Heather J. Kulik

Research Interests

catalysis, transition-metal chemistry, electronic structure methods, atomistic simulations, enzyme catalysis

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009

B.E., The Cooper Union, 2004

Publications

Honors and Awards

Journal of Physical Chemistry and PHYS Division Lectureship Award, 2019

NSF CAREER Award, 2019

Marion Milligan Mason Award, 2019

DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2018

ONR Young Investigator Award, 2018

ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, 2018

I&ECR, Class of 2017 Influential Researcher, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface, 2012-2017

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow, 2004-2008

William C. and Esther Hoffman Beller Prize for Excellence in Chemical Engineering, 2004

United States Presidential Scholar, 2000

William A. Tisdale

Research Interests

renewable energy, nanotechnology, energy transport in nanomaterials, nonlinear spectroscopy, spectroscopic imaging

Education

Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010-2011

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2010

B.S., University of Delaware, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

AIChE NSEF Young Investigator Award, 2017

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2017

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry, 2016

Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering, 2016

NSF CAREER Award, 2015

Everett Moore Baker Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2014

3M Nontenured Faculty Award, 2014

DOE Early Career Award, 2013

NSF IGERT Fellowship, Univ. of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Alexander J. Taylor Award, 2005

Tau Beta Pi Undergraduate Scholarship, 2004

Kwanghun Chung

Research Interests

neuroscience, medical imaging, brain mapping, high-throughput technologies, polymer science, tissue engineering, microfluidics

Education

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009

B.S., Seoul National University, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2019

Association of Korean Neuroscientists (AKN) Junior Faculty Award, 2018

Associate Scientific Advisor, Science Translational Medicine, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface, 2012-2017

NIH New Innovator Award, 2016

McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award, 2016

NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2015

Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering, 2015

Yumin awards for creativity, 2014

40 under 40, Cell magazine, 2014

Searle Scholar, 2014

Ziegler Award for Best Research Paper, 2009

Anne Robinson Clough Conference Grant, 2009

James T. Porter Fellowship, 2006

Outstanding Performance on the Written Qualifying Exam, 2006

Merit Based Scholarship, Seoul National University, 1998 – 2001

Hadley D. Sikes

Research Interests

biomolecular engineering, applications of redox chemistry, clinical diagnostics, molecular biotechnology

Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003

B.S., Tulane University, 1997

Publications

Honors and Awards

MIT, Committed to Caring (C2C) Award, 2019

ACS Best of BIOT Award, 2018

Selected as Innovative Young Engineer, NAE, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface, 2006-2011

National Institute of Chemists Outstanding Postdoc Award, 2005

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Postdoctoral Fellows, 2003-2005

Evelyn Liang McBain Graduate Fellow, 2001-2002

ARCS Foundation Graduate Fellow, 2000-2001

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow, 1997-2000

Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, 1996-1997

Tulane University Dean’s Honor Fellowship, 1993-1997

Phi Beta Kappa, 1997

American Chemical Society Award for College Seniors, 1997

Ann Hero Northrup Award in Chemistry, 1996

Fikile R. Brushett

Research Interests

electrochemical energy conversion and storage, microfluidics, interfacial phenomena, catalyst synthesis, and tomography

Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

M.S.E., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Publications

Honors and Awards

NOBCChE – Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Research, 2020

Electrochemical Society – Energy Technology Division Supramaniam Srinivasan Young Investigator Award, 2019

Cecil and Ida Green Career Development Chair, MIT, 2018

I&ECR, Class of 2017 Influential Researcher, 2017

C&EN, Talented Twelve, 2017

Director’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, Argonne National Laboratory, 2010-2012

Harry G. Drickamer Research Fellowship, 2009-2010

GEM PhD Engineering Fellowship, 2006-2010

SURGE Fellowship, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2010

American Chemical Society Scholar, 2002-2006

 

James W. Swan

Research Interests

computational fluid mechanics and colloid science, flow properties, biophysical media, directed self-assembly of nanomaterials

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2010

M.S., California Institute of Technology, 2007

B.S., University of Arizona, 2004

Publications

Honors and Awards

Class of ‘22 Career Development Chair, 2019

NSF CAREER Award, 2016

Postdoctoral Scholar Poster Prize – 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, 2010

Graduate Student Counsel Teaching and Mentorship Award, 2007-2008

Don H. White Award, University of Arizona, 2004

W.E. and Lucille Barnum Scholar, University of Arizona, 2003

Conrad L. Fraps Scholar, University of Arizona, 2002

President’s Scholar, University of Arizona, 2000-2004

Spirit of Discovery Scholar, University of Arizona, 2000-2004

J. Christopher Love

Research Interests

micro/nanofabrication and surface chemistries, cellular immunology and infectious diseases, immunotherapy/vaccines, clinical diagnostics

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, 2004

B.S., University of Virginia, 1999

Publications

Honors and Awards

Raymond A. (1921) and Helen E. St. Laurent Chair in Chemical Engineering, 2018

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2012

Two NIH Single-Cell Analysis Program awards, 2012

Popular Science’s ‘Brilliant 10, 2010

W.M. Keck Distinguished Young Scholar for Medical Research, 2009

Dana Scholar for Human Immunology, 2009

Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoc Fellow (Gilead Sciences), 2004

Foresight Distinguished Student Award in Nanotechnology, 2000

Natl. Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow, 1999-2002

Barry S. Goldwater Scholarship, 1998

Phi Beta Kappa, 1998