Awards and Honors

College of Chemistry awards and honors featured in the news.

Groundbreaking collaborative research program will explore common characteristics of Glaucoma, Alzheimer’s

July 14, 2022
Assistant Professor Karthik Shekhar will participate in the Catalyst for a Cure sponsored by Glaucoma Research Foundation.

Nine young faculty members receive prized Sloan Research Fellowships

February 20, 2024
Kwabena Bediako among the nine young UC Berkeley faculty members to receive the prized 2024 Sloan Research Fellowships.

Jennifer Bergner wins the 2024 AAS Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy

January 11, 2024
Jennifer Bergner has been named the recipient of the Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy for outstanding research and promise for future research by a female researcher within five years after earning her PhD.

8 Teams Win Awards in Final Year of Scialog: Signatures of Life in the Universe

July 6, 2023

Research Corporation for Science Advancement, theHeising-Simons Foundation, the Kavli Foundation and NASA announce awards totaling more than $1 million to eight interdisciplinary teams in the final year of Scialog:...

Chris and Michelle Chang receive 2024 ACS National Awards

September 8, 2023
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced Chris Chang and Michelle Chang as recipients of ACS National Awards for 2024.

Nobelists show their hands in photo exhibit by noted German photographer

September 15, 2023
Jennifer Doudna is one of 60 Nobel Prize winners captured by renowned German photographer Herlinde Koelbl. Also featured in this exhibit are college alumna Frances Arnold and former professor Carolyn Bertozzi.

Arc Institute announces new cohort of Investigators to pursue curiosity-driven research

September 20, 2023
Professor Alanna Schepartz and colleagues named recipients of the first cohort of ARC Innovation Investigators. Arc Institute scientists receive no-strings-attached funding to tackle their most important ideas.

'U.S. News' ranks UC Berkeley top public school in the country

September 17, 2023
UC Berkeley is once again the No. 1 public school in the country, tied with UCLA, according to the newest American college rankings by U.S. News and World Report.

CBE student Luisa Dell among recipients of 'Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering' award

October 12, 2023
CBE undergraduate student Luisa Dell has been named a recipient of the highly selective national award symposium for undergraduate researchers.

Major Awards & Honors

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Paul Alivisatos*
Paul Bartlett*
Alexis T. Bell
Robert G. Bergman
Carolyn Bertozzi
Christopher J. Chang
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...