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Gary Douberly

Associate Dean

Gary E. Douberly received a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Central Florida in 2000.  He received a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 under the direction of Roger E. Miller and Tomas Baer.  Following postdoctoral work with Michael A. Duncan at the University of Georgia, he began his faculty appointment at the University of Georgia in 2008.  He was promoted to full Professor in 2018.  Professor Douberly has received the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, the Early Career Award from the Department of Energy Office of Science, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, a JILA Visiting Fellowship, and the Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Award.  Most recently, Gary received the Coblentz Memorial Award from the Coblentz Society recognizing advancements in the field of Molecular Spectroscopy by a scientist under the age of 40. In 2019, Douberly was appointed the Head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Georgia. Following three and a half years serving in this role, he was appointed as Associate Dean of the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, wherein his assignments are focused on Industry Engagement, Research and Instructional Facilities, and leadership within the Division of Biological Sciences. 

  • B.S. University of Central Florida
  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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