Scott Chambers is a Laboratory Fellow and Technical Group Leader for the Epitaxial Oxides Group of the Physical Sciences Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He holds A.B. and Ph.D. degrees in physical chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and Oregon State University, respectively. He has years of research experience in surface science and the materials science of heteroepitaxial crystalline film nucleation and heterostructure formation. He is a Fellow of the AAAS and the AVS.