HHMI Professor

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

The HHMI Professors Program empowers research scientists who can convey the excitement of science to undergraduates. The professors model fundamental reform in the way undergraduate science is taught at research universities through innovative teaching that demonstrates the rigor and value of scientific research. HHMI professors are committed to expanding and enhancing research opportunities for undergraduates and are encouraged to share ideas and collaborate with their peers to improve science education.

Award/Prize amount: $1,000,000
Application/Nomination information: Applications accepted.
Agency deadline: July
Internal/Campus deadline: N/A
Illinois campus contact: provostawards@illinois.edu
Additional information: HHMI Website

Illinois Recipients

RecipientDepartmentAward Year
Yi LuChemistry2002
Jeffrey MooreChemistry2014