Professor Neil Garg

InnoWorks Faculty Advisor

Neil Garg is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA.

Professor Garg received a B.S. in Chemistry from New York University where he did undergraduate research with Professor Marc Walters. During his undergraduate years, he spent several months in Strasbourg, France while conducting research with Professor Mir Wais Hosseini at Université Louis Pasteur as an NSF REU Fellow.

Garg obtained his Ph.D. in 2005 from the California Institute of Technology under the direction of Professor Brian Stoltz. He then joined Professor Larry Overman’s research laboratory at the University of California, Irvine as an NIH Postdoctoral Scholar. Garg joined the faculty at UCLA in 2007 as an Assistant Professor.

Besides advising the InnoWorks Academy at UCLA board, Dr. Garg teaches the Chemistry 14D Organic Chemistry lower division course at UCLA.

InnoWorks is a Winner of the 2007 BRICK Awards