WSU chemistry professor Long Luo named 2023 Sloan Research Fellow

Long Luo in his research labChemistry Professor Long Luo is among the 126 early-career researchers receiving the 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The award is one of the most prestigious and recognizes early-career scientists in North America. Each winner receives a two-year, $75,000 research fellowship.

"Sloan Research Fellows are shining examples of innovative and impactful research," said Adam F. Falk, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. "We are thrilled to support their groundbreaking work and we look forward to following their continued success."

Long Luo is the Carl R. Johnson assistant professor at Wayne State University Chemistry. His research interests include electrocatalysis, electroanalysis and electrosyntheis. The research in the Luo group is focused on exploring new frontiers in electrochemistry, including developing electrochemical organic and material synthetic methods, and electrochemical sensors.

Luo's work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, Department of Energy, and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). He is also the recipient of Wayne State's Ebbing Faculty Development and Academy of Scholars Junior Faculty Awards. He is a Langmuir inaugural Early Career Advisory board member and received an NSF CAREER award in 2020 and NIH MIRA award in 2021.

A full list of the 2023 fellows is available by the Sloan Foundation.

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