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) California Institute of Technology (Caltech), he became a member of the Technical Staff at the JPL. In 1998, he moved to the University of Arizona where he was a Professor of Chemistry and Optical Sciences. In 2003, he joined the Georgia Institute of Technology where he is currently a Regents’ Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering (courtesy) and the Georgia Power Chair in Energy Efficiency. His research interests are in the fields of nonlinear optics, two-photon absorption, organic electronics, (most recently on the development of n- and p- dopants), and surface chemistry. Among his recognitions and awards, Dr. Marder was a recipient of an NSF Special Creativity Award, the ACS Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, and the MRS Mid Career Award. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Optical Society of America, SPIE, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the American Physical Society and Materials Research Society.