UNCG Research

Dean Obare named ACS Fellow


Posted on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 by Hope Voorhees.

Dr. Sherine Obare, dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society. The nomination recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of chemistry.

Obare’s research and leadership work has been recognized internationally and fostered collaborations across the disciplines of chemistry and environmental engineering.

She has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and she was named one of the top 25 women professors in the state of Michigan by Online Schools Michigan.

Her research focuses include environmental remediation, alternative energy, designing nanoscale materials for drug delivery, improving healthcare, and developing strategies to improve STEM education.