John B. Matson

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, VA
2012 – present

Postdoctoral Fellow
Northwestern University – Chicago, IL
Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine
Advisor: Samuel I. Stupp
2009-2012

Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology – Pasadena, CA
Department of Chemistry
Advisor: Robert H. Grubbs
Thesis Title: Applications and Extensions of Living Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization
2004-2009

A. B.
Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, MO
Majors: Chemisty, German
Advisor: Karen L. Wooley
2000-2004

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2016 – Jimmy W. Viers Teaching Award
  • 2015 – NSF CAREER Award
  • 2015 – 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
  • 2014 – Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award
  • 2011 – 2012 – NIH National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2011 – Kemin Travel Award to ACS Meeting
  • 2009 – 2011 – Baxter Early Career Development Fellowship Award in Bioengineering
  • 2009 – ACS POLY Division Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award
  • 2008 – NSF Travel Grant to NATO Advanced Study Institute
  • 2007 – Dow Travel Fellowship