Graduate Student Awards

Graduate Student Awards Program

Each spring, the faculty of the Chemistry department select outstanding graduate students to receive awards based on performance. The Department is pleased to announce the recipients of the following awards for the 2018-2019 academic year.


Zappert Award - Innocent Achari & Tak ian chio

American Chemical Society, Binghamton Section
$100.00 scholarship to an outstanding graduating Ph.D. student. Awarded at the annual Section "Student Awards" dinner in May.

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award - sarah otieno

Chemistry Department
$200.00 to a graduate student demonstrating outstanding teaching abilities. Picture taken and check awarded at a luncheon for student, director of TA’s, student’s advisor, and Department Chair.

Outstanding Research Assistant Award - yunxiang xie & elias ndaru

Chemistry Department
$200.00 to a graduate student demonstrating outstanding teaching abilities. Picture taken and check awarded at a luncheon for student, director of TA’s, student’s advisor, and Department Chair.

Outstanding Service and Outreach Award - No nomination in 2021

Chemistry Department
$200.00 to a graduate student demonstrating outstanding research accomplishments. Picture taken and check awarded at a luncheon for student, student’s advisor and Department Chair.

Lois D. Mackey Award - joshua crow

Chemistry Department
$200.00 check to a graduate student.

K. Keith Innes Summer Research Grant - Sarah otieno

Chemistry and Physics Departments, Administered through the SUNY Binghamton Foundation
$4,000 to an exceptional graduate student who is not fully funded for summer research using spectroscopy in physical chemistry, chemical physics, or other fields of chemistry in this order of preference.

Clifford E. Myers Summer Research Grant - Krystal lee & ezer castillo

Chemistry Department, Administered through the SUNY Binghamton Foundation
$4,000 to an exceptional graduate student who is not fully funded for summer research in materials chemistry.

eisch summer research grant - Nikita brodvagin

Chemistry Department, Administered through the Binghamton University Foundation
$4,000 ... given to students who pursue bold and unexpected leads in high risk, high reward research.

SHIMADZU SUMMER RESEARCH GRANT - Christopher ryan

Chemistry Department, Administered through the Binghamton University Foundation
$4,000 ... graduate student in the Chemistry Department of exceptional quality who is not fully-funded for summer research.

Jeffrey Beck Graduate Summer Research Grant -  Dominic caracciolo & Laura Zielewicz

Chemistry Department, Administered through the Binghamton University Foundation
$4,000 to an exceptional Chemistry graduate or PhD student who is not fully funded for summer research.