Honors And Awards (received since Jan 1, 2023)


  • Kwaku Dayie,  Journal of Biomolecular NMR, Editorial Board
  • John Fourkas, 2023 CMNS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Christopher Jarzynski, 2023 Co-Founder Maryland Quantum Thermodynamics Hub (Templeton Foundation Award); 2023 George C. Benson Memorial Lecturer (Miami University); 2023 Frank T. Gucker Distinguished Lecturer ( Indiana University), Harden M. McConnell Lecturer (California Institute of Technology)
  • Jinwoo Lee, 2023 NSF Career Award
  • Myles Poulin, 2023 NIH MIRA Award
  • Pratyush Tiwary, 2023 JCTC Associate Editorship; 2023 CMNS Board of Visitors Creative Educator Award; 2021 Hirschfelder Distinguished Visitor Award (University of Wisconsin Madison); Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Schrodinger, Inc.
  • YuHuang Wang, 2022 UMD Invention of the Year Finalist

Graduate Awards

  • Brooklyn Decker, 2023 NIST Milligan Fellow
  • Leena Pade, 2023 American Society for Mass Spectrometry Travel Award; 2023 Graduate School Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award
  • Bowen Shen, 2023 Cosmos Scholar

Undergraduate Awards

  • Joshua Cooksey, ’23 Biochemistry, 2023 Chemical Society of Washington College Chemistry Achievement Award
  • Mathew Laskowski, ’22 BS Chemistry, , 2023 UMD Undergraduate Researcher of the Year
  • David Polefrone, ’21 B.S. Chemistry, 2023 NSF Predoctoral Fellowship

Staff Awards

Cathy Rosenfelder, CMNS Dean’s Outstanding Employee Award

Alumni (Awards & New Positions)

  • Tom Kaufman, ’22 MS Biochemistry, Associate Scientist II Macrogenics, Drug Products Science Group
  • Pavan Ravindra ’21 B. S. Biochemistry Dept. of Energy Computer Science Graduate Fellow Walters, ‘13 B.S. Chemistry, Fall 2023 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistyr, University of South Carolina
  • Tsega Solomon, ’19 PhD Biochemistry, Scientist, Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Jacqueline Smith, ‘PhD Chemistry, 2023 NSF Career Award (1st ever at Bowie State University)
  • Sandra C. Greer, Professor Emeritus, 2023 publication of Chemistry for Cooks: An Introduction to the Science of Cooking (MIT Press)