The Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) has named Prof. Tim Wencewicz as a 2017 Cottrell Scholar, along with another twenty-three early career academic scientists. The designation comes with a $100,000 award for research and teaching.  The Cottrell Scholar program develops outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their academic leadership skills.

Prof. Wencewicz’s proposal was entitled Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Strained Beta-Lactones.    

More information about the Cottrell Scholars program: http://rescorp.org/news/2017/02/research-corporation-for-science-advancement-announces-2017-cottrell-schola