Matthew Crane

Leadership Representative on the MEM-C Executive Committee and Lead Coordinator, MEM-C Student/Postdoc Academic Advancement

Postdoctoral Researcher

Matthew Crane is a Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Gamelin Laboratories at the University of Washington, where he investigates the optical and electronic properties of doped, nanostructured perovskites within MEM-C. He is also a co-founder of BlueDot Photonics, a MEM-C spin-off company working to enhance the efficiency of solar cells. Matthew Crane received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He then moved to the University of Washington to study Chemical Engineering, conducting research under the guidance of Prof. Samson Jenekhe for his M.S. and Prof. Peter Pauzauskie for his Ph.D. During his studies, Matthew was awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Research Fellowship as well as a Joseph Goldstein Fellowship.