Assistant professor of chemistry, The Ohio State University
After completing a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Ohio State, Josh Goldberger went to the University of California at Berkeley as an NSF graduate fellow and completed his Ph.D. with Peidong Yang in 2006. Named an NIH-NRSA postdoctoral fellow, he worked with Professor Sam Stupp at Northwestern University’s Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine. He has received many awards, including the IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists. Since joining the OSU Chemistry Department in 2010, he has been working on materials at the atomic scale.