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Endowed chairs honor and support faculty

Universities attract and support distinguished educators by endowing academic chairs. Endowed chairs honor exceptional faculty members for their past and potential contributions while also supporting their current work. The following physical sciences professors currently hold endowed chairs. 

GrassianVicki Grassian
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Distinguished Chair in Physical Chemistry



Zelmanov

Efim Zelmanov
Department of Mathematics
Rita L. Atkinson Endowed Chair




KIntriligatorKenneth Intriligator
Department of Physics
Dan Broida Chair in Elementary Particle Physics




mthiemensMark Thiemens
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chancellor’s Associate Chair VI




mholstMichael Holst
Department of Mathematics
Chancellor’s Associate Chair VIII






kimpratherKimberly Prather
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry






fanchungFan Chung Graham
Department of Mathematics
Paul Erdos Chair of Combinatorics




cperrinCharles Perrin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Murray Goodman Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry




acoilAlison Coil
Department of Physics
The Ingrid and Joseph W. Hibben Chair in Space Science and Education




yitzhakYitzhak Tor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The George W. and Carol A. Lattimer Campus Professorship




bmapleBrian Maple
Department of Physics
Bernd T. Matthias Chair in Physics




mccammonAndrew McCammon
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Joseph E. Mayer Chair of Theoretical Chemistry




rwilliamsRuth Williams
Department of Mathematics
Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics I




jmckernanJames McKernan
Department of Mathematics
Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics II




terryhwaTerry Hwa
Department of Physics
Presidential Chair II






ckubiakClifford Kubiak
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Harold Clayton Urey Chair in Chemistry




kkedlayaKiran Kedlaya
Department of Mathematics
Stefan E. Warschawski Chair in Mathematics






dkleinfeldDavid Kleinfeld
Department of Physics
Experimental Biophysics Endowed Chair






katjaKatja Lindenberg
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chancellor's Associates Endowed Chair in Chemistry &Biochemistry

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