News

10.16.2008

Winner of the RSC Simonsen Lectureship, Professor Amos B. Smith III from the University of Pennsylvania, USA, will be delivering a lecture at a number of locations in the UK throughout November 2008.

He won the award for his numerous outstanding contributions to the total synthesis of complex natural products.

10.15.2008

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania plans to make a tenure track appointment in chemistry at the Assistant Professor level. The appointment will be in the broadly defined areas of Inorganic or Physical Chemistry. Applications from exceptional senior candidates may also be considered.

09.14.2008

Thursday, March 12, 2009: Edgar Fahs Smith Lecture (Paul Alivisatos,
University of California, Berkeley)

09.14.2008

"Advances in Understanding Evolution: From the Universe to Local Communities"

Monday, October 13, 2008


07.08.2008

Department Chair Marsha I. Lester has been named to an endowed chair, the Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professorship. School of Arts and Sciences Dean Rebecca Bushnell says, "This appointment recognizes Marsha's scholarly achievements in physical chemistry as well as the leadership she has demonstrated in the scientific communities both at Penn and beyond."

07.08.2008

Marsha I. Lester, chair of the Chemistry Department at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named editor of The Journal of Chemical Physics, effective Jan. 1, 2009.

05.27.2008

Virgil Percec receives the 2008 International Award of the Society of Polymer Science of Japan and the 2008 Herman F. Mark Medal from the Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology.

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