2014 Resnick Prize Postdoctoral Scholar
James Blakemore was raised in Kansas and studied as an undergraduate student at Wichita State University. He graduated summa cum laude in 2007 with a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Spanish with a minor in Russian. James then enrolled at Yale University, where he completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 2012. He then joined Harry Gray’s group as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the NSF Center for Chemical Innovation in Solar Fuels. In 2014, James was awarded a Caltech Resnick Sustainability Institute Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship. In his research, James focused on using the tools of inorganic chemistry to address challenges in catalysis, solar-energy conversion, and sustainability.
Faculty Sponsor: Harry Gray