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Introducing the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department is pleased to officially announce that the Board of Trustees has approved changing our name to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Biochemistry has long been an integral component of the research and teaching mission of the department and plays a vital role in modern chemical research.  Our name change highlights this integral […]

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Congratulations Graduates

The Department of Chemistry congratulates students earning chemistry degrees at the Winter Commencement Ceremony on December 16th. PhD Dr. David Johnson, Synthetic Applications of ( (E)-α-Trialkylsilyl-α,β-Unsaturated Esters Advisor: Prof. Michael Jennings MS Silas Brown Matthew Davenport Ranelle Duke Kristina Haney Sarah Kelley David Matetich Jennifer Shankwitz Katie Strickland ACS-certified BS degree Rishab Iyer BS degree […]

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Dr. Bowman Receives Honorary Degree

Prof. Michael Bowman has been named Doctor Honorius Causa by the N. N. Vorozhstov Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.  This honor recognizes Prof. Bowman’s contributions to the field of EPR spectroscopy and his strong collaboration with scientists in Novosibirsk. […]

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Welcome New Graduate Students

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to welcome twenty new students to its graduate program. Jabeen Abbasi: Central University of India Mahedra Acharya: Tribhuvan University Biniam Afewerki Berhane: Eritrea Institute of Technology Brandon Hinderks: University of West Florida Rezoanul Islam: University of Dhaka Ramesh Karki: Tribhuvan University Xiao Li: China University of Geosciences Marcos Mason: […]

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NSF Grant to Fund New MALDI-TOF Instrument

The NSF has announced it will fund a proposal entitled, “MRI:  Acquisition of a high performance matrix-assisted laser ionization dual time-of-flight (MALDI/TOF-TOF) mass spectrometer (MS),” through the Major Research Implementation program.  The proposal led by Dr. Carolyn Cassady will provide funds to purchase a state of the art MALDI-TOF mass spectrometer.  The MALDI-TOF instrument will […]

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Dr. Dixon Named a Highly Prolific Author

Dr. David Dixon, Ramsay Professor of Chemistry, has been selected as a highly prolific author by the Journal of Physical Chemistry A.  Highly prolific authors were recognized for having the largest number of publications in the journal of the past 5 years. […]

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Prof. Arduengo Teaches UA Students About Wine Production in Germany

Prof. Anthony Arduengo, Saxson Professor of Chemistry, lead a study abroad program for UA students to study chemistry and perform in research in Germany.  Included in the class offerings was a class in oenology, the study of winemaking.  The class was offered in conjunction with Johannes Gutenberg Universität-Mainz in Rheingau, Germany, one of Germany’s designated wine […]

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Dr. Allred Receives DOE Early Career Research Grant

Dr. Jared Allred has received a 5 year, $750,000 Department of Energy Early Career research grant from the Office of Basic Energy Science and the DOE EPSCOR program.  Dr. Allred’s proposal entitled, “Investigation of Short‐Range Ordering in Transition Metal Compounds by Diffuse Scattering,” was one of 59 proposals selected for funding from over 700 submissions. […]

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Renewable Non-Tenure Track Faculty Search

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual to fill a non-tenure track renewable contract (NTRC) faculty position at the assistant professor rank beginning as early as January 1, 2018.  This non-tenure track appointment will be a 9-month position with a renewable 3-year contract. Responsibilities for this position will include […]

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Dr. Matthew Thompson Joins the Faculty

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Thompson will join the faculty as an assistant professor in biochemistry.  Dr. Thompson received his PhD in physical chemistry and biophysics at North Carolina State under the direction of Dr. Stefan Franzen.  He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University with Dr. Walter […]

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