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Faculty Awards

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 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 1999-2008
  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
  AE3 Scholar, Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education 2005
  List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent 2006-present
  Accenture Outstanding Faculty Award for Undergraduate Advising 2007-2009
  DoD Young Investigator, Prostate Cancer Research Program     2007
  Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence 2009
             Fellow, Center for Advanced Study 2010
  Teaching Academy Faculty Fellow in Engineering 2010, 2011, 2012
  Xerox Award for Faculty Research 2011
  Campus Award for outstanding promotion and tenure dossier 2011
  Rose Award for Teaching Excellence 2012
  FACSS Innovation Award 2012
  Craver Award, Coblentz Society 2013
  Fellow, Society for Applied Spectroscopy 2015
  Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering 2015
     
Ying Diao
  MIT Bayer Graduate Fellowship 2006
  AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Award 2011
  MIT Outstanding Mentor of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program 2011
  SLAC William E. and Diane M. Spicer Young Investigator Award 2014
     
David Flaherty
  New Investigator Award, American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund 2013
  Excellence in Advising Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 2014, 2015
     
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 1999-
  Paris-Sciences Medal, City of Paris 2002
  Associate, Center for Advanced Study 2006
  Dow Lecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2008
  Polymer Physics Prize, American Physical Society 2009
  Senior International Scientist of the Chinese Academy of Sciences 2010
  American Chemistry Society, Langmuir Lecturer 2011
  National Science Foundation Special Creativity Award 2012
  National Award in Colloid and Surface Chemistry, ACS 2013
  Paris-Sciences Medal, City of Paris  2014
  Excellence in Advising Award, University of Illinois 2014
  Member, National Academy of Sciences 2015
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 1999
  Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois 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
  Donald and Dolores Morris Faculty Scholar 2014
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 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
  Harvard College Scholarship 1997-2000
  Fellowship, Dupont/MIT Alliance 2000-2001
  Fellowship, MIT-Whitaker Health Science Fund 2003-2005
  John C. and Elizabeth J. Chato Award for Excellence in Bioengineering, MIT 2006
  Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH 2006-2008
  University of Illinois , Teachers Ranked as Excellent 2009-present
  Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 2011
  President's Award for Research; American Cancer Society of Illinois 2011
  National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award 2013-2018
  Young Investigator Award, Society of Biomaterials 2014
  Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 2014
  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 2014
  University of Illinois Campus Distinguished Promotion Award  
  Fellow, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois 2015-2016
  Rising Star, Biomedical Engineering Society CMB Meeting 2015
  I.C. Gunsalus Scholar, University of Illinois 2015-2016
     
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 1988
  Stanley Corrsin Lectureship in Fluid Dynamics, Johns Hopkins University 1993
  Dennis and Cathy Houston Professor 2013
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 2002, 2003, 2008
  Accenture Award for Excellence in Advising, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 2003
  Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois 2006
  Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 2006
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2006
  Helen Corley Petit Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois 2007-2008
  Beckman Fellow, Center for Advanced Study 2007-2008
  University Scholar, University of Illinois 2011
  William G. and Janet H. Lycan Professor 2013
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
  Centennial Scholar, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois 2013-2016
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 2008
  Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research, American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  2014
  Early Career Award, American Vacuum Society, Prairie Chapter   2015
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 1999-2000
  University Scholar, University of Illinois 2001
  Britton Chance Distinguished Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania 2004
  James W. Westwater Professor, University of Illinois 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 2006-
  Fellow, American Chemical Society 2009
  Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society 2014
 
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 2008
  CAST Directors' Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2008
  CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012
  Helen Corley Petit Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois 2011-2012
  Robert W. Schaefer Scholar, University of Illinois  2012-2015
  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 Institutes of Health 2006-2011
  List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois 2008, 2011
  Tomorrow's PIs, Genome Technology 2008
  Packard Fellowship, David & Lucile Packard Foundation 2011
  U.S. Frontiers of Engineering, National Academy of Engineering 2012
  Arthur B. Metzner Early Career Award, Society of Rheology 2012
  NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2013
  Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, College of Engineering, University of Illinois  2013
  Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award 2013
  Beckman Fellow, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois 2014
  Ray and Beverly Mentzer Faculty Scholar 2015
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 1997
  G. Ronald and Margaret H. Morris Professor, University of Illinois 2001-
  Everitt Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, UC 2002
  Polymer Physics Prize, American Physical Society 2008
  Tau Beta Pi Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award, University of Illinois  2008
  Engineering Outstanding Advisor Award 2014
Edmund G. Seebauer
  Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation 1988
  Dow Teaching Excellence Award 1988
  DuPont Young Faculty Award 1988
  Observer for United States, IUPAC General Assembly 1989, 91
  Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 1994
  Inventor Recognition Award, Semiconductor Research Corporation 1995
  Teaching Excellence Award, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois 1996
  Fellow, Study in a Second Discipline (Philosophy), University of Illinois 2000
  Fellow, American Vacuum Society 2001
  Beckman Associate, Center for Advanced Study 2004-2005
  Distinguished Lecturer, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2004-2006
  Excellence in Advising Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 2005
  James W. Westwater Professor, University of Illinois 2006-
  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 2007
  Fellow, American Physical Society 2008
  Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011
     
Diwakar Shukla
  Bronze Medal, International Astronomy Olympiad, Russia 1998
  Young Scientist Award, Department of Science & Technology, India 2000
  Institute Academic Prize,  Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 2004, 2005
  Institute Silver Medal, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 2006
  Keith and Helen Rumbel Fellowship, MIT 2006-2007
  CoMSEF Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Research Performance, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2010
  Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, MIT  2010
  SIMBIOS Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University 2011-2014
  Innovation in Biotechnology Award, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 2011
  W.H. Peterson Award, American Chemical Society 2011
  Biomedical Data Science Initiative Fellowship, Stanford School of Medicine 2014
Charles Sing
  MIT/Dupont Alliance Presidential Fellowship 2008
  National  Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship 2009
  International Institute for Nanotechnology Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012
  MIT DMSE Graduate Student Teaching Award 2012
  MIT DMSE Best PhD Thesis Award 2013
  Forbes "30 Under 30:" Science 2015
Hong Yang
  NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, NSERC Canada 1998-2000
  NSERC Canada Doctoral Prize, NSERC Canada 1999
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2005
  Tengfei Visiting Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University 2010-2012
  Technology Development Fund Award, University of Rochester 2011
  Visiting Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University 2013
  Alumni Commencement Speaker, Chemistry Department, Tsinghua University 2014
  SKIPER Global Vision Lectureship, IPE, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2015
     
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 2004
  Young Investigator Award, Dupont 2005
  Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, University of Illinois 2005
  Beckman Fellow, Center for Advanced Study 2005-2006
  Helen Corley Petit Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois 2006-2007
  University Scholar, University of Illinois 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 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
  Elmar Gaden Award, John Wiley & Sons and American Chemical Society Division of Biochemical Technology 2014
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 1992
  Robert W. Vaughan Lectureship, California Institute of Technology 1993
  University Scholar, University of Illinois 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 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 2007
  One of the Hundred Engineers of the Modern Era, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2008