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Kit Bowen Wins 2017 PHYS Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

Congratulations to our colleague Professor Kit Bowen, who was just named as the winner of the 2017 Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry, by the American Chemical Society’s Division of Physical Chemistry (PHYS). The award is being given for his research group’s “seminal studies of molecular and cluster anions by negative ion photoelectron (photodetachment) spectroscopy“. At this […]

Ben Crane Featured in Baltimore Sun

Congratulations to Ben Crane of the Tolman Lab, whose intersession course “Food Fermentation: Theory and Insight” received an extensive write-up in the Baltimore Sun!

Rigoberto Hernandez Wins ACS Board of Directors Re-election

Congratulations to Dr. Hernandez for winning re-election to the American Chemical Society Board of Directors! Dr. Hernandez beat Larry K. Krannich, executive director of the Alabama Academy of Science in Birmingham, by over 100 votes for District IV Director. He will serve his second term as Director from 2017 to 2019.

Rigoberto Hernandez NSF Lecture Now Online

On April 25th, 2016, Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez presented a lecture as part of the NSF Distinguished Lecture Series in Mathematical and Physical Sciences. His lecture, titled “Advancing Science Through Diversity,” is now available to watch online.

Rebekka Klausen Receives 2017 Marion Milligan Mason Award

Rebekka Klausen

Congratulations to Professor Klausen, who was awarded the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2017 Marion Milligan Mason Awards for Women in the Chemical Sciences. First awarded in 2015 and funded by the Marion Milligan Mason Fund, the Awards are designed to kick start the research efforts of early-career professional women in the chemical sciences. The […]

Lawrence Principe Receives 2016 Prix Franklin-Lavoisier

Congratulations to Dr. Principe for receiving the 2016 Prix-Franklin Lavoisier from La Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie! The prize recognizes Dr. Principe for his outstanding contribution to the knowledge of the history of chemical sciences. He will receive the prize during a formal ceremony in Paris on November 9th, 2016.

Bragg Group Publishes in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Congratulations to the Bragg Group, whose article “Ultrafast Raman Spectroscopy as a Probe of Local Structure and Dynamics in Photoexcited Conjugated Materials” was featured on the cover of the October issue of The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters!

2016 Graduate Awards

On behalf of the Awards Committee (Professors Dagdigian, Yarkony, and Fairbrother), I am pleased to announce the following student awards and fellowships. Please join me in congratulating the awardees on their outstanding accomplishments. – Ken Karlin, Chair Sarah and Adolph Roseman Achievement Award – $1000, in recognition of outstanding research accomplishment in chemistry. 2016 Awardee […]

Professor Klausen Honored for Outstanding Research With Undergraduates

Rebekka Klausen

Assistant professor Rebekka S. Klausen is the 2016 recipient of the Braude Award from the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society. The Braude Award, established by Drs. George and Monique Braude, recognizes a professor at a Maryland college or university pursuing outstanding research with students. Professor Klausen will present a seminar describing her research […]

Catalyst and Discovery Award Recipients in Chemistry

Congratulations to our colleagues Art Bragg and Tyrel McQueen, who are among the 2016-2017 cohort who have been selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, “an honor that is accompanied by a $75,000 grant, mentoring opportunities, and institutional recognition.” Additionally, three interdisciplinary teams with representatives from Chemistry were just announced to be Johns Hopkins category 1 […]