Christy Haynes

Nanoparticle Innovator

A Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Christy Haynes is passionate about solving the global food crisis by using tiny, engineered nanoparticles.Based on her leadership of an analytical and nanomaterials chemistry lab and as a co-founder of the NSF Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, Dr. Haynes believes together we can find a way to a sustainable food system with less reliance on fertilizers or pesticides.Recognized as an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, a Searle Scholar, a Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, and a National Institutes of Health “New Innovator,” there is good reason to follow her guidance to a better future.