July 5, 2017
A two-time graduate of the MSU College of Engineering has been named a 2017 fellow of the American Chemical Society.
Julie L. P. Jessop (BS 1994, PhD 1999, CHEM EGR) was nominated by her peers and selected for her outstanding
achievements in and contributions to the science/profession and for providing excellent volunteer service to the ACS community.
She received her bachelor’s (1994) and PhD (1999) in chemical engineering from MSU.
Today, Jessop is an associate professor of chemical & biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include spectroscopy, epoxide/acrylate photopolymerizations, dental resins, electron-beam polymerizations, and polymers from renewable resources.
She has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award and the College of Engineering Faculty Excellence Award for Service. She is active in the American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering as a past chair and current councilor in RadTech as a standing member of the Technical Conference Review Committee, and for Project Lead the Way as an affiliate professor.
She was selected to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) and the American Society for Engineering Education’s Virtual Community of Practice (VCP).
The list of 2017 ACS Fellows appeared in the June 19 issue of Chemical & Engineering News, http://cen.acs.org/articles/95/i25/2017-ACS-Fellows.html. Information about the ACS Fellows Program is available at www.acs.org/fellows
Portions of this story are courtesy of the University of Iowa.