Chemistry professor Dr. Francis D'Souza has been named the recipient of the 2022 UNT Research Leadership Award by the UNT Division of Research & Innovation. The award will be presented to Dr. D'Souza at the Salute to Faculty Excellence awards dinner and celebration on April 21, 2022.
According to the website, this award is given to "a full-time University faculty member whose research excellence and leadership at UNT has made substantial contribution to their respective discipline and achieved national and/or international recognition."
Dr. D'Souza, who joined UNT in 2011, is a Regents Professor of Chemistry. Dr. D'Souza's research interests include chemistry and supramolecular chemistry of metal macrocycles and carbon nanomaterials, photoelectrochemistry and photovoltaics, electrochemical and photochemical sensors, ultrafast laser spectroscopy, and biosensors. Dr. D'Souza is a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the International Association of Advanced Materials, and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He is an Associate/Technical Editor of three major journals--the Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanins, ESC Journal of Solid State Science & Technology, and ESC Solid State Letters, and is on the Editorial Advisory Boards of several other journals.