Elaine Fuchs (B.S. 1972) has received the Madison Medal from Princeton University.
Nine Department of Chemistry Alumni were named 2010 ACS Fellows. Congratulations:
- The late Allene Rosalind Jeanes (PhD, ’38) will be inducted posthumously into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May for, in part, creating a blood plasma extender used by medics in the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Congratulations to Freddy Nguyen, a 2015 Illinois Chemistry PhD graduate, who was chosen for a prestigious Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award.
Alumnus, Mary-Dell Chilton, a genetic scientist, is a recipient of this year's University of Illinois Alumni Achievement Award.
A chemist and Illinois alumnus whose work was critical to U.S. operations in World War II has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Illinois chemistry alumna Sara Skrabalak has won the 2015 Baekeland Award given by the New Jersey section of the American Chemical Society.
Alumnus, Peter Senter is a recipient of this year's LAS Alumni Achievement Award for his breakthough research in the use of antibodies to target cancer cells without destroying nearby healthy cells
Hirata group alumnus Dr.
Alumnus and longtime friend of the Department of Chemistry Prof. Sheldon Shore passed away unexpectedly on April 4, 2014.
From his OSU web page:
Illinois chemistry alumna Sara Skrabalak received the 2014 ACS Award in Pure Chemistry at the March ACS meeting.
Alumni and 2011 Convocation Keynote Speaker Dr. Stephen Elledge (BS '78) was named a 2013 LAS Alumni Achievement Award winner.
Dr. Wenbin Lin (PhD 1994, Girolami and Nuzzo) recently transfered to the University of Chicago, where he is now James Franck Professor of Chemistry.