Jakoah Brgoch

Associate Professor, University of Houston

Prof. Jakoah Brgoch is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and a Principal Investigator in the Texas Center of Superconductivity. Jakoah also has a courtesy appointment in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and he is a member of the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Data Science Institute. Jakoah completed his Ph.D. from Iowa State University and Ames National Laboratory and postdoctoral research at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Jakoah is now leading a multidisciplinary research group with research topics ranging from the development of persistent luminescent materials for bio-imaging to understanding the mechanical response in superhard materials all through a combination of materials synthesis, characterization, first-principles computation, and machine learning.