Allen Oliver, Center Director
Allen Oliver received his PhD at Waikato University in Hamilton, New Zealand. While completing his doctorate he was concurrently employed at the University of Auckland as the staff crystallographer. At the completion of his doctoral studies he pursued a post-doctoral scholarship at UC Berkeley with Dr. Frederick Hollander, which led into a full-time staff position. Subsequently he was hired by the Department of Chemistry at UC Santa Cruz to direct their X-ray facility.
He joined the faculty at Notre Dame in 2008 and is currently the director of the Molecular Structure Facility in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame.
Dr. Oliver serves on the editorial board for Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications and is the co-organizer for the American Crystallographic Association Summer Course in Chemical Crystallography. Dr. Oliver is the President of the American Crystallographic Association.