Associate Director, Research Associate
Berkeley Global Science Institute (BGSI), Yaghi Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley
Kyle E. Cordova received his M.Sc. degree in inorganic chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) under the guidance of Professor Omar M. Yaghi. In 2012, he moved to San Francisco State University, where he taught in the Department of Chemistry as a Lecturer. In 2014, he moved to the University of California, Berkeley to join Professor Yaghi’s research group as a Research Associate as well as the Berkeley Global Science Institute (BGSI). From 2014 to 2016, he directed the research and mentored the Ph.D. students at the Center for Molecular and NanoArchitectures, which is a global science node in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Since 2016, Kyle has served as the Associate Director of BGSI; as such, he is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing all of the global science nodes and programs in the United States and abroad. His research has focused on further developing and promoting the principles of reticular chemistry. He has co-authored 25 publications, including three in Science or Nature family journals with more than 4000 citations.