Department of Chemistry alumni updates, winter 2021


Hrant Hratchian, Ph.D. 2005, received tenure and promotion at the University of California Merced.
Tek Lamichhane, Ph.D. 2009, started a job at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a lead reviewer at CDRH, Office of Health and Technology 4, White Oak, Maryland.
Dinuka Abeydeera, Ph.D. 2009, took a new position as a senior applications scientist at Carterra in Salt Lake City.
Kevin Crampton, B.S. 2012, is a postdoctoral researcher at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory after  completing a Ph.D. at the University of California Irvine.
Nate Hardin, B.S. 2016, completed a Ph.D. at the University of Michigan.
Sue White, B.S. 2016, M.A.
2020, received the 2020 Outreach Volunteer of the Year award from the American Chemical Society.
Yuan-wei (David) Nei, Ph.D. 2017, took a job at the FDA as a chemist
at the Center for Tobacco Products, Office of Science, Division of Product Science in Beltsville, Maryland.
Hedieh Torabifard, Ph.D. 2017, will be assistant professor in chemistry at the University of Dallas.
Ji-Yung Tu, Ph.D. 2018, will be assistant professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chi Nan University. 

Chamika Lenora, Ph.D. 2018, started a job as a chemist at Nth Degree Technologies.
Christine Arbour, Ph.D. 2019, received an NIH postdoctoral fellowship for her postdoctoral studies at MIT. 

Lucas Hamlow, Ph.D. 2019, started a position in the Chemistry Support Department at GE Appliances in Louisville.
Mohammed Hawsawi, Ph.D. 2020, accepted a position as an assistant professor of organic chemistry at Umm AlQura University in Saudi Arabia.
In remembrance of alumni who have passed away over the past year: 
Frank Warchol, B.S. 1951 Philip Dmetroshoko, B.S. 1993 

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