Chesapeake Bay Governors School alumnus receives Ph.D in chemistry

Dr. Grayson Johnson graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) on May 21 after completing his chemistry doctorate with a concentration in physical chemistry in November 2021. The title of Dr. Johnson’s graduate thesis was “Chemistry of the nanomaterial interface: controlling nanoparticle morphology, self-assembly, and catalysis.”

In 2021, Dr. Johnson was awarded a fellowship from the Department of Energy Science Graduate Student Research Program. In 2019, he was recognized at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, D.C., as a foundation scholar by the Metropolitan Washington Chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (MWC/ARCS) for 2019-20.

In 2016, Dr. Johnson earned a bachelor’s in chemistry with a specialization in chemical physics and highest distinction at the University of Virginia. He is a member of….

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