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Juan Noveron, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

College of Science

UT El Paso

Dr. Juan C. Noveron is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from California State University Long Beach and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California Santa Cruz, where he worked under the mentorship of Professors Marco Lopez and Pradip K. Mascharak, respectively. Afterwards, he received an NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship and worked at the University of Utah under the mentorship of Professor Peter J. Stang. He joined the Department of Chemistry at UT El Paso in 2003 and established a research and education program in self-organizing molecular materials with applications in medicine and sustainable energy and water. He has received numerous grant awards and the most notable are the Lizanell & Colbert Coldwell Foundation award in 2005, the ACS-PRF award in 2006, NSF CAREER award in 2008, the NSF MRI in 2009, the USDA HSI award in 2011, the NSF PREM award in 2012, and the USDA STRENGTH award in 2014, totaling nearly ten million dollars. He serves in various campus-wide committees such as the Intellectual Property Committee, the Student Affairs Committee, the UTEP Quality Enhancement Plan Development Team, and Co-chairs the University Honors Implementation Committee as a Provost's Faculty Fellow. Dr. Noveron was an inaugural winner of the UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award in 2009.