Katherine Mirica

Associate Professor

Dartmouth College

Katherine obtained her B.S. in Chemistry at Boston College, where she developed a passion for Materials Chemistry, working in the laboratory of Lawrence T. Scott. She earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Harvard University under the guidance of George M. Whitesides and completed her postdoctoral training with Timothy M. Swager at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Katherine began her independent scientific career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Dartmouth College in July 2015 and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2021. Her research interests span the topics of self-assembly, design and synthesis of multifunctional framework materials, electroanalysis, energy, catalysis, and adhesion science. She is a recipient of the Army Research Office Young Investigator Award (2017), Sloan Research Fellowship (2018), PMSE Young Investigator Award (2018), 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award (2018), Cottrell Scholar Award (2019), NSF CAREER Award (2020), Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (2020), and NIH Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (2020).