Martín G. Zysmilich, Associate Professor. Ph.D. Chemistry, Columbia University, 1997. M.S. Physical Chemistry, University of Buenos Aires, 1991. Professor Zysmilich joined the Department of Chemistry at GW in August 2000, where he now serves as the Deputy Chair and Director of Graduate Studies. He has been a member of the Health-Professionals Advisory Committee and of the CCAS Undergraduate Studies Committee, which he chaired during the 2011-2012 academic year. He has served in the G-PAC Departmental and CCAS Scientific Reasoning Subcommittee, in the Examinations Institute of the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society, and as an expert judge for the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) ExploraVision Program. He presently serves as a member of the University Grievance Committee.
His innovative approach to teaching has made him the recipient of the student-nominated 2002 Robert W. Kenny Prize for outstanding teaching innovation, creativity, and originality in teaching an introductory course, as well as a Morton A. Bender Teaching Award for the year 2003. He is also the recipient of the 2016 CCAS Columbian Prize for Teaching and Mentoring Advanced Undergraduate Students.