October 5, 2018
The VCU college of Humanities and Sciences has named Dr. Jason Reed of the Department of Physics to the first cohort of Eminent scholars. This award was created to recognize outstanding mid-career scholars at VCU. Dr Robin Everhart of the Department of Psychology and Dr. Marcus Messner of the Robertson school were also named eminent scholars.
Dr. Reed, works in the field of nanotechnology applied to biology and medicine, including using physics principles to develop techniques to the provide information leading to novel ways of treating some of the deadliest cancers. In his six years in the Department of Physics he has been responsible for more than $3M in research funding, and has published 25 peer-reviewed articles.