Awards and Honors

College of Chemistry awards and honors featured in the news.

Maimone wins 2017 National Fresenius Award

August 24, 2017

Thomas MaimoneAssistant Professor of Chemistry Thomas Maimone has been awarded the 2017 National Fresenius Award sponsored by Phi Lambda Upsilon, the National Chemistry Honor Society.

Evan Miller Research Group graduate student Gloria Ortiz wins HHMI Fellowship Award

August 16, 2017

Gloria OrtizGloria Ortiz of the Evan Miller Research Group has is one of 39 new Gilliam fellows selected by The Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The award is given to exceptional doctoral students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields and the desire to advance diversity and...

Young professors receive Early Career Awards from DOE

August 10, 2017

Eric NeuscammanLin Lin, an assistant professor of mathematics, and Eric Neuscamman, an assistant professor of chemistry, have received 2017 Early Career Research Program awards from the Department of Energy to further their work on new...

Evan Miller receives NeuroNex Innovation Award

August 1, 2017

Evan MillerChemistry professor Evan Williams and his co-investigators are the recipients of the NeuroNex Innovation Award for research on Chemical and Genetic Methods to Measure and Manipulate Neurons with Light.

Mariner infrared spectrometer designated a chemical landmark

June 26, 2017

George Pimentel teaching at UC BerkeleyGroundbreaking research conducted in the 1960s that led to the development of an infrared spectrometer that flew aboard the Mariner 6 and 7 spacecraft was designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark during a ceremony on May 15 at the University of California, Berkeley....

Raymond wins 2017 Spedding Award

June 22, 2017

Kenneth RaymondChemistry professor Ken Raymond has been awarded the 2017 Spedding Award for his "outstanding contributions to science and technology of the rare earths."

Maimone named 2017 Amgen Young Investigator

June 19, 2017

Thomas Maimone

Assistant professor Tom Maimone was named as one of five 2017 Amgen Young Investigators for his contributions to organic synthesis.

Maimone selected by Rose Hills Innovator Program

May 25, 2017

Thomas MaimoneThomas Maimone of the Department of Chemistry has been selected by the Rose Hills Innovator Program for his innovative research entitled: Synthetic Antibiotic Drug Discovery Platforms Inspired by Natural Products.