FACULTY AWARD FOR MENTORING
HONORED FOR STUDENT MENTORING
Since 1993, T. Randall Lee has been more than a professor of chemistry
to University of Houston students.
Throughout the years, Lee has mentored more than 50 undergraduate
students, 10 of whom have enrolled in graduate school majoring in
chemistry or chemical engineering. Additionally, Lee has co-authored
papers with 13 students. His dedication to students has earned him
the Faculty Award for Mentoring Undergraduate Research.
Photo by Thomas Shea
One of Lee’s former students wrote in a letter of support,
“He has mindfully integrated undergraduate research and mentoring
throughout his academic career to reinforce his outstanding work
as a research scientist.” The student is now a doctoral chemistry
The $5,000 award honors the practice of mentoring in undergraduate
research and scholarship.