James Batteas is Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. His work focuses on the areas of nanoscale materials and devices, biological surfaces and interfaces and nanotribology.
Prof. Batteas obtained his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, and was a postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University. He joined the faculty at Texas A&M in 2005.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and is the Inaugural Holder of the D. Wayne Goodman Professorship in Chemistry, recognizing his expertise in the fields of materials and surface chemistry, and nanoscience.