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

Professor: Department of Chemistry, UC Davis, 2019 - present
Associate Editor: Chemical Society Reviews, RSC, 2017 - present
Associate Professor: Department of Chemistry, UC Davis, 2014 - 2019
Assistant Professor: Department of Chemistry, UC Davis, 2009 - 2014
Postdoctoral Associate: CalTech and M.I.T., 2006 - 2009
Ph. D., Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, 2005
B. Sc. (Hons 1), Pure & Applied Chemistry, The University of New South Wales, 2000
A. Mus. A., Piano Performance, 1997

Berben CV

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

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