Country of residence
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Lynn Loo was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and spent six years in Taipei Taiwan where she attended Taipei American School. She received BSE degrees in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996, and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University in 2001. Lynn was a Post-doctoral Member of the Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories for a year before she started her independent research program in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2007, Lynn returned to the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at Princeton where she is presently an associate professor and the department undergraduate representative. For her research in organic and plastic electonics, Lynn has garnered numerous accolades, including a DuPont Young Professor Award, a Beckman Young Investigator Award and a Sloan Fellowship. She was the recipient of the 2006 Allan P. Colburn Award sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and most recently named the 2010 John H. Dillon Medal recipient by the American Physical Society. She was one of two young scientists who represented the U.S. at the World Economic ForumÂ s Summer Davos Meeting in Tianjin, China this fall.