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From the Chemistry Department

Simon Humphrey Promoted

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Simon Humphrey has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective September 1, 2016. Professor Humphrey received his PhD in 2005 from the University of Cambridge followed by a postdoctoral fellow appointment at UC Berkeley.  He joined the Department in 2009. Visit his group ...

Simon Humphrey Wins ChemComm Emerging Investigator Lectureship

Congratulations to Dr. Simon Humphrey, one of the winners of the 2014 ChemComm Emerging Investigator Lectureship, an annual lectureship series that recognizes an emerging scientist in the early stages of their independent academic career. In April, Dr. Humphrey completed a lectureship tour at UC San Diego, UC Riverside, and UC Santa Barbara.

Safety Madness Final Four

The Safety Madness Final Four has been decided!   Congratulations to the Anslyn, Brodbelt, Humphrey, and Roberts groups for advancing to the final four.  Each group will receive a $100 gift card for demonstrating excellent safety in their labs.   The next round features Anslyn vs. Humphrey and Brodbelt vs. Roberts.  Stay tun...

Simon Humphrey Receives 2014 ChemComm Emerging Investigator Lectureship Award

Dr. Simon Humphrey is one of three recipients of the 2014 ChemComm Emerging Investigator Lectureship Award. This annual lectureship recognizes an emerging scientist in the early stages of their independent academic career. Recipients of the award will be invited to present a lecture at three different locations over a 12 month period. The...

Simon Humphrey Featured on ACS Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry Podcast

Dr. Simon Humphrey was featured on an American Chemical Society Inorganic Chemistry virtual issue. The podcast was devoted to recent developments in synthetic inorganic chemistry by 17 young investigators whose research is leading the field in new and exciting directions and whose work has appeared in Inorganic Chemistry, Journal of the American Ch...

Simon Humphrey named a 2013 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award winner

Congratulations to Dr. Simon Humphrey on being named a 2013 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award winner.   The Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards are offered annually in recognition of faculty members at the nine academic and six health UT System institutions who have demonstrated extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in underg...

Faculty and staff win College of Natural Sciences awards

Dr. Simon Humphrey has been selected to receive a 2013 College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award. It is the intention of the Dean to increase awareness of excellent teachers and to promote quality teaching in the College of Natural science by recognizing faculty who has had a positive influence on the educational experience of our stude...