John B. Matson

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Associate Professor of Chemistry
Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
2018 – present

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
2012 – 2018

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: Chemistry, German
Advisor: Karen L. Wooley
2000-2004

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2020 – Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (Germany)
  • 2019 – John C. Schug Research Award (Virginia Tech Dept. of Chemistry)
  • 2019 – Thieme Chemistry Journal Award
  • 2018 – Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
  • 2018 – ACS PMSE Division Young Investigator Award
  • 2017 – Virginia Tech nominee for SCHEV Rising Star Award (Commonwealth of Virginia)
  • 2016 – Jimmy W. Viers Teaching Award (Virginia Tech Dept. of Chemistry)
  • 2015-2020 – 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
  • 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