Dr. Yen Wei named Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry

March 30, 2003 — On Monday March 29, 2004 Interim Provost Dr. Ali Houshmand announced that Drexel University will officially confer a named professorship upon three of its most distinguished faculty members at the Convocation ceremony to be held in October of this year. The chemistry departments’ Dr. Yen Wei will become the Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry.

In speaking of the new named professors, Dr. Houshmand wrote: "On behalf of the entire faculty, I wish to extend my sincere congratulations to all four individuals. The honor of holding a named professorship should suggest sustained contributions of the first order to one's field. All four have met that standard, and I look forward to enumerating their particular accomplishments at the Convocation ceremony. We are all exceptionally proud to count them among the ranks of Drexel University's outstanding faculty".