Dr. Eric Stach received a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and Materials
Engineering from Duke University in 1992. In 1994, he received his M.S. from the
University of Washington and in 1998 he received his PhD from the University of
Virginia, both in Materials Science and Engineering. He joined Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory in Berkeley, CA where he was a Materials Staff Scientist at the
National Center for Electron Microscopy, and in 2003 became a Program Leader in the
Metals Program, Materials Science Division. Subsequently, he became a Associate, then Full Professor at Purdue within the School of Materials Engineering. In 2010 he moved the Brookhaven National Laboratory to become the Group Leader for the Electron Microscopy Group.