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Faculty Member Awards or Honors Year
Richard C. Alkire    
  Carl Wagner Memorial Award, Electrochemical Society 1985
  Professional Progress Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 1985
  Member, National Academy of Engineering, Chemical Engineering 1988
  Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 1988
  George Washington Kidd Outstanding Alumnus Award, Lafayette College 1988
  Technical Achievement Award, National Association of Corrosion Engineers 1990
  E.V. Murphee Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, American Chemical Society 1991
  Fellow, Electrochemical Society 1992
  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 1996
  Edward Goodrich Acheson Medal, Electrochemical Society 1996
  Charles J. and Dorothy G. Prizer Chair, University of Illinois, UC 1999-
  Lifetime National Associate, for extraordinary contributions to the National Academies, National Academy, U.S. 2002
  Vittorio de Nora Award, Electrochemical Society 2005
  National Materials Advancement Award, Federation of Materials Societies 2010
Rohit Bhargava
  DoD Young Investigator, Prostate Cancer Research Program     2007
             Fellow, Center for Advanced Study 2010
  Xerox Award for Faculty Research 2011
  Rose Award for Teaching Excellence 2012
  FACSS Innovation Award 2012
  Craver Award 2013
Steve Granick
  Fellow, American Physical Society 1992
  Award for Special Creativity, National Science Foundation 1993
  Senior Xerox Award, University of Illinois, UC 1993
  University Scholar, Univeristy of Illinois, UC 1997
  Founder Chair of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 1999-
  Paris-Sciences Medal, City of Paris 2002
  Associate, Center for Advanced Study 2006
  Dorn Lecture, Northwestern University 2006
  Dow Lecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2008
  Polymer Physics Prize, American Physical Society 2009
  National Award in Colloid and Surface Chemistry, ACS 2013
William S. Hammack
  ACS/Exxon Fellowship in Solid State Chemistry, American Chemical Society 1992
  Teacher/Scholar Award, The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation 1993
  The Advisor's List - top 10% of advisors in the College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 1999
  Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 2001
  Edwin F. Church Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2002
  Service to Society Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2002
  Science in Society Award, National Association of Science Writers 2002
  The President's Award, American Society for Engineering Education 2003
  Silver Reel for National News & Commentary, The National Federation of Community Broadcasters 2003
  James T. Grady - James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public, American Chemical Society 2004
  Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering the Public Understanding of the Profession, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2004
  Science Writing Award in Broadcast Media, American Institute of Physics 2004
  Jefferson Fellow, United States Department of State 2005-2006
  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 2008
  Fellow, American Physical Society 2009
  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Branding Leadership Award 2011
  First Prize Video Science Online 2011
Thomas J. Hanratty
  Shell Distinguished Professor, Shell Oil Company  
  Colburn Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 1957
  Curtis McGraw Award, American Society for Engineering Education 1963
  Walker Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 1964
  Professional Progress Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 1967
  Fellow, National Academy of Engineering, Chemical Engineering 1974
  Senior Research Award, American Society for Engineering Education 1979
  University Scholar, University of Illinois, UC 1986
  Ernest Thiele Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 1986
  Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1997
  Member, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering Science 1999
  J. Stanley Morehouse Memorial Award, College of Engineering, Villanova University 2009
Brendan A. Harley
  Fellowship, Dupont/MIT Alliance 2000-2001
  Fellowship, MIT-Whitaker Health Science Fund 2003-2005
  Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH 2006-2008
  National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award 2013
  Everitt Award 2014
Jonathan J. L. Higdon
  Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation 1984
  Prokasy Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 1988
  Stanley Corrsin Lectureship in Fluid Dynamics, Johns Hopkins University 1993
Paul J. A. Kenis
  TALENT Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dutch Science Foundation 1997-1998
  Collins Scholar, Academy of Excellence in Engineering Education 2001
  Young Faculty Award, 3M 2001-2005
  Excellence in Advising Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2002, 2003, 2008
  Accenture Award for Excellence in Advising, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2003
  Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 2006
  Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2006
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2006
  Helen Corley Petit Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 2007-2008
  Beckman Fellow, Center for Advanced Study 2007-2008
  University Scholar, University of Illinois, UC 2011
Hyun Joon Kong
  Samnam Foundation Fellowship, Lotte Inc., Korea 1991
  Fellowship, Hanyang University 1995
  Scientist Development Grant, American Heart Association 2008
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2009
  Korean Institute for Chemical Engineers President Young Investigator Award 2011
  UIUC Center for Advanced Study Fellow 2012-2013
  Engineering Dean's Award for Research Achievement 2012
Mary L. Kraft
  Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health 2003-2007
  Career Award at the Scientific Interface, Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2007-2011
  Excellence in Advising Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2008
Deborah E. Leckband
  FIRST Award, National Institute of Health 1994
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 1995
  Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 1998
  Amoco Lecturer, Stanford University, Department of Chemical Engineering 1998
  Fellow, Center for Advanced Study 1999
  Helen Corley Petit Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 1999-2000
  University Scholar, University of Illinois, UC 2001
  Britton Chance Distinguished Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania 2004
