Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Minta Akin

Research Staff
Physics Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Chemistry
University of Texas at Austin
2008
B.S. Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
2003

Personal Background

Minta received her B.S. (Chemistry) from the California Institute of Technology in 2003, and her Ph. D. (Chemistry) from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Her doctoral work examined surface-limited reactions and the role of chemical dopants on phase changes in water. She joined the Shock Physics group at LLNL as a postdoc in October 2010, where her research includes high pressure chemistry and physics.


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