Renã A. S. Robinson
Renã A. S. Robinson joined the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University in 2000 to pursue a PhD in analytical chemistry. Renã studied under the direction of Professor David Clemmer. Upon completing her doctorate degree, Renã accepted a Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellow and a UNCF/Merck Postdoctoral Fellow, both under the direction of Professor D. Allan Butterfield at the University of Kentucky. In 2009 she accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh and in 2007 moved to Vanderbilt University as Associate Professor of Chemistry and the Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow. Renã is currently a Professor of Chemistry, Principal Investigator of RASR Laboratory, Faculty Head of House of Murray House, holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurology, and is a faculty member of the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center and the Vanderbilt Brain Institute. Renã serves as President of NOBCChE, 2021-2023 (National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers).