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Alexander Boldyrev Named USU's Inaugural R. Gaurth Hansen Professor

Utah State University professor Alexander Boldyrev has been selected as the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s first R. Gaurth Hansen Professor.

Department Head Lance Seefeldt announced the appointment Nov. 10.

“On behalf of the selection committee, it is a distinct honor to name Dr. Boldyrev as the inaugural R. Gaurth Hansen Professor,” Seefeldt said. “Alex is an exceptional chemist, professor, researcher and mentor, who embodies the spirit and aims of this professorship, the first in the department’s history.” Read the rest of the story on


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