Julia Ortony

Julia
Ortony
Finmeccanica Career Development Professor of Engineering
B.S. Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 2005
Ph.D. Materials Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011
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Phone: 

(617) 253-2063

Disciplines: 

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Nanotechnology
  • Self Assembly

Research: 

Professor Ortony’s research group focuses on molecular design and synthesis and development of advanced characterization strategies, creating new soft nanomaterials while controlling their internal dynamic behavior. The group applies these new materials to tackle problems related to energy and the environment.

Robert H. Richards, the first department head, appears in The Technologists, a 2012 novel by Matthew Pearl.