Wayne State University

Aim Higher



College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Back to home
decorative left shadow
A Tradition of Excellence in Research and Teaching.
decorative right shadow
 

Apply Now for Fall 2016 consideration


Link to Apply Image apply thumbnail

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.

Dr. Jenn Stockdill NSF Career award image Dr. Jenn Stockdill NSF Career award thumbnail

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.

WSU Chem Club image WSU Chem Club thumbnail

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.

Feig Group image Feig Group thumbnail

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.

Analytical Scientist image Analytical Scientist thumbnail

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).

Chow Group image Chow Group thumbnail

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.

Verani Conference image Verani Conference thumbnail

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.

Phi Beta Kappa elections image Phi Beta Kappa elections thumbnail

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.

Dr. Matthew Allen award image Dr. Matthew Allen award thumbnail

Career Development Chair Award 2015


Congratulations to Professor Jeremy Kodanko, awarded the WSU Career Development Chair Award, 2015.

Dr. Jeremy Kodanko award image Dr. Jeremy Kodanko award thumnail

Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award


Congratulations to Professor Claudio N. Verani, recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, WSU 2015.

Dr. Claudio Verani award image Dr. Claudio Verani award thumbnail

Induction to the American Chemical Society Fellows (2014)


Congratulations to Professor Stephanie L. Brock, named to the 2014 class of ACS Fellows by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Dr. Stephanie Brock ACS Fellows election image Dr. Stephanie Brock ACS Fellows election thumbnail

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (Career) Award


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

Dr. Stas Groysman NSF Career award image Dr. Stas Groysman NSF Career award thumbnail

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).

Dr. C. Winter ALD Conference award image  Dr. C. Winter ALD Conference award thumbnail

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.

Dr. Zhibo Yang Alumni Recognition image Dr. Zhibo Yang Alumni Recognition thumbnail

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

Dr. Andres Cisneros Junior Faculty Award image Dr. Andres Cisneros Junior Faculty Award thumbnail

Dr. Federico Rabuffetti


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

Dr. Federico Rabuffetti new faculty image Dr. Federico Rabuffeti new faculty thumbnail

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. Andres Cisneros Dell-Intel Young Investigator Award image Dr. Andres Cisneros Dell-Intel Young Investigator Award thumbnail

2014 Haworth Memorial Lectureship Award


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

Dr. David Crich Haworth Lectureship Award image Dr. David Crich Haworth Lectureship Award thumbnail
CHEMISTRY EVENTS
Fri Feb 12
Biochemistry & Analytical Seminar - Lakshani Perera (Bhagwat Group) & Ramin Sakhtemani (Bh
Mon Feb 15
Frontiers Seminar - David Crich, Wayne State University
Wed Feb 17
Physical Seminar - Rui Wang, Wayne State University (Chernyak Group)
Wed Feb 17
Organic Seminar - Hasina Saraha (Stockdill Group)
Thu Feb 18
Inorganic Seminar - Sunalee Gonawala (Verani Group)
VIEW ALL EVENTS


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.


Apply to the Ph.D. Program Link to WSU Chemistry Faculty Search page Link to WSU Chem Diversity
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY ©
5101 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-7784    Fax: (313) 577-8822

image to WSU giving program link