Student Awards 2017
Students recognized at end of year awards ceremony
The department celebrated its students’ accomplishments at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony on April 28th. The ceremony recognized undergraduates and graduates for the outstanding work they displayed over the past academic year. Congratulations to everyone on another success year!
Prof. Xiao Cheng Zeng
Prof. Zeng named winner of RSC’s Surfaces and Interfaces Award
Professor Xiao Cheng Zeng was named the recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2017 Surfaces and Interfaces Award. The award recognizes outstanding and innovative research on the behavior of chemical systems at surfaces or interfaces. Zeng is the first award winner from a university outside of Europe.
Professor Eckhardt set to retire after 50 years of service to Nebraska Chemistry
Professor Craig Eckhardt’s career was dedicated to the constant questioning of the building blocks of intermolecular forces, but his love for the job went beyond the research.
Prof. M. Christina White awarded 2017 PLU Award Lectureship
Congratulations to Professor M. Christina White of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for being honored with the 2017 Phi Lambda Upsilon – Rho Chapter Award Lectureship! Prof. White presented the lecture, “The Functionalization of C—H Bonds,” on March 3.
Dr. Chu-Moyer honored with 2017 IAB Award Lectureship
Congratulations to Dr. Margaret Y. Chu-Moyer of Amgen Inc. for being awarded the 2017 Industrial Advisory Board Lectureship! Dr. Chu-Moyer visited the department and gave her lecture, “Chemistry in the Age of Biology: Overcoming Challenges in Drug Discovery,” on April 7.
Prof. Jason Kautz
Kautz given university system’s top teaching honor
Professor Jason Kautz has been awarded an Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award. The University of Nebraska system-wide award recognizes faculty whose work has had a significant impact on students, the university, and the state.
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