Javier Vela is the kind of chemistry professor every college student wishes they had. An associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and an Ames Laboratory faculty scientist in the Chemical and Biological Sciences division, Vela has a knack for helping students of all backgrounds fall in love with science. From high schoolers to postdoctoral researchers, he engages everyone by keeping them involved in the research conversation.
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Another example of Vela’s efforts to work with students and mentor faculty member is his involvement in the Ames Laboratory’s Visiting Faculty Program,
Mar. 28, 2017