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Assistant/Associate Professor in Inorganic Chemistry Search

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in inorganic chemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2019. Alternatively, outstanding individuals with prior teaching experience and an outstanding publication and funding record who meet the criteria for Associate […]

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Research image featured in C&EN

A picture of crystals of N-methanesulfonyl azetidine taken by PhD student Chip Reisman were featured in Chemical & Engineering News. Chip uses this compound to prepare poly(azetidine) in Dr. Paul Rupar’s group. […]

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Students organize ACS Symposium

Graduate students Michael Ihde, Xiaoli Liang, and Yifei Xu from Dr. Bonizzoni’s group along with Joshua Tropp from the University of Southern Mississippi were selected to organize a student-led symposium in the Division of Analytical Chemistry at the Fall ACS Meeting. The symposium entitled, “Supramolecular Analytical Chemistry” featured a number of leading researchers in the […]

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Congratulations August Graduates

The Department congratulates students who received their degrees at the August Commencement ceremony. PhD Chinenyeze I. Nwankwoala, Redox Auxiliary Mediated Catalysis of Organic Thermal Reactions Stilbene Isomerization and Aza-Claisen Rearrangement Advisor: Dr. Silas Blackstock MS Farhad Akbari Afkhami Kyle G. Black Chance M. Boudreaux Nneamaka Enweani David B. Frempong Zachary R. Lee Chelsea L. McMillen […]

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Kress receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to chemistry alumna Rachel Kress, who has received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.  Rachel graduated summa cum laude with an ACS-certified Chemistry degree in May 2017.  She performed undergraduate research with Dr. David Nikles on developing a method for determining local temperatures of nanoparticles.  She is currently in the PhD program at Rice University. […]

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Dr. Ayanjeet Ghosh Joins the Faculty

Dr. Ayanjeet Ghosh, currently a postdoctoral associate at the University of Illinois, will join the Department as an assistant professor in physical chemistry in August.  Dr. Ghosh earned his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania in 2-D IR spectroscopy.  He has held postdoctoral positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Wisconsin.  Dr. […]

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Congratulations Graduates

The department is pleased to congratulate students receiving degrees at the May commencement ceremony. PhD Juliette Commodore, Mass Spectrometry Studies of Peptides Cationized by Trivalent Metal Ions Advisor: Dr. Carolyn Cassady Dokyong Kim, Investigation of Protein-Protein Interactions in the SUF Pathway for FE-S Cluster Assembly in Escherichia Coli Advisor: Dr. Patrick Frantom John Lightcap, Observation […]

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Dr. Leung Promoted

Congratulations to Dr. Diana Leung who has been promoted to associate professor.  Dr. Leung is an NTRC faculty in the department who provides instruction in our general and organic chemistry courses. […]

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2018 Arduengo Lecture: Tobin Marks

Prof. Tobin Marks, Northwestern University Technical Seminar:  “Surface Science Meets Homogeneous Catalysis” 12:45 PM, April 12, 2018, in 1093 Shelby Hall General Audience Seminar: “Soft Matter and Hybrid Solar Cell Interfacial Science” 4:00 PM, April 13th, 2018 in 1093 Shelby Hall.  A reception will follow in the Shelby Rotunda. Tobin J. Marks is the Vladimir N. Ipatieff […]

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Conte Receives Presentation Award

Juliana Conte, a PhD student working with Dr. Frantom, received the best overall presentation award at the 2018 Southeastern Enzyme Conference in Atlanta, GA. Juliana’s poster was entitled, “Investigation of 2-Phosphinometylmalic Acid Synthase:  A Member of the DRE-TIM Metallolyase Superfamily. […]

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