2020 honorees of the College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards.

2020 honorees of the College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards.

2020 Chemistry A&S Awardees

Distinguished Faculty Awards

Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Career Achievement - Prof. Michael Nantz (Chemistry)

"Mike’s career has encompassed a wide range of areas, ranging from organic chemistry to analytical chemistry to bioengineering and medicine... Mike is a Renaissance Man of chemistry!” — Prof. Tadeusz Molinski (University of California - San Diego)

Basic and Applied Sciences - Prof. Muriel Maurer (Chemistry)

"Muriel’s prolific research program certainly has attracted much national and international attention, which is evidenced by her extremely high-quality publications on fundamental problems in the area of blood coagulation and related processes. These basic processes assist in gaining the fundamental understanding of changes in the enzymatic architecture in heart disease, stroke, wound healing, and cancer." — Prof. Sachin Handa (Chemistry)


Service to the University - Prof. Craig Grapperhaus (Chemistry)

"Year after year, Professor Grapperhaus finds the time and energy to make important and lasting contributions to the university's mission to make the UofL a great place to work, learn, and invest." — Prof. Robert Buchanan (Chemistry)

Outstanding Performance Awards

Sherry Nalley (Chemistry)

"Sherry is a leader within the department. She has the institutional knowledge that allows her to be a go-to person. She is able to lead by example is and is always willing to listen." — Jason Sievers (Chemistry)

Jason Sievers (Chemistry)

"As soon as he is given a task, he does what is requested and always more. Not only does he respond to tasks quickly and with high quality, he always does a little bit more to help out the faculty." — Prof. Frank Zamborini (Chemistry)