Faculty, Students and Alumni Who Garnered Major Honors and Awards This Past Year

We proudly recognize faculty, students and alumni who garnered major honors and awards this past year.

Jeffery Davis, UMD Distinguished Teacher-Scholar
Osvaldo Gutierrez, National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
Lyle Isaacs, Hillebrand Prize, ACS Chemical Society of Washington
Christopher Jarzynski, American Physical Society Lars Onsager Prize
Amy Mullin, Optical Society of America Fellow
Peter Nemes, HPLC Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellow
Paul Paukstelis, CMNS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
Efrain Rodriguez, American Crystallographic Association Margaret C. Etter Early Career Award
John Weeks, University of California Berkeley David Chandler Seminar Lecturer

Grace Henry, UMD Milligan Graduate Fellowship
Hakeem Henry, Dow Building Engineering & Science Talent Symposium Participant
Patricia Razafindrambinina, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Matthew Thum, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Scholar
Sandra Zebaze, Dow Building Engineering & Science Talent Symposium Participant

Deiaa Harraz, UMD Undergraduate Researcher of the Year
Evan Quartner, UMD Undergraduate Researcher of the Year
Somachukwu Umeozulu, UMD Merrill Presidential Scholar
Berwin Yuan, CMNS Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Tylar Clark-Winters (B.S. ’18), Johns Hopkins University, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Yevgeniy Froimchuk (B.S. ’16), UMD, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Caitlyn McCafferty (B.S. ’15), University of Texas at Austin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Bryan C. Dickinson (B.S. ’05), University of Chicago, NSF CAREER Award
Samir Kaul (M.S. ’05), Khosla Ventures, Harvard Business School Rock Venture Capital Partner

We’d love to hear from you! If you recently received an award or landed a new job, please send a brief description to chem-news@umd.edu so that we can share the great things you’re doing with our community.

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