Louise Djapgne, a new 21st Century Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Chemistry, brings her skills as a molecular biologist to the field of biophysics at Georgetown in order to advance research around the membrane transporter lacY permease. “Being able to apply my expertise while learning new skills is beyond exciting,” Djapgne says. “Though I […]
YuYe J. Tong, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and director of the Environmental Metrology & Policy Program, was awarded a competitive Fulbright Global Scholar Award for his collaborative research that examines more efficient and selective ways to convert the dominant greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) back to value-adding chemicals. The latter aims to help close a circular process for achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Georgetown College is pleased to welcome 24 new full-time faculty members with primary appointments in 16 College departments and programs. This cohort will help enrich the student experience through their varied and nuanced areas of study.
Since 2016, a small group of faculty are selected each year to receive the honor of the Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professors. These educators have made a huge impact in their field of research while at the university, and have shared their passions with their students, the Georgetown community and beyond. This year, Department of History professor Kathryn de Luna, Department of Psychology professor Adam Green and Department of Chemistry professor Kaveh Jorabchi were three of the four faculty chosen.