Veronica Vaida
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Current Position:
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado 1990 - present
CIRES Fellow, University of Colorado since 2000

Education Background
Post-Doctoral Fellowship:
Xerox Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University 1977-1979
Yale University, PhD 1977, New Haven, CT
Universitatea Bucuresti, Bucuresti, Romania 1969 - 1970
Brown University, B. S. 1973, Providence, RI

Curriculum Vitae

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, 
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0215

Educational Background:

Post-Doctoral Xerox Research Fellow,1977-1979, Department of Chemistry, Harvard University

Ph.D. 1977           Department of Chemistry 1973-1977 Yale University

B. S. 1973            Chemistry 1970-1973 Brown University
                           Universitatea Bucuresti, Bucuresti, Romania 1968-1970               


Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder
Assistant and Associate Professor, Chemistry, Harvard University 1979-1984

Honors and Awards:        

American Chemical Society (ACS) National Award - E. Bright Willson Award in Spectroscopy 2011
American Physical Society (APS)  Fellow  since 2004
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow since 2004
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow 2004-2005
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard Fellow 2004-2005
CU Faculty Fellowship 1997-1998 and 2004-2005
Erskine Fellowship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand 1994
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher Scholar 1984
A. P. Sloan Fellowship 1980
Xerox Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University 1977-1979

Professional Activities:

Membership in professional organizations: ACS, AGU, APS and AAAS.
Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado 2002-2006 Visiting Scientist NCAR 1997
Coordinator: Romanian Chemical Society - ACS advisory group 1995
NSF-Hungarian Academy of Sciences Review Committee 1992
NRC Committee on Potential Applications of Concentrated Solar Photons 1990-1991
ACS Executive Committee of the Division of Physical Chemistry 1988-1991
Advisory Boards: The Journal of Physical Chemistry 1987-1994, 
                        Spectrochimica Acta since 1992
NSF Advisory Committee for Chemistry 1986-1988