Ryan Sullivan Wins Carnegie Science AwardRyan Sullivan, associate professor of chemistry and mechanical engineering, has won a Carnegie Science Award in the environmental category from the Carnegie Science Center.
Commemorative Journal Issue Honors Krzysztof Matyjaszewski's Pioneering CareerA recent issue of the Journal of Polymer Science was dedicated to the achievements and impact of Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, the J.C. Warner Professor of Natural Sciences and director of Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Macromolecular Engineering, for his 70th birthday. The issue collects more than 25 papers on polymer science and engineering from Matyjaszewski's colleagues, collaborators and some of the hundreds of students and postdoctoral associates that have come through his Carnegie Mellon lab in the past 35 years.
Chemist and Advocate Geraldine Richmond Awarded Dickson Prize in ScienceCarnegie Mellon University will award its Dickson Prize in Science to Geraldine Richmond, a chemist and advocate for women in science. Richmond is the Presidential Chair in Science and a professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon. Richmond will deliver the Dickson Prize Lecture, "Surf, Sink or Swim: Understanding Environmentally Important Processes at Water Surfaces," and receive a medal and cash prize at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Cohon University Center's Rangos Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow.
Carnegie Mellon Chosen to Host Beckman Scholars ProgramThursday, January 16, 2020
Carnegie Mellon Chosen to Host Beckman Scholars ProgramThe Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has selected Carnegie Mellon University as a recipient of a 2020 Beckman Scholars Program Award. Carnegie Mellon was one of 12 universities chosen this year by the foundation to host a Beckman Scholars Program. Exceptional undergraduates from the departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry will be eligible for the program. The Scholars will participate in a 15-month mentored research experience where they will learn from some of the university’s top researchers.
Neil Donahue Delivers the Jule Charney Lecture at AGU 2019Friday, January 10, 2020