Prof. Roll came to the University of Idaho in 2011 to focus on the area of Soft Materials, including polymers and biologically relevant materials particularly for applications in the area of Energy and Photolithography. The nano-structure of these materials and their resulting properties are of special interest.
- National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009
- University of Michigan Rackham Regents Fellowship, 2002
- National Science Foundation IGERT Fellowship, 2002
- Cooper Union Full Tuition Scholarship, 1998