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Chemistry Receives Provost’s Assessment Award

The Chemistry BS Degree assessment program was selected for the first Provost’s Assessment Award. The award recognizes excellence in academic program-level assessment and improvement of student learning. Dr. Patrick Frantom leads the department’s assessment efforts. […]

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Congratulations Class of 2017 Graduates

The Department of chemistry is pleased to congratulate students who earned degrees at the May 2017 Commencement Ceremony Doctor of Philosophy Hanjiao Chen, Electron Spin-Lattice Relaxation of Trityl Radicals Advisor: Dr. Michael Bowman Sopheavy Siek,  Catalytic Small Molecule Reduction Using Late Transition Metal Complexes of Carbon and Nitrogen Donor Chelates Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Papish Charitha Jayaruk Thambiliyagodage, […]

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Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards

The Department is pleased to congratulate students doing undergraduate research with chemistry faculty who were recognized with Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards Hayden Arnold (Dixon):  Hydrolysis Reactions of Actinide Oxide Nitrates John Lundeen (Papish): Synthesis and Studies of pH Activated Metal Prodrugs Michael Royko (Vincent): Use of Metalloprotein Affinity Metal Chromatography to Remove Uranium From contaminated Groundwater […]

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Gamma Sigma Epsilon Inducts 2017 Class

The Delta Beta chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon inducted 35 outstanding students to the organization on April 13th.  GSE is a national honor society that recognizes outstanding Chemistry and Chemical Engineering majors or minors who have completed 14 hours of chemistry courses and have earned a 3.3 GPA.  The Delta Beta chapter has been active […]

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Congratulations to Chemistry Award Winners

The Department of Chemistry congratulates the students who received departmental awards during the Chemistry Honors Convocation on Friday, April 7th. Undergraduate Student Awards Outstanding Performance by a Nursing Major Award:  Rachael O. Castillo Outstanding General Chemistry Student Award:  Mackenzie Brannan, Russell Clarke, Adam Holzhauer, Lauren Mussell, Ryan Tuckey, Amber Wesolowski, Colin Bush, Jacob Eagle, Matthew […]

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Chemistry Students Receive College Awards

Dr. Archana Panika received the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Research Award.  Dr. Panikar earned her PhD in 2016 under the direction of Prof. Arun Gupta.  Her dissertation title was, Metal Oxide Thin Films by Chemical Vapor Deposition for Photocatalytic Water Splitting.  This award is given each year by the college in recognition […]

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Student Winners at UA Research Conference

Congratulations to Chemistry students who were recognized at the UA Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference. Michael Outlaw, 4th place oral presentation, Natural Sciences and Math Division.  Michael does research with Dr. David Dixon. Samantha Dyroff, honorable mention poster presentation, Natural Sciences and Math Division.  Samantha does research with Dr. John Vincent. […]

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Dr. Gupta Receives SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Dr. Arunava Gupta, Distinguished University Research Professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering has been selected as the UA SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner.  Each year, one faculty member from each SEC member school is selected for this award based on their outstanding contributions to teaching and research.  The campus winners […]

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2017 Arduengo Lecture: T. Don Tilley

Lectures Chemical Transformations with Unusual Metal Complexes of Low-Valent and Hypercoordinate Silicon Ligands 12:45 PM, Thursday, April 13th, 2017 1093 Shelby Hall (Technical Lecture) The Role of Highly Oxidized Metal Species in Water Splitting and Solar Fuels Production 4:00 PM, Friday April 14th, 2017 1004 Shelby Hall (General Interest Talk) Biography T. DON TILLEY is […]

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Dr. Gupta Named 2017 MRS Fellow

The Department congratulates Dr. Arun Gupta who has been named a 2017 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fellow.  The title of MRS Fellow honors those MRS members who are notable for their distinguished research accomplishments and their outstanding contributions to the advancement of materials research, world-wide.  Dr. Gupta was recognized “for pioneering research on the growth, properties […]

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