John T. Fourkas
Millard Alexander Professor of Chemistry

John Fourkas received a BS with honors and an MS, both in Chemistry, from Caltech in 1986. He received his PhD in Chemistry from Stanford University in 1991, where he worked in the group of Michael Fayer. He was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow with Mark Berg at the University of Texas and Keith Nelson at MIT before joining the Chemistry faculty of Boston College in 1994. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2000 and Professor in 2001. He moved to the University of Maryland in 2005, where he holds the Millard Alexander Chair in Chemistry. He is a member of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, the Institute for Physical Science and Technology, the Chemical Physics program, and the Maryland NanoCenter. He was a Visiting Fellow at JILA in Boulder, CO in 2002, and has also been a Senior Editor of the Journal of Physical Chemistry since 2002.
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Honors and Awards
Fellow of the Optical Society of America, 2007
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2005
Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2002
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1999
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1998
National Science Foundation Special Creativity Award, 1998
Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar Award, 1997
Beckman Young Investigator Award, 1997
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 1995
Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, 1994
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 1992-1994
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, 1987-1990

Contact Information
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-4454
Phone: (301) 405-7996
Fax: (301) 314-4121