Ben Lear Joins Penn State Chemistry Department

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Ben Lear Joins Penn State Chemistry Department

Ben Lear

23 March 2010

The Department of Chemistry at Penn State is pleased to announce that Benjamin J. Lear will join the department as an assistant professor of chemistry. Lear’s research will focus on both fundamental and applied problems involving electron transfer in inorganic systems with an emphasis on biosensors, molecular electronics, and photovoltaics.  The applications are geared towards the fields of materials and energy science.

Lear is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Ohio State University. He earned his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry at the University of California, San Diego.