Biography: Beau Barker joined the Analytical Laboratory at INL’s Materials and Fuels Complex as an analytical chemist in January of 2017. He received a B.A. degree in chemistry from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2002, a master’s degree in computational chemistry from the University of Minnesota - Duluth in 2004, and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in 2010. Before coming to INL, he was a Seaborg postdoctoral fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory investigating resonant non-radiative energy transfer in actinyl containing crystals. Beau was also a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University, where he studied the spectroscopy of small actinide containing molecules.
B.A. in chemistry, Gustavus Adolphus College, 2002
Master’s degree computational chemistry, the University of Minnesota - Duluth, 2004
Ph.D. in physical chemistry, the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2010