Prof. Laure V. Kayser


Academic Positions
2019 – present: Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (Joint appointment)
Co-director of Professional Development, NSF Research Traineeship in Computing and Data Science Training for Materials Innovation, Discovery, and AnalyticS (NRT-MIDAS)
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Research in Soft Matter and Polymers (CRiSP)
Affiliated Faculty, HensWEAR
Affiliated Faculty, Delaware Energy Institute (DEI)
Steering committee member, Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) program

2016 – 2019: Postdoc in NanoEngineering, University of California San Diego
(Prof. Darren Lipomi)
2010 – 2016: Ph.D. in Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
(Prof. Bruce Arndtsen)
2007 – 2009: M.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Strasbourg, France
(Prof. Pierre Braunstein)
2004 – 2007: B.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Strasbourg, France

Selected Awards

2023: USNC/IUPAC Young Observer
2023: NSF CAREER award
ACS PRF Doctoral New Investigator award
2022: University of Delaware Research Foundation award

2019: Best postdoc award, Department of NanoEngineering, UC San Diego
2018: Invited speaker at the Emerging Materials Researchers Symposium, CSC,
Edmonton, AB.
2015: Best white paper at the Marcus Wallenberg Young Researcher Symposium
Stockholm, Sweden.
2015: Robert Zamboni chemistry prize, Department of Chemistry, McGill University.
2014: Otto Priefer recognition for distinguished service, Department of Chemistry, McGill
2014 – 2015: NSERC CREATE in Green Chemistry fellowship.
2014: Marcus Wallenberg Young Researcher Award.
2012: T. Sterry Hunt award for excellence in demonstrating in the undergraduate organic
laboratories, Department of Chemistry, McGill University.
2004: Women’s scientific and technical vocation prize, Alsace region, France.