Faculty Honors & Awards

Faculty Honors & Awards

Matthew Doty

UD College of Engineering Outstanding Junior Faculty Award 2012

Thomas Epps

American Chemical Society (ACS) Expert, 2017
National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Arab-US, Frontiers of Engineering Participant, 2016
University of Notre Dame, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Thiele Lectureship, 2016
University of Massachusetts, Amherst – Graduate Student of Diversity Lectureship, 2016
John H. Dillon Medal, American Physical Society (APS), 2016
Owens Corning Young Investigator Award, AIChE, 2015
Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, 2014
National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Japan-US, Frontiers of Science Participant, 2014
Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award, 2014
National Academy of Engineering (NAE) US-EU, Frontiers of Engineering Participant, 2013
Thomas and Kipp Gutshall Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (UD), 2012
Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor Award (MIT), 2012

John Gillespie

2016 CAMX Finalist for Unsurpassed Innovation Category: Carbon Thermoplastic B-Pillars
ASTM Wayne Stinchomb Memorial Award: 2016
SAMPE Fellow Award in recognition of your extensive history of research support, technology advancement, individual mentoring and support of the society, June 2015
Society for Advanced Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Fellow: 2015
Elected in 2013 to the SME College of Fellows
Selected as co-recipient of the American Society for Civil Engineers 2013 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation
Elected in 2012 as Fellow of the American Society for Composites

Anderson Janotti

National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award, 2017
UCSB Solid State Lighting and Energy Center, Outstanding Researcher Achievement 2012

Arthi Jayaraman

NSF grant to support research on the assembly of complex hybrid nanostructure, 2016 – 2017
Arthi Jayaraman Saville Lecturer, Princeton University 2016
Featured in Emerging Investigators in Materials Science Issue Materials Research Express 2015-16
Editorial Board, ACS Journals – Macromolecules and ACS Macroletters (2015-present)
Outstanding Faculty Graduate Teaching Award in Dept. of Chemical Engineering CU Boulder 2013-14
Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Dept. of Chemical Engineering CU Boulder 2013-14
ACS Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) Young Investigator 2014
Provost Faculty Achievement Award 2013
AIChE Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum (COMSEF) Young Investigator Award 2013
Featured in Soft Matter’s Emerging Investigators Issue 2013
Featured in Journal of Polymer Science B: Polymer Physics Young
Investigators Issue 2013 Patten Faculty Fellow, University of Colorado (2011-15)

Xinqiao Jia

Invited Participation, National Cancer Institute NCI Strategic Workshop, “Biomimetic Tissue Engineered 2014 Systems for Advancing Cancer Research”
Technical Program Co-Chair, Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE), American Chemical Society Academic, 2015
Academic Award, Delaware BioScience Association 2010 Thematic Program Chair, 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting, “Materials for Health and Medicine”, 2010

Kristi Kiick

Bayer Distinguished Lectureship, University of Southern Mississippi, 2014
Fellow, American Chemical Society 2014
Fellow, American Chemical Society Division of Polymer Chemistry 2014
Selected participant, ELATE leadership program, Drexel University 2013 – 2014
Delaware Biosciences Academic Research Award 2013
Distinguished Service Award, Division of Polymer Chemistry, American Chemical Society 2013
Meeting Chair, Materials Research Society National Meeting 2013
Trabant Award for Women’s Equity, University of Delaware 2012
College of Fellows, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering 2012

April Kloxin

Komen Career Catalyst Research Award 2016
University of Delaware Research Foundation Strategic Initiatives Award 2014
Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences 2013
National Science Foundation CAREER Award 2013
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Grant 2013 & University of California-Davis Visiting Scholar
University of Delaware Research Foundation Award 2012

Christopher Kloxin

McNair Scholars Outstanding Advisor Award 2015
University of Delaware Research Foundation (UDRF) Award 2012 – 2014

Stephanie Law

North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE) Young Investigator Award 2016
Travel grant to attend Texas A&M ADVANCE Workshop 2014
Travel grant to attend Northeastern ADVANCE Future Faculty Workshop and Materials Genome Initiative Workshop (1 of 15 awardees) 2013

Michael Mackay

Fellow of the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division, American Society of Chemistry, 2015

David Martin

Fellow of the American Chemical Society, 2015 – 2016
MRS Communication Lecture Award, 2016
University of Michigan Materials Science and Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award 2013
President, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Division, American Chemical Society 2013

Robert Opila

Fulbright Scholar, 2012-2013
Visiting Professor, School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy, UNSW, Sydney, 2013

Darrin Pochan

NSF grant to support research on the assembly of complex hybrid nanostructure, 2016 – 2017
Named Fellow of the American Chemical Society, PMSE Division, 2013
Named NextPower Distinguished Chair Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2012

John Rabolt

Member, National Academy of Inventors, 2014
MRS Innovation in Materials Characterization Award (co-recipient: Bruce Chase), 2013
Fellow, Society of Applied Spectroscopy, 2012

Syed Ismat Shah

I.Syed Shah Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement, University of Illinois, 2013
Society of Vacuum Coaters, Mentor Award, 2012

Joshua Zide

UD College of Engineering Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, 2017
Invited Participant in the NAS Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, 2017
American Vacuum Society – Peter Mark Memorial Award, 2014
Department of Energy Early Career Award, 2012