Alex Jen

Materials Science and Engineering

Alex Jen is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering  at the UW. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. His research centers on the design and synthesis of functional polymers for photonic and energy applications. Jen has been recognized as a Fellow by MRS, ACS, PMSE, OSA, SPIE, and AAAS, and has faculty appointments in Taiwan, China, and Korea. He was on the Board of Directors of the WA Technology Center and is a member of the WA Academy of Sciences. He is currently Provost at the City University of Hong Kong.