Lane W. Martin is a Chancellor’s Professor and Chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and a Faculty Senior Scientist in the Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (MSD/LBNL). Lane received his B.S. (2003) from Carnegie Mellon University and his M.S. (2006) and Ph.D. (2008) from UCB, all in MSE. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the MSD/LBNL from 2008-2009 and then served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of MSE at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2009-2014). Lane returned to UCB as an Associate Professor (2014-2018), was promoted to Professor (2018), and served as Vice/Associate Chair until he moved into his current positions (2018-2021). Lane has published >240 papers, his work has been cited >23,500 times (h-index = 68), and he has given >150 invited talks. Lane’s work has garnered numerous awards, including: Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS, 2021), multiple-time Highly Cited Researcher, IEEE-Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control (UFFC) Society Ferroelectrics Young Investigator Award (2019), Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars from ACerS (2016), American Association for Crystal Growth (AACG) Young Author Award (2015), Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2014), National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2012), Army Research Office Young Investigator Program Award (2010), etc. He has been a member of the ACerS Electronics and Basic Science Divisions since 2004, serves on the Jeppson Award Committee, and formerly was a Mentor in the President’s Council of Student Advisors. His primary focus is on advancing the synthesis, characterization, and utilization of emergent function (be that electronic, ferroic, multiferroic, etc.) in complex oxide thin films.