Travis Williams

Travis Williams received his Ph.D from Stanford University in 2005 and was a postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology before coming to USC in 2007. Travis is interested in solving problems ranging from energy use and storage to medical imaging. His group’s recent work on hydrogen storage–a carbon-neutral, sustainable approach to transportation fuel–has garnered international media attention. Travis has received numerous honors and awards, including the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, the NSF CAREER Award, the Stanford Centennial Teaching Award, and the Caltech ASCIT Teaching Award. Among other classes, Travis enjoys teaching the organic chemistry section for our health sciences undergraduates every fall. Outside of work Travis is an active ham radio operator, AF6WU, and scoutmaster.