Awards and Honors

College of Chemistry awards and honors featured in the news.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

Maimone wins 2024 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award For Organic Synthesis

September 7, 2023
Professor Tom Maimone of UC Berkeley has been named the recipient of the 2024 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award For Organic Synthesis.

Michael Zuerch receives prestigious DOE Early Career Research Program Award

August 4, 2023
The College of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor of Chemistry Michael Zuerch has received a prestigious DOE Early Career Research Program Award for his research entitled "Ultrafast mechanisms of chirality control in electronic materials".

8 Teams Win Funding in Final Year of Scialog: Microbiome, Neurobiology and Disease

July 27, 2023

2023 Scialog Awardees

Photo courtesty of Scialog. Top row: Abhishek Shrivastava, Kai Zhang, Will Ludington, Karthik Shekhar, Mei Shen. 2nd row: Heather Bean, Yanjiao Zhou, Chun-Jun Guo, Annie Ciernia, Christopher Whidbey, Stephanie Cologna. 3rd row: Leah Pyter, Sarah MacEachern, Kendall Corbin, Dhara Shah, Santiago Cuesta.

Eight cross-disciplinary teams...

Ziyang Zhang named a Pew-Stewart Scholar selected to advance cutting-edge cancer research

June 13, 2023

Ziyang Zhang

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust have announced the 2023 class of the Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research. Our congratulations goes to Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Ziyang Zhang who has been named one of five scholars this year....

University of California scientist Enrique Iglesia wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prize

June 14, 2023

Professor Enrique Iglesia win Royal Society of Chemistry prize

Enrique Iglesia, Theodore Vermeulen Chair in Chemical Engineering emeritus and Professor of the Graduate...