Duke Professor Honored by Royal Society of Chemistry

Duke Professor Warren Warren coaches a student in a laser lab
Duke Professor Warren S. Warren won the 2017 Liversidge Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Warren S. Warren, the James B. Duke Professor of Physics, Chemistry, Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, has won the prestigious 2017 Liversidge Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry for outstanding contributions in the field of physical chemistry. Warren will receive £2000, a medal and a certificate.

Warren’s research focuses on pulsed laser techniques that can be used in a wide variety of applications, from identifying cancerous skin moles to creating three-dimensional images of Renaissance paintings. He chaired Duke’s chemistry department from 2007 to 2012 and is the current chair of the Duke physics department.