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From the Chemistry Department

Michael Rose, Ruth Shear, Stacy Sparks and Deborah Walker Promoted

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Mike Rose, Ruth Shear, Stacy Sparks, and Deborah Walker have been promoted, effective September 1, 2019. Michael Rose has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Rose received his PhD in 2009 from the University of California, Santa Cruz (advisor: Professor Pradip Mascharak), followe...

Michael Rose Receives Ed Stiefel Young Investigator Award

Assistant Professor Michael Rose is the recipient of the Ed Stiefel Young Investigator Award and corresponding named lecture presented at the Metals in Biology Gordon Research Conference (MIB-GRC). The MIB-GRC is the pre-eminent arena for high-profile research in bio-inorganic chemistry. The award honors the memory of Dr. Ed Sti...

Michael Rose Receives Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to 2015 College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award recipient, Dr. Michael Rose. The Teaching Excellence Award celebrates the members of our faculty that excel in the classroom. Dr. Rose will be honored at the April 2nd Celebration of Excellence banquet.

Michael Rose Awarded Funding For Outreach Program

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has funded Professor Michael Rose to develop and expand an outreach program called "H2 from H2O: A Water-Splitting Outreach Kit for High School Chemistry Students." The program is designed to bring hands-on laboratory experience to local and regional high school chemistry classrooms, and to raise awareness a...

Chemistry Faculty Judge Siemens Competition

On October 9th, 2013, professors in the Department of Chemistry at UT Austin participated in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. Dr. Grant Willson was the keynote speaker for the event, Dr. Brad Holliday was the lead judge, and Dr. Michael Rose participated in the judges' panel.   The Siemens Competition is the nation’...

Michael Rose Receives Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Rose on receiving a 2013 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. The award is intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. Dr. Rose will receive $5,000 from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) and a matching award from the University of ...

Michael Rose Receives Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Rose on being selected to receive a 2013 Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research. Dr. Rose will receive $500k over 3 years to fund his project, "A New Hybrid Molecular/Materials Approach to Semiconductor Surface Passivation for Application in a Solar Fuels Device."   The Young Investigator Aw...

New faculty joining the department in Fall 2012

The Department is pleased to announce that Drs.  Andreas Matouschek, Ilya Finkelstein, and Michael Rose will be joining the department in Fall 2012.   Dr. Matouschek is currently a professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences and an Associate Dean in the Graduate School at Northwestern University.  He received his PhD in ch...