Eric Schelter wins ACS National Award

Prof. Eric Schelter has been named as the recipient of the 2016 Harry Gray Award for Creative Work in Inorganic Chemistry by a Young Investigator by the American Chemical Society. The award was created to recognize creative and impactful work by a young investigator in a forefront area of inorganic chemistry, broadly defined. Eric will be honored at the ACS National Meeting in San Diego next Spring.


Lynch Lecture Hall Chemistry Complex
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Organic Chemistry Seminar (Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta)

Mon, 2016-03-28 12:00 - 13:00

Lynch Lecture Hall

Chemistry Complex

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Lunch and Learn Seminar (Alan P. McKeown , Advanced Chromatography Technologies Ltd)

Tue, 2015-08-04 11:00 - 13:00
Dr. Alan P. McKeown

IAST 2000

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Title: Exploring The Power of Eluent pH As A Selectivity Tool in UHPLC/HPLC Method Development




Chemistry Faculty Promoted

E. James Petersson, Eric J. Schelter, and Ivan J. Dmochowski have all been promoted.


James Petersson and Eric Schelter have been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.


Ivan Dmochowski has been promoted to Professor.

Eric Schelter Interviewed on Rare Earth Metals

Eric Schelter appeared on the Business News Network to discuss his recent discoveries on the recycling of rare earth metals. Link to the full interview is here.

Michel Miesch, Directeur de Recherche CNRS, Universite de Strasbourg, Special Organic Seminar

Fri, 2015-07-10 12:00 - 13:30
Lynch Room, UPenn Chem. Dept.

Graduate Student John Tellis Honored

John Tellis of the Molander group has been selected as one of 45 finalists for the Reaxys PhD Prize. The winners of the Reaxys Prize are talented PhD students or recent graduates conducting original and innovative research in synthetic chemistry with demonstrated excellence in methodology and approach. 


Workshop: Resumes, Interviewing, Industrial R&D

Thu, 2015-06-18 09:00 - 12:00
Dr. Page McAndrew Arkema
Room 2000 Vagelos

David Christianson Named Radcliffe Fellow

Professor David Christianson has been named the Elizabeth S. and Richard M. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. The Radcliffe Institute dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Fellowship Program annually supports the work of 50 leading artists and scholars. Only 3 percent of applicants were accepted.


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