Penn Chemistry Coronavirus Response

Mar 16, 2020

Effective 5:00pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Penn Chemistry is officially shut down. Please ensure that everything in your lab is shut down — turn your instrumentation off, unplug your hot plates and bench equipment, ensure that there are back up gas tanks for gloveboxes in the event of loss of nitrogen, etc.

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Monica E. McCallum Joining Penn Chemistry

Feb 24, 2020

Dr. Monica McCallum, currently a postdoctoral associate at Harvard University, will be joining the faculty of Penn Chemistry in 2021.

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Position opening: High Throughput Facility Director

Dec 17, 2019

The University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Director of High Throughput Experimentation (HTE) responsible for designing and developing reactions for micro-scale parallel reaction optimization and developing parallel synthesis designs and workflows for the fee-for-service center, and support ongoing efforts of the academic groups at UPenn and other external colleges.

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Abe Nitzan and Dan Mindiola Receive ACS Awards

Aug 28, 2019

Donner Professor Abraham Nitzan will receive the ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry.

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Graduate Students Honored by NSF

Apr 10, 2019

Vincent Esposito, a second-year graduate student in the Lester/Francisco groups, has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Walter Johnsen of the Mallouk/Goldberg groups, Lucille Wells of the Kozlowski group, and Ethan Zars of the Mindiola Group received Honorable Mention.


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Chemistry Graduate Student Honored by ACS

Mar 21, 2019

Lauren Grant, a fourth year graduate student in the Mindiola group, has been selected to receive a 2019 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Young Investigator Award. Recipients of this award are invited to participate in the DIC Young Investigator Symposium to be held at the Fall American Chemical Society meeting in San Diego. Recipients also receive an honorarium and a plaque.

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Jessica Anna Named Sloan Fellow

Feb 19, 2019

Jessica Anna, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Elliman Faculty Fellow, has been named as a 2019 Sloan Research Fellow. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 early-career scholars in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.


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Chris Murray Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb 7, 2019

Chris Murray, Richard Perry University Professor of Chemistry & Materials Science and Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. He joins the Academy for the invention and development of solvothermal synthesis of monodisperse nanocrystal quantum dots for displays, photovoltaics, and memory.

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Ivan Dmochowski named MacDiarmid Term Chair

Jan 7, 2019

Prof. Ivan J. Dmochowski as been named the Alan MacDiarmid Term Professor, effective January 1, 2019. The Alan MacDiarmid Term Chair was established in 2001 in honor of longtime chemistry professor Dr. Alan MacDiarmid.


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Organic Lecturer Position Opening

Nov 20, 2018

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a lecturer position in the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory. This is a nine month, non-tenure track appointment with a flexible starting date of January 2019.

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