Louise Berben was born in Sydney, Australia. She received a Bachelor of Science degree with 1st class honors from The University of New South Wales in 2000, and in 2005 was awarded a Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley for research undertaken with Professor Jeffrey Long. In 2006 Louise began postdoctoral research with Professor Jonas Peters at the California Institute of Technology and in July 2007, moved with the Peters research group to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In July 2009, Louise joined the faculty at the University of California Davis where her research program focuses primarily on synthetic and physical inorganic chemistry.

Education and Professional History

Associate Editor, Chemical Society Reviews, 2017 - present (RSC)
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2014 - present (UC Davis)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2009 - 2014 (UC Davis)
Postdoctoral Associate, 2006 - 2009 (CalTech and M.I.T.)
Ph. D., Chemistry, 2005 (University of California Berkeley)
B. Sc. (Hons Class 1), Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2000 (University of New South Wales)
A. Mus. A., Piano Performance, 1997 (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)

Berben CV

Contact Details
Louise A. Berben
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Tel: 530-752-8475
Office: 3465 Chemistry Annex