  James W. Westwater Professor, University of Illinois, UC 2004-2006
  Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering 2005
  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 2005
  Reid T. Milner Professor, University of Illinois, UC 2006-
  Fellow, American Chemical Society 2009
Richard I. Masel
  Exxon Fellowship in Solid State Chemistry, American Chemical Society 1982
  Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation 1984
  Innovation Discovery Award, Champaign County Economic Development Council and University of Illinois, UC 2005
  Fox Family Professor, University of Illinois, UC 2006-
  Excellence in Advising Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2008
  Excellence in Process Development Research Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2009
Walter G. May
  Process Industries' Division Service Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers  
  Award for Chemical Engineering Practice, American Institute of Chemical Engineers  
  Founder and past chairman of the JANAF Thermochemical Panel, National Institute of Standards and Technology  
  Director, American Petroleum Institute  
  Member, National Academy of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, 1978
Christopher V. Rao
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2007
  W. David Smith Graduate Publication Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2007
  Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 2008
  CAST Directors' Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2008
  Inaugural High Impact Paper Award, International Federation of Automatic Control 2010
  CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012
  Helen Corley Petit Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 2011-2012
  Robert W. Schaefer Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2012-2014
  Excellence in Research Award                        2014
Charles M. Schroeder
  Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation 1999-2003
  Gerald Lieberman Fellowship, Stanford University 2003-2004
  Postdoctoral Fellowship, Jane Coffin Childs Fund for Medical Research 2005-2006
  Pathway to Independence Award, National Institute of Health 2006-2011
  Tomorrow's PIs, Genome Technology 2008
  The Packard Foundation, Fellowship for Science and Engineering 2011
  Arthur B. Metzner Early Career Award, Society of Rheology 2012
  National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award 2013
  College of Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Research    2013
  Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award 2013
Kenneth S. Schweizer
  Award for Excellence, Sandia National Laboratories 1990
  Dillon Medal in Polymer Physics, American Physical Society 1991
  R&D 100 Award for Technologically Significant Innovation, R&D Magazine 1992
  Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement in Materials Chemistry, Department of Energy 1996
  Fellow, American Physical Society 1996
  Donald Burnett Teaching Award, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 1997
  G. Ronald and Margaret H. Morris Professor, University of Illinois, UC 2001-
  Everitt Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2002
  Polymer Physics Prize, American Physical Society 2008
Edmund G. Seebauer
  Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation 1988
  Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 1994
  Inventor Recognition Award, Semiconductor Research Corporation 1995
  Fellow, Study in a Second Discipline (Philosophy), University of Illinois, UC 2000
  Fellow, American Vacuum Society 2001
  Beckman Associate, Center for Advanced Study 2004-2005
  Distinguished Lecturer, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2004-2006
  James W. Westwater Professor, University of Illinois, UC 2006-
  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 2007
  Fellow, American Physical Society 2008
  Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011
Hong Yang
  Connaught Scholarship, University of Toronto 1994
  Open Doctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto 1995
  Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario Government 1996
  Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario Government 1997
  NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 1998
  NSERC Canada Doctoral Prize, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 1999
  ACS PRF Starter Award, American Chemical Society 2005
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2005
  Invited Guest Editor, Advanced Materials 2007
  Technology Development Fund (TDF) Award, University of Rochester 2011
  Invited Guest Editor, Accounts of Chemical Research 2012
Huimin Zhao
  Special Recognition Award, Dow Chemical Company 1999, 2000
  Collins Scholar, Academy of Excellence in Engineering Education 2001
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2004
  Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 2004
  Young Investigator Award, Dupont 2005
  Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2005
  Beckman Fellow, Center for Advanced Study 2005-2006
  Helen Corley Petit Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, UC 2006-2007
  University Scholar, University of Illinois, UC 2007
  Outstanding Overseas Young Chinese Scholars Award, Chinese National Science Foundation 2007
  Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2008
  Young Investigator Award, American Chemical Society Division of Biochemical Technology 2008
  Plenary Lecture in Biochemical Engineering, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2009
  Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering 2009
  Keck Futures Intiative Grant, National Academies 2010
  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 2010
  Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship 2012
Charles F. Zukoski
  Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation 1986
  Fulbright Scholar, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Melbourne 1992
  Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 1992
  Robert W. Vaughan Lectureship, California Institute of Technology 1993
  University Scholar, University of Illinois, UC 1994
  Ernest W. Thiele Lecturer, University of Notre Dame 1994
  Moulton Medal, Institution of Chemical Engineers 1996
  Publication Award, Society of Rheology 1996
  Ralph K. Iler Award, Chemistry of Colloidal Materials, American Chemical Society 1997
  William H. and Janet Lycan Professor, University of Illinois, UC 2000
  Richard H. Wilhelm Lecturer, Princeton University 2001
  Alpha Chi Sigma Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2002
  Member, National Academy of Engineering, Chemical Engineering