Dr. Tao, associate professor of chemistry and chemical engineering at the University of Kansas, was recently named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Tao received the honor for distinguished contributions to the field of in situ/operando studies of materials at a molecular level, particularly catalysts under reaction condition and during catalysis. Tao joined the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis in 2014 when he came to KU, and he is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award. He joins 22 other active faculty members at KU who are AAAS Fellows. For more information, click here.