Graduate Awards

Hammett Award

Awarded to the most outstanding PhD student in his or her final year in our graduate program in recognition of his or her excellent fundamental studies in chemical research.

2020-2021 Recipient:

  • Suman Gunasekaran (Venkataraman)

Pegram Award

Awarded for meritorious achievements by graduate students in their final year in our graduate program.

  • Carla Bezjian (Stockwell)
  • Matthew Carbone (Reichman)
  • Isra Hassan (Rovis)
  • Benedikt Kloss (Reichman)
  • Sumin Lee (Rovis)
  • Jake Russel (Roy)
  • Yeongsu Cho (Berkelbach)
  • Alexander Devanny (Kaufman)
  • Matthew Hammond (Parkin)
  • Brandon McMurray (Owen)
  • Ilana Stone (Roy)

Kathy Chen Fellowship

Awarded to a rising 5th year graduate student in the Chemistry Department in any sub-field. This fellowship recognizes that student's distinguished achievements and potential.

2020-2021 Recipient:

  • Rachel Avard (Kaufman)

Arun Guthikonda Fellowship

Awarded to a dissertation-level student in organic chemistry or biologically related science in recognition of that student's distinguished achievements and potential.

2020-2021 Recipient:

  • Sean Treacy (Rovis)

Jack Miller Teaching Award

Recognize excellence in teaching by graduate students. Only graduate students with second-year or higher standing are generally considered for the awards.

  • David Cabanero (Rovis)
  • Julia Dorsheimer (Rovis)
  • Jesse Gray (Nuckolls)
  • Daniel Malinowski (Campos)
  • Angela Paoletta (Venkataraman)
  • Claudia Prindle (Nuckolls / Venkataraman)
  • Davida Rios (Cornish)
  • Daniel Shlian (Parkin)
  • Jack Weber (Reichman)