Professor Ming Xian, along with four other Brown University faculty members, has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow. The AAAS honored Professor Xian with this fellowship for his "distinguished contributions to the chemistry and chemical biology of reactive sulfur species." You read about Professor Xian and the other Brown faculty's AAAS fellowship awards here.
María Guerrero Martínez ’21, a biochemistry and molecular biology concentrator was invited by Brown President Christina H. Paxson to be its undergraduate representative on the Pandemic Problem Solving task force. Read about her story in the June 21 edition of Brown Alumni Magazine.
Professor Brenda Rubenstein has been selected as a 2021 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar. Those awarded are within the first five years of their academic careers, have created an outstanding independent body of scholarship, and are deeply committed to education. Each Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar receives an unrestricted research grant of $100,000. A list of the 2021 awardees can be found here.
Brown University awarded a Research Achievement Award to Prof. Ou Chen. The Research Achievement Awards honor extraordinary scholars for their research across a wide range of academic disciplines. Prof. Chen's research showed that special nanoparticle building blocks can assemble themselves into a quasicrystalline lattice, an ordered structure with no discernible repeating pattern and exotic symmetries.