Prof. Jurchescu named Baker Family Professor of Physics

Dr. Oana Jurchescu has been named the Baker Family Professor of Physics.  This Professorship begins July 1, 2021 whereupon Dr. Jurchescu will step down as the Denton Family Fellow.   Dr. Jurchescu has been a model teacher scholar since she arrived at Wake Forest in 2009.  She has won the Wake Forest University Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching, WFU Award for Excellence in Research,  Kulynych Family Omicron Delta Kappa Award, and URECA Award for Excellence in Mentorship in Research and Creative Work.  She has brought in almost 10 million dollars in external grant funding to run her world-class research program in organic electronics.  The Physics department is proud of her and winning this professorship.