Distinguished Lectures



The UCSB Materials Department created two Distinguished Lecture Series to recognize young stars in their fields of research.

The Nakamura Lecture was created in 2014 in honor of Materials Professor and Nobel Laureate, Professor Shuji Nakamura.

The Lange Lecture was established in 2011 in memory of the Department’s former chair, distinguished colleague, and esteemed friend, Professor Frederick Lange.