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Diebold Lab Featured in RSC ChemistryWorld, News from Brown: "Record-breaking" Laser Technique

Research summarized in a publication in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences from the lab of Prof. Gerald Diebold, along with scientists from State Key Laboratories of Crystal Materials at Shandong University (China), has been highlighted in RSC ChemistryWorld as "record-breaking." The researchers have developed an innovative laser technique able to detect gases at the parts-per-quadrillion level, advancing our ability to determine trace concentrations of environmental pollutants.

(Distributed July 5, 2017)

Jimmie D. Doll, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Professor Jimmie D. DollProfessor Jimmie D. DollIt is with great sadness that the Department of Chemistry notes the passing of Jimmie Doll, the Jesse H. and Louisa D. Sharpe Metcalf Professor of Chemistry (emeritus) Sunday, June 11, 2017. 

(Distributed June 20, 2017)

Prof. Sandra Russo-Rodriguez Receives 2017 SEAS Award

Prof. Sandra-Russo-Rodriguez, Lecturer in Chemistry, was awarded the 2017 Student & Employee Accessibility Services (SEAS) Access Ambassador Award, which is presented annually to a "faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional awareness, inclusiveness, and support for students with disabilities (1)." SEAS Awards were presented at a ceremony on May 24, 2017.

(Distributed June 2, 2017)

Congratulations Class of 2017!

Chemistry Diploma Ceremony 2017: MacMillan Hall 117 filled with graduates, faculty, and invited guests.Chemistry Diploma Ceremony 2017: MacMillan Hall 117 filled with graduates, faculty, and invited guests.

On Sunday, May 28, 2017, graduating students, invited guests, and faculty gathered at MacMillan Hall for the Chemistry Department Diploma Ceremony, led by Department Chair Paul G. Williard. 

PhD Recipients: Missing from photo: Philip LukulayPhD Recipients: Missing from photo: Philip Lukulay

(Distributed May 28, 2017)

​Dedication to Dr. Craig Joseph Yennie Ph.D. ’12

Dedication to Dr. Yennie outside of MacMillan HallDedication to Dr. Yennie outside of MacMillan HallOn May 4, 2017, friends and family of Dr. Craig Yennie gathered to remember his life and dedicate a tree in his memory. In November 2016, the Department of Chemistry received the sad news of the passing of alumnus Craig Yennie, who graduated with a PhD in Chemistry in 2012. Craig was the inaugural Ph.D. recipient in Prof. Sarah Delaney’s laboratory.

(Distributed May 19, 2017)
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