Research

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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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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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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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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Dr. Dixon Receives DOE INCITE Grant

Dr. David Dixon has received a grant for 100 million hours of supercomputer time through the Department of Energy INCITE program.  The project is entitled, “Reliable Predictions of Actinide Chemistry at Different Scales.” […]

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Dr. Bonizzoni Recognized by the Journal of Materials Chemistry B

Dr. Marco Bonizzoni was selected for inclusion in the Emerging Investigators 2016 special issue highlighting rising stars of materials chemistry research by the Journal of Materials Chemistry B. Emerging Investigators 2016 gathers the very best work from materials chemists in the early stages of their independent career, with a special focus on novel design strategies for new functional materials. Each […]

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Lester Andrews Symposium Award Winners

Chemistry graduate students received three of the six presentation awards at the Lester Andrews Graduate Research Symposium hosted by Mississippi State University.  Award recipients were: 1st place oral presentation:  Kerry Barnett, advisor Dr. Shaughnessy 3rd place oral presentation:  Michael Ihde, advisor Dr. Bonizzoni 3rd place poster presentation:  Jennifer Shankwitz, advisor Dr. Szulczewski   […]

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Frantom Selected for SEC Faculty Travel Program

Prof. Patrick Frantom has been selected as one of the participants in the SEC Faculty Travel Program for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Prof. Frantom will travel to the University of South Carolina to present a seminar on his research.  He will also lead a symposium on hydrogen-deuterium exchange (HDX) mass spectrometry for the faculty and […]

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Prof. Arduengo Reports Synthesis of Complex Compounds from Wood-Based Materials

Collaborative research from Prof. Anthony Arduengo and Prof. Til Opatz (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) on the synthesis of complex organic products in which all of the product carbons are derived from wood-based materials (xylochemicals).  The synthesis of ilicifoline was reported in Angewandte Chemie and was highlighted with the cover art work. The work has recently been highlighted by phys.org and […]

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