Wayne State University

Aim Higher

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
A Tradition of Excellence in Research and Teaching.

2013/14 CLAS Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Professor Sarah Trimpin for receiving the 2013/14 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

2013 Midland ACS Best Poster Award

Congratulations to Buddhima Siriwardena-Mahanama of the Allen Group for winning the Best Poster Prize at the Midland ACS Meeting

2014 Haworth Memorial Lectureship Award

Congratulations to Professor David Crich for receiving the 2014 Haworth Memorial Lectureship Award.

Dell-Intel Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Dr. Andres Cisneros for being awarded the 2014 Dell-Intel Young Investigator Award at the 54th Sanibel Symposium, St. Simons' Island, GA

Dr. Federico Rabuffetti

We are happy to announce that Dr. Federico Rabuffetti has joined the department as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

Congratulations to Dr. Andres Cisneros for being awarded the OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry, 247th ACS National Meeting in Dallas, TX

Alumni Recognition

Congratulations to Zhibo Yang (Ph.D. 2005, alumnus of the Rodgers group), currently an Assistant Professor at Oklahoma University, for receiving a 2014 ASMS Research Award.

Best Innovation Award

Congratulations to Professor Charles H. Winter for being awarded the "Best Innovation Award" at the American Vacuum Society Atomic Layer Deposition Conference in Kyoto, Japan (June 15-18, 2014).

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (Career) Award

Congratulations to Dr. Stanislav (Stas) Groysman, recipient of an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER).

Wed Sep 03
Physical Seminar - Tamar Seideman, Northwestern University
Wed Sep 10
Physical Seminar - Qin Wu, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Wed Sep 10
Organic Seminar - Jon Antilla, University of South Florida
Mon Sep 15
Frontiers Seminar - Gregory Weiss, University of California, Irvine
Mon Sep 22
Frontiers Seminar - Brian T. Chait, The Rockefeller University

With a research pedigree dating to well before the 1944 establishment of the Ph.D. program by Neil E. Gordon, and a teaching mission embracing diversity and modern methodology, the department of Chemistry provides a supportive yet competitive atmosphere for faculty and students alike. We have over 150 graduate students and 30 postdoctoral fellow researchers in the Department. In the last three years nearly 60 Ph.D.s and 150 Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry have been awarded.

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