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David A Laude

Department of Chemistry

Distinguished Teaching Professor


Phone: 512-232-2154

Office Location
WEL 4.416

Postal Address
Department of Chemistry
Austin, TX 78746

B.S., University of the South (1979)
M.S, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1981)
Ph.D, University of California - Riverside (1984)

Professor of chemistry Dr. David Laude is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor, who has received numerous awards including the Regents Outstanding Teaching Award and the William David Blunk Memorial Professorship. Laude was Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the college of Natural Sciences from 1997 until 2010 when he became Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He served as Interim Dean of the College of Natural Sciences in 2011-2012 and as Senior Vice Provost and "graduation champion" from 2012-2018.