The Department by the Numbers – 2020
Despite the extraordinary 2020 year that shook the world, our faculty, staff, and students have been busy. Check out our snapshot of the department and learn about our latest awards and honors.
Two faculty members receive the 2020 ASP Photocite A Award
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Masahiko Taniguchi and Dr. Jonathan Lindsey have received the 2020 American Society for Photobiology (ASP) Photocite A Award.
Chemistry in Pictures: Test tube treasure
Sara Sheykhi collected these colorful solutions in test tubes as they flowed from a silica gel column, which is used to separate chemical mixtures.
Dr. Caroline Proulx honored with award for teaching excellence
Dr. Caroline Proulx, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been honored by the College of Sciences with the 2019-20 LeRoy and Elva Martin Award for Teaching Excellence.
College Honors 2019-20 LeRoy and Elva Martin Award Recipients
Two College of Sciences faculty have been honored with awards for teaching excellence.
Prof. Erin Baker selected for a 2020-2021 CHHE Pilot Project Award
Professor Erin Baker from the Department of Chemistry recently selected for a 2020-2021 CHHE Pilot Project Award.
Two Chemists Named LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholars
NC State chemists Joshua Pierce and Gavin Williams have been named LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholars.
Chemist Williams Named LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar
Gavin Williams, associate head of the Department of Chemistry, has been named the Thomas Lord, LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar at NC State.
Chemist Pierce Named LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar
Joshua Pierce of the Department of Chemistry has been named the Hugh C. Lord, LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar at NC State.
Sciences Faculty Recognized at Celebration of Faculty Excellence
Four Sciences faculty were honored at the annual ceremony for winning prestigious state, national and international awards.
Chemist Chang Receives NSF CAREER Award
Wei-chen Chang of the Department of Chemistry has received a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.
NC State Startups Awarded $50,000 in 2019 Lulu eGames Daugherty Track
NC State alumnus Casey Boutwell and his startup company NIRSleep recently won $25,000 in funding as the first-place winner of the the Daugherty Endowment Track of the 2019 Lulu eGames — NC State’s annual startup competition. Joshua Pierce, an NC State chemistry professor and founder of Synoxa Sciences Inc., was awarded $15,000 for second place, and Murthy Guddati, NC State civil engineering professor and founder of INDTI, received $10,000 for third place.