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September 28, 2020
Professor Rudi Fasan, Andrew S. Kende Professor of Chemistry, has been honored with the 2020 Goergen ...
July 20, 2020
Professors Kathryn Knowles and Ellen Matson have been named Fellows for a new Scialog initiative, Ne ...
June 22, 2020
Nikki Wolford received a travel and conference award from Graduate Women In Science (GWIS) to attend ...
Brittany Abraham awarded the Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student
June 10, 2020
Brittany Abraham has been chosen as a recipient of the 2020 Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence ...
June 1, 2020
Zachary Piontkowski has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Outstanding Dissertation Award for t ...
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CBI Training Program
Graduate students in the chemical and biological sciences at Rochester have the opportunity to participate in the NIH-funded Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program. Thirty faculty members from six departments and programs in AS&E and SMD serve as mentors to students participating in the program.
Group ‘Cleaves’ Oxygen from Surface of Metal Oxide, Enhancing Reactivity
The lab of Ellen Matson (left), an assistant professor of chemistry, has developed a new method of opening solid state materials to oxygenation, using metallic oxide clusters, which can eliminate guesswork from discovery of new catalysts. The ultimate goal is to more efficiently convert greenhouse gases to useful fuels. PhD student Brittney Petel (right) is lead author of the paper describing the discovery.Read More