02 May Paul D. Ashby, Ph.D.
Paul D. Ashby is a Staff Scientist in the Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley, and a Director and Treasurer of the C.S. Lewis Society of California. He received his B.S. in chemistry Magna Cum Laude from Westmont College and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Harvard University.
Dr. Ashby was a National Science Foundation fellowship recipient, has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he is a contributor to the volume Handbook of Molecular Force Spectroscopy, and he is a member of the American Chemical Society, American Vacuum Society, American Physical Society, and Phi Kappa Phi honorary society. Dr. Ashby is the recipient of First Prize at the Harvard Business School Business Plan Competition, First Prize for Harvard Biotech Club Business Plan Competition, and Second Prize for MIT’s Business Plan Competition.
His peer-reviewed articles have appeared in such scientific journals as ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, ACS Nano, ACS Synthetic Biology, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Materials, Advances in Resist Materials and Processing Technology, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Applied Physics Letters, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, Carbon, Chem, Excursions in Harmonic Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A,Journal of Chemical Physics, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Langmuir, Nanotechnology, Nature Communications, Nature Energy, Physica B-Condensed Matter, Physica Status Solidi, Physical Chemistry: Chemical Physics, Physical Review Letters, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the SPIE, Scientific Reports, Science, Science Advances, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Small, Thin Solid Films, and Ultramicroscopy.
He and his wife Dr. Kengboon Lee-Ashby have two daughters, Stephanie and Abigail, and a son Timothy, and are members of First Covenant Church in Oakland, California