Stacey Bent is the Director of the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy and a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. She also holds courtesy appointments in the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Chemistry. For 15 years, Bent has led an active research group in semiconductor processing, surface science, and materials chemistry. She supervises students and post-docs working toward applications in renewable energy devices and next-generation microelectronics. Bent co-directs a DOE Energy Frontier Research Center on Nanostructuring for Efficient Energy Conversion.  She received her B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1987. She attended graduate school as a National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, earning her Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1992 and then joined AT&T Bell Laboratories at Murray Hill, New Jersey as a postdoctoral fellow. 

September 16, 2011
Stacey Bent