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M. Christina WhiteM. Christina White is a recipient of the 2016 Mukaiyama Award presented by the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry of Japan. She is cited for cracking the code for selective C-H reactivity and other catalytic research. Chemistry News article.
Theodor Brown, Arnold and Mabel Beckman inspecting the Beckman Institute while it was under construction$5 Million Gift Honors Theodore Brown and Arnold Beckman. The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation gift establishes a postdoctoral fellowhip and an annual lecture in their name. Nature article about interdisciplinary research, Prof. Brown and the Beckman Institute
phto of Wilfred van der Donk, William Metcalf, Kou-San JuWilfred van der Donk and colleagues are able to use genome mining to identify organisms of interest for in-depth analyses and natural product development. UIUC News Bureau article.
John Georges photoAlumnus, John Georges (ChemEng BS '51), was inducted into the College of Engineering Hall of Fame on Sept. 18. He was honored for his corporate leadership in guiding International Paper Company to become a world leader in forest and paper products. ChBE News article.
Catherine Murphy photoCatherine Murphy is the University of Illinois scientist associated with the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology. It will be receiving $20 million of renewable funding over the next 5 years. Chemistry News article.
John and Benita Katzenellobogen photo thumbnailJohn and Benita Katzenellenbogen to receive the 2016 Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award from the Endocrine Society. Chemistry News article.
Kenneth Schweizer photoKenneth Schweizer is the winner of the 2016 Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids from the ACS. ChBE News article.
Sara Skrabalak thumbnailAlumna Sara Skrabalak (PhD 2007, Suslick) won the 2015 Baekeland Award for her outstanding accomplishments in pure or applied chemistry. Chemistry News article.
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School of Chemical Sciences
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