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Héctor D. Abruña

Director, Energy Materials Center at Cornell
Emile M. Chamot Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology


Professor Abruña, Emile M. Chamot Professor of Chemistry, completed his graduate studies with Royce W. Murray and Thomas J. Meyer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980 and was a postdoctoral research associate with Allen J. Bard at the University of Texas at Austin. After a brief stay at the University of Puerto Rico, he came to Cornell in 1983. Professor Abruña is an AAAS Fellow and recipient of a Presidential Young Investigator Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, a John S. Guggenheim Fellowship, the Tajima Prize of the International Society of Electrochemistry, a J. W. Fulbright Senior Research Fellow-ship and an Iberdrola Fellowship.