Congratulations the DivCHED members who have been named ACS Fellows in 2018

The Division of Chemical Education is fortunate to the include the following 2018 ACS Fellows in the DivCHED membership:

Gauthier, Carmen V.

Florida Southern College
Contribution to the science/profession:  Recognized for her contributions in the field of metal-organic materials (MOMs), mentoring students involved in undergraduate research, and tireless efforts fostering local, regional and international collaborations.
Contribution to the ACS community:  Recognized for her leadership in the Florida Local Section as Chair and Councilor, as well as service to SOCED, Membership Affairs, Community Activities, and the Division of Chemical Education.

Howson, Elizabeth M.

Chatham High School
Contribution to the science/profession:  Recognized for innovative and effective teaching strategies, applications of science education technologies, leadership in professional development collaboration, and encouraging and mentoring students in premier state and national science competitions.
Contribution to the ACS community:  Recognized as chair of the Committee on Chemical Safety, and leadership in developing, promoting, and implementing chemical safety education guidelines and in advocating for an improved safety culture throughout the chemistry profession.

Karukstis, Kerry Kathleen

Harvey Mudd College
Contribution to the science/profession:  Recognized for her leadership in collaborative research with undergraduates, in externally funded initiatives promoting undergraduate research at the national level, and in strategies advancing women STEM faculty at liberal arts institutions.
Contribution to the ACS community:  Recognized for service as Vice Chair and member of the Committee on Professional Training; Journal of Chemical Education feature editor; contributor to symposia mentoring younger chemists and women STEM faculty.

Kim, Judy E.

University of California at San Diego
Contribution to the science/profession:  Recognized for contributions to biophysical chemistry and spectroscopy, with focus on membrane protein folding and amino acid radicals.
Contribution to the ACS community:  Recognized for service to the Division of Physical Chemistry, including the Biophysical Subdivision and Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Awards, and leadership as Vice Chair of the Graduate Education Advisory Board.

Munson, Burnaby

University of Delaware
Contribution to the science/profession:  Recognized for initiating fundamental research in ion chemistry and ion molecule reactions, which led to his invention of chemical ionization, a method used to identify molecular structures.
Contribution to the ACS community:  For introducing thousands of University of Delaware students to the ACS through the Student Affiliate section, providing them with opportunities for leadership, community service, and professional development.

Zimmerman, Doris Lucile

Thiel College (Retired)
Contribution to the science/profession:  Recognized as a tireless educator in STEM education, encouraging everyone, especially women, to pursue careers in chemistry. As a teacher, she modeled excellence in science to thousands of students.
Contribution to the ACS community:  Doris Zimmerman is a Councilor and a member of C&B, currently serving as Secretary. She has served on the executive committees for POBS and CERM for over 27 years.

DivCHED members who were named ACS Fellows in previous years can be found here.

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