About Gonzalo

Gonzalo Campillo-Alvarado, Ph.D.

Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, Reed College, Portland, OR, USA (2022- )

Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA (2020-2022)

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. Chemistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (2020)

M.Sc. Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México (2015)

B.Sc. Biopharmaceutical Chemistry, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Veracruz, México (2012)

Research Interests:

Gonzalo integrates knowledge of supramolecular-, reversible- and mechanochemistry, with emphasis on boron, to engineer crystalline materials with functional properties (e.g., conductivity, motion, porosity, photoactivity). His research has direct application in electronics, petrochemistry, pharmaceutics, separation science, and solid-state reactivity.


Boron, chemical separations, chemical confinement, host-guest chemistry, flexible materials, crystal engineering, pharmaceutical cocrystals, molecular regonition, supramolecular chemistry, self-assembly, solid-state reactivity.

Gonzalo Campillo-Alvarado, Ph.D.

e-mail: gcampillo@reed.edu

CV: View Curriculum Vitae

Group Homepage: https://campillo-alvarado-lab.com/

Mailing address:
Department of Chemistry
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard
Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

Office: 408 Chemistry Building

Selected Honors and Awards