2012 Coblentz Award

The Coblentz Society is happy to announce that the 2012 recipient of the Coblentz Award is Prof. Greg Engel.

Greg Engel
    Greg Engel is currently an Assistant Professor at The University of Chicago in the Department of Chemistry and The James Franck Institute. His research focuses on new approaches to observe, measure, and control excited state reactivity. His group specifically focuses on excitonic transport, open quantum dynamics, and photochemical reaction dynamics. Engel received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2004; his doctoral work with Prof. James Anderson focused on new techniques for in situ measurement of atmospheric tracers. Engel then moved to UC Berkeley as a Miller Postdoctoral Fellow studying photosynthetic energy transport working with Prof. Graham Fleming. Engel is currently a member of the executive committee of the ACS Biophysics subdivision and the APS Division of Laser science. Engel has been recognized as a Searle Scholar, a PECASE recipient, DARPA Young Faculty Award recipient, AFOSR Young Investigator, DTRA Young Investigator, Dreyfus New Faculty Award recipient, and one of Scientific American’s “2007 SciAm50” top fifty leaders in research.