Professor Robert Gilliard, MLK Scholar 2021: Diversity in the Physical Sciences

MLK Visiting Professor Robert Gilliard discusses his journey to a career in chemistry, his research in energy and materials chemistry, and well as his reflections and work on diversity in the physical sciences.

About the speaker:

Prof. Gilliard is a native of Hartsville, South Carolina. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Clemson University. He has been named to Forbes Magazine's 30 under 30 list in Science, became a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, and earned a 2021 Packard Fellowship. He also serves on the editorial advisory board for Chemical Communications, Chem Catalysis, Inorganic Chemistry, and the International Advisory Board for Angewandte Chemie.
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