Susannah Scott

Professor of Chemical Engineering


(805) 893-4731
3325 Engineering II

University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080

IEE Research Areas: 


Visiting Professorship for Senior International Scientists, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Canada Research Chair in Surface Organometallic Catalyst Design
Miller Visiting Resarch Professorship, University of California - Berkeley
YWCA Women of Distinction Award (Information Technology and Science)
Premier's Research Excellence Award (Ontario)
University of Ottawa Young Researcher of the Year Award
Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Award
Cottrell Scholar of Research Corporation
John Charles Polanyi Prize in Chemistry
NSERC Women's Faculty Award
NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship

Research Description: 

Professor Scott's research interests include applications of surface organometallic chemistry to active site characterization and the design of new heterogeneous catalysts for olefin polymerization, metathesis and oxidation, inorganic reaction mechanisms especially related to the activation of small molecules and transformations and transport of metals, particularly mercury, in the environment.


Ph.D. Chemistry
Iowa State University of Science and Technology

B.Sc. Chemistry
University of Alberta