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Alumni Spotlight

Anne Marteel-ParrishAnne Marteel-Parrish (Ph.D., Chemistry 2003) is the 2016 Outstanding Alumna for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. On Friday October 14, 2016 at 12 in BO 2083 we held a reception for Anne for Chemistry Faculty and Staff during our regular Faculty meeting time.

Anne is a Professor of Chemistry, Deputy Chair of the Chemistry Department, and Creegan Chair in Green Chemistry at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.

She received her B.S. degree from the Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille (France) and Engineering Degree in Materials Science from Ecole Polytechnique Universitaire de Lille (France). She then earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry with concentration in Materials Science, from the Department of Chemistry at The University of Toledo in 2003.

Her research interests are in materials chemistry and green chemistry with important publications such as:

  • “Towards the Greening of Our Minds: A New Special Topics Course” in J. Chem. Ed., 2007, 84, 245-247
  • “Green Chemistry and Engineering: A Pathway to Sustainability”, 2013, Wiley and Sons Publishers (text with Martin Abraham)

Anne has received numerous awards including the Washington College Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2010 and the 2011 ACS-CEI Award for Incorporating Sustainability into Chemistry Education sponsored by the American Chemical Society’s Committee on Environmental Improvement.

Image courtesy of Washington College.

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Last Updated: 12/1/16