News & Announcements Archive

Welcome Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez

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We are pleased to welcome Professor Rigoberto Hernandez and his research group to our department as a new Professor of Chemistry! Dr. Hernandez comes to JHU from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) where he spent 20 years in the School of Chemistry. Dr. Hernandez is a theoretical and computational chemist. He specializes in the dynamics of chemical reactions […]


Rebekka Klausen Named PMSE Young Investigator

Rebekka Klausen

Congratulations to Prof. Rebekka Klausen, who has been named an American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Young Investigator. This award recognizes young investigators from academia, government, and industry who are within seven years of having completed their graduate or postdoctoral studies and have made significant contributions to their respective fields. Professor Klausen […]


Dr. Charles M. Lieber Delivers 71st Remsen Award Lecture

On May 15, Dr. Charles M. Lieber of Harvard University gave the 71st Remsen Award Lecture, which is hosted annually by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society in conjunction with the JHU Chemistry Department. Dr. Lieber is the Mark Hyman Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology with a […]


Bristol-Myers Squibb Buys Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals

Congratulations to Dr. John Toscano, Professor of Chemistry and also now Vice-Dean for Research of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences! The company he developed from his own research on the chemistry of nitroxyl (HNO), Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, was just recently acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb biopharamaceuticals. The company, co-founded with David Kass and Nazareno Paolocci […]


Blessing Deeyaa Wins JHU Diversity Recognition Award

Congratulations to Blessing Deeyaa of the Rokita Lab on receiving a JHU Diversity Recognition Award! Blessing was recognized for her organization and pro-active managing of the JHU National Organization for Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) chapter and was the only individual awardee from the School of Arts and Sciences.


Heather Neu Receives ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Young Investigator Award

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Congratulations to Heather Neu, a recently graduated Goldberg group PhD student, for winning a 2016 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Young Investigator Award! Eight awardees are selected from applicants from all over the country by the ACS-DIC for this prestigious award. The awardees will present their research in a special Young Investigator Symposium to be […]


Zach Kelly Receives NSF EAPSI Fellowship

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Congratulations to Zach Kelly of the McQueen Lab for receiving the NSF EAPSI Fellowship! The prestigious East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship will send Kelly to Kyoto for the summer to work alongside Professor Hiroshi Kageyama of Kyoto University.


Tyrel McQueen to Lead PARADIM at JHU

Tyrel McQueen

Congratulations to Professor Tyrel McQueen, who will lead a new JHU effort to establish a “cutting-edge crystal growth facility as part of a national research project meant to revolutionize technology used in consumer products, industry and medicine.”