Awards and Honors

College of Chemistry awards and honors featured in the news.

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...

Karthik Shekhar has been named a 2023 McKnight Scholar

June 14, 2023

Illustration of neural network

Illustration of neural network. Courtesy of the McKnight Endowment Fund.

The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has announced the selection of ten neuroscientists to receive the 2023 McKnight Scholar Award. ...

Omar Yaghi awarded the Wilhelm Exner medal

June 1, 2023

Professor Omar Yaghi receives the Exner medal during a ceremony in Vienna, Austria

Professor Omar Yaghi receives a medal and diploma from members of the Wilhelm Exner Foundation during a banquet in May 2023 in Vienna, Austria. Photo Jana Madzigon, courtesy of the Wilhelm Exner Foundation.

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Karthik Shekhar awarded 2023 teaching awards

June 1, 2023

Professor Karthik Shekar with student at graduation 2023

Prof. Karthik Shekhar with 2023 President of the ChemE Car Club Matthew Moy during the College's graduation ceremony in May 2023. Photo courtesy of Matthew Moy.

The College of Chemistry is delighted to annouce that...

Dean's Honor List Fall 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 Fall 2019.

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

Sincerely,

John Arnold
Undergraduate...

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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Jeffrey Long and Don Tilley elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 3, 2023

Jeffrey Long and Don Tilley

(l to r) Professors Jeffrey Long and T. Don Tilley. Photos College of Chemistry

Jeffrey Long, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and T. Don Tilley,...

Markita Landry awarded Bakar Prize for nanotechnolgy innovations

February 23, 2023

Markita Landry in her lab

Markita Landry in the lab. Image courtesy Vilcek Foundation.

The College of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Markita Landry is one of four UC Berkeley faculty members to be...

Dean's Honor List Fall 2022

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 Fall 2022.

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

Sincerely,

John Arnold
Undergraduate...

White House honors chemists Darleane Hoffman and Gabor Somorjai with Enrico Fermi Award

March 29, 2023

Darleane Hoffman and Gabor Somorjai

Nuclear chemist Darleane Hoffman and surface chemist Gabor Somorjai received the Enrico Fermi Award from President Biden and Vice-President Harris for their pioneering work. Photos courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley Lab.

The Biden Administration today (Tuesday, March 28) named...