February 17, 2011
Professor DeSimone has been selected to receive the 2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Mentor Award. The award honors DeSimone’s dedication to advancing diversity in the chemistry PhD workforce. DeSimone will receive his award during a February 19th ceremony at the 2011 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Established by the AAAS Board of Directors in 1996, this award recognizes AAAS members who have mentored significant numbers of students from underrepresented groups towards a PhD in the sciences, or who have changed the climate of a department, college or institution, to significantly increase the diversity of students pursuing and completing doctoral studies in the sciences.
AAAS News Release
November 11, 2010