Graduate Student
Award Recipients

Graduate Student Award Recipients

John L. Margrave Thesis Award
In recognition of an outstanding thesis
Awarded May 2021
Nicole Behnke
Muqing Ren

The Norman Hackerman Fellowship in Chemistry
In recognition of demonstrated commitment and achievement
Awarded August 2021
Axel Loredo

Hasselman Fellowship
For academic excellence in the field of Chemistry
Awarded August 2021
Alex Al-Zubeidi

Stauffer-Rothrock Fellowship
In memory of E.S. Rothrock, Rice alumnus
Awarded August 2021
Weiyin Chen

Harry B. Weiser Research Award
In recognition of excellence in chemical research
Awarded August 2021
Rishab Dutta
Xun Chen

Harry B. Weiser Teaching Award
In recognition of student teaching excellence
Awarded August 2021
Carson Cole
Vanessa Espinoza
Yen-Chu Lu
Tracy Yu

Harry B. Weiser Leadership Award
In recognition of outstanding leadership to improve the experience of other graduate students
Awarded August 2021
Aaron Bayles
Zhihua Cheng
Vanessa Espinoza
Sarah Hulgan
Viri Leyva Aranda
Emily Searles

Richard Turner Memorial Award
In recognition of a truly outstanding Organic Chemistry graduate student
Awarded August 2021
Alyssa Pollard

Stephen C. Hofman Fellowship
In recognition of outstanding early achievement towards the Ph.D. Degree
Awarded August 2021
Jacob Beckham
Niklas Gross
Kevin Wyss
Tracy Yu