The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 18 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2023. 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.

Vinayak Agarwal, Georgia Institute of Technology
Marine Biosynthetic Enzymology in Research and Education

Eszter Boros, Stony Brook University
Harnessing Coordination Chemistry of Non-Endogenous and Radioactive Metal Ions for Diagnosis and Therapy of Disease

Stephen Fried, Johns Hopkins University
How to Fold Every Protein – A Structural Proteomics Approach

Ariel Furst, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bio-Inspired Electron Transfer for Equitable Technologies

Grace Han, Brandeis University
Light-Responsive Organic Materials for a Sustainable Future

Chong Liu, University of Chicago
Designing Interfacial Ion Pathways for Critical Elements Separation

Jarad Mason, Harvard University
Manipulating Phase Transitions and Porosity in Metal-Organic Materials: From Solid Refrigerants to Porous Water

Phillip Milner, Cornell University
Simplifying Synthesis at the Interface of Organic and Materials Chemistry

Lea Nienhaus, Florida State University
Exploring Critical Parameters of Materials for High-Yield Solid-State Photon Upconversion

Jia Niu, Boston College
Precision Macromolecules for Sustainability and Biological Discoveries

Allie Obermeyer, Columbia University
Harnessing Protein Assembly for Living and Soft Materials

Lauren O’Connell, Stanford University
Predator-Prey Interactions as a Framework for Discovering New Chemical Toolkits

Zachariah Page, The University of Texas at Austin
Light as a Chemical Tool to Precisely Control Synthetic Soft Materials

Kimberly See, California Institute of Technology
Next-Generation Battery Chemistry

Christo Sevov, The Ohio State University
Battery-Inspired Strategies for Electrocatalytic Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions

Alexandra Velian, University of Washington
Molecular Approaches to Synthesize Single-Site Catalysts

Muzhou Wang, Northwestern University
New Methods Bringing Polymer Science into its Second Century

Wenjing Wang, University of Michigan
Molecular Sensors and Tools for Studying G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling and Parkinson’s Diseas