The Graduate Program Committee has announced the winners of the 2023 Graduate Student Awards. The Lichtin Award, for research excellence in Chemistry goes to Leslie Velasco from the Reinhard Group, who excelled at pushing the boundaries of research, including developing a microscope providing new and improved spectral resolution for the visualization of nanoplasmonic assemblies. The […]
The Department of Chemistry’s new Assistant Professor Minjung Son was recently awarded the David R. Dalton Career Development Professorship, established by BU trustee Nathaniel Dalton (LAW’91) and Amy Gotlieb Dalton (LAW’91). Son works across multiple scientific disciplines, at the interface of chemistry, physics, optics, and materials science. Her research focuses on controlling and investigating energy […]
Professor Ji-Xin Cheng recently received the 2022 BU Innovator of the Year Award, which recognizes an outstanding faculty member who has translated world-class research into an invention or innovation that benefits humankind. Ji-Xin Cheng is professor of biomedical engineering and electrical & computer engineering and inaugural Theodore Moustakas Chair Professor in Photonics and Optoelectronics with a joint […]
The Division of Chemical Education (CHED) presented its Award for Outstanding Service to Morton Z. Hoffman, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Boston University, at the Spring 2023 ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis on March 26. The award ceremony was held as part of the CHED social reception; unable to travel and attend in-person, Hoffman connected […]
Professor and Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Malika Jeffries-EL is one of three BU researchers awarded the honor of being named a 2022 AAAS Fellow. Prof. Jeffries-EL was recognized for her research on the development of organic semiconductors (OSCs), a unique class of materials that combine the processing properties of […]
Congratulations to Dr. Neno Vuksanovic, a postdoctoral researcher in the Allen Lab, on being awarded an NIH F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral NRSA Fellowship for his research proposal “Structural and Functional Characterization of Glycosyltransferases in the Campylobacter concisus N-linked Glycoconjugate Biosynthetic Pathway!” The fellowship will fund Neno’s work on identifying the substrate binding determinants of glycosyltransferases responsible for the biosynthesis […]
Congratulations to Professor Mark Grinstaff on receiving the 2023 ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science. Prof. Grinstaff is a trailblazer in polymer chemistry, connecting innovative basic research to applied and translational activities, both in practice and in education. ACS 2023 National Award Winners
Congratulations to Didem Vardar-Ulu, the recipient of the 2022 Neu Family Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College of Arts & Sciences. The award recognizes Didem’s commitment, skill, effectiveness, impact, and leadership in teaching.
Congratulations to Professor Debbie Perlstein for being awarded the CAS Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising and Mentoring. This award comes directly from polling the senior class and recognizes her commitment to working with students and a sincere desire to help them do their best work.
Congratulations to graduate student Feng Yang (nominated by John Porco) for receiving the Vertex Summer Fellowship!