Mr. Jacob Hamilton


Chemical Engineering at Washington University

Chemistry (Business Emphasis)

American Chemical Society

July 26, 2019 12:07 PM

Make it Millikin: Graduate Continues to Evoke Success

Meet Jacob Hamilton, post graduation, he is currently a PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. His accomplishments while at Millikin include but are not limited to, Greek Man of the Year (2018), Greek Week King (2019), Dr. & Mrs. William F. Henderson Prize(2017&2019), Carl and Lucile Weatherbee Chemistry Award (2019), Carl and Lucile Weatherbee Graduate Studies Award (2019), American Institute Of Chemists Award (2019), and a participant in the Academic All Conference - Tennis (2016, 2017, 2018). As a devoted Chemistry major his research on campus entailed the Design and Construction of a Cost-Effective Optical Tweezer With Raman Analysis Capabilities; Preparing a Home-Built Capillary Electrophoresis Instrument; and Characterization of the vibrational properties of copper difluoride anion and neutral ground states via direct and indirect photo detachment spectroscopy (Summer Internship at Washington University 2017 & 2018). 



















While at Millikin, Jacob was involved in Alpha Tau Omega (President), the American Chemical Society (Vice President), Men’s Tennis,  and was a Presidential Scholar. Presidential scholars are described as Millikin's best and brightest students. Selection is based upon outstanding academic performance and demonstrated leadership. Congratulations Jacob!