Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nathaniel Szymczak is a 2016 winner of the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. The award includes an grant to support his research on new approaches to develop catalysts for chemical conversions relevant to energy delivery, storage, and recycling.
The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences with an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment and a demonstrated commitment to education.
Szymczak joined the UM faculty in 2010, after postdoctoral work at MIT and Cal Tech. He earned a PhD at the University of Oregon.