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Dr. Leung publishes article on online exams

Dr. Diana Leung published an article entitled, “Transition Multiple Choice Exams Online: A Large-Enrollment Solution,” on the A&S Teaching Hub on the preparation of chemistry exams in an online format.  Chemistry exams, which often involve numerous graphics are cumbersome to prepare in the native Blackboard Learn format.  Dr. Leung describes a more efficient method using […]

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Dr. Leung article provides electronic whiteboard solutions

Dr. Diana Leung has published an article on the A&S Teaching Hub providing advice on ways to provide hand written notes during virtual lectures.  Like many chemistry instructors, Dr. Leung’s classes rely heavily on hand written notes to illustrate chemical structures and work problems during class.  When classes moved online in the spring due to […]

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Dr. Metzger retires

Professor Robert M. Metzger has retired from the department, where he has served as a professor of Chemistry and Materials Science since 1986. He was born of Hungarian parents in Yokohama, Japan and educated in Merano, Italy, He received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1962, where he […]

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Robert Ramsay Chair in Chemistry Search

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in chemistry or biochemistry to fill the endowed Robert Ramsay Chair in Chemistry. The candidate will be a leader at the national and international level in his or her field(s) of study, have a vigorous externally funded research […]

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Congratulations May Graduates

The Department congratulates students who received their degrees at the May Commencement ceremony. PhD Hongda Cao, Electron-deficient Conjugated Materials Advisor: Dr. Paul Rupar Wen Chen, Investigation of Protein Dynamics in MshA from Corynebacterium Glutamicum, a Retaining GT-B Glycosyltransferase Advisor: Dr. Patrick Frantom Louis “Chip” Reisman, The Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Imines Advisor: Dr. Paul Rupar […]

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Congratulations December Graduates

The Department congratulates students who received their degrees at the December Commencement ceremony. PhD Stephen “Joel” Cassidy, Electron-deficient Heterofluorene Conjugated Polymers and Small Molecules Advisor: Dr. Paul Rupar Nelly Kaneza, Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Studies of BODIPY Dyes and Nanostructured Electrodes for Solar Energy Harvesting and Conversion Advisor: Dr. Shanlin Pan Pierre Canisius Mbarushimana,  Anionic Polymerization […]

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Dr. Bradley Pierce to join faculty

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is pleased to welcome Dr. Bradley Pierce to the department as an associate professor of chemistry.  Dr. Pierce received his BS degree at Cal State Chico and his PhD at Carnegie Mellon University.  He was a post-doctoral associate at the University of Wisconsin before beginning his academic career at […]

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