Daniel Hickstein graduated with a BA in Chemistry from Pomona College (Claremont, California) in 2007.  He earned a masters in Physics from the University of Cambridge (UK) in 2008 doing crystallography research with Dr. Jacqueline Cole.  He started his PhD in the Chemistry department at the University of Colorado in the fall of 2008 and joined the Kapteyn Murnane group that winter.  He grew up in Seattle, Washington and Bethesda, Maryland.  When he's not at work in the lab he enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, and hiking.

Honors & Awards: 

2015 NRC Postdoctral Fellowship

2012 NSF Graduate Fellowship