News + Announcements
  • Derbyshire Receives Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award!

    We are delighted to announce that Prof. Emily Derbyshire has been awarded a 2020 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. This award recognizes demonstrated leadership in research and education and will further Emily's efforts to uncover novel aspects of malaria parasite biology with the ultimate aim of identifying druggable targets.  Congratulations, Emily!

  • Chemistry Faculty Receive Distinguished Professorships

    Congratulations to Matthew Becker and Michael Rubinstein for receipt of Duke Distinguished Professorships! This is a wonderful recognition of their contributions to the sciences and to Duke! Matt will be the Hugo L. Blomquist Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, effective September 1, 2020 and Michael will be the Aleksander S. Vesic Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics and Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1, 2020.

  • Michael Therien Named 2020 Guggenheim Fellow

    Congratulations to Professor Michael Therien! Prof. Therien has been selected as a Guggenheim Fellow for his research in to ambient-temperature spintronic materials and devices enabled by soft matter. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation selected Prof.

  • We Are Expanding our Undergraduate Program! Join our Team as a Professor of the Practice!

    The Department is seeking to expand our undergraduate instructional abilities by hiring a colleague with strong commitments teaching and embracing a diverse and inclusive community of scholars. We invite applications for a regular rank, non-tenure track Professor of the Practice position to begin July 1, 2020.

  • Warren Warren Receives Günther Laukien Prize

    Professor Warren Warren has been awarded the 2020 Günther Laukien Prize for his contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  Warren received the Laukien prize together with two other researchers from England and Russia for a technique they developed, called X-SABRE, that can create a 100,000-fold jump in signal strength with results that last for over an hour, for 1% of the cost of current methods. Warren and his team are working on scaling up the X-SABRE technology so it can be used for non-medical applications too, such as detecting