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Supratik Guha

Professor, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago

Director, Nanoscience and Technology Division and the Center for Nanoscale Materials, and Senior Scientific Advisor to the Director, Argonne National Laboratory

Supratik Guha is a professor at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, and Science Strategist in the Physical Sciences and Engineering Directorate at Argonne National Laboratory. Prior to 2016, he worked at IBM Research, where his last position was a Director of Physical Sciences, responsible for IBM’s worldwide strategy in the physical sciences. 

His interests are in materials and systems for future information processing. Much of his recent work and interests have involved geographical area sensor networks and cyberphysical systems for water, soil science and agriculture. He holds a PhD in materials sciences from the University of Southern California, and is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences. He is also a Fellow of the Materials Research Society and the American Physical Society. 

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.