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News and Announcements

Category: Research News

collage of students conducting research, Summer 2023

Hot Summer Days Ignite Scientific Minds

Department students talk about their research this summer

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Structure-Property Relationship in Next-Generation Nylon Like Polymer

Assistant Professor receives American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF) Undergraduate New Investigator (UNI) Award

Dr. Sarkar's cover on the tenth issue of Energy Advances

Assistant Professor’s research gets cover feature

Dr. Amrita Sarkar’s work is featured in the tenth issue of Energy Advances

Ana Mendonca

Student runner-up Best Poster at ACS conference

Supplemental cover of the April 2022 issue of Langmuir related to Dr. Lee and his students' publication

Professor and students’ publication supplemental cover of Langmuir

Juan Ureña, Ashlynn Knight, and Dr. Il-Hyung Lee’s work is published in the April issue of Langmuir

Zoren Valmonte

Biochemistry Student Receives Research Scholarship from the Microscopy Society of America

Congratulations to Zoren Valmonte, on winning this $2000 undergraduate scholarship

Dr, Amrita Sarkar

Underlying Interfacial Phenomena in PFAS-Polymer Sorbent Adsorption

Dr. Amrtita Sarkar has received over $194,000 from the NSF for the project

Department Finds Success With Grant Awards

Dr. Jinshan Gao is a part of these awards worth more than $750k with both students and colleagues

Kayla Mancini

Student awarded SURF Fellowship from ACS

Kayla Mancini, a junior biochemistry major, received the fellowship from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Organic Chemistry

Dr. David Rotella with research students

Dr. David P. Rotella, Sokol Professor of Chemistry Awarded NIH Funding

He and his collaborators will investigate possible new drug treatments for age-related memory loss.

IGPS protein interaction

Professors Receive NIH Grant to Study Bacterial Enzyme

The $302,000 award will fund the study of a bacterial enzyme involved in the synthesis of the amino acid tryptophan.

Professor Cancer Free for 30 Years

Dr. Mark Whitener, presented a talk in honor of being 30 years cancer free!