Recognizing Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 Teaching Assistant Excellence

June 20, 2022 by Dan Haves

Eighteen graduate student teaching assistants have recently been recognized with Department of Chemistry Teaching Assistant Excellence Awards. They are:


  • Jon Babi
  • Calvin Chan
  • Hunter James Clark
  • Valerie Facca
  • Daniel Gorelik
  • Jack Lin
  • Micaela Lisogorsky
  • Emily Majaesic
  • Austin Marchese
  • Hector Mayerstein
  • Linkun Miao
  • John Monteith
  • Karolina Rabeda
  • Grace Shimokura
  • Marty Sirvinskas
  • Kenneth Tran
  • Alina Trofimova
  • Michael West


These awards were made by the departmental Undergraduate Studies Committee, and are based on the strength of written nominations submitted by both undergraduate students and course instructors. They represent the hard work of tutors and laboratory demonstrators across eleven different undergraduate courses, from first-year to fourth-year: over 60 teaching assistants were nominated in total!

Many congratulations to everyone who taught so well during another exceptionally challenging year

Below is a word cloud from the nominations received for our award winners