Douglas A. Mitchell was one of eleven faculty members who was honored with the Provost's Campus Distinguished Promotion Award for 2018.
Awards and Honors
- Prof. White has made pioneering contributions to the development of catalysts for selective allylic and aliphatic C—H oxidations that proceed without the requirement for substrate directing groups. Such reactions were previously considered not possible outside enzymatic catalysis.
- A recent award ceremony gave Illinois Chemistry Professor Dr.
- Zan Luthey-Schulten, Taras Pogorelov, Chad Rienstra, and Martin Burke represent two of 34 teams who have received allocations of computation time on the Blue Waters supercomputer.
- Professor James Spudich (BS, '63), Stanford University School of Medicine, was chosen to receive the University of Illinois Alumni Achievement Award for 2018.
- Thirty-two University of Illinois students have won National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships including 11 students from the Department of Chemistry.
- Professor Jeffrey Moore is the Royal Society of Chemistry Stephanie L. Kwolek Award winner for 2018.
- Scott E. Denmark, a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors a scientist can receive.
- Illinois Chemistry sophomore Alayna Johnson has been named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year.
- Prof. Greg Girolami, the William H. and Janet G. Lycan Professor of Chemistry, has received a Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching.
- AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research goes to John KatzenellenbogenResearch Professor John A. Katzenellenbogen has received the AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research.
- The American Institute of Chemists (AIC) Chemical Pioneer Award recognizes chemists and chemical engineers who have made outstanding contributions advancing the science of chemistry or impacting the chemical industry or the chemical profession.
- Thomas B. Rauchfuss can add another award to his long list of accolades.
- We are proud to announce that Renske van der Veen has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her submitted proposal "Ultrafast Imaging and Spectroscopy of Cooperative Phenomena in Photomagnetic Nanomaterials."
- Stephen Elledge (BS, '78) received a 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.