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Henry Weinberg, Ph.D.


Henry Weinberg is Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board and CTO of Draths Corporation, a chemical company enabling commodity and specialty chemicals from biorenewable feedstocks. Prior to joining Draths, Henry was CTO at Symyx Technologies since its founding in 1996 and was responsible for the technological and scientific direction of the company.

Before 1996, Henry was in academia at University of California, Santa Barbara as Professor of Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Chemistry from 1989 through 1996 and at California Institute of Technology as Professor of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Physics from 1972 through 1989. Henry has presented over 400 invited lectures or seminars at various academic, industrial, and governmental organizations around the world during the past 30 years.

He has authored or co-authored over 550 scientific papers that have appeared in refereed journals, and the book Low-Energy Electron Diffraction: Experiment, Theory, and Surface Structural Determination, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1986, 608pp (with M.A. van Hove and C.M. Chan). He is the General Editor of the review journal Surface Science Reports. Henry obtained his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Carolina, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.