Raymond Schaak, DuPont Professor of Materials Chemistry and professor of chemical engineering, has been named the 2020 recipient of the American Chemical Society Akron Section Award.
Joseph Cotruvo, Jr., Louis Martarano Career Development Professor of Chemistry, has been named a recipient of a grant from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Early Career Research Program
Lauren Zarzar, assistant professor of chemistry, has been honored with a 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in chemistry.
Penn State chemistry faculty are committed to excellence in research and in education. Their efforts have been recognized at the national level as well as within the University community.
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The Priestley Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching in Chemistry is awarded annually to a faculty member in the Chemistry Department for excellence in undergraduate chemistry instruction.
The Priestley Prize was established in 2002 to recognize the best undergraduate teachers in the Chemistry Department as measured by the increase in learning and enthusiasm for the subject by the students in chemistry courses.