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New Department Leadership

Dr. Greg Szulczewski is taking over as Department Chair from Dr. Kevin Shaughnessy.  Dr. Patrick Frantom has taken over the role of Director of Graduate Recruiting from Dr. Stephen Woski. […]

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Congratulations August Graduates

Congratulations to the following students who received degrees at the August Commencement ceremony: PhD Dr. Silas E. Brown, The Determination of Cr(III)’s Mode of Binding DNA advisor: Dr. John Vincent Dr. Xiaoli Liang, Carbohydrate Sensing Using Boronic Acid Modifed Polymers advisor: Dr. Marco Bonizzoni Dr. Molly Lockart, Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Studies of Drug Binding in Cytochrome […]

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Dr. Dixon receives President’s Faculty Research Award

Dr. David Dixon received the 2019 President’s Research Award in the senior investigator category.  The President’s research award is given to one faculty member at the emerging, mid-career, and senior investigator level in each of three areas of research each year.  Dr. Dixon is recognized for his significant contributions to computational and theoretical chemistry as […]

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Dr. Dixon receives UA Blackmon-Moody award

Dr. David Dixon, Ramsay Professor of Chemistry, received the 2018 Frederick Moody Blackmon and Sarah McCorkle Moody Outstanding Professor Award.  The Blackmon-Moody award recognizes a faculty member for a singular, exceptional, or timely work that brings credit to the profession and The University of Alabama.  Dr. Dixon is recognized for his singular contributions to the […]

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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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