Brett Helms

Scientific Lead, New Pathway Development

Brett Helms is a Staff Scientist at Berkeley Lab. His expertise spans organic and polymer chemistry, from synthesis to applications. He also brings lab-to-market expertise in polymers for advanced technologies, e.g., spinning out from his research program Sepion Technologies, a company that commercializes selective membranes for clean energy applications. Prior to beginning his independent career, he completed his Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, under the direction of Prof. Jean M. J. Fréchet (2000) and postdoctoral work at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven with E.(Bert) W. Meijer (2007).