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Prof. Sarah Trimpin recognized

Congratulations Prof. Sarah Trimpin for receiving a 2020 WSU Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award

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Dr. Jennifer Stockdill recipient of Career Development Award

Dr. Jennifer Stockdill is the recipient of a Career Development Chair Award 2020. Congratulations!

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Dr. James Bour to join Wayne State Chemistry Faculty

We are happy to announce that James Bour will be joining #WSUchemistry as an Assistant Professor this Fall! Welcome aboard

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WSU Chemistry announces creation of the Chair's Award of Excellence

The Chair's Award of Excellence, a $5,000 award provided to exceptional students in their first semester of study as a Chemistry graduate student. Students eligible* for this award will receive the $5,000 award on top of a generous stipend, tuition and health benefits.

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Dr. Long Luo recommended for NSF Career Grant

Congratulations to WSU Chemistry's Dr. Long Luo who has been recommended for an NSF Career Grant.

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Dr. Zhenfei Liu receives ACS Petroleum Research Grant

Liu lab earns research grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF) for the project: "First-principles computational study and design of metal-organic frameworks for separation of small hydrocarbons"

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Wayne State sets record for world's largest periodic table!

WSU Chemistry set the record for the world's largest periodic table on Mole Day 2019. Measuring 195,000 sq feet, the table was the result of a collaboration with student chemistry clubs from WSU, UM-Dearborn, UM-Flint, UD-Mercy and Lawrence Tech.

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Congratulations to Prof. Jennifer Stockdill

Dr. Stockdill has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grant for her project entitled: "Strategies for N to C solid-phase peptide synthesis."

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Prof. Claudio Verani project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Study will design new metallosurfactants and study their electron transport response to specific stimuli on electroactive interfaces. Funding comes from the Macromolecular, Supramolecular and Nanochemistry program of the NSF

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Prof. Eduard Chekmenev awarded NSF Chemical Measurement and Imaging Grant

Project: "Exploiting Spin Networks and Efficient Catalyst/Substrate Separations for NMR 'SABRE' Enhancement of Complex Systems." This is a collaboration with Professor Boyd Goodson from Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Prof. Sarah Trimpin recognized with NSF Small Business Innovation Award

Prof. Sarah Trimpin awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Award to support the project entitled: "Robust High-Throughput Mass Spectrometry Through Vacuum Matrix Assisted Ionization"

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Prof. Groysman awarded NSF Grant

Groysman Research Group has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support the project entitled: "Unique Group Transfer and Coupling Reactivity Promoted by Middle and Late Transition Metals in Bulky Alkoxide Ligand Environments."

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Prof. Pflum awarded NIH Grant

The Pflum Research Group has been awarded a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) (R35) grant from the National Institutes of Health for: “Chemical Approaches to Study Protein Post-translational Modifications."

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Prof. Sarah Trimpin awarded Biemann Medal, ASMS 2019

Congratulate Professor Sarah Trimpin for being recognized with the Biemann Medal at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) 67th Annual Conference, Atlanta Georgia

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Professor Mary Rodgers was named to WSU Academy of Scholars

WSU Academy of Scholars recognizes the outstanding excellence in scholarship and in creative achievement of the faculty members at Wayne State University.

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WSU NOBCChe recognized with Diversity Award

NOBCChe WSU Chapter recognized as Team Division winner of WSU's Champions of Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2019! These awards are sponsored by the Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Working Group, convened by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

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2019-2020 University Research Grant awards

Please congratulate Dr. Long Luo, Dr. Thomas Linz, and Dr. Charlie Fehl! Each has been selected by Wayne State University for a 2019-2020 University Research Grant Award!

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Prof. Mary K. Pflum named as Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow 2019

Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow awarded by the University's Board of Governors to recognize faculty whose continuing achievements and activities in scholarship, research or the fine and performing arts are nationally distinguished.

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Wayne State University Department of Chemistry Mission Statement:

The Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University is dedicated to research, education, and outreach efforts that benefit Detroit, the State of Michigan, and the world. We are committed to educating a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, advancing chemical knowledge, and positively impacting society. We actively promote a safe and ethical environment that is equitable and inclusive, so that students, staff, and faculty may thrive and advance personally and professionally, within Wayne State University and beyond.

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