Luke Hanley named UIC Distinguished Professor.
Prof. Hanley was honored at the LAS Distinguished Professor Award Ceremony and Lecture on Nov. 20. He has been a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) since 1990. He received his B.Sc. and Specialist in Chemistry from the University of Toronto in 1983 and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1988. He was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Chemistry in 1988 which he served at the University of Pittsburgh, was an NSF Young Investigator in Chemistry from 1994 to 1998, and also a University of Illinois Scholar during this period. He was awarded the UIC Researcher of the Year Award and was elevated to Fellow of the American Vacuum Society in 2009. Finally, he spent 2017 - 2018 as an NSF Program Officer in the Chemistry Division in Alexandria, VA.