Jesús Velázquez

NSF CAREER Grant for Materials Chemist Jesús Velázquez

Jesús Velázquez, assistant professor of chemistry, has received a prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program funds junior faculty who perform outstanding research, are excellent educators and include outreach in their work.

Velázquez’s lab creates new materials for use in nanoelectronics, green energy and environmental remediation. The grant will support research on compounds called chalcogenides, which contain the elements sulfur, selenium or tellurium. 

Please read the full article on the College of Letters and Science blog.

Velázquez is also a CAMPOS Faculty Scholar from 2016.