Chemistry Professor Mahesh Lakshman is now a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the world’s oldest community of scientists in that field which is celebrating its 175th Anniversary this year. His induction is part of the society’s long legacy of advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. Read more
Congratulations to Danielle Hirsch (Prof. Murelli, Brooklyn College) and Andy Lu (Prof. Liu, Queens College) who have been awarded Mina Rees Dissertation Fellowships by the Graduate Center. These Fellowships will support these students as they complete their PhD degrees in the coming year. Read more
The 2016 President’s Distinguished Alumni Medal recipient reflects on receiving his alma mater’s highest honor — and offered clear-cut advice for 2016 graduates. Read more
The Graduate Center will award three honorary degrees and the 2016 President’s Distinguished Alumni Medal at its Fifty-Second Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 3. Read more
Prof. Bandosz (CIty College of New York) has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award to conduct research at the University of Malaga in Spain that could help alleviate global warming and solve energy problems. Read more
Prof. Mark Biscoe, City College, has been awarded the Harry Wasser Award for 2016. The CUNY Academy of Humanities and Sciences will present this award for outstanding achievement by a tenure track Assistant Professor to Prof. Biscoe in October. Read more
Prof. George John, City College of New York, has received a Fulbright Scholarship to perform research and lecture in India on the topic of 'Introducing Materials Science to Managers through BioMimicry. Read more
A five-year grant from the NSF’s Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology will go toward creating the new CREST Center for Interface Design and Engineered Assembly of Low-dimensional Systems. Known by the acronym IDEALS, the Center will be devoted to increasing minority participation and diversity in the field of materials science.
Graduate Center Alum Adam Kavalier, from the Plant Sciences subprogram of the PhD Program in Biology, was featured on sciencemag.org for applying his work in science to food entrepreneurship. Read more
Chemistry Student Brendon Cook was awarded the Tow Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology though Hunter College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.