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Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering and Materials Science, University of Colorado Boulder

Dr. Wil Srubar is an assistant professor of architectural engineering and materials science at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he leads the Living Materials Laboratory. Dr. Srubar holds a PhD from Stanford University, as well as BS and MS degrees from Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin, respectively. His research integrates synthetic biology, polymer science, and cement chemistry to create biomimetic and living material technologies for civil and military applications. His academic research is supported by the National Science Foundation, ARPA-E, and DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office. Dr. Srubar also serves as the technical director of cement and concrete R&D at Katerra, and he is a co-founder and current co-chairman of the Embodied Carbon Network.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder


  • 2013 
    Stanford University, PhD / Civil and Environmental Engineering