The College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) is excited to announce that Dr. Nikolay Gerasimchuk, professor of chemistry, is the first recipient of the Matthew and Patricia Harthcock College of Natural and Applied Sciences Faculty Fellowship Award.
Gerasimchuk began teaching at Missouri State University in August 2001. He earned tenure and promotion to associate professor in 2006. Then, he received promotion to professor in 2012.
Gerasimchuk has filed three patents at Missouri State and nine in total throughout his career.
Since his last promotion, he has published over 40 peer-reviewed publications. Many of these publications included student co-authors.
He has also received significant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
“Dr. Gerasimchuk has shown impressive dedication to his research during his time at MSU,” Dr. Tamera Jahnke, dean of CNAS, said. “He never wavers in his performance or productivity.”
About the award
The newly endowed faculty fellowship award supplements faculty recipients’ supplies, salary or student support to aid in their research efforts.
It is the second funded faculty professorship/fellowship available to CNAS faculty.
Funding for the award comes from the MSU Foundation.
Congratulations, Dr. Gerasimchuk!