Professor Xuefei Huang receives award

  • Sep 22, 2016
  • Xuefei Huang

MSU Chemistry Prof. Xuefei Huang has been selected to receive the Melville L. Wolfrom Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS), in acknowledgement of his outstanding service to the ACS Carbohydrate Division, and to the field of carbohydrate chemistry in general.

“This is a tremendous honor not only to me but also to all my present and past group members. It is a testament to all the hard work and dedication we put into research,” said Prof. Huang, whose research focuses on organic chemistry, synthetic chemistry, nanoscience and immunology.

“It is wonderful to see Professor Huang selected for the Wolfram award,” said Prof. Rob Maleczka, Chair of MSU’s Department of Chemistry. “As a past Chair of the ACS Carbohydrate Division, an editor of leading carbohydrate journals, and one of the top carbohydrate chemists in the world, Xuefei embodies the full spirit of Melville L. Wolfrom and the award that bears his name.  All of MSU should be proud to have such a respected and valuable colleague.”

Prof. Huang has also won the ACS Carbohydrate Division Horace S. Isbell Award in 2011, and was named an ACS Fellow in 2013.

The Wolfrom Award will be formally presented to Prof. Huang at the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in April 2017.