News & Announcements Archive


Welcome, New Faculty

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. […]


2015 Graduate Awards

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 […]


Dr. Rebekka Klausen Receives Department of Energy Honor

Dr. Rebekka Klausen Receives Department of Energy Honor
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.


Lawrence Principe Receives 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship

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 […]


Tyrel McQueen Receives Solid-State Chemistry Fellowship

Tyrel McQueen Receives Solid-State Chemistry Fellowship
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.


Tyrel McQueen Wins Packard Fellowship

Tyrel McQueen Wins Packard Fellowship
Tyrel McQueen has been awarded a 2012 David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship for Science and Engineering, given annually to unusually creative young faculty members in science and engineering.