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Selected Honors and Fellowships

Election as a Fellow (American Chemical Society) 2021
Election as a Fellow (National Academy of Inventors)  2019
2017-2018 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and  Creative Activities (SUNY Stony Brook) 2018
Election as a Fellow (Royal Society of Chemistry)        2018
National Academy of Inventors (Inaugural member of Stony Brook University Chapter) 2016
  Inorganic Nanoscience Award (American Chemical Society) 2015  
Faculty Honor Wall honoree (SUNY Stony Brook)  2013
Election as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow 2012
Buck-Whitney Award (Eastern New York ACS Section) 2009
  Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship 2006-2008
CAREER Award for “Rational Synthesis and Studies of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes”                                                  (National Science Foundation)   2004-2008
3M Nontenured Faculty Award 2002-2004


Selected Synergistic Activities

• Executive Editor (August 28, 2018 – present) and Associate Editor (January 1, 2014 – present) of   ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

• Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of   Chemistry of Materials  (2008 - 2013) and of  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces   (2013).

• Section editor (2010-2013) for the ‘Materials: synthesis and self-assembly’ section of   Nanotechnology  and current member of editorial advisory boards of both   Nanotechnology  (2010 – present) and of   Nano Futures  (2017 – present).

• Guest editor of Special themed collection on “Sustainable Nanotechnology”,   Chemical Society Reviews, volume 44, issue 16, August 21, 2015. Guest editor of the ‘Green Nanotechnology’, Special issue,   Nanotechnology, volume 23, issue 29, July 27, 2012. Co-editor for the following volumes of the  Materials Research Society  Symposium Proceedings Series: ‘Recent Advances in the Structural Characterization of Materials’ (Fall 2014); ‘Sustainable synthesis of Nanomaterials’, vol. 1386E; and ‘Low-dimensional Functional Nanostructures – Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications’, vol. 1258.

• Member of the   Materials Research Society  National Nanotechnology Initiative Task Force (Summer 2010).

• Nanoscience Chair-Elect (2008), Nanoscience Chair (2009), and Nanoscience Programming Chair (2009-2012) of the Inorganic Chemistry Division ( American Chemical Society).

• Chair of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) User Executive Committee at BNL (2009 – 2010; 2013-2014; and 2016-2017).

• Co-organizer of the following joint National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) / CFN Users’ Meetings: (a) 2010 – “Understanding and Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change Using Synchrotron and Nanoscience Research”; (b) 2013 - “Telling our Story, Sharing our Science”; and (c) 2016 – “Illuminating our Future”.

• Scientific advisory board member of the Association of Students and Postdoctoral Fellows (ASAP) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (2010 - 2017).

• Member of the Institutional Nanoscience Safety Advisory Committee at Brookhaven National Laboratory (2006 - 2014).

• Co-organizer of the “Sustainable Synthesis of Nanomaterials” Symposium at the Fall 2011   Materials Research Society  Meeting. Co-organizer of the Green Chemistry sessions (Synthesis of nanomaterials using green chemistry principles) at the ‘Nanotechnology and the Environment’ Symposium, sponsored by the Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, at the 231 st, 233 rd, 235 th, 237 th  , 239 th, and 241 st American Chemical Society  National Meetings (2006-11).