Carnegie Mellon University
August 16, 2022

Chemistry's Gabe Gomes Named to Chemistry & Engineering News' Talented 12

Jocelyn Duffy
  • Associate Dean for Communications, MCS
  • 412-268-9982

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Gabe Gomes has been named to Chemical & Engineering News’ “Talented 12” list of rising stars in chemistry. Presented by Thermo Fisher Scientific, the “Talented 12” highlights early-career researchers in the chemical sciences who are fearlessly tackling difficult global problems.

Gomes is a machine learning expert who trains computers to develop intuition for chemical reactions. His research areas also include catalysis and reaction design, artificial intelligence and computer science for chemistry, organic materials, automated chemical synthesis and physical organic chemistry. He recently joined Carnegie Mellon University from the University of Toronto where he was a postdoctoral fellow. He earned his master’s degree and Ph.D. in chemistry from Florida State University, and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. 

See the list of “Talented 12.”