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Department of Chemistry

Faculty Awards

Chem Building

A Legacy of Excellence

In the past five years (2016-2021), over fifty national and University awards have been presented to  chemistry faculty members, including:

  • 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
  • Four AAAS Fellows 
  • ACS Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry 
  • ACS Talented 12
  • ACS Unilever
  • ACS Akron Award
  • ACS Doctoral New Investigator Award
  • ACS Inorganic Nanoscience Award
  • ACS Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator 
  • ACS Pfizer Award
  • ACS Early-Career Award in Theoretical Chemistry
  • ACS OpenEye  Outstanding  Junior  Faculty  Award in  Computational Chemistry
  • Two ACS Langmuir Lecture Awards
  • Air Force YIP
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • American Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students Steering Committee Member
  • The Analytical Scientist's Power List for 2019
  • ANACHEM Award
  • Army Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers 
  • Army Research Office Young Investigator Program Award
  • Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
  • CAPA Distinguished Junior Faculty
  • Charles E. Kaufman Foundation New Investigator Award
  • DOE Early Career
  • Fulbright
  • Two Humboldt Prizes
  • International Award of the Polymer Society of Japan
  • Kaufman New Investigator Grant
  • Marion Milligan Award
  • Maximizing Investigators' Research Award
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA)
  • NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award
  • NIGMS Council Member
  • Five NSF CAREER Awards 
  • NSF Center for Nanothreads
  • NSF Ultrafast Lab
  • Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering
  • PECASE (Presidential Early Career Award)
  • Pew Biomedical Scholar
  • PRF Grant
  • The Scialog Fellow
  • Searle Scholars Program
  • Sloan Research Fellowship
  • Two Thieme Chemistry Journal Award
  • Unilever Award, ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry
  • C. I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Eberly Family Distinguished Chair in Science
  • Gladys Snyder Award
  • Verne Willaman Professor
  • Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Distinguished Professor
  • ECoS Mentoring Award
  • Faculty Scholar Medal
  • Penn State Faculty Scholar Medal in Life and Health Sciences
  • George Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Pew Scholar
  • Rustum and Della Roy Innovation in Materials Research Award
  • Virginia S. and Philip L. Walker, Jr. Faculty Fellowship