The Phillips Group

Scott T. Phillips

Associate Professor of Chemistry

104 Chemistry Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Office: 436 Chemistry Building

Phone: 814-867-2502

Fax: 814-865-5235


Associate Professor of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 2014-present

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 2008-2014

Research Fellow, George Whitesides Group, Harvard University, 2006-2008

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Matthew Shair Group, Harvard University, 2004-2006


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2004

B.S., California State University, San Bernardino, 1999


Arthur F. Findeis Award for Achievements by a Young Analytical Scientist, 2015

Chemical Communications Emerging Investigator, 2014

3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 2012

Eli Lilly and Company Young Investigator Award in Analytical Chemistry, 2012

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, 2012

NSF CAREER Award, 2012

3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 2011

Chosen as a faculty member who has been instrumental to the academic achievement of first year students (PSU Student Affairs), 2011

3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 2010

Outstanding Professor in Chemistry, Alpha Chi Sigma, 2010

Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award, 2009

Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Award, 2009

Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee, 2009

DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2009

Beckman Young Investigator, 2009

Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, 2008

Martarano Career Development Professorship, 2008-2011

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-2008

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 2004-2007

Eli Lilly Graduate Fellowship, 2002-2004

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical Inc. Fellowship, 2001-2002

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 1998

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