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JSNN Associate Dean Selected

Following a national search, we are delighted to share with you that Dr. Daniel Rabinovich will be joining JSNN as Associate Dean and Full Professor of Nanoscience, effective July 1, 2021. Dr. Rabinovich is currently a full professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Columbia University, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Los Alamos National Laboratory, prior to joining the faculty at UNC Charlotte in 1996. During his tenure at UNC Charlotte, Dr. Rabinovich spent two years (2009-2011) at the National Science Foundation as a Program Officer in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

Dr. Rabinovich’s research interests are in synthetic and structural inorganic, bioinorganic, organometallic chemistry, and the preparation of nanoscale materials with interesting or unusual physical properties or applications. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, and the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund. Dr. Rabinovich was a Fulbright Scholar in 2007, became a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2020, and has received several national awards during his career, including the Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, the ACS Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences (Southeastern Region), and the 2021 ACS Award for Research at an Undergraduate Institution.

He has also held several leadership positions at national and international organizations, including serving as Chair of the ACS Division of the History of Chemistry (2019-2020). He is currently Chair of the U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Rabinovich.