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.
Professor 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.
Katie Hills-Kimball (GS, Chen Group) has been awarded a 2017-18 GAANN Fellowship from the US Department of Education to support her research. She has also been named a Scholar by the Center for Nanoscale Systems at Harvard University.
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.
Dedication 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.
Research between the labs of Profs. Shouheng Sun and Christopher Seto in the Department of Chemistry has been featured in Chemical & Engineering News (1), a publication by the American Chemical Society, as well as News from Brown.