Adeleye Named a 'Talented 12' by Chemical & Engineering News

Adeyemi Adeleye

July 20, 2022Adeyemi Adeleye, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named a 2022 “Talented 12” by Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), a publication of the American Chemical Society.

C&EN’s Talented 12 list recognizes early-career researchers who “are using chemistry to make the world a better place.” Nominations come from C&EN staff, Talented 12 alumni and C&EN readers who want to acknowledge the important work of their colleagues.

Adeleye, whose interdisciplinary work spans the fields of chemistry, materials science, biology and agriculture, is focused on nanoparticles and their use in environmental remediation and water treatment. His profile on the Talented 12 list discusses his research on nanoparticles made up of iron and sulfur and their potential to remove arsenic from contaminated soil.

Adeleye said he was honored to be included in C&EN’s Talented 12 and emphasized that he wanted “to acknowledge the effort of the students in my group whose contributions made the recognition possible.”

– Rachel Karas