Assistant Professor of Chemistry Beth Elacqua has been awarded an American Chemical Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund grant.
Scott Showalter, professor of chemistry and of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been named a recipient of the inaugural Eberly College of Science Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Award
Lauren Zarzar, assistant professor of chemistry, has been honored with the Rustum and Della Roy Innovation in Materials Research Award from the Penn State Materials Research Institute.
Igor Aronson, Huck Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, and Mathematics, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany.
Ayusman Sen, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has been named the Verne M. Willaman Professor of Chemistry.
Edward O'Brien, Associate Professor of Chemistry, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Evan Pugh University Professors of Chemistry Harry Allcock and Tom Mallouk were recently Inducted as Penn State Materials Research Institute Pioneers of Materials.
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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.