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Faculty in the Physical Sciences

Our faculty pursue questions ranging from the fundamental nature of matter to the treatment of disease. They collaborate and cross disciplines, offering rich opportunities for the students, postgraduates and visiting scientists who work in their research groups. Profiles of each faculty member can be found on the web sites of our departments - links to the left. Below are a few of their most recent accomplishments.

Recent faculty honors and awards

Dusan Keres Cottrell Scholar

Eva Maria Schoetz Collins Cottrell Scholar

Julio Barreiro Sloan Research Fellowship

Francesco Paesani 2016 Early-Career Award in Theoretical Chemistry

Michael Sailor Fellow National Academy of Inventors

James McKernan E.H. Moore Research Article Prize

Kamil Godula NIH New Innovators Award

Wei Xiong DARPA Young Faculty Award

Seth Cohen Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award

Seth Cohen  Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Ivan Schuller  National Security Science and Engineering Fellow

Rayan Saab Hellman Fellow

Roy Wollmann Hellman Fellow

Ivan Schuller Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award

David Kleinfeld American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Laura Stevens Academic Senate's distinguished teaching award

Cliff Kubiak Basolo Medal for Outstanding Research in Inorganic Chemistry

Sunil Sinha Roentgen Medal for X-ray Science

Fan Chung Graham Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics