Harold Monbouquette, Ph.D.

Harold G. (Hal) Monbouquette is a tenured professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (HSSEAS).  He currently conducts research on microsensors for neurotransmitters and on technology for detection of nucleic acids of specific sequence.  He is a member of the California NanoSystems Institute.  Professor Monbouquette’s degrees include a BA in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College (1979) and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from NC State University in 1987.  He joined the faculty at UCLA in 1987 as assistant professor.  He has served as Department Chair, as Chair of the HSSEAS Faculty Executive Committee, and as Director of the UCLA NIH Biotechnology Training Program.  He was a recipient of a Department of Energy Young Faculty Award and was presented a TRW Excellence in Teaching Award.  In 2007, he was elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.  He recently was appointed Associate Dean for Research and Physical Resources of HSSEAS.

Check out Monbouquette's presentation abstract here.