Bruce Gates

uc davis materials science engineering graduate group bruce gates

Position Title
Distinguished Professor

  • Chemical Engineering
3102 Bainer Hall
Catalysts, including synthesis, characterization by advanced physical methods, and performance testing

Gates’ research group works to gain a fundamental understanding of the structure and function of structurally well-defined catalysts. His work combines state-of-the-art characterization by synchrotron methods, atomic-resolution electron microscopy and various spectroscopic methods to gain a fundamental understanding and develop predictive (design) capabilities.