News

10.06.2015
Ben Partridge of the Percec group has been awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship. HHMI chooses 45 doctoral students to receive fellowships that will help them complete their graduate degrees in life sciences.
09.23.2015

David Chenoweth and his research group were featured in Chemical & Engineering News for their work on strengthening and stabilizing collagen. Read the full article here.

09.09.2015

Elsevier has announced that John Tellis of the Molander Group is one of just three winners of the 2015 Reaxys PhD Prize at the annual Symposium held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

The prize celebrates top research conducted by leading young chemists across the globe and recognizes innovative and original research in chemistry.

08.24.2015

Stephanie Barros  of the Chenoweth Group is one of 10 recipients nationally of the Eli Lilly/WCC Travel Award. This highly-competitive award provides funding for female undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral fellows to travel to a national meeting and present their research. 

 

Stephanie was able to  travel to the ACS National Meeting in Boston, MA. In addition to her divisional presentation, she presented her work at an awardee poster session and was recognized at the WCC Luncheon.

08.17.2015

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.

07.06.2015

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.

07.02.2015

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.

06.12.2015

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. 

 

05.15.2015

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.

 

05.14.2015

Kyle Smith, a second year graduate student in Dan Mindiola's lab, is being honored for his teaching. He was selected to receive a prestigious Penn Center for Teaching and Learning’s Graduate Fellowships for Teaching Excellence for 2015-16. He also received the Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student and a Chemistry departmental TA award.

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