- John Lintner receives Wheeler P. Davey Award
- Mark Maroncelli Selected for Humboldt Fellowship
- Russ Rogers and Phil Stemple Receive College Awards
- Scott Phillips receives a Gates Grand Challenges Exploration Grant
John Lintner, Program Coordinator in the NMR Facility, has been selected to receive the 2009 Wheeler P. Davey Award for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Support. This award was created by a donor who wished to recognize outstanding achievement by a Chemistry staff member in support of research. Lintner received his award at the 2009 Chemistry Department awards reception that was held on the Verne A. Willaman Gateway to the Sciences.
Mark Maroncelli, Professor of Chemistry, has been selected to receive a Alexander van Humboldt Fellowship. Maroncelli plans to work with Nikolaus Ernsting at Humboldt University in Berlin on a collaborative research project related to ultrafast spectroscopy.
At a recent ceremony, Chemistry staff members Russ Rogers and Phillip Stemple were recognized for their contributions to the College of Science. Russ Rogers, Chemistry's Scientific Glassblower, received the 2009 award for Research Technical Support. Phillip Stemple, Lecture Demonstration Specialist, received the 2009 award for Creativity. Both awards were presented at a reception held in the Nittany Lion Inn on November 18.
Scott Phillips, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been awarded a Gates Grand Challenges Exploration Grant. The Grand Challenges Explorations program fosters creative projects that show great promise to improve the health of people in the developing world. Read the full press release.