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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

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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.

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Dr. Thomas H. Linz

We are happy to announce that Dr. Thomas H. Linz has joined the department as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Career Development Chair Award 2015

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

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Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award

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

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Thu Jun 02
Inorganic Seminar - Alex Zuhl (Allen Group)

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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5101 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-7784    Fax: (313) 577-8822

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