Uli Wiesner studied Chemistry at the University of Mainz,
Germany, and UC Irvine, CA. He gained his Ph.D. in 1991 in Physical Chemistry
with work at the Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P), Mainz.
After a two year postdoc at E.S.P.C.I. in Paris, France, in 1993 he returned to
the MPI-P were he finished his Habilitation in 1998.
He joined the MS&E
faculty at Cornell University, NY, in 1999 as a tenured Associate Professor,
became a Full Professor in 2005, and since 2008 is the Spencer T. Olin Professor