Staff Scientist, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering Department, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720
Joel W. Ager III is a Staff Scientist in the Materials Sciences Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and an Adjunct Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, UC Berkeley. He is a Principal Investigator in the Electronic Materials Program, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), and Berkeley Educational Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS).
Research interests include the fundamental electronic and transport characteristics of photovoltaic materials, development of new photoanodes and photocathodes based on abundant elements for solar fuels production, and the development of new oxide and sulfide based transparent conductors. Professor Ager is a frequent invited speaker at international conferences and has published over 350 papers in refereed journals.
Prof. Joel Ager graduated from Harvard College in 1982 with an A.B in Chemistry and from the University of Colorado in 1986 with a PhD in Chemical Physics. After a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Heidelberg, he joined Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1989.
2000,2002: LBNL Outstanding Performance Award
|2015||Adjunct Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley|
|2010||Principal Investigator and Project Leader, Light Capture and Conversion, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis|
|1997||Principal Investigator, Electronics Materials Program|
|1990||Staff Scientist, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA|
|1989-1990||Staff Scientist, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley|
|1987-1988||Postdoctoral Researcher, Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany|