News

02.19.2019

Jessica Anna, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Elliman Faculty Fellow, has been named as a 2019 Sloan Research Fellow. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 early-career scholars in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

 

The full list of Sloan Research Fellows is here.

 

 

 

02.07.2019

Chris Murray, Richard Perry University Professor of Chemistry & Materials Science and Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. He joins the Academy for the invention and development of solvothermal synthesis of monodisperse nanocrystal quantum dots for displays, photovoltaics, and memory.

 

01.07.2019

Prof. Ivan J. Dmochowski as been named the Alan MacDiarmid Term Professor, effective January 1, 2019. The Alan MacDiarmid Term Chair was established in 2001 in honor of longtime chemistry professor Dr. Alan MacDiarmid.

 

11.20.2018

Zahra Fakhraai, Marsha I. Lester, and Abraham Nitzan have all been named as recipients of American Physical Society national awards. 

 

10.12.2018

The University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Director of High Throughput Experimentation (HTE) responsible for designing and developing reactions for micro-scale parallel reaction optimization and developing parallel synthesis designs and workflows for the fee-for-service center, and support ongoing efforts of the academic groups at UPenn and other external colleges.

 

Please click here for more information and to apply.

07.19.2018

Joseph Francisco has joined Penn as the President's Distinguished Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences. Prof. Francisco will have a secondary appointment in the Chemistry Department. 

 

07.18.2018

Karen Goldberg, the Vagelos Professor of Energy Research, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Prof. Goldberg joined Penn in 2017 from the University of Washington, where she was the Nicole A. Boand Endowed Professor in Chemistry. She received her A.B. degree from Barnard College, Columbia University and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

07.09.2018

Prof. Thomas Mallouk, who is currently the Evan Pugh University Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Physics, and Engineering Science and Mechanics at Penn State University will be joining the Penn Chemistry Department as the second Vagelos Chair in Energy Research in the Department of Chemistry, effective March 2019. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Tom is perhaps best known for his groundbreaking work leading to fundamental advances in our understanding of materials chemistry and nanoscience.

 

07.09.2018

Assistant Professor Megan Matthews has been named a Scialog Fellow on the Chemical Machinery of the Cell by the Research Corporation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. More information on the program can be found here.

06.21.2018

David Christianson, Roy and Diana Vagelos Professor in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, will assume the role of Department Chair effective July 1, 2018. David succeeds Gary Molander, the Hirschmann-Makineni Professor of Chemistry, who has served as Chair for the past 9 years.

 

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