Professor Lane W. Martin received his B. S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Dec. 2003. From there he went on to receive his M. S. (May 2006) and Ph. D. (March 2008) in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Following his Ph. D., Lane served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Quantum Materials Program, Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory from March 2008 - July 2009. Lane joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign as an Assistant Professor in August 2009.