Athan J. Shaka

231A Rowland Hall University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA 92697 (949) 824-8509
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Oxford University, 1984, Physical Chemistry
B.S., Harvey Mudd College, 1980, Chemistry
Biography and Research: 
Professor AJ Shaka an expert in magnetic resonance and is a licensed Senior Reactor Operator for UCI's research nuclear reactor. He joined the UCI faculty in 1988 after a Miller Fellowship at UC Berkeley.  He was elected a Fellow of the AAAS in 2007 and was awarded an Emmy for Best Instructional Video for a chemistry distance-learning project with Coastline College in 2010.  He appears from time to time in the "Ancient Aliens" series on the History Channel.

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