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Marjorie Olmstead (She/Her/Hers)

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
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PAB B433 and GERB 434
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Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1985
M.S., Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1982
B. A., Physics, Swarthmore College, 1979
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Marjorie Olmstead is Professor of Physics and Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington, Seattle, where she also serves as Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel.  Her research has focused on creating and investigating crystalline interfaces between dissimilar materials and the resultant ultra-thin films.  Prior to the University of Washington, she was on the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also obtained her Ph.D.  Prof. Olmstead is a recipient of the American Physical Society Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award, the American Vacuum Society Peter Mark Memorial Award, a Humboldt Foundation Research Award, and a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award.  She enjoys walking, music, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

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