Dr. Tori Forbes promoted to Associate Professor

Dr. Tori Forbes
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

Dr. Tori Forbes has been granted tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.  Tori Forbes received her B.S. in chemistry from Beloit College (Beloit, WI) and Ph.D. in actinide chemistry and environmental mineralogy from the University of Notre Dame (Prof. Peter C. Burns).  After postdoctoral research with Prof. Slavi Sevov (University of Notre Dame) and Prof. Alexandra Navrotsky (UC Davis), she began her independent career in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Iowa in 2010.  Her research interests include actinide chemistry and characterizing molecular clusters for use as environmental model compounds and novel materials precursors. She was the recipient of an NSF Career Award with the Division of Materials Research in 2013 and a DOE Early Career Award with the Heavy Elements Chemistry Division in 2015. She is also a member of the NSF CCI Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry based at Oregon State.