Robert Macfarlane

Robert Macfarlane is currently the Paul M. Cook Associate Professor of Materials Science at MIT. Prior to joining MIT, he obtained his PhD in Chemistry chemistry from Northwestern University. in 2013, and he was a Kavli Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech. His research is focused on developing new assembly methods to manipulate material structure across multiple length scales simultaneously, using a combination of different building blocks including inorganic nanoparticles, DNA, synthetic polymers, and supramolecular chemistry.