Mailing Address: Texas Tech University Department of Chemical Engineering Box 43121 Lubbock, TX 79409−3121
Brandon Weeks obtained his PhD at the University of Cambridge (UK) in 2000. From 2000-2004 he worked as a postdoc and then a staff scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His responsibilities included performing studies for the enhanced surveillance campaign related to the nations nuclear stockpile. He joined the faculty of chemical engineering at Texas Tech in 2004. Currently, he serves as the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the Whitacre College of Engineering.
His research interests are in nanotechnology and energetic materials where he has secured over $3M in external funding. His work has generated over 100 peer reviewed publications and he has received the NSF CAREER Award and the Chancellors Distinguished Research Award while at Texas Tech. He currently serves editor in chief of the Wiley journal Scanning.