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Mentzel named assistant professor at UCR

Tamar Mentzel, Ph.D. '10, named assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Tamar Mentzel

Tamar Mentzel, Ph.D. ’10 (applied physics) joined the faculty at University of California, Riverside, this fall as an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

While a Harvard grad student, she was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship and the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship.

As a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Philip Kim, Professor of Physics and Professor of Applied Physics, she worked on doping topological insulators in the search for topological superconductivity.

Read more in this UC Riverside press release.