Awards and Honors

College of Chemistry awards and honors featured in the news.

Major Awards & Honors

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Paul Alivisatos*
Paul Bartlett*
Alexis T. Bell
Robert G. Bergman
Carolyn Bertozzi
Morton Denn*
Jennifer Doudna
Charles B. Harris†
David Chandler
Graham Fleming
Jean M. J. Fréchet*
Martin Head-Gordon
Clayton H. Heathcock*
Darleane Hoffman*
Enrique Iglesia
Jay D. Keasling
Judith P. Klinman
Yuan T....

Professor Ting Xu honored at Falling Walls Science Summit

November 14, 2022

Ting Xu lectures at 2022 Falling Walls event in Berlin, Germany

Professor Ting Xu was honored at the Falling Walls Science Summit on November 9th. Prof. Xu discussed her reearch in a talk entitled: 'Breaking the Wall to Programmable Plastic Degradation through Enzymes'. She outlined the crisis of plastic pollution and what she and her research...

Alumna Danna Freedman awarded MacArthur Fellowship

November 7, 2022

Alumna Danna Freedman, Professor MIT (Ph.D. '09, Chem with Professor Jeffrey Long)

Alumna Danna Freedman, Professor MIT (Ph.D. '09, Chem with Professor Jeffrey Long) Photo courtesy of the MacArthur Foundation.

Danna Freedman, the F.G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry at MIT, has...

Daniel Nomura recognized by the National Cancer Institute

November 9, 2022

Daniel K. Nomura

Daniel Nomura, a professor in the departments of Chemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, and Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, has received a 2022 Outstanding...

Professor Jeffrey Reimer presented with the Berkeley Citation

October 19, 2022

Chancellor Carol Christ presents Professor Jeffrey Reimer the Berkeley Citation

Chancellor Carol Christ presents the Berkeley Citation to Professor Jeffrey Reimer. photo: Michael Barnes

We are delighted to announce that Professor of the Graduate School...

W.M. Keck Foundation awards Ashok Ajoy, David Limmer, and Kevin Wilson grant to develop nanoscale sensors

September 27, 2022

Illustrations of NMR diamond nanoparticle designs

(A) Hyperpolarized 13C nuclear spins in diamond nanoparticles (nanodiamonds) serve as sensors by relaying NMR signals from proximal analytes to a conventional RF antenna-based detector. (B) Microscope image from preliminary data showing fluorescence of nanodiamonds deployed inside micron-scale...

Ashok Ajoy awarded 2022 Caldarelli Prize in Magnetic Resonance

September 22, 2022

Ashok Ajoy receives the 2022 Caldarelli Prize in Paris, France

Prof. Ajoy receiving the award from Prof. Anne Lesage at Chamonix (4 Sep 2022). (Photo courtesty of Ashok Ajoy.)

The College is pleased to announce the scientific committee of the Alpine Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Solids has awarded Assistant Professor of...

Dean's Honor List Spring 2019

John ArnoldThe following students pursuing undergraduate degrees in the College of Chemistry attained a term-GPA that placed them in the top ten percent of students in the College of Chemistry for Spring 2019.

I congratulate them on their outstanding academic work and express my best wishes of continued success in their studies.

Sincerely,

John Arnold
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