Lucian A. Lucia

Lucian A. Lucia

Associate Professor
Soft Materials Chemistry
Office: 3108 Biltmore Hall


  • B.S., University of Florida, 1990
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 1996 (Advisor: Prof. Kirk S. Schanze)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, NSF Center for Photoinduced Charge Transfer, University of Rochester, 1996-1997 (Advisor: Prof. David G. Whitten)

Awards & Affiliations

  • Distinguished Professor of Green Chemistry, Qilu University of Technology (China), 2014
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science (2007)
  • South China University of Technology (Guangzhou, China) US Research Scholar Travel Fellowship (2007)
  • College of Natural Resources Community for Diversity Dean's Office Award (2006)
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award (1998)
  • NSF US-Japan Research/Teaching Award (1997)
  • Merck Company Graduate Student Research Award (1995)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Cellulose & Renewable Materials Division of ACS