The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation announces the selection of 16 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2021. These faculty are within the first five years of their academic careers, have each 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.


John Anderson, The University of Chicago
Leveraging Unorthodox Bonding Effects in Transition Metal Molecules and Materials


Carlos Baiz, The University of Texas at Austin
Ultrafast Dynamics at Heterogeneous Liquid-Liquid Interfaces


Christopher Bates, University of California, Santa Barbara
Phase Behavior of Statistical Bottlebrush Copolymers


Osvaldo Gutierrez, University of Maryland, College Park
New Paradigms in Sustainable Catalysis


Julia Kalow, Northwestern University
Harnessing Reactivity-Property Relationships for Polymer Discovery


Markita Landry, University of California, Berkeley
Plant Transport Phenomena to Optimize Plant Photosynthesis


Song Lin, Cornell University
An Electrocatalytic Approach to Organic Reaction Discovery


Nikhil Malvankar, Yale University
Biogenic Production of Robust and Scalable Nanomaterials with Genetically Tunable Electronic, Optical, and Mechanical Functionalities


Karthish Manthiram, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrification and Decarbonization of Chemical Synthesis


David Olson, University of California, Davis
Chemical Tools for Controlling Neuroplasticity


Brenda Rubenstein, Brown University
Accurate and Efficient Stochastic Electronic Structure Algorithms for Materials Design


Ian Seiple, University of California, San Francisco
Chemical Synthesis to Enable Biological Discovery


Luisa Whittaker-Brooks, University of Utah
Designer Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Interfaces for Coherent Spin and Energy Transfer


Xiaoji Xu, Lehigh University
Development of the Next Generation of Multimodal Chemical, Optical, and Electrical Scanning Probe Microscopy


Mingxu You, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Nucleic Acid-Based Cellular Imaging and Analysis


Joel Yuen-Zhou, University of California, San Diego
Polariton Chemistry: Controlling Molecules with Optical Cavities

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