Will Tisdale joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT in 2012, where he is the Charles & Hilda Roddey Career Development Associate Professor. His research program is focused on the development of nanoscale semiconductor materials for use in next-generation energy technologies. Will earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 2005, his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2010, and was a postdoc in the Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT before joining the faculty in 2012. He is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the DOE Early Career Award, the NSF CAREER Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, and MIT’s Everett Moore Baker Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.