James J. De Yoreo

James J. De Yoreo

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and University of Washington

Jim De Yoreo is Chief Scientist for Materials Science at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Affiliate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.  He received his PhD in Physics from Cornell University in 1985. Following post-doctoral work at Princeton, he became a member of the technical staff at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 1989, where he held numerous positions including Deputy Director of the Laboratory Science and Technology Office. He joined Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2007 where he was Interim Director of the Molecular Foundry before moving to PNNL in 2012. De Yoreo’s research spans a wide range of materials-related disciplines, focusing most recently on interactions, assembly, and crystallization in inorganic, biomolecular and biomineral systems. De Yoreo has authored, co-authored, or edited over 225 publications and patents. He is a recipient of the David Turnbull Lectureship of the Materials Research Society (MRS), the Laudise Prize of the International Organization for Crystal Growth’s (IOCG), the Crystal Growth Award of the American Association for Crystal Growth (AACG), and an R&D 100 Award. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the MRS, a member of the IOCG Executive Committee, and served as MRS President.