Hanusa Bio

Tim Hanusa received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) in 1978. He received his Ph.D. in 1983 from Indiana University, Bloomington, working with heteroboranes under the direction of Lee J. Todd. After postdoctoral research on organolanthanides with William J. Evans at Irvine, California, he joined the chemistry faculty at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee in 1985, where he is now Professor of Chemistry.

Honors and Awards
National Merit Scholar (Cornell College)
Distinction in Chemistry  (Cornell College)
American Institute of Chemists Award  (Cornell College)
DuPont Associate Instructor Award  (Indiana University)
Jeffrey Nordhaus Award for “Excellence in Teaching in the College of Arts and Science” (Vanderbilt University, 2000)
Gamma Beta Phi (Vanderbilt Chapter) Outstanding Faculty recognition (2006)

SAACS Award (Vanderbilt Chapter) for “Excellence in Teaching” (1987, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2006)

Professional Memberships
American Chemical Society (Member)
American Institute of Chemists (Fellow)
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (Affiliate)
Sigma Xi (Member)



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