Joe Subotnik Promoted to Associate Professor

Joe Subotnik has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Joe's group focuses on three different areas in chemical physics: electron and energy transfer, molecular conduction, and electronic structure theory with an emphasis on excited states. Joe joined the department in 2010.

Jeff Saven Promoted to Professor

Jeffery Saven has been promoted to the rank of Professor. Jeff's group uses primarily theory and computation to study biomolecules, polymers, and condensed phase systems. Most of the research involves the application of statistical mechanics to liquids and macromolecules. Jeff joined the Chemistry Department in 1997.

Emily Weiss, Northwestern (Special Physical Seminar)

Thu, 2014-06-26 13:00 - 14:00

Prof. Emily A. Weiss

Northwestern University


Title: Electron Ratchets


Lynch Lecture Hall

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New Masters Program in Chemistry

On April 1, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) at Penn officially opened applications for its newest master’s degree: the Master of Chemical Sciences. The program, the first of its kind in the Ivy League, offers current and aspiring professionals in the chemical sciences a path to build their expertise in a compact time frame.


Vice Dean for Professional and Liberal Education Nora Lewis says the program has been in demand for some time.


Jen Prescher, UC Irvine; Organic Seminar

Mon, 2015-04-27 12:00 - 13:30

Lynch Rm. in the Chemistry Department

Dan Harki, U. Minn; Org. Seminar

Mon, 2015-04-20 12:00 - 13:30

Lynch Rm.

Graduate Student Minh Nguyen honored

Minh Nguyen, a graduate student in Amos Smith's laboratory, was recently awarded the Graduate Student Award of the International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI). The annual award, sponsored by Sabin Metal Corporation, was established to recognize and encourage outstanding work by a graduate student in precious metals research. Minh will recieve a cash award and an opportunity to travel to the IPMI annual conference to present his research.

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Novartis Lecture (Daniel Kahne, Harvard)

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:00 - 17:00

Sejal Patel

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Molecular Problem Solving: There’s More to Medicinal Chemistry than Affinity


Daniel Kahne

Harvard University

Development of New Strategies to Treat Antibiotic-resistant Infections


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Trustees Council for Penn Women Lecture (Mary Boyce, Columbia)

Tue, 2015-03-10 16:00 - 17:30

Prof. Mary Boyce

Columbia University


Mechanics of Soft Composites: The Interplay between Geometrical Structuring and Large Deformation to Achieve Novel Behavior

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