The Rising Star Award was established in 2011 to help promote retention of women in science. It recognizes exceptional early‐ to midcareer women chemists across all areas of chemistry on a national level.
The 2017 recipients will highlight their work at this award symposium:
Rebecca Abergel, Ph.D. ‐ Staﬀ Scientist in the Chemical Sciences Division; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Yimon Aye, Ph.D. ‐ Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology; Cornell University
Erin S. Baker, Ph.D. ‐ Senior Research Scientist IV in the Biological Sciences; Division, Earth & Biological Sciences Directorate, Paciﬁc Northwest National Laboratory
Erin E. Carlson, Ph.D. ‐ Associate Professor of Chemistry; University of Minnesota ‐ Twin Cities
Beata A. Kilos, Ph.D. ‐ Associate Research Scientist in Core R&D, Inorganic Materials and Heterogeneous Catalysis; The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, MI)
Ah‐Hyung (Alissa) Park, Ph.D. ‐ Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering & Chemical Engineering; Columbia University
Selection as a Rising Star is a distinct honor of professional accomplishment within this leading organization of chemists.