Hung-wen (Ben) Liu



George H. Hitchings Regents Chair in Drug Design, College of Pharmacy

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S. Tunghai University
M.A. Columbia University
M. Phil. Columbia University
Ph.D. Columbia University

NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Camille & Henry Dreyfus Grant for Distinguished New Faculty in Chemistry (1984)
American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award (1985)
Eli Lilly Life Science Young Investigator Award (1985)
NIH Research Career Development Award (1990-5)

Horace S. Isbell Award, American Chemical Society, Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry (1993)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences MERIT Award (1999)
Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota (1999)
Honorary Professor of Chemistry, University of Hong Kong (2001-2007)

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow (2005)
American Academy of Microbiology Fellow (2006)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellow (2006)

Nakanishi Prize, American Chemical Society, Division of Organic Chemistry (2007)
Repligen Award in Chemistry of Biological Processes, American Chemical Society, Division of Biological Chemistry (2008)
Elected Academician of Academia Sinica (2008)

Tunghai University Distinguished Alumni Award (2008), Honorary Professor (2011)
Honorary Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan (2011)
A. I. Scott Medal for Excellence in Biological Chemistry Research (2011)
American Chemical Society Fellow (2014)
Arthur C. Cope Scholars Award, American Chemical Society (2014)

E-mail: h.w.liu@mail.utexas.edu
Office: PHR 3.206B, WEL 5.235
Phone: (512) 232-7811
FAX: (512) 471-2746