Posted September 18, 2020
With uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and its sometimes quick-changing impacts, the Department of Chemistry kicked off the fall semester with meaningful learning experiences for students that include online and in-person classroom and laboratory teaching and learning. That planning also allows for a quick pivot to all online learning, if necessary. All of this has been done with the safety of students forefront in mind and meeting COVID-19 protocols.
Posted September 15, 2020
The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has named J. Ilja Siepmann, Ph.D., of the University of Minnesota editor-in-chief of the Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data.
Posted September 11, 2020
The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $18 million in renewed funding over the next six years for the University’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC). The University of Minnesota MRSEC program is among only 11 centers nationwide receiving funding for successful collaborative research.
Posted September 10, 2020
The Department of Chemistry honored its outstanding teaching assistants and those earning 4.0 GPAs for the 2019-20 school year.
Posted August 24, 2020
Professor Nicholas Race has received a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) General Medicine that brings in $1.9 million for five years to fund projects involving the use of the phenonium ion as a control element in synthesis.
Posted August 24, 2020
Victor Young Jr., Ph.D., has been elected a 2021 Fellow of the American Crystallographic Association. Young has been director of the Department of Chemistry's X-ray Crystallographic Laboratory for 25 years.
Posted August 19, 2020
Adeline Espinasse, a 5th-year graduate student working with Professor Erin Carlson, has received a Baxter Young Investigator Award. She was selected as a First-Tier Awardee, of which there are only two in the nation.
Posted August 17, 2020
Professor Ambika Bhagi-Damodaran has received a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) General Medicine that brings in $1.9 million for five years to fund her research on decoding and rewiring enzymatic redox signal transduction pathways.