Michael Desanker defends his PhD thesis. Left to right, Michael’s aunt, grandmother, mom, Tobin, Michael, committee member Yip-Wah Chung, and Michael’s dad. Congratulations to Dr. Michael, who is leaving for Dow Chemical!
Tom Aldrich successfully defends his PhD thesis. Shown are committee members Lin Chen and Julia Kalow to Tobin’s right, Tom, his mom and dad to Tobin’s left. Tom will be joining DuPont R&D in a few weeks.
Congratulations to Jiazhen Chen (“Mr. Half-Sandwich”) who successfully defended his PhD thesis this June! Here he is seated to Tobin’s left with other members of the Marks A-Team. Jiazhen will join Boston Consulting Group in July after a well-deserved Alaska vacation.
Dr, Tracy Lohr
Dr. Tracy Lohr has been named the winner of the 2018 Clara Immerwahr Award! This international award is awarded to a woman under 40 for outstanding results in Catalysis Research. Dr. Lohr is the first woman from North America to win this award. Congratulations, Tracy!