Dr. Jeffrey Roberts

Dean, College of Sciences, SDSU

Dr. Jeffrey Roberts is the Dean of College of Sciences at San Diego State University. Dr. Roberts was appointed as dean of College of Sciences on January 31, 2019.  Dr. Roberts attended Santa Rosa Junior College, received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Harvard University.

Dr. Roberts’ research interests include: Aerosol Chemistry (Surface modification of aerosol nanoparticles for materials applications; Surface processing and chemistry of combustion particles; Aerosol-based methods for nanoparticle coating).

Dr. Roberts has had a long career as a professor of chemistry at the University of Minnesota and Purdue University, two of the nation’s most respected public universities. For eleven of those years, he held significant administrative portfolios, including four as department head at Minnesota and seven as college dean at Purdue.