Gerbrand Ceder is the Samsung Distinguished Professor of Engineering at UC Berkeley. His research interests lie in computational and experimental materials design for clean energy technology and in AI/ML approaches to materials design and synthesis. He has published over 500 scientific papers with a Hirsch index of 147, and holds more than 40 U.S. and foreign patents. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering of the US and the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and The Art. He has served on several DOE committees and has advised the government’s Office of Science and Technology Policy on the role of computation in materials development, leading to the Materials Genome Initiative. He is a Fellow of MRS, TMS and APS, and has received awards from the Electrochemical Society, the Materials Research Society, the Metals Minerals and Materials Society, and the International Battery Association.