Departmental Awards

View a comprehensive list of faculty and staff awards and honors.
View recent undergraduate departmental awards and scholarships.

James W. Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award

In 2002, the Pharmacia Corporation endowed the Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award in honor of Professor Emeritus James Taylor. Prior to 2002, the Excellence in Teaching Award was supported by Celanese, Hoechst-Celanese, Pharmacia, and Pharmacia-Upjohn at various points in time.

  • 2016-17 - Brian Esselman
  • 2016-17 - Nicholas Hill
  • 2015-16 - Stephen Block
  • 2015-16 - Matthew Bowman
  • 2013-14 - Tony Jacob
  • 2011-12 - Jeanne Hamers
  • 2010-11 - Laura Kiessling
  • 2010-11 - Allen Clauss
  • 2009-10 - Mahesh Mahanthappa
  • 2008-09 - Jim Maynard
  • 2007-08 - Helen Blackwell
  • 2006-07 - Mark Wendt
  • 2005-06 - Ieva Reich
  • 2004-05 - Rodney Schreiner
  • 2003-04 - Mark Ediger
  • 2002-03 - Robert West
  • 2002-03 - Edwin Sibert
  • 2001-02 - Bassam Shakhashiri
  • 2001-02 - Paul Treichel
  • 2000-01 - Cathy Middlecamp
  • 2000-01 - Jim Skinner
  • 1999-2000 - Steven Burke
  • 1999-2000 - Hyuk Yu
  • 1998-99 - Samuel Gellman
  • 1998-99 - Claude Woods
  • 1997-98 - Jim Taylor
  • 1997-98 - Edwin Vedejs
  • 1996-97 - Clark Landis
  • 1996-97 - Jim Weisshaar
  • 1995-96 - Art Ellis
  • 1995-96 - Hans Reich
  • 1994-95 - John Moore
  • 1994-95 - Gil Nathanson
  • 1993-94 - Fleming Crim
  • 1993-94 - John Wright

Graduate Student Excellence in Research Awards
 

Charles and Martha Casey Excellence in Research Award

2016: Amanda Corcos, Robert Newberry, Kaz Skubi
2015: Wes Brogden, Heejun Choi, Joshua Fishman
2014: Nitasha Bennett, Amelia Hadler, Anna Merrill, Jesse McDaniel, Adam Schmitt, Alison Wendlandt
2013: Kasia Kornecki, Jennifer Laaser, Fei Meng, Gloria Sheynkman, Paul White

Richard and Joan Hartl Excellence in Research Award

2016: Ankit Gujral, Nick Kwiecien, Daniel Tabor
2015: Erin Gemperline, Linsen Li, Randy Mehlenbacher

Outstanding Chemistry Teaching Assistant Award

  • 2015-16: Arya Baghkhanian, Naomi Biok, Amanda Buchberger, Stephanie Dillon, Matt Dorris, Moira Esson, Brian Graham, Cara Schwarz, Blaise Thompson, and Vincent Yannello 
  • 2014-15: Manar Alherech, Eric Cueny, Greg Eyer, Reb Pinhancos, Sarah Specht, Lindy Stoll, Kelly Suralik
  • 2013-14: Ben Dunnington, Chris Jordan, Megan Livingston, Matt Stolt, Valerie Tripp, Michael Tylinski, Anastasiya Vinokur
  • 2012-13 - Brent Amberger, Jeremiah Erickson, Judy Hines, Brandon Kilduff, Sriteja Mantha, Kaz Skubi, Daniel Tabor
  • 2011-12 - Hannah Bowman, Travis Blum, Laura Kopff, Terese Kreifels, Alice Reznickova, Kate Skog, Kristine Smith
  • 2010-11 - Mary Beth Anzovino, Josh Carr, Helen Dauer, Brian Esselman, Tyler Greer, Aaron McCoy, Eleanor Rolfe, Adam Schmitt
  • 2009-10 - Teresa Beary, Lauren Buchanan, Alex Clemens, Kelly Jetzer, Jennifer Laaser, Kelsey Mayer, Lianne Schroeder, Justin Shorb, Aaron Smith