Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

Dr. Luis Núñez

  

    Luis Núñez

    Member of Executive Committee

 

Board Appointment:

  • Trustee since 1999
  • Representative of the scientific community in Illinois, appointed by the Governor

Occupation:

Consultant for BioTarget and LNK Chemsolutions LLC

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Northern Illinois University
  • M.S. in Physical Chemistry, DePaul University in Chicago

Notable Accomplishments:

A former IMSA Board Chairman, Dr. Núñez was a chemist at Argonne National Laboratory.  His Argonne career included leading research and development efforts in the areas of nanotechnology, material sciences, physics, higher energy physics, mathematics and computing sciences, biosciences, the Rare Isotope Accelerator Initiative and educational programs. Trustee Núñez also assisted the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with the development of a new nuclear reactor research and development program while on assignment as a Staff Scientist.