Boris I. Yakobson

Rice University

Boris I. Yakobson is the Karl F. Hasselmann Chair in Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Professor of Chemistry at Rice University. He received his PhD in 1982 from the Russian Academy of Sciences. Prior to joining Rice in 1999, Yakobson was on the Physics faculty at North Carolina State University, and a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, in 1990.