April 24, 2020 By Eric Hamilton Chemistry professor Martin Zanni and five other UW-Madison professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Zanni is the V.W. Meloche-Bascom Professor of Chemistry. Using an innovative …
Awards & Honors
Blackwell recognized for cutting-edge research with STAR Award
Helen Blackwell, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Chemistry, received the 2020 Cottrell Science Teaching and Research (STAR) Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) on March 3, 2020.
Two chemistry employees receive 2020 University Staff Recognition Awards
Two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Chemistry were selected to receive 2020 University Staff Recognition Awards. Read about the other winners and view the full story here>> Kurtis Casperson Lab Prep Tech, Department …
UW-Madison chemists chosen as part of Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative
A group of UW-Madison chemists have been selected to participate in a Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) for the United States Army. This fundamental research, which begins in May, will explore new material combinations and responsive material designs. The total award for the project is $6.25 million over five years, with $1.03 million going to the Boydston group at UW-Madison and the rest to researchers at partner institutions.
Shannon Stahl Is the Winner of the 2020 ACS Catalysis Lectureship
Department of Chemistry wins Regents’ Diversity Award
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Chemistry has received a 2020 Diversity Award from the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The award recognizes the department’s efforts to enhance underrepresented students’ access to and success in …
Kenneth T. Gillen Wins 2020 Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award
Department Symposium Honors Teaching Excellence
The Department of Chemistry celebrated its annual Teaching Award Symposium, through which the recipient of the Taylor Award for Teaching Excellence and the Outstanding Chemistry Teaching Assistant Award winners were honored.
Mukamel wins 2019-2020 Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry
Professor Shaul Mukamel will receive the 2019-20 Joseph O. Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry, administered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Theoretical Chemistry Institute (TCI). Prof. Mukamel is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at University of California, Irvine. Mukamel is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Ive Hermans named 2019 Blavatnik National Awards Finalist
Prof. Ive Hermans was named one of 31 finalists for a Blavatnik National Laureate Award. The Blavatnik Family Foundation will select three winners, one in each category — chemistry, physical sciences and engineering, and life …