Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Congratulations to 2011 Lauds and Laurels Alumni recipient David Mac Millan, Ph.D. '06, School of Physical Sciences (presented May 12, 2011). After receiving his doctorate in synthetic organic chemistry from UCI in 1996, David MacMillan rose rapidly to a position of leadership in the field. In 10 short years, he went from assistant professor at UC Berkeley to full professor at the California Institute of Technology, followed by a chaired professorship at Princeton University. He is currently the A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Organic Chemistry and chair of the Department of Chemistry at Princeton.