The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 18 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2022. 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.

Justin Caram, University of California, Los Angeles
Materials which Explore the Extremes of Excitonic Photophysics

Jefferson Chan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Light in, Sound out: Making Chemical Probes to Detect Invisible Disease States Using Photoacoustic Imaging

Sujit Datta, Princeton University
Dynamics of Soft and Living Matter in Complex Environments

Christopher Hendon, University of Oregon
Hydrogen Atom Transfer Catalysis in Earth-Abundant Metal-Organic Frameworks

Lilian Hsiao, North Carolina State University
Physico-Chemical Design of Bioinspired Soft Materials to Reproduce Touch

Mark Levin, University of Chicago
Single-Atom Logic for Molecular Skeletal Editing

Weiyang (Fiona) Li, Dartmouth College
Novel Functional Electrochemical Materials for Energy and Sustainability

Brian Liau, Harvard University
Unraveling Macromolecular Complexes and Gene Regulation with Chemical Genomics

Steven Lopez, Northeastern University
Sustainable Energy and Chemistry through Computations and Machine Learning

Maxwell Robb, California Institute of Technology
Molecular Design Strategies for Mechanochemically Responsive Polymers

Sandeep Sharma, University of Colorado, Boulder
Accurate Electronic Structure for Quantum Materials and Metalloenzymes

Daniel Suess, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Understanding and Exploiting Electronic Cooperation in Metalloclusters

William Tarpeh, Stanford University
Rendering “Wastewater” Obsolete: Designing Selective Electrochemical Separations to Valorize Water Pollutants

Ashleigh Theberge, University of Washington
Bioanalytical Chemistry for Medicine and the Environment

V. Sara Thoi, Johns Hopkins University
Molecular Approaches to Materials Design in Energy Conversion and Storage

Jesús Velázquez, University of California, Davis
Atomically Precise Active Sites for Catalytic Small-Molecule Conversion

Lauren Zarzar, The Pennsylvania State University
Dynamics of Active and Responsive Microscale Materials

Mingjiang Zhong, Yale University
Rapid Access to Diversified Polymer Properties through Microstructure Engineering