Aaron Receives Non-Tenured Faculty Award (NTFA) from 3M!

Aaron Teator, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been selected to receive a prestigious Non-Tenured Faculty Award (NTFA) from 3M Corporation. This award recognizes outstanding young faculty, nominated by 3M researchers, for their early-career achievements in research, experience, and academic leadership.

In addition to the honor, the award provides an unrestricted gift of $15,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. The award will be used to accelerate the Teator Lab’s research activities related to expanding the functional diversity of synthetic macromolecules.

The 3M NTFA was created over 25 years ago by 3M’s Technical Community in partnership with 3MGives to invest in individuals who will lead university teaching and research programs in the future. The award is intended to provide unrestricted financial support to help promising faculty receive tenure and contribute to their academic field.