David Johnson, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

David Johnson

David Johnson, Rosaria P. Haugland Foundation Chair in Pure and Applied Chemistry

Practice Areas: STEM, Nanotechnology, Technology, Sustainable Materials

Faculty bio | David C. Johnson Lab | 541-346-4612

David Johnson is an academic expert in nanotechnology, the future of technology and materials analysis. David travels around Oregon giving “science pub” talks, making cutting-edge science accessible and understandable to the general public. His non-traditional approach to chemical synthesis has led to many new materials with unprecedented physical properties. A recent example is the discovery of a new class of materials material with the lowest thermal conductivity ever reported for a fully dense solid. David is the creator of the Center for Advanced Materials Characterization in Oregon (CAMCOR) – the state of Oregon’s ‘high tech’ extension service, the director of the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) Nanoarchitectures for Enhanced Performance Center, and a member of the Materials Science Institute.

Recent Media:
Team changes game for synthesizing new materials (Phys.org, July 31, 2015)