Congratulations to Herdeline Ardoña of the Tovar group for receiving the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s International Student Research Fellowship! This year, the HHMI selected 45 graduate students from 18 countries for fellowships that will help them complete their graduate studies in the life sciences. She is one of two students from the Philippines to receive […]
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Date: July 30, 2015
Date: July 24, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Art Bragg for receiving the NSF CAREER Award! The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, education, and the integration of education and research within the […]
Date: June 30, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Bowen for receiving the Department of Defense’s MURI grant! The DOD’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program funds research teams that overlap in more than one traditional science and engineering discipline. A total of 55 academic institutions are expected to participate in these 22 research efforts. Dr. Bowen’s proposal, “Metalloid Cluster Building […]
Date: June 13, 2015
We are very pleased to announce two new faculty will be joining the Department of Chemistry this summer 2015. We welcome Dr. V. Sara Thoi and Dr. Thomas J. Kempa. Dr. Sara Thoi received her PhD from University of California, Berkeley, with Christopher J. Chang and is currently completing her postdoctoral studies at California Institute of […]
Date: May 19, 2015
On behalf of the Awards Committee (Professors Dagdigian, Yarkony, and myself), I am pleased to announce the following student awards and fellowships. Please join me in congratulating the awardees on their outstanding accomplishments. —Kenneth Karlin, Chair Sarah and Adolph Roseman Achievement Award – $1000, in recognition of outstanding research accomplishment in chemistry. 2015 Awardee – […]
Date: May 15, 2015
Mr. Colin (Xinxing) Zhang has recently been recognized by the Chinese government for his outstanding scientific achievements as a graduate student in the United States. The award ceremony took place on May 9, 2015, at the PRC Embassy Annex in Washington, D.C.
Date: May 7, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Rebekka Klausen, one of 44 young scientists across the country chosen to receive grants from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science under the agency’s Early Career Research Program. This annual award supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers.
Date: April 6, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Lawrence Principe for receiving a 2015 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Dr. Principe was selected among 175 prominent scholars for the fellowship, which is awarded to those who have demonstrated “exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”
Date: November 22, 2013
Read about the new Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories in Arts & Sciences Magazine.
Date: April 30, 2013
Tyrel M. McQueen has been awarded the ExxonMobil Award Faculty Fellowship in Solid State Chemistry. The fellowship recognizes young untenured scientists in tenure-track faculty positions at U.S. institutions who have made substantial contributions to the discipline of solid-state chemistry and have the potential to emerge as leaders in the field.