Prof. Melissa A Hines
Director of the Cornell Center for Materials Research
Melissa A. Hines is a Professor of Chemistry at Cornell University and Director of the Cornell Center for Materials Research. She earned a S. B. in chemistry from M.I.T. in 1984 and a Ph. D. in chemistry from Stanford in 1992. After two years of postdoctoral research at AT&T Bell Laboratories, she joined the Cornell faculty in 1994. Her research interests include chemical reactions at surfaces, nanoscale surface morphology and reactivity, and the mechanical properties of nanoscale materials. Of her many awards, she is most proud of having been named a Weiss Presidential Fellow in recognition of her contributions to and excellence in undergraduate education.