Oscar Dubón
Professor and Asssociate Dean for Student Affairs and Equity & Inclusion, University of California, Berkeley

Pipeline I Panelist
Oscar Dubón is professor of materials science and engineering (MSE) and associate dean for Student Affairs and Equity & Inclusion in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). In addition, he is faculty scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He received a B.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and M.S. and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, all in MSE. After postdoctoral appointments at UC Berkeley and Harvard University, he joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 2000. Dr. Dubón is recipient of the UCLA Citation, Engineering Achievement Award for Student Welfare (1989), TMS Robert Lansing Hardy Award (2000), and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2004). His research focuses on elucidating the relationship between defects and properties in electronic materials and exploring growth mechanism in semiconductor epitaxy. In his role of associate dean, Dubón leads the college-wide effort to foster a more welcoming and diverse engineering community at UC Berkeley.