Tian JianThe Department of Chemistry is proud to announce that Tian Jian, a graduate student in Professor Lai-Sheng Wang's lab, has received an Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad award. This highly competitive award is set up by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to honor overseas Chinese students with outstanding academic accomplishments.
The Department of Chemistry presents Professor Kenneth D. Karlin as the 2017 Leallyn Burr Clapp lecturer. He will give the lecture on Thursday, April 13 and a colloquium the following day as part of Chemistry's Friday Colloquium Series.
On January 24, 2017, 30 students along with teachers and staff from the 360 High School in Providence visited Brown for the first-ever STEM Day, hosted by Prof. Ou Chen and sponsored by the Department of Chemistry.
Students work in groups on an inquiry-based electrochemistry experimentMaking biodiesel from various oils including waste fryer oil from the Ratty, exploring the chemistry of acid rain, and investigating hydrogen fuel cells and solar panels are all hands-on activities from the Exploration of the Chemistry of Renewable Energy course, CHEM0080E.
On November 5, 2016, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from across university disciplines to give talks on their research at Brown, from robotics to gender and health, at the Research Matters! event, hosted by the Graduate School.
Eshan Mitra, who received his Sc.B. at Chemistry from Brown in 2012, will return to College Hill to give a seminar on November 11, hosted by the Department of Chemistry. Eshan worked in the laboratory of Professor Sarah Delaney during his time at Brown.