Luis M. Campos has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Columbia University since 2011. He was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and moved at an early age to Los Angeles. He received a B.Sc. in Chemistry from CSU Dominguez Hills in 2001, and a Ph.D. from the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UCLA in 2006 working under the supervision of M. A. Garcia-Garibay and K. N. Houk. At UCLA, he was awarded the NSF Predoctoral Fellowship, Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship, and the Saul & Silvia Winstein Award for his graduate research in solid-state photochemistry. Switching to materials chemistry, he went to UCSB as a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow to work under the supervision of C. J. Hawker at the Materials Research Laboratory. At Columbia, his group’s research interests lie in polymer chemistry, self-assembly, and organic electronic materials. To date, he has published over 60 articles and 9 patents, and has been recipient of the ACS Arthur C. Cope Scholar, ONR Young Investigator, NSF CAREER, 3M Non-Tenured Faculty, and the Cottrell Scholar Awards.