Andrew Bocarsly Ph.D.

Bocarsly, Andrew
Position Department / Business Unit
Professor Department of Chemistry
Institution Disciplines
Princeton University Chemistry Physics Engineering
City State / Provence
Princeton NJ
Country Website
U.S.A. link

Andrew Bocarsly is a Professsor in Princeton University's Department of Chemistry Frick Laboratory.

His main research focus is the synthesis of coordination chemistry sol-gel systems called 'cyanogels'. These materials can be processed to form metal alloys and ceramics in a variety of topologies ranging from nanoparticles to unique micro-cellular formats.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology - PhD - June 1980

Career Highlights

Professional Experience:

1994 - Present Professor of Chemistry
Princeton University

1987 - 1994 Associate Professor of Chemistry
Princeton University

1980 - 1987 Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Princeton University

1976 - 1980 Graduate Research Assistant
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1975 (Summer) Laboratory Assistant
Department of Chemistry, UCLA

1973 - 1974 Laboratory Assistant
Department of Chemical Engineering, UCLA


President's Undergraduate Research Fellowship UCLA (1975)
Phi Beta Kappa
Sigma Pi Sigma - National Physics Honor Society
DuPont Young Faculty Grant (1980)
Dreyfus Foundation Newly Appointed Faculty Grant (1980)
American Chemical Society, EXXON Solid State Chemistry Fellowship (1984)
Alfred P. Sloan Fellow (1986 - 1988)
Professional Associations and Activities:
American Chemical Society
The Electrochemical Society
Princeton Section, ACS, Secretary-Treasurer, 1992
Princeton Section, ACS, Chairman, 1994
Princeton Secion, ACS, Education Outreach Chair and
Director of “Hands on Chemistry” Workshops 1992-present
Quest K-6 Science Outreach Professor 1996-1998
Associate Editor, Methods in Materials Research: A Current Protocols Pub.
NSF Advisory Panel to E=mc2, Elem. Science Ed.
Director, Princeton Partners in Science Program
NASA, Mars Oxidation Experiment Science Team (1997-8)

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