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Professor Mary T. Rodgers elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) 2016
For outstanding contributions to quantitative thermodynamic and structural characterization of noncovalent cation-pi interactions, including the DNA i-motif using guided ion beam tandem mass spectrometry and infrared multiple photon dissociation.
Chemistry Newsletter Released
From Wayne State's Department of Chemistry: Winter 2016 Newsletter!
Professor Sarah Trimpin named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in the Analytical Sciences 2016 by The Analytical Scientist
Professor Crich awarded Claude S. Hudson Award In Carbohydrate Chemistry ACS 2016
In recognition of outstanding contributions to carbohydrate chemistry whether in education, research, or applications. The Claude S. Hudson award was established by the American Chemical Society Carbohydrate Chemistry Division in 1946
First low temperature tantalum deposition with fab-level accuracy
Tantalum metal has been deposited with sub-nanometer control for the first time at low temperature without plasma by Wayne State University scientists Kyle Blakeney and Professor Charles Winter. (ElectronicsWeekly.com)
Recognition for Professor Tamara Hendrickson
2016 CLAS Teaching Award recipient
Professor Sarah Trimpin, recipient of 2016 Career Development Chair Award
The award is intended "to support outstanding tenured faculty members in the early stages of their careers."
Professor Claudio Verani, recipient of 2016 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
The award is presented to outstanding faculty who, to an exceptionally high degree,
demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of their subject, superior classroom performance, and high educational standards
Professor Federico Rabuffetti earns a prestigious NSF/DMR research grant
Congratulations to Professor Federico Rabuffetti who received an NSF/DMR research grant to study the chemical and structural bases of energy-transfer processes in upconversion nanocrystals
WSU receives $2.5 million NIH grant to study next generation of antibiotics
Project led by Dr. David Crich, Schaap Professor of Organic Chemistry received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a study that aims to shape the next generation of antibiotics for the treatment of multidrug-resistant diseases.
Dr. Thomas H. Linz
We are happy to announce that Dr. Thomas H. Linz has joined the department as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry
NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (Career) Award
Congratulations to Professor Jenn Stockdill who received the NSF CAREER Award in 2016 for her work using nitrogen-centered radicals to access complex heterocyclic molecules.
WSU Chem Club wins 2016 Battle of the Chemisty Clubs
Congrats to our WSU Chemistry Club participants who won the Battle of the Chemistry Clubs competition held in East Lansing! This is the 9th annual meeting of the event.
The Bond of Friendship: WSU Alums
Ted Hromada and Jerry Zakrzewski have a lot in common: they both grew up in Detroit, attended the same elementary school and high school, earned degrees from Wayne State University, and became professional chemists.
NSF grant to transform STEM teaching approaches at WSU
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3 million grant to Wayne State University for an institutional transformation project aimed at reformulating teaching approaches in STEM courses.
Named to 2015 Power List by the Analytical Scientist
Dr. Sarah Trimpin and Dr. Colin Poole have been named among the 2015 Top 100 most influential people in the world of analytical science according to the publication The Analytical Scientist.
Induction to the American Chemical Society Fellows (2015)
Congratulations to Professor Christine S. Chow named to the 2015 class of ACS Fellows by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Recipient of the Young Observer Fellowship Award (2015)
Professor Claudio Verani was selected as a recipient of the Young Observer fellowship award to attend the 2015 IUPAC General Assembly & Congress in Busan, Korea from August 8-14, 2015.
Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
Congratulations to five of our undergraduate chemistry majors who were elected into the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society on May 5, 2015. The five seniors are (from left to right) are Anthony Veltri, Jennifer Woodard, Nickolas Smyrski, Tayson Lin, and Shannon Paquette.
2015 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Recognition to Professor Matthew J. Allen, named recipient of the WSU President's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Career Development Chair Award 2015
Congratulations to Professor Jeremy Kodanko, awarded the WSU Career Development Chair Award, 2015.
Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award
Congratulations to Professor Claudio N. Verani, recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, WSU 2015.