Albert Yee
Base: USA


Albert is a professor (and ex-Chair) of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Irvine. Previously he was the Director of the California Institute for Telecommunication and Information Technology (Calit2), at UC Irvine; and prior to that he was the Director of the Institute of Materials Research & Engineering (IMRE) in Singapore.

Albert is a highly influential materials scientist, with over 10,000 citations to his research publications. His current research focuses on biomedical devices, including the development of an artificial cornea and bactericidal surfaces. His fields of expertise also include: polymers and soft materials, including fracture, failure and toughening of polymers; composites, and nanocomposites; nanopatterning and polymeric nanofabrication; and MEMS.

He has consulted extensively for companies including Du Pont, Eastman Chemical, ExxonMobile Chemical and Dow Chemical.

Albert received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from UC Berkeley.

Albert Yee